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Russian War Sanctions Mean A Struggle For Cuban Car Owners
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ARTEMISA, Cuba (AP) — Francisco Pérez Rodríguez has a car problem — one that’s starting to be all too common for many Cubans. He’s been rebuilding the engine of his father-in-law’s Moskvich — one of tens of thousands of cars and other vehicles that poured into Cuba from its Cold

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Antigua Says It Is Willing To Help UK Seize Abramovich Yachts
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ST. JOHN’S — Antigua and Barbuda is willing to help Britain seize yachts owned by sanctioned Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, the Caribbean nation said on Friday, adding London must seek such assistance via an international treaty. The Financial Times first reported the vessels Halo and Garcon, currently moored in Antigua

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After Pandemic Peace, Fresh Swarms of Crabs Invade Cuba´s Bay of Pigs
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BAY OF PIGS, Cuba — Migrating crabs around Cuba´s Bay of Pigs have emerged early and in unprecedented swarms, according to local residents, following two years of pandemic that allowed them to cross normally trafficked roadways and reproduce in peace. After the island´s spring rains begin, millions of red, yellow

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Injured Rare Loggerhead Turtle Being Treated By Coral World Ocean and Reef Initiative
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An injured loggerhead sea turtle was rescued by volunteers from the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rescue (STAR) network in collaboration with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Fish and Wildlife of the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources, and Coral World Ocean and Reef

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Coast Guard Medevacs German Passenger From AIDAperla Cruise Ship Near Puerto Rico
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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard medevaced a German passenger from the AIDAperla cruise ship Wednesday, approximately 60 nautical miles southeast of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. Medevaced is a 64-year-old man, who was experiencing signs of a possible strok e and required a higher level of care ashore. Coast Guard watchstanders

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Coast Guard Takes 2 Dominicans, 39 Haitians Back To Hispaniola After Illegal Voyage
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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon repatriated two Dominicans and returned 39 Haitians to the Dominican Republic Wednesday, following the interdiction of an illegal voyage Tuesday in the Mona Passage waters near Rincon, Puerto Rico. One other Dominican Republic national from this group remains in Puerto Rico

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Lies Dominate Social Media Battle In Cuba Over Russia's Invasion Of Ukraine
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The Cuban state’s main priority is reaching out to young people through social media HAVANA — The Russian invasion of Ukraine did not come as a surprise to the international community. The ongoing tensions between the two nations in recent years foreshadowed the worst that was yet to come: the

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World’s Largest Cruise Ship - Wonder of the Seas – to Visit St. Thomas This Month
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ATLANTA —The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday removed its COVID-19 notice against cruise travel, around two years after introducing a warning scale showing the level of coronavirus transmission risk on cruise ships. The move offers a shot of hope to major U.S. cruise operators such as

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Cubans Split Over More Liberal Family Code As Referendum Nears
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HAVANA — Cuba’s communist government is seeking to rally support for a new family code that would open the door to gay marriage and boost women’s rights, but experts and a recent survey suggest an upcoming referendum vote may not provide a rubber stamp. Tepid support for the reforms, which

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2 Puerto Rican Men With 174 Pounds Of Cocaine On Boat Dump Drugs In Sea Chase
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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two Puerto Rican men aboard a no-lights boat who tried to ditch 174 pounds of cocaine during a sea chase between Culebra and St. Thomas were arrested Tuesday, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. According to court documents, on March 29, 2022, Wesly Albert Amaro, and Brian

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