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Caribbean

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands (AP) — An American arrested in the Caribbean for illegally carrying ammunition received a suspended sentence Friday, according to a spokesperson for the Turks and Caicos Islands, and his spokesman said...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) foreign ministers have renewed calls for the United States to remove Cuba from its list of states that are “not cooperating fully” in the fight against terrorism. A statement...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A man in Trinidad who killed his second common-law wife seven months after he was released from prison for killing his first has been sentenced to 26 years in prison, with the judge ordering that he be put on...

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Voters in the Dominican Republic are casting ballots Sunday in general elections likely to reinforce the government's crackdown on its shared border with Haiti and the hundreds of thousands of...

BOSTON, CMC – The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says its Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) in Boston, Massachusetts, arrested a 33-year-old unlawfully present Dominican Republic national convicted of US...

UNITED NATIONS, CMC – The United Nations humanitarian coordinator in Haiti, Ulrika Richardson, Friday called for greater protection and assistance for people living in areas affected by the ongoing gang violence in the French-speaking CARICOM...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A weeklong search for a new prime minister of Haiti has flooded the inboxes of a transitional presidential council with dozens of candidates jostling to become the country's next leader. Political...

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The Public Hospitals Authority in the Bahamas says tests have been carried out on eight students who were taken to hospital on Thursday after lightning struck a tree on the campus of the Bishop Michael Eldon Anglican...

NEW YORK, CMC – The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) has condemned a new United States rule that solidifies the “Recent Arrivals” (RA) Docket process aimed at reducing the time it takes to decide the fate of newly-arrived...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Government of South Sudan and rebel opposition groups on Thursday signed a “commitment declaration” for peace during high-level mediation talks in Kenya, described as key step in efforts to...
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