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BUENOS AIRES — The economy the Caribbean and Latin America will grow 1.7 percent in 2019, a dip from the previous estimate of 1.8 percent, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) said in its final economic report of the year. Next year’s growth will be driven

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RIO GRANDE —The St. Regis Bahia Beach Resort has announced its reopening. Following an extensive $60 million renovation, the property unveils a new dimension of tropical luxury and a contemporary aesthetic in each guestroom and suite. Located on a former coconut plantation between the El Yunque National Forest and Espíritu

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MIAMI — With its growing fleet of modern luxury cruise ships, Celebrity Cruises has unveiled a 2020-2021 season with more ships and more time in the Caribbean. The yet-to-be-launched Celebrity Apex and the new Celebrity Edge will join Celebrity Reflection and three newly modernized ships, Celebrity Infinity, Celebrity Summit and

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WASHINGTON — Small countries will lose the most from a United States fight with the World Trade Organization (WTO). The global trade body’s appeals panel may be paralyzed next year because of the USA’s obstinacy.  Yet America, China and the EU can wring concessions without filing complaints over commerce disputes.

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ST. GEORGE’S — Investing in the tropical Mount Cinnamon Resort in Grenada, with its white sand beaches, buys more than a slice of paradise – it comes with citizenship and a passport with visa-free entry to almost 130 countries. Few who take up the offer may ever visit their new

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HAVANA — Cash-strapped Cuba plans fresh austerity measures and will pressure the sluggish bureaucracy to tighten its belt and cut red tape to address weak growth, falling export earnings and rising debt. The economy has averaged one percent annual growth over the last three years, compared with a five percent

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a crew member who went overboard from the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Harmony of the Seas some 267 miles (429 kilometers) off Puerto Rico. A Coast Guard news release said they ended the search Thursday afternoon, two days

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Coast Guard said it is searching for a Royal Caribbean cruise ship crew member who went overboard on Christmas Day — the fifth person to disappear that way since November. Arron Hough, 20, a cruise ship entertainer, on Tuesday went overboard 267 miles off the

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CARACAS — Two Russian strategic bomber aircraft capable of carrying nuclear weapons have landed in ally Venezuela, a show of support for Venezuela’s socialist government that has infuriated Washington. The TU-160 supersonic bombers, known as “White Swans” by Russian pilots, landed at Maiquetia airport near capital Caracas on Monday after

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SANTIAGO — Chile has become the latest country to pull out of a controversial United Nations migration pact, its interior ministry indicated, provoking fury among opposition parties who accused Sebastian Pinera’s government of “shameful and authoritarian” behavior. Rodrigo Ubilla, Chile’s Interior Ministry subsecretary, told Chilean Sunday paper El Mercurio in

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