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U.S. Says It’s Closely Monitoring Recount Of Votes In Guyana

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. March 18, 2020: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that the Trump administration is closely monitoring the tabulation of votes in Guyana. Guyanese voters went to the polls on March 2, 2020 and to date the results have been mired in controversy. A recount is now underway ...

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Brazil Halts Mobile Group’s Anti-Slavery Operations Due To Coronavirus

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Fabio Teixeira RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Weds. March 18, 2020 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Brazil has put anti-slavery operations by its special mobile enforcement group on indefinite hold due to fears of coronavirus infecting its staff or rescued victims, authorities said on Tuesday. The freeze is expected to have an impact on the number ...

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9 Tips For Cooking With CBD Oil

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Mar. 18, 2020: Restaurants, bakeries, and bars all over the nation are now offering CBD-based foods, treats, and drinks. It’s become very common in states where cannabis products are legally distributed, but the online CBD marketplace has made it easier than ever for establishments to share their CBD goods. ...

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Coronavirus Also Takes Out The 2020 Penn Relays

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By NAN Sports Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. March 17, 2020: On the heels of a ban of Jamaican high schools and college athletes participation at the annual Penn Relays and a cancellation by Team Jamaica Bickle,  The Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Pennsylvania announced Monday that the ...

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Coronavirus Deaths In The Caribbean Region At Two

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. March 17, 2020: Two people have now died from COVID-19 in the wider Caribbean region. The Dominican Republic has registered its first death from the coronavirus, Monday. The victim was a 47-year-old woman who recently returned from Spain, the health ministry said. The news comes as the DR last ...

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Brazil To Hire Cuban Doctors To Fight Coronavirus

Caribbean News, Latin America News: SAO PAULO, Brazil, Tues. March 17, 2020, (Reuters) – Brazil is set to hire Cuban and other doctors to fight the deadly coronavirus. The news comes as the number of reported cases from COVID-19 reached 234 in Brazil. Cuban doctors were part of a medical program that was canceled in late 2018 amid a diplomatic ...

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Guyana’s Elections Heading To A Recount

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Mar.16, 2020: There is still no official results on Guyana’s March 2, 2020 elections, which is now heading to a recount. A CARICOM high level team comprising of four women and one man is in the country to supervise the process. The news comes as Western embassies joined four ...

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Coronavirus Cases In The Caribbean Now At 85 – UPDATED

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. March 16, 2020 – UPDATED: The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Caribbean continues to increase, with 85 cases reported across the region as of this morning, according to News Americas analysis. Jamaica and Martinique now have the highest number of confirmed cases in the Caribbean with 15 ...

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Coronavirus Cases In Latin America Surpasses 600

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Mar. 16, 2020: The number of COVID-19 cases in Latin America continues to grow with the latest News Americas analysis showing 628 cases as of our deadline last night. Brazil continues to lead the region with a whopping 200 confirmed cases. Of that number, 49 new cases were reported ...

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Royal Caribbean Announces Global Suspension Of Cruising

Caribbean News, Latin America News: MIAMI, March 14, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Given global public health circumstances, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has decided to suspend the sailings of our fleet globally at midnight tonight. We will conclude all current sailings as scheduled and assist our guests with their safe return home. As with our announcement yesterday regarding U.S. sailings, ...

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