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By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Dutch FIOD looks for black money at a bank in the Caribbean

THE HAGUE - From hundreds of Dutch customers of a bank in the Caribbean is suspected that they have deposited black money there. The Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service (FIOD) has started a criminal investigation More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Trinidad and Tobago government explains deportations of Venezuelan migrants

PORT OF SPAIN - After the United Nations System in Trinidad and Tobago said it is concerned after authorities announced they had facilitated the return to Venezuela of scores of Venezuelan nationals, including asylum More...

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a gathering in support of him and his proposal for the National Constituent Assembly in Caracas
By Edition On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018
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Venezuela vote rivals launch campaigns with gifts, promises of change

CARACAS - Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro kicked off his presidential campaign giving away trash trucks and tractors while challenger Henri Falcon laid out plans to de-politicize state oil company PDVSA and More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Heyliger requests US $50M from recovery fund as airport loan

PHILIPSBURG - Allocate a US $50-million loan from the Hurricane Irma recovery funds to Princess Juliana International Airport to jolt the rebuilding of the terminal building and related facilities to save its hub More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Delta Plan needed to save corals in the Caribbean

DEN HELDER - Prof. Dr. Han Lindeboom has used his retirement speech from Wageningen University & Research to make a strong case for a 'National Delta Plan' to save the corals in the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom. At More...

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel speaks to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro at the Revolution Palace in Havana
By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Underlining alliance, Venezuela’s Maduro visits new Cuban leader

HAVANA  - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro became on Saturday the first foreign leader to meet with Cuba’s Miguel Diaz-Canel since he became president of the communist-run island this week, underscoring the More...

A Venezuelan woman shows her passport and identity card at the Pacaraima border control, Roraima state
By Edition On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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UNHCR regret at deportations of Venezuelans from Trinidad and Tobago

GENEVA - UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, deeply regrets the deportation this past weekend by Trinidad and Tobago of 82 Venezuelan nationals. The 82 include registered asylum-seekers and individuals who had declared More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Díaz-Canel elected president of Cuba

HAVANA - Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez was elected president of Cuba on Wednesday during a session of the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP). Alina Balseiro Gutiérrez, president of the National Electoral More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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World Bank: growth gathers steam in Latin America and the Caribbean

WASHINGTON - The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have turned the corner after a year of tepid growth and six of stagnation, providing an opportunity for countries to solidify their fiscal positions More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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St. Maarten parliament attempts to tackle electoral reform

PHILIPSBURG - Electoral reform may not be the buzz word it was in past years, but the new Parliament has before it a proposal from Member of Parliament Sarah Wescot-Williams calling for the establishment of an ad More...