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Nicaragua’s Ortega Sworn in for 4th Term as U.S., EU Impose...

By Daphne Psaledakis and Robin Emmott WASHINGTON/BRUSSELS, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega was sworn into office for his fourth consecutive term on...

US Bars 8 Cuban Officials from Entering Country

WASHINGTON, Jan 6 (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday barred eight Cuban officials from entering the country over their role in the detention...

Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Lines Cancel More Voyages Due to Covid

By Reuters Royal Caribbean and Norwegian Cruise Line on Wednesday canceled sailings amid rising fears of omicron-related coronavirus infections that have dampened the nascent recovery...

In US: Former Colombian Military Officer Charged with Moise Murder

A former Colombian military officer has been charged in the US in connection with the assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse last July. Mario...

Covid Outbreaks: Brazil Warns Against Boarding Cruise Ships

SAO PAULO, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Brazilian health agency Anvisa on Sunday warned passengers against boarding cruise ships operating along the Brazilian coast after...

Tourism Blow: US CDC Warns Against Cruises, Regardless of Vaccination Status

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned people on Thursday not to go on cruises, regardless of their vaccination status, because of...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Refuses Flood Aid from Argentina, Drawing Bahia Rebuke

By Gram Slattery   Sergio da Silva dos Santos hands clothes to other residents in front of a flooded house accessed by canoe at Sambaituba in...

Cunard’s Luxurious QM2 Cuts Short Caribbean Cruise After Covid Outbreak

New York (CNN Business) The cruise liner Queen Mary 2, on route to New York from Southhampton, UK, will not make its planned return...

NYC Offers $1.5m to Assist Newly Arrived Haitian Immigrants

New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) Commissioner Raquel Batista on Wednesday announced that the City will provide US$1.5 million in funding...

Fire Fighting Helicopter Crashes in Argentina’s Patagonia, Killing Two

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 29 (Reuters) - A helicopter that was fighting forest fires in the rugged Patagonia region of southern Argentina crashed on Wednesday,...

Ghislaine Maxwell Found Guilty of Sex Trafficking with Jeffrey Epstein

  A court sketch shows Ghislaine Maxwell sitting as the guilty verdict is read BBC- Ghislaine Maxwell has been found guilty of recruiting and trafficking young...

Protest, Pandemic, Haitian Tailspin: a Look at 2021 in Latin America...

WLRN  NPR 2021 Review: Protest, pandemic, Haitian tailspin The good news in Latin America and the Caribbean: much of the region turned vaccination tragedy into triumph....

Florida Based Cruise Ships Hit Hard Again by COVID Outbreaks

US authorities are monitoring several dozen cruise ships sailing in US waters after positive Covid-19 cases were reported on board Miami (AFP) - US authorities...

A Brazilian Town Empties as Migration to U.S. Accelerates

By Gabriel Stargardter ALPERCATA, Brazil, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Amid tearful goodbyes, Ana Paula Souza, her husband and their infant son set off for the...

Migration to U.S. Empties Venezuela’s Once-Booming Oil Capital

By Mariela Nava MARACAIBO, Venezuela Dec 23 (Reuters) - It took accountant Anibal Pirela six days of travel and $7,000 to reach Austin, Texas from...

DeSantis Vows to Ban Critical Race Theory in Florida Schools

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Calling critical race theory “crap,” Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Wednesday he’ll push for legislation to ban teaching the...

SKN Bound: Ten Covid-Positive QM2 Guests Offloaded in New York City

  Ten cruise passengers on Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2 looking forward to sunny Caribbean weather are now stuck in isolation in chilly New York...

UK Supreme Court Denies Maduro Claim to Venezuelan Gold

BBC- The UK Supreme Court has prevented Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro from accessing $1.95bn (£1.4bn) of gold stored in the Bank of England (BoE)....

Jamaican Diaspora Members Receive National Awards at Washington Embassy

Several members of the Jamaican diaspora who had been conferred with national honors earlier this year officially received their awards on Friday, December 17,...

Corona Outbreak on Symphony of the Seas After Caribbean Cruise

Cruise ship Covid outbreak sees 48 test positive on Royal Caribbean Symphony of the Seas Some passengers accused the cruise line of creating confusion over...

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