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Rihanna’s officially ‘right excellent,’ named Barbados hero
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Rihanna’s officially ‘right excellent,’ named Barbados hero

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Rihanna smiled under her face mask as she heard her name called in the…
Island anger: Guadeloupe closes schools after COVID rioting
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Island anger: Guadeloupe closes schools after COVID rioting

LE GOSIER, Guadeloupe (AP) — Schools closed across the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe on Monday and France’s president warned…
Haiti earthquake: Frustration grows over lack of aid as death toll crosses 2,000
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Haiti earthquake: Frustration grows over lack of aid as death toll crosses 2,000

A massive earthquake that hit last week has left Haiti “on its knees,” Prime Minister Ariel Henry said on Wednesday, as…
Haitian President Jovenel Moise assassinated in his home
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Haitian President Jovenel Moise assassinated in his home

The president of Haiti, Jovenel Moise, 53, was shot and killed in his private residence, the interim Prime Minister Claude…
Eta back to sea as Central America tallies damages and dead
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Eta back to sea as Central America tallies damages and dead

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras (AP) — As the remnants of Hurricane Eta moved back over Caribbean waters, governments in Central…
2,500 unaccounted for in hurricane-hit Bahamas: official
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2,500 unaccounted for in hurricane-hit Bahamas: official

About 2,500 people are unaccounted for in the Bahamas following Hurricane Dorian, the archipelago’s National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said…
CNN Travel’s 19 places to visit in 2019
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CNN Travel’s 19 places to visit in 2019

  (CNN) — Whether you want to rest on a beach in the Caribbean, hike the world’s most famous canyon,…
Cuba celebrates 60 years of revolution amongst challenges and change
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Cuba celebrates 60 years of revolution amongst challenges and change

  Cuba will celebrate 60 years of revolution on Tuesday amidst economic crises and political reforms, the first time it…
Bitter taste for Cuba as it imports sugar for the first time
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Bitter taste for Cuba as it imports sugar for the first time

  Sugar: it’s so quintessentially Cuban that even a young, machete-wielding Fidel Castro used to hack away at the cane…
A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria
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A stunned Puerto Rico seeks to rebuild after Hurricane Maria

Rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims Thursday after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, knocking out electricity to the entire…
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