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4 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

Haitian leaders' bold vision goes beyond October election

For the first time in two centuries, Haiti has leadership that is taking a businesslike approach to running the country, with President Michel Martelly and Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe encouraging the government's ministers and secretaries to act as executives in the service of Haiti's 10 million shareholders.


Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Travel, Haiti Travel, Caribbean Travel, Opinion

8 hrs ago | Caribbean News Now!

Air service restored to Turks and Caicos as flood recovery efforts start

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Turks and Caicos Islands, World News, Weather, Hurricane

12 hrs ago | Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Hunter D. Hoffmann

Hunter D. Hoffmann has been called to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Nicaragua Managua South Mission.


Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, Nicaragua, World News,

16 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Voices: In Cuba, entrepreneurial spirits sparkle

Are the economic changes instituted in recent years by President Raul Castro working? Can the dissident movement ever gain enough traction to overthrow the Communist government? Just how good is its acclaimed but flawed health care system? But when looking to the future of the island a?? a post-Castro period that is often contemplated by American ... (more)


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Raul Castro, Fidel Castro, us Travel, Travel,

20 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

Over 3,000 Dominicans Displaced by Heavy Rains and Flooding

At least 3,603 people have been displaced, 606 homes damaged or destroyed and 23 communities cut off as a result of intense rains over the past two days in the Dominican Republic, emergency authorities said Sunday.


Related Topix: World News, Dominican Republic,

Yesterday |

Young Castro fan meets his idol

Eight-year-old Marlon Mendez, an admirer of Cuba's former president Fidel Castro, holds a picture of him and Castro, in San Antonio de los Banos, outside Havana City.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Fidel Castro,

Yesterday | The Baltimore Sun

Former papal diplomat could face trial in Dominican Republic: Vatican

A former Polish archbishop and papal diplomat who was defrocked after allegations of paying children for sexual acts has lost his diplomatic immunity and could be tried in the Dominican Republic, the Vatican said.


Related Topix: Dominican Republic, World News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Rape suspects burned alive by mob

A MISSOURI woman has been sentenced to life in prison for killing her husband and throwing his body down an abandoned mine shaft, where it remained for nearly 40 years.


Related Topix: Guatemala, World News,

The New Zealand Herald

Jamaica police seize cocaine haul at wharves

Jamaican authorities said Monday they have seized a large haul of cocaine hidden in a shipping container at the capital's seaport.


Related Topix: Jamaica, World News

Fox News

Tropical Storm Cristobal moves north away from Bahamas after flooding parts of Caribbean

The spinning center of Tropical Storm Cristobal was slowly moving away from the central Bahamas on Monday, leaving behind severe flooding that marooned several communities across a swath of soaked Caribbean islands.


Related Topix: Turks and Caicos Islands, World News, Weather

The Freeport News

Seymour: my vision for Grand Bahama Island 2015 and beyond

Business and Strategy Consultant, Kevin D. Seymour, GB?Chamber of Commerce director was one of several presenters Thursday at the Ninth Annual BACO Northern Bahamas Conference.


Related Topix: The Bahamas, World News

The Daily Herald

Party leaders delve into critical matters

Dollarisation, integrity, boosting the economy, and immigration were among the topics the leaders of the six political parties delved into during the third and final Arts Video Studios televised political debate in Belair Community Centre on Sunday ahead of Friday's Parliamentary Elections.


Related Topix: Netherlands Antilles, World News


UPDATE 2-Taiwan's Wei family to buy cable TV operator CNS for $2.4 bln -sources

Taiwan's Wei family has agreed to buy majority control of China Network Systems , the island's biggest cable TV operator, for about $2.4 billion including debt from private equity firm MBK Partners, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.


Related Topix: Cayman Islands, World News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Michelin Rated Chef Berasategui Heads for Costa Rica

Martin Berasategui, the Spanish chef who has earned the most Michelin stars, plans to open a new restaurant in Costa Rica in early 2015.


Related Topix: Dominican Republic, World News

Caribbean News Now!

On Day of Remembrance, UN says triumph over slavery should guide...

PARIS, France -- Marking the anniversary of the first successful slave uprising in the Western hemisphere, in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, which culminated in the elimination of slavery there and the founding of the Republic of Haiti, the head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization said on Saturday that the ... (more)


Related Topix: France, World News, Haiti

Reggae making a revival in Jamaica, recalling gold...

The main event at fight night in Kingston, a popular boxing showcase, was hours away, but the crowd at the National Stadium's indoor arena, from the young and hip to the elderly, was already pumped.


Related Topix: World News, Jamaica, Reggae, Bob Marley, Bob Marley & the Wailers, The Wailers

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Heat and Humidity Remain High

Sunday's combination of temperatures and humidity will bring increased potential for heat related illnesses.


Related Topix: The Bahamas, World News, Weather

Tropical Storm Cristobal forms near Bahamas

A strengthening tropical depression that dumped heavy rains on parts of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic was upgraded early Sunday to Tropical Storm Cristobal as it passed closer to the Bahamas, the U.S. Hurricane Center said.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Turks and Caicos Islands, World News

Jamaica Observer

The death of Mario Deane can be the catalyst for change

The untimely death of Mario Deane has resurrected passionate and fiery public debate about a number of issues of growing concern to the average Jamaican.


Related Topix: Jamaica, World News,

Sat Aug 23, 2014


Tropical Depression Forms in Atlantic, May Threaten Southeastern Coast

Tropical Depression Four has formed in the western Atlantic Ocean over the Turks and Caicos Islands, packing winds of 35 MPH.


Related Topix: Turks and Caicos Islands, World News, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal, Virginia Beach, VA