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A&B Answers Pompeo: Happy to Take Chinese ‘Easy Money’

PM Gaston Browne   ST JOHN’S (CMC): The Antigua and Barbuda government has welcomed the investments and financial aid being provided by China as it reiterated...

20 Indigenous Boys Have been Recruited as Police by Mexican Tribe

About 20 children have been recruited for an indigenous community police force in western Mexico following a deadly attack blamed on a drug cartel. Some...

5.0 Earthquake Rattles Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A 5.0 magnitude earthquake hit southern Puerto Rico on Saturday at a shallow depth, raising concerns about unstable...

Brazil: Dozens Dead in Floods, Landslides

At least 30 people have died during severe rainstorms in Brazil's Minas Gerais state, the country's emergency services have said. Many of the victims were...

Chinese Embassy Officials Brand Pompeo’s ‘Easy Money’ Comment ‘Irresponsible’

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Chinese Embassy in Kingston has described a statement made by United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, concerning the Asian...

Pompeo Calls for Elections in Haiti, Says No Need for Decree...

Haiti President Moise: Does he hear Pompeo? Haiti should set a date for elections, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said , more than...

Puerto Ricans Protest Undistributed Aid, Want Governor Out

Protesters hold an image of Gov. Wanda Vázquez during a protest organized by Puerto Rican singer Rene Perez of Calle 13 over emergency aid...

Mexican Troops Standing Their Ground May End US Bound Caravans

FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — From the roadside stand where his family sells mole, barbecue and chicken stew, Miguel Ángel Vázquez has seen all...

Delta Offering New Summer Flights: NY to Grand Cayman

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands– Delta Air Lines will add a new seasonal flight between Grand Cayman and New York, N.Y., starting June 13, 2020....

Officials: Dorian Didn’t Stop Bahamas from Record 2019 Tourists Numbers

NASSAU –According to the Department of Immigration, Port Authority and Customs, despite the devastation of Hurricane Dorian, 2019 was a record-breaking year for The...

Strong US Economy Spurs Caribbean Tourism

New data from ForwardKeys has revealed tourism to the Caribbean grew by 4.4 per cent in 2019, in step with worldwide growth. Analysis of the...

Murders at All Time High in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The number of homicides in Mexico rose to 35,588 in 2019, the highest number on record, but the rate of...

Puerto Rico Seeks More Quake Aid from US

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez asked the U.S. government Tuesday to issue a major disaster declaration for 10...

St. Lucia Named Caribbean’s Top Honeymoon Destination

  Castries- St. Lucia has been named the Caribbean's  Leading Honeymoon Destination 2020 at the 27th Annual World Travel Awards (WTA) that took place on...

Jamaica Warned Against Becoming a Pawn in US Economic War Against...

AP Colombian President Ivan Duque (left) and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo open a regional counter-terrorism meeting at the police academy in Bogota on...

Where 250 Died: Murder Charges Filed in Brazil Dam Collapse

Brazilian prosecutors have filed charges including murder in relation to the collapse of a dam a year ago that killed at least 250 people. The...

Grenada: World Bank OKs $20m Disaster Recovery Fund

WASHINGTON, January 21, 2020—The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today a US$20 million Disaster Risk Management Development Policy Credit for Grenada ...

Caribbean American Immigrants Allowed to List Ancestry on Census Form

Felicia J. Persaud   CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 21, 2020: For the first time in the history of the U.S. Census, persons from...

OAS Secretary-General Candidate Pays Courtesy Call on PM

Former chancellor of Ecuador and former president of the U.N. General Assembly, Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister of...

Jamaica: First Ever Cruise Ship Docks at Port Royal

PORT ROYAL, Jamaica – The Port Royal pier in Jamaica welcomed its first cruise ship ever on January 20. The pier was built centuries...

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