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In Pictures – Argentina’s New President’s Swearing In

News Americas, BUENOS, AIRES, Argentina, Weds. Dec. 10, 2019: Argentina’s new President, Alberto Fernandez, 60, was sworn into office during the Presidential Inauguration Ceremony at National Congress on December 10, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina along with new Vice-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. Fernández pledged to bridge social divisions and to roll out a “massive” credit system with low rates ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Suriname

Happy Hump Day from the CARICOM South American nation of Suriname, home to several monkeys including the Red howler, the Capuchin, the Black saki, the white faced saki, the Common squirrel monkey, the Red howling and the Red-faced black spider monkey. The post Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Suriname appeared first on Caribbean and Latin America Daily News.

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This Caribbean Leader Calls For A War On Corruption At ACP Summit

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Tues. Dec. 10, 2019: A Caribbean leader attending the 9th Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP), group of nations summit in Nairobi, Kenya, is calling for a total war on corruption. Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, who is attending the summit from the CARICOM region along with Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Ammor Mottley, said corruption ...

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St. Kitts Opposition Leader Denies He Was Held At Gatwick

News Americas, Basseterre, St. Kitts, Tues. Dec. 10, 2019: Opposition leader of St. Kitts and leader of the St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP), Dr. Denzil Douglas, has dismissed a Daily Mail report that he was recently detained in London. Responding to an article published in the UK newspaper that he was arrested and held at Gatwick Airport after ...

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Brazilian National Sent Packing From The U.S.

News Americas, NEWARK, NJ, Tues. Dec. 10, 2019: A Brazilian national was recently sent packing from the US back to his home nation where he is wanted for murder. Bruno Padua-Silva was escorted by U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers on a removal flight to Brazil on Dec. 2nd. Padua entered the United ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Turks and Caicos

Happy Travel Tuesday from the British Caribbean island of the Turks and Caicos where conch, (pronounced konk), is abundant and a tasty delicacy. Conch is a common name applied to a number of different medium to large-sized shells. The term generally applies to large snails whose shell has a high spire and a noticeable siphonal canal. In North America, a ...

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This Beauty Representing A Caribbean Nation Is The First-Runner Up At Miss Universe 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Mon. Dec. 9, 2019: A beauty representing a Caribbean nation last night became the first runner-up at the 2019 Miss Universe pageant, held at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia. Miss Puerto Rico Madison Anderson was bested only by South Africa’s  Zozibini Tunzi, who won the coveted title of Miss Universe 2019. Miss Mexico, ...

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A Song For Colombia

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Dec. 9, 2019: “A song for Colombia” came to Bogota Sunday. The event was a concert organized by Colombian musicians and artists to support the national strike and protests against the government of President Ivan Duque in Bogota, Colombia on December 8, 2019. Over 250 artists gave free concert in the streets of Bogota. ...

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Re-Elected Dominica PM Commits To Healing The Nation

News Americas, ROSEAU, DOMINICA, Fri. Dec. 6, 2019: Re-elected Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, says he and the Dominica Labour Party “are completely committed to the dual task of healing the nation and building the nation.” Skerrit made the comments on the heels of his 4th re-election victory on Dec. 6th. In a Facebook post, the PM said after ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Guyana

Happy Monday from the South American CARICOM nation of Guyana which is home to the the world’s largest single drop waterfall by the volume of water flowing over it. Located on the Potaro River in the Kaieteur National Park, the Kaieteur Falls sits in a section of the Amazon rainforest included in the Potaro-Siparuni region of Guyana. The post Caribbean ...

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