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Trump Kim summit: US and North Korean leaders hold historic talks

Trump Kim summit: US and North Korean leaders hold historic talks

(BBC) Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have become the first sitting US president and North Korean leader to meet, an unprecedented development after a year of exchanging threats. The…

Barbados Opposition heads for landslide victory

Barbados Opposition heads for landslide victory

(Daily Express) The main opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) was heading towards a landslide victory in the May 24 general election as the counting of ballots continued here more than…

Ambassadors Recalled After Maduro Win

Ambassadors Recalled After Maduro Win

Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro is facing an international backlash after winning his second six-year term, in a landslide vote marred by an opposition boycott and claims of…

Venezuela’s Maduro re-elected amid outcry over vote

Venezuela’s Maduro re-elected amid outcry over vote

CARACAS, Venezuela, May 20 (Reuters) – Venezuela’s leftist leader Nicolas Maduro won a new six-year term on Sunday, but his main rivals disavowed the election alleging massive irregularities…

Caricom SG extends symphaty to the peopl of Cuba

Caricom SG extends symphaty to the peopl of Cuba

CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Friday sent a message of condolence to the President of Cuba His Excellency Miguel Díaz Canel in the wake of today’s…

Boeing 737 crashes in Cuba with 104 on board

Boeing 737 crashes in Cuba with 104 on board

A Cuban state airways plane with 104 passengers on board crashed shortly after taking off from Havana Friday, leaving a wreck of smoldering fuselage, as the country’s president…

U.S. Calls On Latin America To Join Isolating Venezuela, Suspend Election

U.S. Calls On Latin America To Join Isolating Venezuela, Suspend Election

Washington – The Trump administration called on Latin American and Caribbean nations Monday to take bold moves against Venezuela that will make allies squirm, including kicking the crisis-ridden country out…

Exxon Defends Guyana Deal as Oil Giant Pushes for Quick Output

Exxon Defends Guyana Deal as Oil Giant Pushes for Quick Output

(Bloomberg) ExxonMobile Corp defended its contract with tiny Guyana as the oil major pushes to speed up production from the world’s biggest deep-water find in a decade.  There…

Venezuelan Parliament Approves Trial Against Nicolás Maduro: What’s Next?

Venezuelan Parliament Approves Trial Against Nicolás Maduro: What’s Next?

( Venezuela Today) The Venezuelan National Assembly approved preliminary impeachment proceedings against Nicolás Maduro with 105 votes in favor (and 2 against), citing enough evidence linking him to acts of…

Cuba nominates Castro replacement Miguel Díaz-Canel

Cuba nominates Castro replacement Miguel Díaz-Canel

(BBC) Cuba’s parliament has picked Miguel Díaz-Canel as the sole candidate to succeed Raúl Castro, 86, bringing the family’s decades-long rule to…