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Life in Haiti was getting worse for many before latest riots

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Chicken is a staple of the Haitian diet but its price has doubled in four years.... read more »

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Turmoil slows rebuilding of Puerto Rico’s power grid

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Ten months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico’s electric grid, the local agency responsible... read more »

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Cuba lifting freeze on new private tourism businesses

HAVANA (AP) — A 16-month freeze on new private restaurants and bed-and-breakfasts will end in December when Cuba’s communist government... read more »

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Looting follows violent fuel protests in Haitian capital

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Looters pillaged burned and vandalized shops in Haiti’s capital Sunday following two days of violent protests... read more »

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Risk management agencies in the Caribbean create common strategy for strengthening resilience in the Americas

CARTAGENA DE INDIAS, Colombia — The sixth regional platform for the reduction of natural risks in the Americas was held... read more »

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Tradewinds 2018 forges US-Caribbean partnerships for regional prosperity

BASSETERRE, St Kitts — US forces, along with more than 20 Caribbean nation partners, took part in Exercise Tradewinds 2018,... read more »

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Puerto Rico issues new data on Hurricane Maria deaths

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Efrain Perez felt a pain in... read more »

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Tropical disturbance to bring heavy rainfall to parts of Central America

MIAMI, USA — A broad area of showers and thunderstorms persisted over the southwestern Caribbean Sea on Monday. This activity... read more »

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Ruling party wins by-election in Bermuda

HAMILTON, Bermuda — On Thursday, the ruling Progressive Labour Party (PLP) in Bermuda secured a 25th seat in Bermuda’s 36-seat... read more »

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Regional stakeholder consultation to look at making CSME more effective

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) secretary-general, Irwin LaRocque, is hosting on behalf of the lead head of government... read more »

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Barbados sewage issue elevated to a national crisis

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — The new prime minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, has elevated the continuing sewage problems on the... read more »

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Opposition wins unprecedented clean-sweep in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP), led by Mia Mottley, won all of the 30 seats at... read more »

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Indonesian foreign minister pays significant visit to Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Indonesian foreign minister, Retno Marsudi, after her presentation at the United Nations in which she called... read more »

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Curacao court OKs Conoco seizing Venezuelan oil assets

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — A court on the Dutch island of Curacao has authorized the local subsidiary of U.S. oil... read more »

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Britain to force overseas territories to make beneficial ownership registers public

LONDON, England (CNS) — British Overseas Territories (BOTs) will be forced to make the beneficial owners of companies registered in... read more »

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Hundreds of human trafficking victims rescued in the Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Nearly 350 potential victims of sexual exploitation and forced labour have been rescued in an INTERPOL-coordinated operation... read more »

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Arrested Iranian used St Kitts-Nevis passport to establish controversial Maltese bank

BASSETERRE, St Kitts — Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad, chairman of Malta-based Pilatus Bank, who was arrested at Dulles airport in... read more »

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United Nations concerned over return of Venezuelan migrants by Trinidad and Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The United Nations System in Trinidad and Tobago said it is concerned after authorities in... read more »

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Díaz-Canel elected president of Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez was elected president of Cuba on Wednesday during a session of the National... read more »

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Cuba will not accept threats or blackmail from the U.S., says foreign minister

LIMA, Peru (ACN) — Cuba will not accept threats or blackmail from the US government, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla... read more »