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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC - The 53 member states of the Commonwealth have pledged to support Guyana in the ongoing maritime border dispute with Venezuela.Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma sought to assure the government of the groupings...

LOS ANGELES, CMC -– A major human rights group here says thousands of Caribbean families in the United States have been torn apart in recent years by detention and deportation for drug offenses.In it's latest report Human Rights Watch said that...

NEW YORK, CMC – As the deadline nears for the deportation of Haitian Dominicans in the Dominican Republic, a New York City legislator has created and circulated a petition calling on the Dominican Republic government to stop what he describes as “...

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- A U.S. judge has multiplied the size of Argentina's debt to holdout bondholders and the country's government says it will appeal.U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa on Friday added $5.4 billion to the total he says...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Thousands donned white and took to the streets in cities across the country Saturday in the biggest show of frustration with Venezuela's socialist administration since a wave of bloody anti-government protests a year ago....

The United States has officially removed Cuba from its list of State sponsors of terrorism. The move, which was announced by the US State Department yesterday, paves the way for the restoration of full diplomatic relations between the two countries...

WASHINGTON (CMC): The United States Justice Department Wednesday announced that the two sons of the former vice-president of the International Football Federation (FIFA), Austin Jack Warner, had pleaded guilty to fraud conspiracy, money laundering...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, CMC – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says preliminary forecasts indicate that the economies of regional countries will expand by nearly two per cent in 2014, mirroring an anticipated moderate acceleration in the...

The European Union (EU) has allocated US$10 million for risk reduction activities in the Caribbean.  Communities highly exposed to floods, hurricanes, tsunamis and earthquakes will benefit from disaster preparedness projects funded by the...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): Opposition leader Dr Keith Rowley plans to proceed with a lawsuit against Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar following her failure to respond to a pre-action protocol letter requesting an apology for statements...
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