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Brazil Braces For Coronavirus Risk During Carnival

Caribbean News, Latin America News: RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Mon. Feb. 17, 2020 (Reuters) – Preparing for Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival, when well over 1 million visitors pour into the “Marvelous City” for round-the-clock revelry, is always a daunting task for city officials. But this year, the job is just a little bit tougher thanks to the new coronavirus that ...

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In Re-Election Race, Guyana Incumbent Party Proposes Cash Transfers To Citizens From Oil Wealth

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Neil Marks GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. Feb. 17, 2020 (Reuters) – Guyana’s ruling party on Friday said it would distribute some of the country’s newfound oil wealth directly to citizens through cash transfers should it win re-election in the upcoming March 2 vote. The poor South American country, which joined the ranks of oil producers ...

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Parkland Completes Acquisition Of Kellerstrass Oil

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 14, 2020: Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”, “We”, “Our” or “Us”) (TSX:PKI) announced today that through its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries (collectively, “Parkland USA”), it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the entities and assets comprising Kellerstrass Oil Company (collectively, “Kellerstrass”). Based in Salt Lake City, Kellerstrass is a regional ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- Feb. 14, 2020

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 14, 2020: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travelscene for Feb. 14, 2020: It’s still a coronavirus free zone in the Caribbean even as the Pan American Health Organization says its working with health ministries to help them prepare to deal with any possible ...

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Venezuela Wants The ICC To Investigate U.S. Officials

Caribbean News, Latin America News: THE HAGUE, Feb 14, 2020, (Reuters) – Venezuela has asked the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to investigate U.S. officials for what it called crimes against humanity resulting from sanctions imposed by Washington, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said. The filing in The Hague by Caracas against its political rival Washington does not automatically lead ...

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The Caribbean Is In Da House At New York Fashion Week

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 14, 2020: The Caribbean was definitely in ‘da house and in the mix at the New York Fashion Week showing, which wrapped up this week on Feb. 12th. In Black History Month, it was apt that two black designers – one born in the Caribbean and one with ...

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MARIJUANA NEWS ROUNDUP – Feb. 14, 2020

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, FRI. Feb. 14, 2020: Here are the marijuana headlines making news globally and in the Caribbean and Latin America for Feb. 14, 2020: Greek billionaire Alki David, who was arrested with 5000 cannabis plants on his private jet in the Caribbean, says he wants to develop a drug island off Australia’s ...

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Mariah Carey Is Heading To The Caribbean This May

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 14, 2020: Internationally renowned Grammy award winning singer and songwriter, Mariah Carey, is heading to the Caribbean this May. Carey is set to perform at the 20th Anniversary of the Soul Beach Music Festival in Aruba on Memorial Day weekend. She will share the ...

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Trump’s Travel Ban On African Countries Is Another Push To Make America White Again

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Felicia J. Persaud News Americas, FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, Fri. Feb. 14, 2020: On January 31, 2020 – the same day the Trump administration issued a proclamation on National African American History Month 2020, which partly stated: “our great Nation is strengthened and enriched by citizens of every race, religion, color, and creed,” the administration ...

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