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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Puerto Rican man who falsely claimed that hundreds of thousands of dollars he was smuggling on a boat to St. Thomas were legitimately earned “giving tourists diving tours” faces five years in prison, authorities said. Blas Sebastian Panzardi Davila, 38, of San Juan pleaded guilty in

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The Wonder Years star is in discussions to play Jamaican-Canadian Community worker Harry Gairey TORONTO — Casting is underway for In the Black and popular American actor Richard Gant has been attached to the project to play the role of Jamaican-born Harry Gairey. Produced by CaribbeanTales Media Group and directed by Caribbean-Canadian Frances-Anne

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In mid-November, a little noticed virtual meeting took place. It considered in the round the security threats that the Caribbean will face in future. It pointed not just to the obvious in the form of the enemy within — those involved in criminality, organized crime, and corruption — but considered

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BRIDGETOWN — As hotels grab prime seafront land along Barbados’ west coast, the road through Mullins offers an increasingly rare “window to the sea” with unhindered views over the blond beach and shallow Caribbean waters beyond. But for Kimberley Agard, who chairs the local district emergency organization, it’s this proximity

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SAN JUAN — The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), reported this week that it will be offering a reward of $5,000 for information on the whereabouts of Geofley Jomar Pérez, one of the suspects for the kidnapping of three people in the restaurant El Hipopótamo in Rio Piedras, which culminated in

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SANTIAGO, Chile — Authorities and representatives of 14 member states and 10 associate members from the Caribbean, along with five member states from Latin America, as well as specialists from subregional and international organizations and other experts attended the Twentieth meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Caribbean Development and Cooperation

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SANTIAGO, Chile — The high prevalence of non-communicable diseases in the Caribbean – such as high blood pressure, diabetes and cancer – is exacerbating the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and hindering the subregion’s progress towards achieving sustainable development due to their multiple health, economic and social consequences, according to

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SAN JUAN — With necks craned and eyes shielded from the sun, dozens of people gathered Wednesday around a towering eucalyptus tree in the heart of Puerto Rico’s bustling capital for a most unusual sight: a rhesus macaque monkey on the loose. It was first spotted clinging to the tree’s

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SAN JUAN — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Napier crew transferred 77 Dominican and six Haitian migrants to a Dominican Republic Navy vessel Wednesday near Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, following the interdiction of two illegal voyages in the Mona Passage. The first illegal voyage was interdicted by the Coast Guard

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SAN JUAN — A Coast Guard Boat Station San Juan crew transferred custody of three men and $3.75 million in seized cocaine Monday to federal agents in Puerto Rico. The Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley crew seized 125 kilograms of cocaine after interdicting a drug smuggling go-fast vessel Friday afternoon,

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