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3 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!
ALICE TOWN, Bahamas -- With a ton of wahoo freshly caught and stored in freezers for some tasty reminders of the November Wahoo tournament, host Bimini Big Game Club Resort and Marina in The Bahamas has announced Wahoo Smackdown IV scheduled for February 27 through March 1, 2014.
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7 hrs ago | Post and Courier
President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that, while promptly downplayed by the White House, created a furor in Washington among critics of the Cuban regime.
12 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly
"The national mobilisation called for by Xiomara Castro on Friday night became a massive, angry funeral procession today in Tegucigalpa," the Honduras Resists blog reported on November 30 on the protests against the theft of the Honduran elections six days earlier.
16 hrs ago | The Lebanon Daily News
A Honduran court has sentenced each of four police officers to 66 years in prison for the 2011 killing of the son of the National Autonomous University's president - a case that set off a campaign to clean up the Central American nation's corruption-plagued police force.
The U.S. Agency for International Development will shift from building houses to financing them for people displaced by the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the agency's chief for the Caribbean nation said Monday.
From a very young age, Irma CastaA eda has braided her curly hair and cared for it with natural recipes inherited from her mother, ignoring the widespread conception that Black women's hair is "ugly" or "bad."
Elian Gonzalez, the young Cuban boy who survived a boat sinking and became a political football during the 2000 U.S. presidential campaign as the subject of an international custody fight, is on his first trip overseas since being reunited with his father.
The traditional Jamaican canoe is almost five meters long and contains 1,357 resin figures that represent enslaved Africans who were transported to the country.
December 9th, 2013 A 47-year-old U.S. citizen identified by the last name Edward and a 22-year-old Costa Rican identified by the last name of Padilla were arrested for operating a hydroponic marijuana operation on a farm in Tierras Morenas de Baru in Perez Zeledon.
Good news. Jamaica is not the most corrupt country in the world . Bad news: we're not exactly high on the list of countries doing well.
On Nov. 13, Claudia Membreno Gomez was cooking dinner for her four children at home in Honduras.
A wine inspired by Jamaican music will be launched into the crowded local wine market in January by American Carlos Daley.
But as more and more islanders go into business for themselves under President Raul Castro's economic reforms, the ethos of capitalism is increasingly seeping into Cuban daily life, often in stark conflict with fundamental tenets of the Cuban Revolution.
The water taxi revved its outboard motors, spitting the scent of gasoline into the tropical air, and then took off, headed from Belize City to San Pedro Town on Ambergris Caye, 35 miles away.
In this February 6, 2013 photo, a Rastafarian named Bongho Jatusy smokes marijuana outside the Bob Marley Museum in Kingston.-AP Delano Seiveright, Guest Columnist Unsurprisingly, a recent survey showed the majority of Jamaicans in support of ganja decriminalisation - a fillip to the growing local and international movement pushing for sensible ... (more)
Giving up his specialty as a pediatrician, Col. Ram Sagi looks back at the first 15 months of his service as senior physician in the IDF's Southern Command.