Wednesday, August 12, 2020

All posts tagged "Caribbean"

  • USVI Legislators To Debate Hovensa Deal With US Equity Firm

    CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) – Legislators in the U.S. Virgin Islands are debating an $800 million deal that would allow a Boston-based equity firm to operate what was once the world’s largest oil refinery. Senators...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Venezuela’s Socialists Dispute 8 Opposition Election Wins

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) – Allies of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro are disputing the election of eight opposition candidates to the National Assembly, a move the opposition says seeks to undermine its landslide victory in legislative elections. On...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Release From Jail Of Far-Right Colombian Warlord Hits Snag

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) – A last-minute judicial review has blocked the release of a longtime paramilitary warlord in Colombia who was sentenced to 40 years in prison for ordering hundreds of murders. Early on Tuesday, the lawyer...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • Trinidad Fires Bank Chief Who Named Foreign Exchange Buyers

    PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad — The governor of the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago has been fired after releasing the names of companies that have bought one-third of the foreign exchange sold in the last three years, officials...

    • Posted December 24, 2015
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  • Obscure Businessman May Win Postponed Haiti Election

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A decision to postpone a presidential runoff in Haiti could help the leading candidate address what may be his greatest liability: Most voters know hardly anything about him. Ads for Jovenel Moise have blanketed...

    • Posted December 24, 2015