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  A new survey says even though the wealthiest Canadians spend three times as much as the national average on vacations, they still are more likely to fly economy. BMO Private Banking said Thursday that it found 83 per cent of the wealthiest Canadians were flying economy while only 16

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President Barack Obama’s announcement that both Cuba and the United States will reopen their embassies is a major step towards normalising relations. They have been frozen since the early 1960s when the US broke links and imposed a trade embargo. Our correspondent Stefan Grobe said: “The new approach to Cuba

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Five Dutch police officers have been suspended from their duties after a man from the Caribbean island of Aruba died of suffocation following his arrest at a music festival, prosecutors said Wednesday. The death of Mitch Henriquez, 42, who was on holiday visiting relatives in the Netherlands, on Sunday sparked

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsPuerto Rico News

  Puerto Rican power utility, creditors reach deal to cover $416 million payment Option Trading Partners Breaking News – The Puerto Rican power utility, also known as PREPA, reached a deal with its creditors to make its $416 million payment Wednesday. The deal between the involved parties also extends the

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Pakistan’s Test captain Misbahul Haq has replaced all-rounder Shoaib Malik in the Barbados Tridents squad for the team’s remaining games at the 2015 Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The reason behind Malik’s exclusion from the CPL is a possible one-day international call up for Pakistan’s upcoming series against Sri Lanka. Though

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2016 Presidential ElectionAt VIFreepCaribbean NewsPuerto Rico News

  Puerto Rican Gov. Alejandro García Padilla announced on Monday that the island nation cannot pay its $72 billion debt. He called on citizens to tighten their belts, on creditors to take some losses and on the U.S. government to change laws governing the commonwealth he represents. Puerto Rico’s biggest problems,

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At VIFreepCaribbean NewsHealth News

  WASHINGTON — World health officials say Cuba has become the first country in the world to receive validation that it has eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis. The achievement was hailed as a breakthrough for Cuba’s women and children and one that could serve as a public health

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David Feherty, CBS & Golf Channels’ most popular golf analyst, is announced as the new Course Ambassador for Provo Golf Club, the only 18 hole Championship golf course in Providenciales Turks and Caicos Islands. PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos islands, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Provo Golf Club is honored to

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  The Hague (dpa) – The death of a man in police custody triggered riots in the Dutch city of The Hague, leading to one injury and multiple arrests, police reported Tuesday. Hundreds of demonstrators fought lengthy skirmishes with police in the early hours of Tuesday, a police spokesman said.

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  (QCOSTARICA) – The country is in a state of emergency over heavy rainfall and flooding in the Caribbean coast. The ministro de la Presidencia (Chief of Staff) said the government is close to “>declaring of national emergency , that would be mainly for the reconstruction, and, allow greater flexibility

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