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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,...

Life Sentence for Man Who Killed Argentine Transgender Activist

(BBC)- A court in Argentina has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for the brutal murder of high-profile transgender activist Diana Sacayán. She was...

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...

Present, Past US First Ladies Voice Concern Over Immigrant Children

(BBC) The former US First Lady Laura Bush has condemned a controversial policy that splits up families who illegally enter the country. Her comments...

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...

Prime Minister Harris Champions the Cause of OECS UK Pensioners...

  Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis is seeking the intervention of UK Prime Minister Theresa May in ensuring...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

CARICOM Chief Notes Environment, Ocean Days with Challenge to Region

  GEORGETOWN, Guyana- CARICOM Secretary General Irwin Larocque speaking on World Environment Day (June 5) and World Oceans Day (June 8): "It gives me pleasure to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

US Won’t Hit EU and Some Latin American Countries with Tariffs

A senior US official has said that the European Union (EU) and six other countries will be exempt from steel and aluminium tariffs announced...

LaRocque says all should celebrate women, girls

LaRocque says all should celebrate women, girls From CARICOM The following is a message from Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, secretary-general, CARICOM, on the occasion of March 8’s...

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,...

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