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OAS deploys electoral observation mission to Belize

oas logo.777BELMOPAN, Belize - The electoral observation mission of the Organization of American States (OAS/EOM) to the November 4 general elections in Belize began its deployment on Wednesday.


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UN General Assembly renews call to end US embargo against Cuba

unga.455NEW YORK, USA - In a near unanimous vote, the 193-member United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday adopted a resolution renewing its call for an end to the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba, while also acknowledging the restoration, after nearly 50 years, of diplomatic relations between the two countries.


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Torture claims from Tobago double murder accused

tabago-accusedPORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - One of the men charged with the murder of British-born attorney Richard Wheeler and his wife Grace, accused police investigators of torture when he appeared in court today.


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University Hospital Of The West Indies Boss Resigns; First Casualty After Baby Deaths

gleaner180runlaunchC2014082.677KINGSTOWN, Jamaica - The chief executive officer of the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI), Dr Cecil White, is the first casualty from the deaths of 18 babies at the UHWI and the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St James, from infections caused by outbreaks of the klebsiella and serratia bacteria.


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French pilots flee drugs conviction inDominican Republic

french-pilots-flee.899SANTA DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Two French pilots who were sentenced by a court in the Dominican Republic to 20 years in prison have fled the country.


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  • Agri ministers want less talk and more action ST.JOHN’S, Antigua - Agriculture Ministers from across the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) have ended the second Council of Ministers Meeting with a firm commitment that practical solutions...
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