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Friday, June 18, 2021

Corona Effect: Royal Caribbean Postpones US Sailings

MIAMI (AP) — Royal Caribbean International is postponing for nearly a month one of the highly anticipated first sailings from the US since the pandemic...

Peru: Election Winner Castillo Says ‘He’s Not a Communist’

LIMA, June 16 (Reuters) - Pedro Castillo, a former teacher and political outsider on the verge of being named president of Peru, has looked...

Brazil’s Indigenous People in Land Rights Protest

BRASILIA, June 16 (Reuters) - Several hundred indigenous Brazilians protested outside the Congress building in Brasilia on Wednesday against a bill backed by the...

World Bank Rejects El Salvador Bitcoin Plan

The World Bank has rejected a request from El Salvador to help with the implementation of Bitcoin as legal tender. The international lender cited concerns...

US Virgin Islands Governor Implores Florida To Permit Vaccinated Cruises

One day after Royal Caribbean announced that two guests on the first cruise ship to sail from a U.S. port since the pandemic shutdown...

US in $115M Gift to Stem El Salvador migration

The United States will grant $115 million in cooperation aid to El Salvador to slow migration from the Central American country, Samantha Power, administrator...

Brazil: Special Force to Potect the Yanomami from Wildcat Gold Miners

Reuters     The Brazilian government on Monday authorized the employment of the National Security Force (FNS) to protect the Yanomami indigenous people and their reservation lands...

Caribbean, S.A. Nations Welcoming Back US Tourists

From CNN Anguilla US visitors will once again have access to the tropical waters of Anguilla. Courtesy Belmond Cap Juluca This upscale British island in the Eastern Caribbean...

Texas Governor Vows to Build Border Wall

The governor of Texas has vowed to build a wall on its border with Mexico, amid a surge in illegal migration. Republican Greg Abbott...

Cuba Suspending Cash Bank Deposits in Dollars, Citing U.S. Sanctions

Cuba has said it would temporarily stop accepting cash bank deposits in dollars, blaming tighter U.S. sanctions that are restricting its ability to use...

Peru: Castillo Narrowly Wins Election, but Recount Requested

Peru has finished counting the votes in a tight presidential run-off election, but an official announcement may take days. Leftist Pedro Castillo kept a lead...

US Working to Stop Iranian Vessels Carrying Arms to Venezuela, Cuba

Iranian ships continue to push forward with the hope of docking in Venezuela By Caitlin McFall | Fox News Top officials in the Biden administration are...

Argentina Pres. in Racist Insult to Brazilians, Apologizes

Argentine President Alberto Fernandez triggered a Twitter storm and a regional race debate on Wednesday with misjudged comments to visiting Spanish Prime Minister Pedro...

US Sanctions 4 Nicaraguans, Including Presidents’ Daughter, Over Arrests

Reuters- The United States has imposed sanctions on four Nicaraguans, including a daughter of President Daniel Ortega, and Washington warned it would continue to...

VP Harris Visit: Cent. America Problem Here to Stay

San Pedro Sula, Honduras (CNN)It is best to get permission from local gang leaders before entering a small neighborhood that locals call La Playita...

U.S. Reunites Only Seven Immigrant Children with Parents Since Feb.

Mimi DwyerTed Hesson Reuters   An effort by U.S. President Joe Biden to reunite migrant families separated by the previous administration is moving slowly, with only seven...

Immigration: Kamala Harris Under Pressure to Visit US-Mexico Border

Vice-President Kamala Harris has faced pressure to visit the US-Mexico border, as she tries to tackle a record migration spike. Ms. Harris had a testy...

El Salvador President’s Bitcoin Plan Casts Shadow Over IMF Efforts

Tom ArnoldKarin Strohecker Reuters A push by El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele to make his country the first in the world to formally adopt bitcoin as...

Study: Amazon Tribes Lived Sustainably 5,000 Years

By Victoria Gill Science correspondent, BBC News  A study that dug into the history of the Amazon Rainforest has found that indigenous people lived there for...

Peru: Leftist Castillo Moves Ahead in Election

BBC- Left-wing candidate Pedro Castillo has edged into the lead in a dramatic twist in Peru's presidential election. With 94% of votes counted, Mr Castillo...

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