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Mia Mottley’s COP26 Message is Clear: ‘The Issue is About Life...

By Jennifer Duggan In the battle to slow down climate change, countries like Barbados are on the “front line,” says Prime Minister Mia Mottley....

PM Harris at Dubai Expo Promoting SKN’s CBI Scheme

St Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris headlined an exclusive invite-only event in Dubai on November 15. The Prime Minister met with...

UK Taxpayer Funded Deportation Flight to Jamaica Left with Only 4...

A deportation flight from the UK to Jamaica left with just four people on board, the Home Office has said. Several last-minute legal challenges meant...

Royal Caribbean Set to Launch World’s 1st Hybrid Powered Cruise Ship

by RTT News Staff Writer Royal Caribbean Group's ultra-luxury brand Silversea Cruises is set to launch the world's first hybrid-powered cruise ship in the summer...

Cuban Americans Rally in Miami While Protest Plans Fizzle in Havana

By Brian Ellsworth and Marc Frank MIAMI/HAVANA, Nov 14 (Reuters) - Cuban Americans in Miami held rallies and led prayers to support dissidents on the...

Migration Crisis is Ballooning in Latin America

(CNN) One recent Saturday morning, Cristina Oyarzo, a 41-year-old historian who lives in the coastal Chilean city of Iquique, near the border with Bolivia,...

Massive Migrant Caravan in Slow Slog Across Mexico

VILLA COMALTITLAN, Mexico, Oct 27 (Reuters) - Thousands of mostly Central American migrants trekking across southern Mexico on Wednesday advanced only a short distance,...

Colombian Drug Lord Otoniel to be Extradited to US

BBC- Colombia has announced that the country's most wanted drug trafficker will be extradited to the US after he was captured in a raid. Dairo...

Brazil Deploys Troops After Deadly Indigenous Face-Off with Farmers

SAO PAULO, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Brazil's Justice Ministry has dispatched security forces to an indigenous reservation in the south of the country where...

Caribbean Leaders Add Their Voices at COP26 with Virtual Tree Planting

Leaders across the Caribbean region have passed a virtual shovel in a tree planting relay, which was done ahead of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow. The COP26...

Antigua and Tuvalu in Pact to Hold Large Nations Accountable for...

The Prime Ministers of Antigua and Barbuda and Tuvalu signed a historic accord in Edinburgh, Scotland today that will clear the way for small...

COP26: More Than 40 Countries Pledge to Quit Coal

  BBC- More than 40 countries are committing to shift away from coal, in pledges made at the COP26 climate summit, the UK government...

Ecuadorean Indigenous People Sue to Halt Oil Development

QUITO, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Indigenous communities from Ecuador's Amazon on Monday sued the government to halt plans by President Guillermo Lasso to increase...

Ecuador: State of Emergency Declared Over War on Drugs

QUITO, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Ecuadorean President Guillermo Lasso late on Monday declared a state of emergency in the Andean country as part of...

COP26: Global Climate Talks Open to Ever More Daunting Challenges

by Mark John and Katy Daigle   Summary COP26 aims to secure tougher measures to cut CO2 emissions Conference set to begin with afternoon speeches ...

Seabed Survey: UK Supports Maritime Trade, Economic Growth in Cayman Islands

SThe UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) will support maritime trade and economic growth in the Cayman Islands as it embarks on a new programme of...

Cubans Among Migrants Arriving in Belarus, Headed for EU

By Sertan Sanderson  People from as far as Cuba are heading to Belarus to try to enter the European Union. But pushbacks and violence...

Russian Navy Rescues Panamanian Ship from Attack by African Pirates

BBC- Russia's navy has foiled an attempt by pirates to hijack a Panama-registered container ship off West Africa, the Russian defence ministry has said The...

Jamaica, Bahamas, Belize Among 50 Countries Joining Initiative to Build Climate-Resilient...

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (CMC) — The Bahamas, Belize and Jamaica are among 50 countries that have joined a global initiative to develop climate-resilient...

Covid in Brazil: Hunger Worsens in City Slums

By Mark Lowen BBC News, São Paulo The queue snakes around the block and each day it gets longer: hungry residents of Heliopolis, São Paulo's largest...

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