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TEGUCIGALPA — An American-led group of foreign investors is developing an experimental city on an island off the coast of Honduras, with ambitions to become the Hong Kong of the Caribbean. But the project has sparked fears of a land grab among locals. The quiet fishing village of Crawfish Rock,

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MANAGUA — Eta, the slow-churning storm barreling towards the eastern coast of Central America, was upgraded to “a major hurricane” today, the National Hurricane Center said. It is now a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour, according to the NHC’s 4 p.m. ET advisory, which

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MIAMI — Tropical Depression 29 in the Caribbean has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Eta. Eta is the 28th named storm of the active 2020 hurricane season and ties the record for the number of named storms in a single season set back in 2005. The storm has winds sustained at 40

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MIAMI — A tropical wave in the eastern Caribbean Sea is expected to strengthen into a tropical depression as November begins, according to the National Hurricane Center. It’s called Invest 96L and it has a 70 percent chance of forming in the next two days or so and an 80

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MANAGUA — Crews aboard two Canadian warships are being credited with seizing 700 kilograms of cocaine while on patrol in the Caribbean. The Royal Canadian Navy says HMCS Summerside was taking part in Operation Caribbe on March 7 when it intercepted a 12 metre sailboat off the coast of Nicaragua.

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