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Argentina – Economic issues remain major challenge for new gov’t: analyst

News Americas, Buenos Aires, Argentina, tues. Oct. 29, 2019: Economic issues still remain as a major challenge for the new government of Argentina, said an analyst during an exclusive interview with China Global Television Network (CGTN), after the country’s former chief of the Cabinet of Ministers Alberto Fernandez was elected as the country’s new president on Sunday. Incumbent Mauricio Macris, ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – JAMAICA

Happy Travel Tuesday from Jamaica’s Black River. This river is located in the parish of St. Elizabeth and is one of the longest rivers in Jamaica at 33.2 miles. Its name refers to the darkness of the river bed caused by thick layers of decomposing vegetation. Over 100 species of birds have been recorded in the Black River morass. The ...

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Uruguay Presidential Election Heads To Runoff

News Americas, Montevideo, Uruguay , Tues. Oct. 29, 2019: The ruling leftist candidate Daniel Martinez led the race for presidency in Uruguay after Sunday’s voting. The former mayor of the capital Montevideo had 39.7 percent of the votes – not enough to win outright. The center-right candidate Luis Lacalle Pou was second with 29.2 percent. Since no one wins more than ...

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A Team Of CARICOM Youth Strike Gold At First Global Robotics Competition

By NAN STAFF WRITER News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 28, 2019: A team of 10 teens, aged 15-18, struck gold in Dubai for their country and the CARICOM region Sunday, making history. The youth from the South American CARICOM nation of Guyana won the Albert Einstein gold medal for excellence at the First Global robotics competition in Dubai. ...

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That Argentina Election Result

BUENOS AIRES, Argentia, Washington Post — The Peronista ticket of Alberto Fernández and former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner defeated President Mauricio Macri in the first round of Argentina’s presidential election on Sunday, a rejection of austerity of the sort that have sparked violent protests elsewhere in Latin America. The left-leaning Kirchner, a former two-term president who ran as vice ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – ARUBA

Happy Monday from the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, which has been named the the fourth top destination in the world for 2020 by Lonely Planet and we bet you can see why from this picture. The post CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – ARUBA appeared first on Caribbean and Latin America Daily News.

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The Rise Of Online Sports Betting

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 25, 2019: Sports betting is now a major talking point in the US and has been so for the last few years. In fact, in January this year we discussed the states in the US where you can currently place a bet on a sporting event. However, as the year has progressed, there has been ...

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Chile Protest In Pictures

News Americas, SANTIAGO, CHILE, Fri. Oct. 25, 2019: Protests continued in Chile Thursday in Santiago, Chile as protestors increased their demand for the resignation of President Sebastian Pinera following social riots for increases in public transport at Baquedano Square in Santiago. Here are 10 scenes from the protest yesterday: Supporters of Bolivian President and presidential candidate for the Movimiento Al ...

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Over Six Dozen Caribbean Nationals Make Interpol’s Wanted List

By NAN STAFF WRITER News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 25, 2019: Over six dozen or a total of 82 Caribbean nationals are currently listed as “Wanted” on Interpol, News Americas has found. They include a whopping 52 from Jamaica, the most of any Caribbean nation. Of that number, 26 are wanted for murder, primarily by Jamaican authorities. However, ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- Oct. 25, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. OCT. 25, 2019: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travel scene for the week-ending Oct. 25, 2019: Aruba has earned the distinction of being named the fourth top destination in the world for 2020 by Lonely Planet. It is the only Caribbean country in the top four. The best Caribbean ...

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