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Region to the center-east of America composed of many islands / coastal regions surrounding the Caribbean Sea

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Caribbean: Region to the center-east of America composed of many islands / coastal regions surrounding the Caribbean Sea
The Caribbean is a region of the Americas that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands and the surrounding coasts. The region is southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and the North American mainland, east of Central America, and north of South America.

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French Caribbean island Guadeloupe put on 'scarlet' alert level [Video]

French Caribbean island Guadeloupe put on 'scarlet' alert level

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Barbados to remove Queen as head of state [Video]

Barbados to remove Queen as head of state

Barbados wants to remove Britain's Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic, the Caribbean nation's government has said on Wednesday.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published
Twin tropical storms menace Caribbean & U.S. [Video]

Twin tropical storms menace Caribbean & U.S.

Tropical Storm Marco could hit Louisiana with hurricane-force winds as Tropical Storm Laura moves through the Dominican Republic toward the Gulf of Mexico. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:42Published
Rihanna to release Caribbean cookbook [Video]

Rihanna to release Caribbean cookbook

Documents filed by her Roraj Trade firm with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office show the star has trademarked the term Sorry, I'm Booked for use selling cookbooks and online publications.

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Caribbean Islands Make Citizenship Easier [Video]

Caribbean Islands Make Citizenship Easier

Caribbean Islands Make Citizenship Easier

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Life's A Beach? Open Or Shut, The Caribbean Is In A Very Tight Spot [Video]

Life's A Beach? Open Or Shut, The Caribbean Is In A Very Tight Spot

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has hit the tourism industry extremely hard, and Caribbean nations are suffering greatly. According to CNN, some islands have closed to visitors to protect their..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

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barbados revives plan to remove queen as head of state and become a republic
The Caribbean island’s leader says its people want a ‘Barbadian head of state’ and aim to achieve the goal by November 2021 Barbados has announced its intention to remove the Queen as its head of..
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Animal populations have declined nearly 70% since 1970, report says

World Wildlife Fund says species in Latin America and the Caribbean were disproportionately affected, declining 94% on average — and humans are to blame.
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WorldView: Caribbean earthquake, Huawei meeting, East Africa locust plague

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake struck between Jamaica and Cuba, with tremors felt around the region. U.S. and U.K. leaders are meeting about Huawei spying fears. And a plague of locusts is threatening the..
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Tropical Storm Nana forms in Caribbean, forecast to hit Central America as a hurricane

Tropical Storm Nana is the 14th named storm of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season.
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Study estimates climate change could cause more extreme rainfall events from hurricanes

study estimates climate change could cause more extreme rainfall events from hurricanes
A study released earlier this year conducted by university researchers from both the UK and US indicated that climate change is causing more extreme rainfall events from hurricanes, specifically among..
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Hurricane Laura strengthens as landfall looms, thousands across Gulf Coast face evacuation orders

Hurricane Laura has already prompted more than 500,000 people to evacuate across the Gulf Coast. The system is expected to make landfall overnight as a Category 3 hurricane after killing nearly two..
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New Virus Hot Spots: U.S. Islands from Hawaii to Puerto Rico

U.S. islands in the Caribbean and the Pacific have growing cases of the coronavirus, which can spike even in places far removed from urban centers when controls are relaxed.
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Gulf storms: Laura upgraded to hurricane as it heads towards US

Storms Laura and Marco have already ripped through the Caribbean, killing at least 20 people.
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Marco Nears Louisiana as Laura Rakes Cuba: Live Updates

Damaging storms on converging tracks threaten to strike the U.S. Gulf Coast in quick succession after plowing through the Caribbean.
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Where can Americans vacation internationally right now?

Mexico and the Caribbean offer the most options for U.S. vacationers. Only a few European countries are open to Americans.
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Tropical Storm Marco Expected to Become a Hurricane

Marco is expected to become a hurricane on Saturday and Laura is forecast to produce heavy rain over several Caribbean islands.
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FIFA ethics body clears president Gianni Infantino of breach of ethics even as Swiss criminal case continues

fifa ethics body clears president gianni infantino of breach of ethics even as swiss criminal case continues
Geneva: FIFA president Gianni Infantino can continue in office while under criminal investigation in Switzerland, the football body's ethics committee ruled on Wednesday. Preliminary investigations..
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Niven Patel, a Miami Chef, Is Not Giving Up on 2020

A return to indoor dining may be far off, but he just opened a new, Caribbean-inspired restaurant and is moving ahead with plans for others.
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Kanye West and North Do Dance-Off as Laughing Kim Kardashian Shoots Video

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have had a rough few months, but there's still room for joy ... and that's exactly what they got when North busted a move, to the delight of her parents. The family is in..
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Caribbean resort sales: Get the deals and entry requirements for Jamaica, USVI, more

Caribbean resorts are trying lure back visitors with summer and fall rates that are hundreds lower than last year. Check out the deals.
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Soon-to-be Tropical Storm Isaias could impact Florida after lashing Caribbean with wind, rain

Florida could see heavy rain and strong winds from a system that is expected to become Tropical Storm Isaias by the end of the week.
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Tropical cyclones are approaching Texas, Hawaii and the Caribbean: What to know this weekend

Tropical Storm Hanna is approaching the Texas coast, Hurricane Douglas is headed for Hawaii and Gonzalo is in the Caribbean. Weekend forecast.
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China offers $1 billion loan to Latin America and the Caribbean for access to its Covid-19 vaccine

china offers $1 billion loan to latin america and the caribbean for access to its covid-19 vaccine
Mexico City (CNN)Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced a $1 billion loan to Latin America and the Caribbean for Covid-19 vaccine access during a virtual gathering with his Latin American..
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Triple tropical trouble: Douglas, Gonzalo and Tropical Depression 8 threaten US, Caribbean

Three storms are threatening havoc: Hurricane Douglas in the Pacific, tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico, Tropical Storm Gonzalo in the Atlantic.
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Latin American Foto Festival: Culture and coronavirus

Caribbean and Latin American photography features in the third Annual Latin American Foto Festival.
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Forecasters monitoring weak tropical systems in Gulf, Caribbean and Atlantic

Forecasters Monday were monitoring a trio of weak tropical systems in the Gulf, Caribbean and Atlantic Ocean.
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Women fleeing domestic abuse turned away from service for African and Caribbean victims which is 'facing eviction'

'Police say 'ah we can't believe anyone can mess with a tough girl like you'. We are not looked upon as being in need like our white and Asian counterparts. We are seen as men. There is inherent racism..
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UK-born twins face deportation to different countries

Darrell and Darren Roberts face being sent to two different Caribbean countries they have never visited.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Latest News and Analysis

With the pandemic’s economic fallout lingering, vulnerable tenants are facing eviction. And the virus threatens to make the Caribbean’s hurricane season even more perilous.
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Massive Saharan dust cloud shrouds the Caribbean

The cloud has swept from Africa over the Atlantic, affecting Puerto Rico, Cuba and Mexico.
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Sahara dust cloud looms over Cuba, Caribbean and Florida

sahara dust cloud looms over cuba, caribbean and florida
Shares A massive cloud of Saharan dust darkened much of Cuba on Wednesday and began to affect air quality in Florida, sparking warnings to people with respiratory illnesses to stay home. The dust cloud..
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'Not enough to say sorry': British firms should pay reparations for slave trade, say Caribbean nations

'British public morality has caught up with its own institutional history of slavery,' says head of 12-nation alliance
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Tourists dip their toes in water as top Mexican beach getaway reopens

Foreign visitors have begun to trickle back to the white sands and warm waters of Mexico's Caribbean coast as its popular beaches gradually reopen to tourism with new sanitary measures in place to..
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For Much of Europe, Reopening Day Is Here

On June 15 and 16, a tentative welcome mat is being laid out for visitors in many European countries and a few Caribbean islands. In most places, Americans won’t be on the invite list.
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Cuba to test visitors for coronavirus, limit tourism to keys

Cuba will test all visitors for coronavirus when it reopens to international tourism, which will be limited at first to the beach resorts at the keys of the Caribbean's largest island, Prime Minister..
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With pristine reefs at stake, Cuba bets on coral nurseries

with pristine reefs at stake, cuba bets on coral nurseries
HAVANA (Reuters) - Luminous yellow and blue fish dart through the fragments of coral hanging from rows of pipes anchored to the seabed in Guanahacabibes, in western Cuba, while scientists in diving..
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African, Caribbean migrants continue trek towards U.S. border

Migrants from Africa and the Caribbean, stranded in Honduras after Central American countries closed their borders to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, on Wednesday kept marching north in an..
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Sea, sand and social distancing: Caribbean reopens to tourism

A cluster of Caribbean islands are reopening this month for international tourism, hoping to burnish their reputations as oases of tranquility after containing their coronavirus outbreaks and..
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Between two storms: Caribbean braces for hurricanes in coronavirus era

Ken Hutton is worried Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas where he lives is far from rebuilt after being devastated by Hurricane Dorian last year yet he is bracing for another hurricane season in the..
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Venezuela readies fuel distribution as fourth Iranian tanker enters Caribbean

Venezuela has begun preparations to distribute fuel imported from Iran among desperate citizens as the fourth cargo of a five-tanker flotilla was crossing the Caribbean on Wednesday, according to..
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Fourth Iranian fuel tanker enters the Caribbean as Venezuela readies distribution

The fourth cargo of a group of Iranian tankers reached the Caribbean Sea on Wednesday as the receiving nation, Venezuela, began preparations to distribute the imported gasoline among desperate..
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Coronavirus outbreak: Caribbean tourism struggles as visitors stay home

Tourism is vital to the Caribbean but visitors are absent amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Tankers carrying Iranian fuel approach the Caribbean: data

A flotilla of five tankers carrying Iranian fuel for gasoline-starved Venezuela is approaching the Caribbean, with the first vessel expected to reach the South American country's waters on Sunday,..
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Chinese corrals Pacific, Caribbean support ahead of World Health meeting

Beijing has hosted a teleconference with its Pacific island nation allies to discuss COVID-19 aid and publicised their pledge to support the "One China" principle and "oppose any attempt" to politicise..
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With Castro-era biotech, Cuba seeks to compete in coronavirus treatment race

Communist-run Cuba, laboring under a six-decade U.S. embargo, is betting a biotech sector begun by late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro can give the Caribbean island an edge in a global race to find..
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VE Day: The experience of a Caribbean WW2 RAF veteran

Albert Jarrett was among some 10,000 West Indians who crossed the Atlantic to join the war effort.
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Latin America to see sharp increase in hunger, poverty: FAO

Hunger and poverty are set to spike in Latin America and the Caribbean as the impact of the novel coronavirus ravages the region´s economies and disrupts supply chains, according to a report by the..
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Dutch students sail home across the Atlantic due to coronavirus

A group of 25 Dutch high school students arrived back in the Netherlands in a two-mast schooner on Sunday, after airline restrictions left them with little choice but to help sail it home from the..
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