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Haitian Prime Minister Evans Paul PORT-AU-PRINCE – Local protesters in Labadee, Haiti have forced Royal Caribbean to cancel a second port of call to the cruise port. The Royal Caribbean Blog reports that Navigator of the Seas was scheduled to call at Labadee on Thursday but the cruise line decided

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana — At least three people are confirmed dead, while others are missing and feared dead, after the boat in which they were traveling capsized while crossing the Orinoco river off the Venezuelan border and near Guyana’s remote North West District on Tuesday morning. The incident reportedly occurred at

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SAN JUAN – If you’re pregnant and you’ve traveled to Latin America or the Caribbean, health professionals stongly suggest that you get tested for the Zika virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is also asking pregnant women to avoid traveling to countries in Latin America and the Caribbean

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — A major new study has revealed that the global seafood catch is much larger and declining much faster than previously known. The study, by the University of British Columbia near Vancouver, reconstructed the global catch between 1950 and 2010 and found that it was 30 per cent

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            CDB President Warren Smith In a small meeting room, tucked away from the faux waterfalls of the Paris Regency Hyatt hotel’s immaculate lobby, Warren Smith, a soft-spoken Jamaican economist and the newly re-elected president of the Caribbean Development Bank, explained how it all might

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                 Reseacher William Lau NEW YORK – Hurricanes in the Caribbean and Atlantic oceans will grow more than twice as powerful and damaging as ocean temperatures rise from global warming, a new study says. Warming seas could produce more rainfall and far more

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PORT OF SPAIN – Trinidadian authorities are investigating an alleged case of rape against a 14-month-old baby girl, the Children’s Authority of Trinidad and Tobago said. The Children’s Authority that it was called out Monday to rescue two more children from similar situations of sexual abuse, according to the Trinidad

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  The Petrotrin Oil Refinery in Trinidad CASTRIES – Small islands in the Caribbean depend on oil imports to generate electricity and consequently have suffered from high energy costs. For those countries, the dip in oil prices is benefiting both consumers and petroleum dealers. In fact, consumers are paying some

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     Haiti’s Florence Duperval Guillaume PORT-AU-PRINCE – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning pregnant woman and others to be aware when traveling to countries where a new mosquito-borne illness — possibly linked to babies born with small, undeveloped brains in Brazil — has appeared. The

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SANTO DOMINGO – Get ready to book some plane tickets because Vladimir Guerrero is making his comeback … kind of. While we’ve seen bits and pieces of Vlad since he retired in 2011, mostly through his son, we haven’t had a chance to watch him crush dingers. (Cue movie trailer

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