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Saturday, September 21, 2019

St. Kitts & Nevis Recognizes State of Palestine

St. Kitts and Nevis has “formally recognizes the State of Palestine as a free, independent and sovereign state based on its 1967 borders and...

UN Wants 2021 to be the Year Child Labor Ends

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has unanimously adopted a resolution declaring 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour, and...

57 Now Dead in latest Brazil Prison Riot

At least 52 people have been killed in a prison riot in Brazil which saw rival gangs battle for five hours, officials say. Gang members...

No Significant Economic Growth Predicted for Caribbean

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is not predicting any significant growth for the region. Deputy Director of ECLAC, Dr. Dillon Alleyne,...

Who Wants to Govern Puerto Rico? Apparently Not Wanda Vazquez

Justice Secretary Wanda Vazquez was next in line to succeed Ricardo Rossello as governor of Puerto Rico   Puerto Rico's justice secretary, who is supposed to...

Supreme Court Allows Trump to Build His Border Wall

The US Supreme Court has said that President Donald Trump can use $2.5bn of Pentagon funds for a section of wall on the southern...

Hong Kong: Police Use Tear Gas as Massive Protests Continue

Some protesters came prepared with gas masks   BBC- Hong Kong police have fired tear gas at an unauthorised protest involving tens of thousands of people. Demonstrators...

Honeymooner Recovering After Falling into St. Kitts’ Volcano

Newlyweds Clayton and Acaime Chastain never imagined their honeymmon on St. Kitts  would wind up with a Go Fund Me campaign to pay for...

US FBI to Help Barbados with Its Plague of Homicides

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Barbados, acknowledging that the 32 murders committed so far this year represent a “tremendous concern”, is welcoming support from the...

US: Judge Blocks Trump’s New Plan to Limit Asylum Seekers

A federal judge has blocked the Trump administration’s effort to bar migrants from seeking asylum in the US if they have passed through another...

Russia Promises Economic, Military Aid to Cuba

FM Lavrov with Cuban diplomat and politician  Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla   While on a tour of Latin America, and ahead of a BRICS ministerial meeting set...

People are Dying, Rivers are Drying, Extreme Heat Hits Europe Again

(CNN)- Europeans have already been struggling with the heat this summer, but meteorologists warn that it's going to get even hotter over the next...

Haiti: New PM Named after Lapin Resigns

New PM: Fritz Willam Michel   PORT-AU-PRINCE (Haiti) -- Haitian President Jovenel Moisehas named Fritz William Michel as the new prime minister, after Jean Michel Lapin...

US Sec. of State Says UK Must Take Care of Its...

The responsibility to free the British-flagged oil tanker seized last week by Iran “falls to the United Kingdom,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told "Fox...

UK, Europe Heading for Record Heatwave

In New York the Mayor has cancelled all major outdoor events in Central Park until the current heatwave passes. In Florida and the northern...

Brazil’s President Denies Official Data on Rainforest Destruction

  BBC- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has accused his own country's national space institute of lying about the scale of deforestation in the Amazon. He said...

Tensions Soar as Iran Captures 2 UK Ships

BBC- Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he is "extremely concerned" by the seizure of two tankers by Iran while sailing in international waters....

Russian Foreign Minister Set for Latin American Tour

The head of Russian diplomacy, Sergei Lavrov, will make a Latin American tour taking him to Cuba, Surinam and Brazil, where he will participate...

Hottest Summer: Florida, Caribbean Braces for Possible Record Heat

MIAMI, Florida – Following the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization’s (PAHO/WHO) warning for countries in the Western Hemisphere to brace for heatwaves, Florida...

T&T: Rowley Won’t Resign Over E-Mail Scandal

Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has brushed aside a call from the main opposition United National Congress (UNC), for him to...

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