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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The United States Coast Guard announced Monday that it suspended the search for potential survivors of a capsized boat near Puerto Rico after finding 11 bodies and rescuing 38 migrants from a vessel that had...

Cuba, CMC – The National Institute of Social Security is carrying out a centralised process of granting pensions, in a quick way, for all the affected workers and relatives of the victims of the accident at the Saratoga hotel. According to...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Haitians are fleeing in greater numbers to the neighbouring Dominican Republic, where they board rickety wooden boats painted sky blue to blend with the ocean to try to reach Puerto Rico — a trip in which 11...

The British Virgin Islands' House of Assembly today approved a no-confidence vote against Andrew Fahie, a step toward removing the overseas British territory's premier after his arrest on drug charges in Miami last week.

HAVANA (AP) — The United States Embassy in Havana has resumed processing visas for Cubans, though on a limited basis, more than four years after stopping consular services on the island amid a hardening of relations. The resumption...

The premier of the British Virgin Islands, accused of drug-smuggling charges following a US government sting in South Florida, was released Wednesday on a $500,000 bond. In a surprise decision, federal court Judge Alicia Otazo-Reyes in Miami...

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A diplomat from the Dominican Republic has been freed four days after being kidnapped in neighbouring Haiti, the Dominican foreign minister said Wednesday. The minister, Roberto Alvarez, said in a...

MIAMI, CMC – Premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Andrew Fahie, has sought his release from United States custody on alleged drugs and money laundering charges claiming diplomatic immunity. Fahie as well as the managing director of...

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris Monday announced a 10 per cent salary increase for public sector workers. This will benefit more than 9,000 workers in the twin-island federation. “I am pleased to announce...

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC – People took to the street outside the official residence of Governor John Rankin to protest the recommendations of a report of a Commission of Inquiry that examined allegations of corruption and abuse by...
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