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“Trapped”: Migrants Collecting Food Try to Evade Cowboy Cops at U.S.-Mexico...

By Daina Beth Solomon and Alberto Fajardo CIUDAD ACUÑA, Mexico, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A U.S. law enforcement officer on horseback wielded what appeared to...

Will Gitmo Be a Lasting Legacy of 9/11?

PBS- NAVAL STATION GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (AP) — President Joe Biden turned the page on one legacy of 9/11 by ending the war in...

Climate Change: Island Nations Fear Extinction After IPCC Report

BBC- Island nations vulnerable to climate change have warned they are on the "edge of extinction" if action is not taken. The warning by a...

Climate Change: IPCC Report is ‘Code Red for Humanity’

By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent BBC- Humanity's damaging impact on the climate is a "statement of fact", say UN scientists in a landmark study. The report says...

Climate Crisis: Scientists Spot Signs of Gulf Stream Collapse

A shutdown would have devastating global impacts and must not be allowed to happen, researchers say Melting freshwater from Greenland’s ice sheet is slowing down...

BONITS launches CIP products to St. Lucia

  By Kenneth Williams Editor In Chief  “We take a holistic view to investing in the Caribbean, as we are always looking to identify and create new...

Tropical Storm Elsa Strengthens to Hurricane Near Barbados

July 2 (Reuters) - Tropical storm Elsa has strengthened into a hurricane and is about 20 miles (30 kilometers) west-southwest of Barbados with maximum...

COVID-19 Cases Worsen in Latin America, Caribbean-No End in Sight

by Anthony Boadle BRASILIA, June 30 (Reuters) - Cases of COVID-19 may be declining in North America but in most of Latin America and the...

Drought Hit Brazil Enacts Emergency Elec. Power Measures

by Ricardo Brito RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA, June 28 (Reuters) - Brazil's government on Monday unveiled emergency hydroelectric measures in response to a drought that has...

Roma Migrants from Europe Rafting from Mexico to Enter U.S.

Among the hundreds of Central American migrants crossing the Rio Grande river daily on rafts from Mexico to Texas, dozens stood out on a...

Galápagos Tortoise Found Alive, Thought Extinct

BBC- Genetic tests have confirmed that a giant tortoise found on the Galápagos Islands is from a species which scientists thought had died out...

‘City of Women’: A Refuge for Colombia’s Displaced Afro-Caribbeans

BBC- During Colombia's more than half-century armed conflict, bloodshed between left-wing guerrillas, right-wing paramilitaries and the country's military forced nearly eight million people to...

Brazil: First COVID, Now Floods Ravage the Amazon Region

Rivers in the Brazilian Amazon region have risen to near record levels after heavy rains, flooding small towns and threatening areas hit hard by...

Galapagos Islands: Erosion Fells Darwin’s Arch

A famous rock formation off the Galapagos Islands known as Darwin's Arch has collapsed. The Ecuadoran Ministry of Environment said it was due to "natural...

Canada with New Permanent Residency Scheme for Immigrants

Canada has announced an innovative pathway to permanent residency for over 90,000 essential workers including Caribbeans who are contributing to the development of the...

Corona Effect: What’s Gone Wrong in Brazil?

Brazil has recorded more than 330,000 deaths from Covid, second only to the United States, and experts are warning the current surge in cases...

US: More Haitians Deported in Past 2 Months than All Last...

There have been more ‘Title 42’ expulsions in the space of a few weeks than during an entire year of Trump’s administration, report says The...

Brazil: Now It’s the Young Dying from COVID

São Paulo (CNN) It took only 10 days from start to finish, from the time 28-year-old Graciane da Silva got sick to the time...

Child Migrants Still Kept in Crowded, Bare Dorms

The Biden administration has said it will open additional facilities for migrants after images from a detention centre in Texas showed children huddled together...

180 Parliaments, Legislatures celebrate Commonwealth Day 2021

LONDON –- The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) is celebrating Commonwealth Day 2021 across the CPA’s nine Regions and over 180 Parliaments and Legislatures. The...

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