September 17, 2019

Petro Caribe: are Caribbean countries prepared for the worst?

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 The amount of the debt owed to Venezuela by many Caribbean countries is shrouded in secrecy because the process of dealing with Petro Caribe has not been transparent says Sir Ronald Sanders. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday February 20, 2014 – Caribbean governments that are members of the Petro Caribe Agreement […]

Political violence in Venezuela, a game with no clear end

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President Nicolás Maduro takes a trial-and-error approach to the economy in crisis. Humberto Marquez CARACAS, Venezuela, Monday February 17, 2014, IPS – Violence on the streets of Venezuela, with anti-government protests in the capital and 12 other cities, is a sign of hardening stances by both the government and its opponents as President Nicolás Maduro […]

Five held in brutal slaying of former Miss Venezuela and ex-spouse

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From Caribbean 360 The couple were shot dead in front of their five-year-old daughter when they resisted a robbery on a lonely stretch of road in Venezuela. CARACAS, Venezuela, Friday January 10, 2014  – Police in Puerto Cabello have arrested five suspects in connection with the murder of former Miss Venezuela Monica Spear and her […]

Haiti, Dominican Republic meet to discuss disputes

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By Trenton Daniel From Boston.com PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian and Dominican officials met Tuesday in an effort to resolve mounting tension between the Caribbean neighbors that was reflected in a recent court ruling that threatens to strip the citizenship of people of Haitian descent who were born in the Dominican Republic. The talks are […]