Was there an attempt on a former Haitian president’s life?

Former president of Haiti Jean-Bertrand

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Associates of former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide say he survived an assassination attempt on Monday evening, but police have rejected the claim that he was any target. According to Aristide’s attorney, Ira Kurzban, gunmen fired at a motorcade carrying the still popular former leader in the capital. Kurzban told NBC More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Sea ice levels lowest on record as earth experiences second hottest February ever

COLORADO – Last month saw the extent of sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic slip to a record low, scientists from the US National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have reported. The average Arctic sea More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Trinis are the happiest islanders in the Caribbean, says UN report

NEW YORK – The United Nations annual World Happiness Report was published on Monday (World Happiness Day), but Caribbean people interested in how their country fared were mostly disappointed, with much of the More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Barbados still has the most powerful passport in the Caribbean

LONDON – Barbados has the most powerful passport in the region and the 25th most powerful on the planet, according to the results of the latest world travel rankings. Barbados’ position in the Henley & Partners More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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British Virgin Islands may seek overseas help in crime fight

TORTOLA – Amid a rapid escalation in crime, British Virgin Islands (BVI) Premier Dr D Orlando Smith says that overseas help should be sought and highly trained police officers returned to active service from retirement More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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OAS Head wants Venezuela kicked out unless elections called

Luis Almagro has accused president Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government of violating human rights and standards of democracy. WASHINGTON DC – Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Exxon Mobil could be first to start pumping oil in Guyana waters

The Exxon Mobil rig in Guyana’s waters. GEORGETOWN – American oil giant Exxon Mobil Corporation is moving full steam ahead with plans to transform Guyana into a major oil producer. In what industry experts More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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Trinidad PM vows to bring back hangings after missing policewoman becomes latest murder victim

The body of Nyasha Joseph being pulled from the sea. (photo credit: cnc3). Inset is the deceased policewoman. PORT OF SPAIN – Following the discovery of the decomposing body of a 22-year-old policewoman who went More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Carbon dioxide in atmosphere rises at record rate for second straight year

The amount of carbon dioxide in the air has reached a new record. COLORADO – For the second consecutive year, carbon dioxide concentrations as measured at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii rose at a record rate, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Bermuda’s former Premier hit by more corruption allegations

Former Premier Ewart Brown (right) has been dogged by several allegations of wrongdoing. (Photo credit: Bernews) HAMILTON – Fresh challenges are looming for former Bermuda Premier Ewart Brown who has been dogged More...