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By Edition On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Death toll from Haiti earthquake rises

PORT-AU-PRINCE - The death toll from the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that struck northwest Haiti over the weekend has risen to 17. And officials say the number of injured is now around 333. And as the French-speaking More...

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By Edition On Thursday, October 11th, 2018
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Knops: Corallo fine will be passed on to St. Maarten

THE HAGUE - Dutch State Secretary of Kingdom Affairs, Raymond Knops is unpleasantly surprised by the ruling in the “Corallo versus the Netherlands” case and said the Dutch government is still studying the ruling. More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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Kick ‘em Jenny submarine volcano off Grenada described as ‘restless’

PORT OF SPAIN - The threat level in relation to the current seismic activity at the Kick ‘em Jenny volcano is set at yellow, which indicates the state of the submarine volcano offshore Grenada as “restless”. The More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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Haiti struck by deadly earthquake

PORT AU PRINCE - At least ten people have been killed by an earthquake that struck off the north coast of Haiti at about 8:30 pm on Saturday night. The magnitude 5.9 quake was one of the strongest to hit the Caribbean More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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Venezuela says Colombia’s president shielding Maduro’s attackers

CARACAS - Venezuela kept up its war of words on neighbor Colombia on Sunday, saying its president Ivan Duque was shielding the authors of an alleged attempt to assassinate its president Nicolas Maduro. Caracas More...

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By Edition On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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St. Maarten: ‘Adopt a Shark’ program continues due to ‘success’

PHILIPSBURG - Nature Foundation has extended its “Adopt a Shark” programme to yearend, thanks to continued demand. The programme was launched during Shark Week in June. “It is important that we work together More...

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By Edition On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Senior US lawmaker on foreign relations to visit Venezuela

WASHINGTON - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee will travel to Venezuela “to assess the current situation,” a spokeswoman said, amid tensions between Caracas and Washington. The spokeswoman More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Cuban president meets with US agricultural leaders

NEW YORK - Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Friday met with businessmen and leaders of various organizations in the US agricultural sector, organized by the US Agricultural Coalition for Cuba (USACC) and the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Jamaica and Russia sign visa waiver agreement

KINGSTON - Jamaica and Russia have signed a reciprocal agreement to waive the visa requirement for travel to their respective countries. The agreement will allow mutual visits of citizens of Jamaica and Russia More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Cuban President meets with U.S. travel companies, artists

NEW YORK - Down the stretch of his historic visit to the United States, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met Friday morning with a prominent number of travel entrepreneurs and businesspeople in New York City, including More...