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Jamaica Eyes Slavery Reparations from UK MP Plantation Owner

By Joshua Nevett BBC Politics Jamaica is considering whether to seek compensation from a wealthy UK Conservative MP for his family's historical role in slavery. Richard Drax's...

Argentina’s Patagotitan: Colossal Dinosaur Heading for UK Display

YImage source, D.POL/MEF Two replica skeletons exist in the US, but this will be the first showing in Europe By Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent @BBCAmos A replica of...

Cuba Wins China Debt Relief,  New Funds

By Marc Frank HAVANA, Nov 27 (Reuters) - China has agreed to restructure Cuban debt and provide new trade and investment credits to the beleaguered...

Holiday Swindlers: The Rise of Digital Travel Scams

By Rafael Barifouse and Oana Marocico BBC World Service Digital travel scams are a growing "systemic and global" problem, according to the World Travel Organisation, a...

Evoking Castro, Putin and Cuban Leader Pledge to Deepen Ties

MOSCOW, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Cuban counterpart Miguel Diaz-Canel unveiled a monument in a north Moscow square on...

Analysis: First U.S. Coral Insurance Marks the Rise of the Reef...

By Clare Baldwin Summary Hawaii on Monday takes out first U.S. coral insurance Mexico, other Caribbean countries have tested the idea Willis Towers Watson...

Climate-Battered Nations Say Their People Expect Help from COP27

By Megan Rowling Summary U.N. chief says action needed on 'loss and damage' finance Floods, storms, droughts take heavy toll on the poorest U.S. opposes...

Trans-Atlantic Bridge from Caribbean to Africa Will Have Health Benefits

A TRANS-ATLANTIC ‘bridge’ connecting Africa and the Caribbean to improve cooperation on health, the Prime Minister of Barbados has confirmed. Mia Amor Mottley met with...

Bankers Bet Billions on New Wave of Debt-for-Nature Deals

By Clare Baldwin , Marc Jones and Simon Jessop  A hammerhead shark swims close to Wolf Island at Galapagos Marine Reserve August 19, 2013. Picture taken...

COP27: Brazil Is Back On The World Stage, Lula Says

Image source, EPA Emotional supporters cheered and sang when Lula appeared By Georgina Rannard Climate reporter in Sharm el-Sheikh BBC Brazil is back, president-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva...

COP27: Brazil’s Lula Puts Climate at Center of First Post-Election Speech...

By Jake Spring SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Brazil's Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva got a warm welcome at the COP27 climate summit...

COP27: China, Developing Nations Propose Disaster Fund

Summary Aims to have principles, policies in place by COP28 Loss and damage fund proves sticking point at talks Developed nations want to...

US: Judge Strikes Down Title 42 Policy Blocking Asylum-Seekers

by Rafael Bernal and Rebecca BeitschTHE  HILL A federal judge on Tuesday vacated the Title 42 policy that allowed border agents to rapidly expel migrants...

BBC Staff Fear Cuts to  Afro-Caribbean Radio Shows

  BBC Building (Ian West/PA) / PA Wire By Lara Olszowska @LaraOlszowska   BBC staff say they fear that diverse programming is at risk after bosses announced schedule changes last...

A&B PM: ‘We Don’t Want To Be Climate Refugees,’ Accuses...

‘Let’s face it, these Cops have been taking place over 30 years. And every year we reiterate the urgency but we’re still on a...

NASA’s New Moon Rocket Tested by Hurricane Force Winds at Florida...

By Joey Roulette Nov 10 (Reuters) - NASA's new $4 billion moon rocket endured fierce winds and heavy rains early Thursday as it rode out...

Florida: First Generation Z Member Elected to U.S. Congress

By Tyler Clifford Nov 9 (Reuters) - Maxwell Frost had just been elected to represent Florida in the U.S. Congress when the 25-year-old received a...

UK: Jamaican Ex-Pat Bus Driver Launches Rum Drink for Sale in...

By Amy Clarke   A London bus driver from Mitcham has launched a business selling rum drinks inspired by his Jamaican heritage. Tamoy Carter migrated...

What the Latest U.N. Science Says About Climate Change

Nov 10 (Reuters) - At the COP27 conference in Egypt, delegates have at their disposal decades of research into warming trajectories published by the...

Natural Disaster-Hit Countries To Get Automatic Debt Freeze Option

By Marc Jones LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Countries hit by climate change-driven disasters such as flooding and hurricanes will automatically be able to freeze...

COP27: Brazil’s Lula Will Offer to Host Future Climate Summit

By Lisandra Paraguassu Former Minister of Environment Marina Silva and Brazil's President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva embrace during a news conference in Sao Paulo,...

Bridge Announced Between Caribbean, L. America, Africa for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley, President of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana H.E. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, and President of...

Hurricane Warning as Tropical Storm Nicole Moves Towards Bahamas, Florida

    Tropical Storm Nicole gained strength on Tuesday as it churned toward the Bahamas on track for Florida's Atlantic coast, where a...

Jamaican Victor Evans: Jazz ‘Warrior’ Dies Aged 88

Jazz singer Victor Evans has died at the age of 88. Evans, a native of Jamaica, from Edgbaston, Birmingham, performed with the late Jamaican-born...

Barbados PM Launches Blistering Attack on Rich Nations at Cop27 Climate...

  Mia Mottley warns of a billion refugees by the middle of the century unless governments act now to tackle crisis   Patrick Greenfield, Fiona Harvey, Nina...

COP27: Climate ‘Loss & Damage’ Funding for Island Nations is On...

By Laurie Goering SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Warned that mounting economic crises should not delay action on increasingly obvious global...

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