Wednesday, August 12, 2020

All posts tagged "Caribbean"

  • Venezuela Cuts Gas Export To Neighboring Colombia

    BOGOTA, Colombia  – Venezuela’s state oil company is temporarily halting gas exports across the border to Colombia, citing climate factors and the need to generate electricity, the Colombian Mining Ministry reported Friday. The ministry said that PDVSA...

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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  • Haiti President Says Postponed Runoff Vote Slated For Jan 17

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Haitian President Michel Martelly has announced that a postponed presidential runoff vote will be held on Jan. 17. Martelly says he received two letters from Haiti’s Provisional Electoral Council warning that to fulfill the...

    • Posted January 2, 2016
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  • Guyana Passes Terrorism Law With Death Penalty Provision

    GEORGETOWN – Guyana’s parliament has approved anti-terrorism legislation that includes the death penalty for certain offenses and would allow rendition of suspects to other countries. Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan told skeptical opposition lawmakers during a debate...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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  • Miss Colombia Calls Miss Universe Mix-Up A Humiliation

    BOGOTA – The Colombian beauty queen who was briefly crowned Miss Universe is making the best of what she calls a humiliating situation. Ariadna Gutierrez told Colombia’s W radio Wednesday that no one can take away the...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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  • Venezuela Top Court Bars 4 Lawmakers From Taking Office

    CARACAS, Venezuela – The Supreme Court on Wednesday barred four incoming lawmakers from taking office, putting at risk the opposition’s newly won two-thirds legislative “super-majority.” Responding to a legal challenge filed by supporters of the ruling socialist...

    • Posted December 31, 2015
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  • PR Will Comply With Real ID Act By February

    SAN JUAN – Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) Secretary Miguel Torres said Wednesday the agency will be able to comply with all dispositions of the Real ID Act regarding controls for the issuance of drivers’...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Colombia’s President Looks Ahead To White House Meeting

    BOGOTA, Colombia – President Barack Obama will host his counterpart from Colombia in February to stand with his staunchest ally in South America as peace talks with leftist rebels enter a critical phase that may require additional...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Raul Castro Prepares Cuba For Tough Year Despite US Opening

    HAVANA (AP) – President Raul Castro warned Cubans on Tuesday to prepare for tough economic conditions in 2016 despite warmer relations with the United States. Castro said that while tourism is booming, low oil prices have damaged...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Amid Cuba Opening, Havana Quinceanera Biz Booms

    HAVANA (AP) – Up a winding flight of stairs at a beachside Havana home, Camila Lopez Rivas lies on the tile floor, smiling mischievously into a video camera circling overhead. Tossed around her are layers of a...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Trinidad PM Warns Of Hard Economic Times Ahead

    PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) – Trinidad and Tobago’s leader warned that the Caribbean nation will have to adjust to making do with less amid tough economic conditions including major declines in energy revenue and falling production of natural...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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