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47 min ago | Switched

Haiti Demolition Unleashes New Wave Of Homelessness After Poor Renters Given Minutes To Leave

The broad avenues in the Haitian government's promotional material are clean and unbroken, dotted with palm trees, parks and manicured expanses of grass.


Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

4 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

Elsa Ramirez already had lost two brothers to violence in this remote Caribbean region when co-workers handling clandestine cocaine flights from South America murdered her husband four months ago.


Related Topix: Drugs, Immigration Reform, Honduras, World News, US News, Illegal Immigration

9 hrs ago | CBS News

5 immigration issues Central American leaders will raise with Obama

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez speaks with El Salvador's president-elect Salvador Sanchez Ceren after a meeting at the presidential house in Tegucigalpa, on April 5, 2014.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Honduras, World News, Tegucigalpa, Honduras Travel, Central America Travel, Travel, Honduras Travel, US News

12 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

Walk Good Mass Lloyd

The death of Lloyd Young Snr, closes the chapter on one of the truly great Jamaicans of our times.


Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

Wed Jul 23, 2014

International Business Times

Migrant Massacre at Sea: Five Arrested for the Deaths of 100

Two boats with 10 Cuban migrants are pictured anchored in Cayman Brac waters in this July 20, 2014 handout photo.


Related Topix: Cayman Islands, World News


Joseph Morgan Marries Persia White in Jamaica - See the Exclusive Photos

Sorry, ladies. Joseph Morgan is off the market. The actor, who currently heads up the CW's The Originals , wed his Vampire Diaries costar Persia White in an intimate ceremony in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, on July 5. "It had a very rustic feel to it," White tells PEOPLE.


Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Entertainment, The Vampire Diaries, Television, Joseph Morgan, Vampire News

Foreign Policy

Derailed on the Death Train

For every Central American migrant who makes it to the U.S. border, countless others are stuck in the purgatory of Mexico City on the long journey north.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Mexico, Honduras


Italian fugitive arrested at Dominican airport

Interpol agents in the Dominican Republic announced Wednesday that they arrested an Italian fugitive at an airport in the Caribbean country's capital.


Related Topix: World News, Dominican Republic, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Mafia

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Helicopter spraying to prevent chikungunya

Helicopter spraying to prevent chikungunya Tampa Bay is working to make sure this area doesn't attract chikungunya.


Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, World News, El Salvador, Manatee County, FL, Dominican Republic, Haiti,

The Times of India

AG clears decks for Maran's prosecution in Aircel deal

After completing the investigation, and despite certain documents being denied by Malaysian authorities, CBI had informed the court in its status report that it had sufficient evidence to proceed against Maran.


Related Topix: Isle of Man, Europe, World News, British Virgin Islands

Jamaica Observer

Water shortage in Jamaica is a man-made disaster, not an act of God

THERE is no doubt that the small island developing states of the Caribbean are vulnerable to natural disasters, both in regard to their frequency and severity, in particular hurricanes.


Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Opinion

Chicago Reader

Why children are coming north from Honduras

A mother and her three-year-old daughter wait for a bus in McAllen, Texas, after leaving Honduras, which has been battered by violence.


Related Topix: Honduras, World News, McAllen, TX,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Trinadad Express

No support for second airline

A SEPARATE airline operating on the airbridge between Trinidad and Tobago will be more detrimental than beneficial to the country's economy and should not be considered.


Related Topix: Travel, Trinidad and Tobago Travel, Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Caribbean Travel,

The Best Damn Sandwich in Town: Havana Cafe's Cuban

I have been avoiding writing this sandwich battle review for a while, because I just didn't want the honeymoon phase to be over with my public celebration of Goose the Market's Batali sandwich.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Tampa, FL

Gordon, Wright Earn Trip to Commonwealth Games

Former Huskers Nicholas Gordon and Chad Wright will each represent their home country of Jamaica at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, from July 23 to August 3. Gordon and Wright earned spots on the Jamaican team after competing at the Jamaican National Senior Championships earlier this summer in Kingston.


Related Topix: Jamaica, World News, Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, United Kingdom, Lincoln, NE

Inside Costa Rica

Five months later, family of murdered American still seeks answers

Unknown assailants intercepted Heigis as he traveled in his vehicle on a gravel road about 4 kilometers from La Fortuna.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News

Jamaica Observer

JPS Foundation powers energy camp

THIS summer, 30 students from several of Kingston's, St Andrew's and St Catherine's most at-risk communities are getting an exciting introduction to electricity generation.


Related Topix: World News, Jamaica

Jamaica Observer

When our leaders speak

WHEN our leaders speak we ought to be able to believe them. Otherwise, the relationship is mostly pointless for leaders and followers alike.


Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Plans to rebuild Haiti capital displace families

The new ministry buildings are sleek and modern but retain some of the neo-classical architecture of the former structures lost to natural disaster.


Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

The Washington Post

Oswaldo Paya's death in Cuba two years ago still awaits a proper investigation.

In the back seat was Oswaldo Paya, one of Cuba's best-known dissidents, who had championed the idea of a democratic referendum on the nation's future.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Raul Castro, Opinion