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After Guaido Flight, Venezuela Suspends Flights From Portugal’s TAP

Caribbean News, Latin America News: CARACAS, Venezuela, Tues. Feb. 18, 2020 (Reuters) – Venezuela said on Monday it would suspend TAP Air Portugal flights into and out of the country for 90 days, accusing the carrier of allowing opposition leader Juan Guaido’s uncle to bring explosives onto a flight to Caracas last week. Announcing the measure on Twitter, Vice President ...

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This Caribbean Country Has Had 73 Murders In 45 Days

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Feb. 17, 2020: In just 45 days of 2020, one Caribbean country has already had 73 murders. The Caribbean twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago recorded its 73rd murder in Arima on Friday night when Neeval Rampersad of Cumuto, was shot and killed inside his vehicle at O’Meara Road. ...

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This Caribbean Country Has Had 73 Murders In 45 Days

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Feb. 17, 2020: In just 45 days of 2020, one Caribbean country has already had 73 murders. The Caribbean twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago recorded its 73rd murder in Arima on Friday night when Neeval Rampersad of Cumuto, was shot and killed inside his vehicle at O’Meara Road. ...

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Canada PM Cans Caribbean Trip

Caribbean News, Latin America News: TORONTO, Canada, Mon. Feb 17, 2020 (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has canceled his planned trip to Barbados today to help resolve widespread rail disruptions caused by indigenous rights activists opposing the construction of a natural gas pipeline. Indigenous communities across Canada have been blocking some key railway lines for nearly two weeks ...

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Brazil Braces For Coronavirus Risk During Carnival

Caribbean News, Latin America News: RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Mon. Feb. 17, 2020 (Reuters) – Preparing for Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival, when well over 1 million visitors pour into the “Marvelous City” for round-the-clock revelry, is always a daunting task for city officials. But this year, the job is just a little bit tougher thanks to the new coronavirus that ...

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In Re-Election Race, Guyana Incumbent Party Proposes Cash Transfers To Citizens From Oil Wealth

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Neil Marks GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Mon. Feb. 17, 2020 (Reuters) – Guyana’s ruling party on Friday said it would distribute some of the country’s newfound oil wealth directly to citizens through cash transfers should it win re-election in the upcoming March 2 vote. The poor South American country, which joined the ranks of oil producers ...

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Parkland Completes Acquisition Of Kellerstrass Oil

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 14, 2020: Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”, “We”, “Our” or “Us”) (TSX:PKI) announced today that through its wholly owned U.S. subsidiaries (collectively, “Parkland USA”), it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the entities and assets comprising Kellerstrass Oil Company (collectively, “Kellerstrass”). Based in Salt Lake City, Kellerstrass is a regional ...

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CARIBBEAN TRAVEL NEWS ROUNDUP- Feb. 14, 2020

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 14, 2020: Here are the top stories making news on the Caribbean travelscene for Feb. 14, 2020: It’s still a coronavirus free zone in the Caribbean even as the Pan American Health Organization says its working with health ministries to help them prepare to deal with any possible ...

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Venezuela Wants The ICC To Investigate U.S. Officials

Caribbean News, Latin America News: THE HAGUE, Feb 14, 2020, (Reuters) – Venezuela has asked the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to investigate U.S. officials for what it called crimes against humanity resulting from sanctions imposed by Washington, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza said. The filing in The Hague by Caracas against its political rival Washington does not automatically lead ...

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The Caribbean Is In Da House At New York Fashion Week

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 14, 2020: The Caribbean was definitely in ‘da house and in the mix at the New York Fashion Week showing, which wrapped up this week on Feb. 12th. In Black History Month, it was apt that two black designers – one born in the Caribbean and one with ...

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