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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has summoned its ambassador to Cuba to return to Brussels to explain himself after he reportedly signed an appeal asking U.S. President Joe Biden to lift sanctions against Cuba and begin normalizing ties with the country. A spokesman for EU foreign policy chief Josep

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Navassa Island is a small, uninhabited island located between Haiti, Jamaica, and Cuba.  Originally acquired for its guano resources, today, Navassa is of no apparent use to the United States.  A review of the island’s history and geography suggests several possibilities for Navassa’s future and America’s own interests in this

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SAN JUAN — Coast Guard air and surface units assisted a distressed sailing vessel Monday that was taking on water with eight people onboard in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 80 nautical miles south of Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico. The Zoma, a 46-foot Danish flagged sailing vessel, and all its passengers, five Danish and

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HOUSTON — Texas power providers Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and Entergy Corporation have been hit with a $100 million lawsuit accusing them of gross negligence in the death of a child whose family suspects he suffered hypothermia when they lost electricity and heat in their mobile home during

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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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About those wooly mittens that U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders wore to the presidential inauguration, sparking endless quirky memes across social media? They’ve helped to raise $1.8 million in the last five days for charitable organizations in Sanders’ home state of Vermont, the independent senator announced Wednesday. The sum comes from the

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WASHINGTON — Virgin Islands Association DC Inc. donated 10,000 disposable three-ply masks to the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health to help halt the spread of COVID-19 in the territory. Virgin Islands Association DC’s president, Nicole George, presented the masks to the commissioner of Health Justa Encarnacion on Friday. George

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SANTO DOMINGO — The Dominican Republic needs to change its culture so that women are seen as more than housewives for this week’s ban on child marriage to work, girls’ rights campaigners said on Thursday. The Caribbean nation has one of Latin America’s highest rates of child marriage and early

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There are some folks going around this land Who have no fear of God or man Waving around a gun in their hand Steal, kill and destroy seems like the plan Trying to be men while they’re still boys Playing with guns as if they are toys Answering to no

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Virgin Islands Police Department holiday gift drive got a 630-gift response in time for Christmas, organizers of the event said. Local businesses and private citizens generously donated to the cause and the VIPD’s Crime Prevention Bureau, St. Thomas Rescue and the Civil Air Patrol teamed up

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