Caribbean News

This Caribbean Nation Celebrates Another Celebration Of Saint Lazarus

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY., Weds. Dec. 18, 2019: Ever heard of the celebration of Saint Lazarus? At least one Caribbean nation celebrates this day every December. On Dec. 16th, Cuban pilgrims marked the celebration in Havana. Many took part in the Saint Lazarus procession at El Rincon Church, home to a leprosarium and a church dedicated to Saint Lazarus, ...

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Dengue Fever Cases Reach Close To 3 Million In Latin America

NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 18, 2019 NPR –  Dengue fever has surged across the continent, from Mexico down to Chile and Argentina, with nearly 3 million cases reported. That’s more than 20% higher than the previous record in 2015, NPR reports indicate. Over 2 million of the reported cases have been in Brazil. Countries in Central America, including Belize, Honduras and Nicaragua, are ...

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Parkland completes acquisition of assets from Mort Distributing, Inc.

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”) (TSX:PKI) announced today that through its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries (collectively, “Parkland USA”), it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the assets of Mort Distributing, Inc. and its affiliates (collectively, “Mort”). Mort is a marketer and distributor of fuels and lubricants serving retail, commercial and wholesale customers ...

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The Cayman Cruise Pier – A Matter Of Caribbean Environmental Significance

By David Jessop News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Dec. 17, 2019:  Regional news coverage can be patchy. While electoral politics, national economic performance and crime from across the Caribbean are regularly reported and commented upon, this is not the case when the issues are regarded as being domestic. The lack of financial resource and reader insularity means that only ...

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Former Argentine Cop Extradited From France

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues Dec. 18, 2019: Argentine former police officer, Mario ‘The Butcher’ Sandoval, was extradited from France to Buenos Aires, Argentina on Monday, December 16, 2019 to face trial over the disappearance of a student. Argentina suspects that Sandoval took part in more than 500 cases of kidnappings, torture and murder at a time when some ...

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Future Proofing Caribbean Tourism

By David Jessop News Americas, LONDON, England, Tues. Dec. 17, 2019: The statistics vary, but reliable Caribbean and international entities suggest that the region’s tourism sector is now delivering on average directly and indirectly about 40.6% of the Caribbean’s GDP, although in Aruba, Antigua, Barbados, The Bahamas, the OECS states and most overseas territories tourism the figure is much higher. ...

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Caribbean National Elected Treasurer Of Consular Corps Association In Philadelphia

News Americas, PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, Tues. December 17, 2019: Jamaica’s Honorary Consul in Philadelphia, Christopher Chaplin, is now the treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the Consular Corps Association of Philadelphia. He was elected at its meeting on December 11, 2019 in Philadelphia. Mr. Chaplin takes over from Jerry Sorkin, Honorary Consul for Tunisia, who served the Association ...

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Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Saba

Happy Travel Tuesday from the Dutch Caribbean island of Saba, a 13 square kilometers island that consists essentially of the top of the dormant Mount Scenery volcano where goats predominate. Curry goat anyone?. The post Caribbean Travel Photo Of The Day – Saba appeared first on Caribbean and Latin America Daily News.

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