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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – BARBADOS

Should we save a seat on the Rock for you? Happy Thursday from Barbados or BIM as its known. The original name for Barbados in the Pre-Columbian era was Ichirouganaim, according to accounts by descendants of the indigenous Arawakan-speaking tribes in other regional areas, with possible translations including “Red land with white teeth” or “Redstone island with teeth outside.” The ...

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CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 14, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Wednesday morning August 14, 2019: Roberto Ulpiano and Omar Rodriguez, owners of Caribbean Car Wash of New Jersey, have been hit with a lawsuit from multiple workers who say they were paid a mere $5 an hour. ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – CUBA

Happy Hump Day from Topes de Collantes, a nature reserve park in the Escambray Mountains range in Cuba.  It also refers to the third highest peak in the reserve, where a small settlement and tourist center is located, all sharing the same name. The post CARIBBEAN TRAVEL PHOTO OF THE DAY – CUBA appeared first on Caribbean and Latin America ...

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CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 13, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, TUESDAY, AUG. 13, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Tuesday morning August 13, 2019: FBI agents reportedly raided Jeffrey Epstein’s private island in the U.S.V.I. on Monday as the probe into his alleged sex trafficking ring continues despite his death. Tullow Oil PLC sent its share ...

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Cansortium Announces Opening of its Second Fluent™ Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Puerto Rico

MIAMI, Aug. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Cansortium Inc. (“Cansortium” or the “Company”) (CSE: TIUM), a vertically-integrated, global provider of premium-quality medical cannabis operating under the Fluent brand, continues to expand its global retail footprint with the July 25 opening of a new Fluent dispensary in a prime location at the San Patricio Town Center in Calle Tabonuco, Guaynabo, ...

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CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 12, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY, AUG. 12, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and Latin America for this Monday morning August 12, 2019: Caribbean national Clive Peck of Jamaica is among three UN workers who were killed when a bomb laden vehicle exploded Saturday outside a shopping mall in Benghazi. Houston Rockets superstar James Harden ...

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CARIBBEAN NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 9, 2019

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, FRIDAY, AUG. 9, 2019: Here are the top news making headlines from the Caribbean and its Diaspora for this Friday morning August 9, 2019: Darien, Connecticut resident, Gavin Scott Hapgood, is set to return to Anguilla later this month to face charges related to the death of a hotel worker there last spring. Police on St. ...

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LATIN AMERICA NEWS ROUNDUP – AUG. 9, 2019

News Americas,  NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 9, 2019: Here are the top stories making news from across Latin America for the week-ending Aug, 9 2019: The Trump administration’s top diplomat for Latin America, Kimberly Breier, has resigned amid internal disputes over immigration policy for the region. El Paso shooting victim Elsa Mendoza de la Mora became the first to be returned ...

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