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180 boxes of uncounted ballots found in Puerto Rico one week after election: report

A week after the election, 181 boxes were found in a vault. The elections commission president blamed the situation on what he said was...

Report outlines long road to post-COVID recovery for Latin America and Caribbean

Economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean will be slower than the return to productivity following the subprime mortgage...

Trinidad man dies on repatriation flight from NY

A Trinidad and Tobago national onboard a Caribbean Airlines repatriation flight died while en route to the Piarco International Airport on Saturday. Flight 3525,...

Huawei rejects claims that it poses a security threat to Jamaica

The Chinese firm Huawei Technologies has rejected claims that it could be a threat Jamaica’s security if it is given the nod to roll...

Jamaica: Job losses coming as Scotiabank closes two branches, converts six to digital model

Scotiabank says it has started discussions with the union representing its employees about potential job losses with the impending closure of its Black River,...

What Americans Should Expect as the Caribbean Reopens to Tourism

Every country has its own testing requirements and protocols. Here's what you need to know. Calling the Caribbean “the most tourism-dependent region in the world”...

Buju Banton’s Daughter Rips Into Artist And His Mistress Over Mask Wearing

Buju Banton’s daughters are endorsing the wearing of masks after he publicly denounced the protocol. Dancehall and international reggae star Buju Banton is known as the Gargamel....

BP may cut oil supply to Caribbean refinery if it stays idle –sources

(Reuters) – The problem-plagued Limetree Bay refinery in St. Croix, Virgin Islands, may lose its main supplier of crude, oil major BP, if it...

Trinidad cops actively pursuing several cases of ‘unexplained wealth’

(Trinidad Guardian) Police are actively pursuing several further matters under the Civil Assets Forfeiture law – the Unexplained Wealth law – to have certain...

Haitian President Calls for Calm, Asks Justice Department, Police to Shed Light on Student’s Killing

WASHINGTON / PORT-AU-PRINCE - Haitian President Jovenel Moise is calling on the country's justice and police departments to bring to light the circumstances surrounding...

Jamaica: 7 More COVID-19 Deaths, 95 New Cases

Jamaica on Sunday recorded seven more COVID-19 deaths, pushing the tally to 146. Three more fatalities are being probed, increasing that figure to 21. Those who...

700 Jamaicans murdered since COVID-19 outbreak

Amid the throes of the coronavirus pandemic, more than 700 people have been murdered across Jamaica since the dreaded respiratory ailment reached local...

PAHO warns on peaks of Covid-19 infection among youngsters

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned about the increase of transmission peaks of Covid-19 among young people in the Americas, a region that...

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Peru secures 23.1 million future coronavirus vaccine doses from Pfizer, COVAX

SANTIAGO, (Reuters) – Peru has secured enough coronavirus vaccine to give nearly three-quarters of its population at least one dose when the immunization is...

Iran’s Top Nuclear Scientist Assassinated

Iran's top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated in the Tehran suburb of Damavand late Friday, Nov. 27 (Tehran time). According to published reports, Fakhrizadeh...

Lori Harvey Presumably, Dating the latest Peoples Sexiest Man Alive Michael B. Jordan, Reports

Future ex-girlfriend Lori Harvey is reportedly dating Michael B. Jordan. Actor Michael B. Jordan and Lori Harvey are giving fans dating vibes after they were...

Woman accused of setting up Texas State University football player who was robbed, killed

A Texas State University football player was shot dead during a botched drug deal at an apartment complex in San Marcos, Texas on Tuesday. Khambrail...