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BOGOTA — Coronavirus cases topped 170,000 in Latin America and the Caribbean and caused the deaths of more than 8,000 people in the region, according to data from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland as of Monday. COVID-19 so far claimed the lives of more than 200,000 people worldwide and the

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SANTO DOMINGO — The number of cases of the novel coronavirus in the Caribbean continues to increase, despite a slow down in some countries, with the total passing 10,000 last night. According to a News Americas Now analysis, the Caribbean now has 10,601 confirmed cases of the virus while the death

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SANTO DOMINGO — The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus is back on an uptick in the last few days despite showing slight signs of slowing this week. The total number of cases of COVID-19 across the region had increased to 7,432, with Saba reporting its first cases this week

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SANTO DOMINGO — With economists from the World Bank, IMF and IDB forecasting a gloomy economic future for the Caribbean region, there seemed to some good news Tuesday as the number of cases in most regional countries showed a flattening off, even though an uptick continued in seven countries. Most

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SANTO DOMINGO —The number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, passed 2,000 in one island alone Wednesday. An analysis of the latest reported number of cases by News Americas Wednesday night showed the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Dominican Republic jumped to 2,111 with 155

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SANTO DOMINGO —The death rate from the new coronavirus, COVID-19, reached a new high across the Caribbean region Thursday as the number of confirmed cases also continued its steady uptick. The number of people who have so far died from the virus in the Caribbean is now at 104 as

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SANTO DOMINGO —  In the one month it took the novel coronavirus COVID-19 to completely spread across the Caribbean, several islands have successfully managed to contain the spread of the virus, while other islands are actively struggling. As of March 28, the region surpassed the thousand-case threshold with close to 1,100

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Dear Editor: I do not support the Governor’s attempt to amend the law to allow recreational use of marijuana. I listened to the Special Senate Session yesterday – the whole darn thing. A couple of observations. This smells like a progressive democrat agenda, led by a progressive democrat (Bryan). Proponents

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SANTO DOMINGO — Industry leaders at the 2019 Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) conference shared strong tourism numbers indicating the country continues to be the premier Caribbean travel destination. Paola Rainieri de Díaz, President of the Dominican Republic Association for Hotels and Tourism (ASONAHORES), shared announcements promoting the country’s robust and

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SANTO DOMINGO — This winter will go down in history as one of the coldest and snowiest in history for a majority of the United States. With more than six weeks remaining until spring, many Americans are searching for a tropical getaway, that also offers unique attractions and experiences. Whether

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