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HAVANA — A group of Miami-based Cuban musicians including reggaeton duo Gente de Zona launched an impassioned anti-Communist anthem this week that has gone viral, sparking a furious state response. Gente de Zona, Yotuel of hip-hop band Orishas fame and singer-songwriter Descemer Bueno collaborated on the song with two rappers

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SAN JUAN — After a hard-fought overtime victory against the U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday at Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, the Dominican Republic officially qualified as part of Group C for the 2022 AmeriCup tournament. Dominican Republic’s bench players were the difference makers in the 103-99 victory, contributing

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NASSAU — Locals in the Bahamas will tell you the best time for beachcombing is after a big storm. There’s a rumor, unconfirmed, that on one such beach trip, people found gold coins. And on one such October day in 2015, in the aftermath of Hurricane Joaquin, three Long Island

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SAN JUAN — Kaza Kajami-Keane and Anthony Bennett combined for 46 points in Canada’s second win over the U.S. Virgin Islands in a 95-90 win, during Group C action this afternoon at Coliseo Roberto Celemente. A rematch of Wednesday’s game saw both teams keeping it close as Canada outscored their

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SCARBOROUGH — A total of $176.9 million will be spent on the construction of a new airport terminal in Tobago, along with an upgrade of existing facilities and the acquisition of land in Crown Point to complete the expansion. At the contract signing ceremony for the ANR Robinson International Airport

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People in the Caribbean who refuse to take vaccinations to counter the coronavirus will cause the COVID-19 pandemic to remain longer in the region, endangering lives, livelihoods, and entire economies. Whatever genuine fears may exist, these people must be educated about the value of the vaccine to their own health,

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When the economies of the Caribbean and Central America finally exit the pandemic, most will be in crisis. As a recent [International Monetary Fund] IMF review of The Bahamas put it, recovery to pre-pandemic levels “will likely take years” and the “downside risks loom large.” The same prognosis is expected

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SAN JUAN — Aaron Best’s 26 point night helped Canada beat the U.S. Virgin Islands men’s team in a close fought 95-93 win in their first AmeriCup game since November. But it was Kyle Landry who stole the show at the end. With just seconds left and the game tied

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SAN JUAN — Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen helicopter crews Saturday rescued five stranded kayakers in the U.S. Virgin Islands and a distressed snorkeler in Isabela, Puerto Rico. “Both these cases highlight how even a beautiful day can turn into a bad situation,” said Lt. William T. Cox, Coast Guard

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SAN JUAN (Reuters) — Video streaming service HBO Max will launch in 39 regions across Latin America and the Caribbean in late June, AT&T Inc’s Warner Media said this weekend, in the first foray outside the United States. HBO Max, home to titles like “Wonder Woman 1984” and “Love Life”

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