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Thousands Without Power In Bermuda Following Gonzalo

Share Tweet By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sat. Oct. 18, 2014: More than 28,000 people on the island of Bermuda remained without power this morning in the aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo. The island hit Bermuda last night and into the wee hours of this morning with winds of over 100 mph, according to the National Hurricane Center ...

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First Caribbean Death Of The 2014 Hurricane Season Recorded

Share Tweet Hurricane Gonzalo also hit St. Barths. (Twitter/SaintBarthcom images) News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. Oct. 15, 2014: The first death in the Caribbean of the 2014 hurricane season was recorded in St. Maarten Tuesday as Hurricane Gonzalo, now a category three storm, continued its path towards Bermuda. Gonzalo was blamed for the death of an as yet unidentified elderly ...

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Hurricane Gonzalo Could Become Category Three Hurricane

Share Tweet News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Tues. Oct. 14, 2014: Tropical storm Gonzalo is now Hurricane Gonzalo and it forecast to strengthen into a category three storm by Wednesday, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami said last night. Gonzalo continued to strengthen last night as it was set to pass northeast of the Virgin Islands overnight. At 11 ...

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Hurricane Gonzalo Expected Tuesday

Share Tweet The track of Tropical Storm Gonzalo as forecast by the NHS. (NHS image) By NAN Staff Writer News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Mon. Oct. 13, 2014: Just as hurricane Fay weakened to a storm Sunday, the emergence of another tropical storm last evening brought with it the threat of a another hurricane to the Caribbean. Tropical Storm Gonzalo was ...

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Bahamas Citizen Busted With Cocaine

Share Tweet US CBP officers encountered the cocaine in the luggage of a Bahamas citizen applying for admission to the United States to board a flight to Orlando, Florida. News Americas, NASSAU, Bahamas, Mon. Oct. 13, 2014: A Bahamas national seeking preclearance for a flight from Nassau to Orlando, Florida has been busted with cocaine. U.S. Customs and Border Protection ...

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New Mangrove Restoration Project for Jamaica

Share Tweet The Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation launches a mangrove restoration project in Jamaica. LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire­USNewswire/ ­­ This week the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation launches a year-­long project to restore mangroves in Jamaica called the Jamaica Awareness of Mangroves In Nature (J.A.M.I.N.) project. The venture, joined with the University of the West Indies ­Discovery ...

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Haiti PM Again Promises Elections “Soon”

Share Tweet Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe at the Department of State in Washington, D.C., October 9, 2014. [State Department photo) News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Fri. Oct. 10, 2014: Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe again promised elections in the French Caribbean nation “soon” after being pressed yesterday by U.S. Secretary of State John ...

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In Trinidad, One Man Willing To Die For His Beliefs

Share Tweet Dr. Wayne Kublalsingh News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thurs. Oct. 9, 2014: As Trinidad & Tobago hosts the 8th Americas Competitiveness forum in Port-of-Spain, a Trinidad & Tobago-born environmental activist appears ready to die for his principles. It’s been 22 long days since Dr. Wayne Kublalsingh of the Highway Re-Route Movement has gone without food and water. He is ...

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Sneezing & Ebola

Share Tweet A training programme for health workers on Ebola has been launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) in consultation with the Liberia Ministry of Health and with support from USAID. News Americas, GENEVA, Switzerland, Weds. Oct. 8, 2016: The World Health Organization is trying to quell concern when it comes to the transmission of the Ebola virus via ...

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‘Baby Doc’ Duvalier’s Funeral For Saturday?

Share Tweet Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier News Americas, PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Weds. Oct. 8, 2014: Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier, known as “Baby Doc,” will reportedly be laid to rest on Saturday, October 11th , a week after he died from a heart attack, sources say.  Duvalier, 63, the so-called “president for life,” who allegedly ordered the deaths of ...

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