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Ecuador’s VP to Stand Trial for Alleged Corruption Plot

QUITO, ECUADOR - A court in Ecuador has paved the way for a criminal trial to begin against the nation's vice president in an...

Puerto Rico’s Fonsi Wins Big at Latin Grammy Awards

LAS VEGAS - The global hit "Despacito" was the big winner at Thursday's Latin Grammy Awards, making good on all four of its nominations,...

Central American Migrant Caravan Members Seek Asylum in US

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA-- At least 158 Central Americans who traveled in a migrant caravan through Mexico have crossed into the United States this week...

Caribbean to Celebrate World TB Day with Great Strides in Eliminating...

WASHINGTON DC, United States (IPS) – March 24, observed as World TB Day each year, is the annual opportunity for advocates and interest groups to...

PM Harris meets with Vanessa Kingori, ground-breaking publisher

  PM Harris meets with Vanessa Kingori, ground-breaking publisher From Valencia Grant, press secretary of the prime minister of St. Kitts and Nevis   LONDON - St. Kitts and...

Haiti Suspends Oxfam Operation Over Sex Scandal

PORT AU PRINCE- Haiti has temporarily banned Oxfam from operating in the country following allegations of sexual misconduct among its staff, the country announced Thursday. Haiti's...

Trump, Rocket Man are Now Pals, Sign Friendship Pact…But What about...

SINGAPORE--(CNN) - Nearly five hours of unprecedented and surreal talks between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un culminated on Tuesday...

Haitian Immigrants Suing Trump Over their US Resident Status

A GROUP of Haitian immigrants are suing US president Donald Trump and homeland security officials over the closure of a programme that allows them...

Puerto Rico has Joined Growing Gun Control Movement of US Governors

Governors of two states and Puerto Rico are the latest leaders to link-up with the leaders of Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and New...

CARICOM OAS Members Split Over Venezuela Expulsion Resolution

WASHINGTON, USA – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries were split when the Organization of American States (OAS) voted to pass a resolution that can initiate...

UK Holding Charity Summit to Fight Sexual Exploitation

British charities are to set out action to prevent the sexual exploitation exposed at Oxfam and other NGOs, in a bid to restore public...

Trump: When the Wall Goes Up, Drug Trafficking Will Go Down

Washington D.C.(ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Monday reiterated that the building of US-Mexico border would help to stem the flow of illegal...

Police End Church Siege as Nicaragua Violence Continues

(BBC)- Police in Nicaragua have ended the siege of a church where opposition supporters had sought refuge after being attacked by riot police and...

Peru Pres. Resigns Over Corruption Charge, Faces Uncertain Future

Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has quit over a vote-buying scandal. He has denied wrongdoing but said he did not want to be an...

PAHO/WHO calls for grant applications to support programs related to SDGs

PAHO/WHO calls for grant applications to support programs related to SDGs From the PAHO/WHO WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new call for proposals aims to support research...

IMF Loan Response: General Strike Cripples Argentina

(BBC) Argentina has been brought to a halt by a general strike, called by trade unions in protest against a $50bn International Monetary Fund...

Venezuela Postpones Election by Month, Fears More US Sanctions

The snap presidential election in Venezuela scheduled for April 22 has been pushed back by a month, the National Electoral Council (CNE) has announced,...

Texas First State with Troops at Mexican Border

The US state of Texas is deploying National Guard members to the border with Mexico following a call from President Donald Trump. A Guard spokesman...

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Wins Global Award

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has been named Tourism Minister of the Year Worldwide. The new honour comes after receiving his...

CARIFORUM: Great benefit in strengthened regional relations

  CARIFORUM: Great benefit in strengthened regional relations From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana - A regional consultation on effective platforms for wider Caribbean dialogue being hosted by...

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