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Brazil Rejects G7 Amazon Offer, Claim Fires Not That Bad

International leaders at the G7 summit have agreed to provide logistical and financial support to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest. And there...

Cricket: India Thrash West Indies by 318 Runs

India thrashed West Indies by 318 runs to win the first Test at, Sir Vivian Richards Stadium Antigua. India seamer Jasprit Bumrah took five second-innings...

4 CARICOM Members on USA Drug Smuggling List

WASHINGTON, D.C., – The United States has named four Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries, the Bahamas, Belize, Haiti and Jamaica, as major drug transit or...

DR Drug Bust: Former MLB Players Claim Innocence

Octavia Dotel speaking to the press        Former major league baseball player Octavio Dotel protested his innocence in an impassioned address to the media as he...

Brazil: Army Ordered to Fight Amazon Fires After EU Pressure

  Brazil's president has ordered the armed forces to fight record forest fires in the Amazon, amid international outrage over rising deforestation. President Jair Bolsonaro deployed...

Dominican Republic’s Largest Drug Ring Busted- Officials Claim

  SANTO DOMINGO (Reuters) - The Dominican Republic’s top prosecutor said the Caribbean nation’s largest drug trafficking gang has been dismantled, a group that allegedly...

Jet Blue to Offer 5-Day-Per-Week NY-Antigua Flights

  JetBlue is set to launch a big expansion to Antigua’s VC Bird International Airport. The New York City-based carrier will be adding two additional...

Honduras Football Riot Leaves 3 dead, 10 Injured

Three people have been killed and about 10 injured in rioting between fans of rival football clubs in the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa. The violence broke...

Heavy Metal Thunder: Easy Rider Peter Fonda Dead at 79

    BBC- Peter Fonda, the star, co-writer and producer of the 1969 cult classic Easy Rider, has died at the age of 79. In a statement,...

T&T’s Rowley Defends Re-Hiring, Firing McDonald-‘No One is Above the Law’

PM Keith Rowley PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley Thursday said he was not immediately made aware of the arrest...

Police investigating shooting at Paradise

By Monique Washington Police are investigating a shooting that took place last night at a residence in Paradise, Nevis. Inspector Randolph Myers said the shooting took...

War on Dengue Mosquitos as Epidemic Looms

Washington, DC, 15 august 2019 (PAHO) - The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warns of the complex situation of dengue in Latin America and...

Gibraltar Releases Tanker Despite US Objection

An Iranian oil tanker detained in Gibraltar has been released, although the US has filed a new legal bid to seize the ship, the...

Dow Falls 600 Pts. on Recession Fears

London (CNN Business)- Five big economies are at risk of recession. It won't take much to push them over the edge. This comes with...

Chernobyl 2?- Russian Villagers Evacuated After Nuke Blast

Moscow (CNN)- Residents of a Russian village near the site of a suspected explosion of a nuclear-powered missile have been told to evacuate, Russian...

Brown Hill to close, leaving 138 unemployed

Communications company Brown Hill in Nevis is set to close early next month and its 138 employees will be laid off, Premier Mark Brantley...

FBI Raids Epstein’s Virgin Island

US Virgin Islands- The FBI has raided Jeffrey Epstein’s private island in the Caribbean, in a further sign the death of the financier will...

US: Immigrants on Welfare Benefits May Be Denied Citizenship

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — With the announcement of the new immigration policy, the Trump administration has crushed the hopes of many low-income immigrants...

Election Setback Destroys Argentine Stocks, Currency

BBC- Argentine stock markets and its currency have both plunged after Conservative Argentine President Mauricio Macri suffered a shock defeat in primary elections on...

Guatemala: Conservative Giammattei Elected President

Alejandro Giammattei   BBC- Conservative candidate and ex-prison chief Alejandro Giammattei has been elected president of Guatemala. Preliminary results show he took 59% of the vote,...

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