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Bolivia Death Toll Now Put At Almost Three Dozen

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 21, 2019: The death toll in Bolivia has now climbed to almost three dozen according to reports from the Latin American nation. The number of people killed in clashes with Bolivian security forces at a fuel plant near La Paz has risen to eight, an official said Wednesday, a day after the violent ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Dominican Republic

Happy Thursday from the Dominican Republic, home to two 2020 Grammy nominees. Find out who they are in our Breaking News story. The post Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Dominican Republic appeared first on Caribbean and Latin America Daily News.

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15 Caribbean Roots Singers Among 2020 Grammy Nominees

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Nov. 21, 2019: Some 15 Caribbean-born and Caribbean roots singers were among the 2020 Grammy nominees announced Wednesday. Cuban-born singer, Camila Cabello, was nominated along with Shawn Menes for “Senorita” in the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category while Puerto Rico-born David Sánchez’s ‘CARIB’ was named in the Best Latin Jazz category. Canadian singer Daniel ...

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A Caribbean Immigrant Wins Canada’s Top Literary Prize

News Americas, TORONTO, CANADA, WEDS. Nov. 20, 2019: A Caribbean-born immigrant and first-time novelist is the 2019 winner of Canada’s top literary honor, the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Trinidad national Ian Williams took home the top honor for his first novel ‘Reproduction,’ published by Random House Canada. The win also earned him $100,000, courtesy of Scotiabank. The novel tells the story ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Curacao

Happy Hump Day from Curacao, where the Dutch Caribbean Air Navigation Service Provider (DC-ANSP) this week announced it has deployed Aireon’s space-based ADS-B surveillance service in the Curaçao Flight Information Region (FIR).  The post Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Curacao appeared first on Caribbean and Latin America Daily News.

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Latin America Is Turning Into A Hothouse Of Protest

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 20, 2019: It’s been a “hot” fall in Latin America that is now spilling into the winter with no real end in sight. People power is trumping elected power and holding governments and leaders feet to the fire. From Chile to Bolivia, Brazil and Nicaragua, protests have been ramping up for weeks on ...

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Fashion Designer Peter Nygard Sentenced to Prison in The Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas, Nov. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — The Bahamas Supreme Court sentenced Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygard to 90 days in prison and fined him US$150,000 for contempt of court in a long-running legal dispute centered around an environmental group’s stolen emails. The pilfered emails belonged to Save the Bays (STB), a non-profit environmental group that has fought ...

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Bolivia Death Toll Continues To Rise Amidst Protest

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Nov. 19, 2019: The death toll in Bolivia continues to rise with the latest count putting the number at 23. The news comes as the United Nations is urging the interim government of  to begin talks on resolving the crisis that saw more protests out in the streets Monday amid a midnight deadlines for ...

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Another Journalist Hit By Bullets In Haiti

News Americas, HOUSTON, TX, Tues. Nov. 19, 2019: Another journalist was shot at in Haiti during new anti-government protests on Monday as the country marked the Battle of Vertieres Day. Reports indicate Emmanuel Joseph, a journalist at Radio Capital, was one of four shot during protests in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on November 18, 2019. Several hundred people were marching from the ...

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Who In The Caribbean Should Take Responsibility For A Visitor’s Safety?

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Nov. 19, 2019: The opportunity to relax in an idyllic environment is for most what makes a Caribbean vacation so special. Understanding this, is why the region has been able to grow its tourism product so successfully and cater for almost every type of visitor, whether seeking sun and sea or a ...

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