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Ecuador, Colombia Presidents Condemn Deadly Border Attack

Ecuador, Colombia Presidents Condemn Deadly Border Attack

Three members of the Ecuadorean army were killed after an explosive detonated near a border patrol. The presidents of Ecuador and Colombia have condemned an attack on a border patrol…

Paula Mae Weekes Sworn in as Trinidad and Tobago 1st Woman President

Paula Mae Weekes Sworn in as Trinidad and Tobago 1st Woman President

Paula Mae Weekes became the first woman president of Trinidad and Tobago Monday after being elected by the country’s Electoral College back in January. Chief of Justice Ivor…

Boy, 9, shoots dead sister over video game controller

Boy, 9, shoots dead sister over video game controller

(AFP.com) A nine-year-old boy shot dead his sister, 13, in the southern US state of Mississippi following an argument about a video game controller, local media reported…

Inflation-Hit Venezuela Introduces New Highest-Denomination Banknote

Inflation-Hit Venezuela Introduces New Highest-Denomination Banknote

(Venezuela news) Venezuela will put on Wednesday a new highest-denomination 100,000 bolivar bill worth only US$0.50 into circulation, the country’s Communication and Information Ministry said…

For poor Venezuelans, a box of food may sway vote for Maduro

For poor Venezuelans, a box of food may sway vote for Maduro

CARACAS — A bag of rice on a hungry family’s kitchen table could be the key to Nicolas Maduro retaining the support of poor Venezuelans in May’s presidential election…

Venezuela, India Want to Ditch US Dollar, Use Rupee for Trade

Venezuela, India Want to Ditch US Dollar, Use Rupee for Trade

Venezuela, which has similar arrangements with Turkey, China, and Russia, offered the proposal to India in the light of the recent U.S.-imposed sanctions. During a recent visit to…

Guyanese caught at JFK with bag full of finches

Guyanese caught at JFK with bag full of finches

AMAICA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — According to police, one traveler to New York carried a little secret cargo under his wing. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and agriculture specialists…

ICE removes Guyanese national wanted for murder

ICE removes Guyanese national wanted for murder

NEW YORK – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) removed a Guyanese national March 1, who was wanted for murder in his home country…

Venezuela presidential election postponed to May

Venezuela presidential election postponed to May

(BBC) The snap presidential election in Venezuela scheduled for 22 April has been pushed back by a month, the National Electoral Council (CNE) has announced. The CNE said the poll…

Crime and Violence a heavy toll on (CARICOM) society – CARICOM SG

Crime and Violence a heavy toll on (CARICOM) society – CARICOM SG

Amb. Irwin LaRocque, Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), called on CARICOM to counteract the threat of crime and violence, when he addressed the opening of the 29th Inter…