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Jamaican Hotels Holding American Tourists Hostage Over Fake COVID-19 Tests
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KINGSTON — Jamaica is holding American tourists hostage in high-priced hotels in order to drive up their hospitality bill and increase tourism numbers. United States tourists are complaining that the Jamaican hotels are false claiming that they have COVID-19 — when they don’t — in order to keep them their

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U.S. Department of State Urges Americans To Avoid Travel To Aruba Due To COVID
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ORANJESTAD — Federal authorities have urged U.S. citizens not to travel to the popular holiday destination of Aruba due to the number of COVID cases there. On January 4, the U.S. Department of State issued a travel advisory stating that Aruba, had been issued a Level 4 Travel Health Notice

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Gunmen Assassinate Haitian President In His Home; State of Emergency Declared
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PORT-AU-PRINCE — Haitian President Jovenel Moise was shot dead by gunmen with heavy-caliber weapons in his private residence early this morning, sparking an international outcry amid fears of a descent into chaos in the impoverished Caribbean nation. The assassination, which drew condemnation from Washington and neighboring Latin American countries, coincided with a

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PERSONA NON GRATA! European Leaders Snub Trump's Secretary of State Pompeo After Capitol Putsch
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WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancelled his Europe trip at the last minute today after Luxembourg’s foreign minister and top European Union officials declined to meet him, European diplomats and other people familiar with the matter said. The Europeans snubbed Washington’s top envoy days after the storming

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4 American Leisure Sailors Claim They Are Being Held 'Hostage' In The BVI For Violating COVID-19 Rules
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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A group of American leisure sailors claim they are being held hostage in the British Virgin Islands after they violated the British overseas territory’s coronavirus rules.   The group of four accidentally sailed into BVI waters. The BVI government has prohibited visits from foreign nationals due to COVID-19. The Americans are being detained

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STATE DEPARTMENT: 'Americans Should Avoid All Asian Countries w/ Covid-19'
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MIAMI — Shares of cruise line operators fell on Friday after the U.S. Department of State said Thursday that U.S. citizens should “reconsider” traveling on cruise ships to or within Asia over concerns about COVID-19, the novel coronavirus has sickened more than 76,000 people worldwide. Carnival Corp. CCL, -1.91% was down 1.5%, Norwegian

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EN GARDE! Days After The Bahamas Issues A Travel Warning About America, The U.S. Embassy Issues A Travel Advisory About Bahamian Violent Crime
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Foreign Affairs Minister Bernard Nottage NASSAU — “Take that!” is what the United States seemed to be saying when it issued a travel advisory to citizens going to the Bahamas, just four days after the Bahamian government warned its citizens not to talk back to police officers in urban areas.

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