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Friday, November 22, 2019

Colombia Next SA Nation to Stage Protests Against Govt.

President Ivan Duque (Center) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombians angry with conservative President Iván Duque are hoping to channel Latin America’s wave of discontent as...

Bolivia Death Toll 32, New Election Sought as Violence Rages

Ousted President Evo Morales' Supporters March Bolivia's interim president has asked Congress to approve new elections as violence rages following the resignation of Evo Morales....

Cuban Deputy Foreign Minister Thanks St. Kitts and Nevis for Support...

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Republic of Cuba, Mr. Rogelio Sierra Díaz, expressed appreciation on behalf of his government to the government...

$1.35b Appeal for Venezuelan Refugees in S.A., Caribbean

CARACAS, Venezuela – A US$1.35 billion appeal has been launched to meet the increasing humanitarian needs of Venezuelan refugees and migrants in Latin America...

At Least 3 Dead in More Bolivia Protests Over Morales Removal

El ALTO, Bolivia (AP) — Police and soldiers on Tuesday escorted gasoline tankers from a major Bolivian fuel plant that had been blockaded for...

Strong Earthquake Shakes Central Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A strong earthquake has rattled central Argentina, though authorities say there are no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The...

Final Defendant Pleads Guilty in International Cellphone Fraud Scheme

Edgar Estarlin Peralta Lopez, 42, a citizen and resident of the Dominican Republic, pleaded guilty today in Miami, Florida, to multiple criminal charges in...

Venezuela Opposition Fizzling as Supporters Flee Country

Opposition politician Juan Guaido raises his right fist as he greets supporters at a rally, in Caracas, Venezuela' CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opposition leader Juan...

Amazon Forest Destructon Up 30% This Year

Deforestation of Brazil's Amazon rainforest increased by 29.5% in 12 months, the highest rate since 2008, the country's space agency reports. The rainforest lost 9,762...

Biannual Biometrics Collection in St. Kitts and Nevis in 2020 for...

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Monday persons wishing to travel to Canada for tourism, work, study or permanent residency will no longer need...

St. Kitts and Nevis Congratulates Kingdom of Morocco on Anniversary of...

The government of St. Kitts and Nevis has extended congratulations to the government and people of the Kingdom of Morocco on the occasion of...

Commissioner, ACP Share Crime Reduction Strategy with Regional Counterparts

Members of the High Command of The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force recently returned from Barbados, where they were invited to make...

Migrants Stuck in Lawless Limbo Within Sight of America

By MARIA VERZAyesterday 1 of 24 Migrants wait for U.S. authorities to reopen a legal port of entry between Matamoros, Mexico, and Brownsville, Texas, after the...

UN Envoy Calls for Talks to End Bolivia’s Deadly Violence

Supporters of ousted President Evo Morales LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Shadowed by street violence and food shortages, a U.N. envoy is urging the government...

Haiti, Bolivia Named in ILO Report on Unsafe Sanitation Worker Conditions

GENEVA (ILO News) – A joint report  by the International Labour Organization (ILO), World Bank, World Health Organization and WaterAid, highlights the unsafe and...

African Diaspora Film Fest to Open with Ali Doc., Features Female...

NEW YORK, November 14, 2019- The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) will celebrate its 27th anniversary from Nov. 29 to Dec. 15 with...

Report: US Free Trade Pact Means Junk Food for Developing Nations

by Charlotte Hsu, University at Buffalo How do free trade agreements impact diet and health? A study on a trade deal between the U.S. and...

6 New Jersey Residents Charged in Caribbean Drug Money Laundering Bust

For three years, six Passaic County residents used more than 1,000 checks to launder more than $27 million in drug money paid to drug cartels...

Protests, Strikes Continue in Chaotic

  SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Protests against social inequality continued for a 26th day with huge demonstrations across Chile and a national strike that brought...

UN: Caribbean, Latin America Need $1.35b for Venezuela Exodus

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency says nations in Latin America and the Caribbean will need $1.35 billion to respond to the...

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