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Panic As Quake Rattles Several Caribbean Islands, Miami

By Kate Chappell KINGSTON, Jamaica, Weds. Jan 29, 2020 (Reuters): There was widespread panic in several Caribbean islands and Miami Tuesday after a major quake rattled the areas. A major 7.7 earthquake first struck 125km NNW of Lucea, Jamaica, south of Cuba on Tuesday, sending shockwaves as far as Miami and sparking panic in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands where ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Ocho Rios

Happy Hump Day from Ocho Rios, Jamaica, home to the famous Dunn’s River Falls and winner of the World Travel Awards 2020 title of the Caribbean’s Leading Adventure Tourist Attraction. The post Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Ocho Rios appeared first on Caribbean and Latin America Daily News.

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Death Toll From Brazil Flooding Climbs To 52

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Weds. Jan 29, 2020 (Reuters): The death toll from last week’s heavy rains in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais has risen to 52 people, with 65 people reported injured and two more missing, the state civil defense agency said on Tuesday. The losses were most concentrated in the state capital, Belo Horizonte, with 13 dead, according ...

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Guyana Should Adopt Alaska’s Permanent Fund Policy

By NAN Editorial Board News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 28, 2020: On Monday, January 27, 2020, ExxonMobil upped its estimate of recoverable crude in the South American nation of Guyana to more than 8 billion barrels. That’s up from about 6 billion after the company said it discovered its 16th deep water Guyanese discovery since it first struck oil ...

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U.S. Supreme Court Sides With Hardline Trump Immigration Policy

By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON, Tues. Jan 28, 2020 (Reuters): The U.S. Supreme Court gave the go-ahead on Monday for one of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration policies, allowing his administration to implement a rule denying legal permanent residency to certain immigrants deemed likely to require government assistance in the future. The justices, on a 5-4 vote, granted the administration’s request ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – St. Vincent and The Grenadines

Happy Travel Tuesday from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, home of the Richmond River that leads to the Dark View Falls in the north west of islands. The post Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – St. Vincent and The Grenadines appeared first on Caribbean and Latin America Daily News.

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Caribbean Celebs, Fans Voice Sadness On Kobe Bryant’s Passing

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 27, 2020: Fans globally, including from the Caribbean and Caribbean roots celebrities, are among those sharing messages of stunned disbelief at the tragic, sudden and untimely passing of basketball legend, Kobe Bryant. Bryant along with his13-year-old daughter, and seven other people were killed a helicopter crash in foggy weather in the Los Angeles ...

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Teenage Reggae Singer Koffee Is A Grammy Winner

By NAN ET Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Jan. 27, 2020: Teenage reggae sensation, Jamaican Koffee, has claimed her first Grammy. Koffee beat out Julian Marley and veterans Steel Pulse, Third World, Sly and Robbie and Roots Radics to win the 2020 Reggae Grammy for her album ‘RAPTURE.’ Koffee accepted the award for Best Reggae Album during the ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Jamaica

Happy Monday. Everything sure seems Irie this morning from this hammock in Negril, Jamaica. Have a blessed day. The post Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Jamaica appeared first on Caribbean and Latin America Daily News.

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Thousands Displaced, About 50 Dead In Brazil Storm

BRASILIA, Jan 27, 20206 (Reuters): At least 46 people have died in Brazil and more than 25,000 have been displaced due to widespread flooding following storms and heavy rains that have swept across the south east of the country, authorities said on Sunday. Most of the casualties were in the state of Minas Gerais, including the capital Belo Horizonte, which ...

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