CARIBBEAN

With 164 countries having finally agreed on a much-needed common set of policies for dealing with global migration, why is there such unease about this pact’s final form?
In a chilling opening keynote address to the nations attending this year’s UN Climate Summit in Poland, David Attenborough demanded urgent action now, because the “Collapse of our civilizations and extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon.”
According to a filing on November 19 in criminal court in Manhattan, the French bank Societe Generale has been fined for violations of the 100-year-old Trading With the Enemy Act.
A new study of life in Puerto Rico’s Luquillo rainforest says we can add insects to the list of creatures the human race is killing off at an unprecedented rate.
The United Nations has launched work on the world's first legally-binding intergovernmental treaty to regulate and secure the "high seas" around the world.
The US recently disclosed that it has an active ‘Fake News’ campaign in operation in Cuba using false Facebook and YouTube accounts to destabilize the country.
Soon after the conclusion of the trial in San Francisco which found Monsanto’s Roundup liable for $289M in causing Non Hodgkins lymphoma, St. Vincent and the Grenadines suspended all imports of glyphosate-based herbicides.
Cuba is changing its constitution and for the first time allowing private property ownership. Small farmers, who many felt would celebrate the move, say it won’t mean much without bigger reforms in state-managed agribusiness.
The world is heating up faster than most realize and we may have already run out of time to save the planet.
A new university study suggests offshore tax havens may be a way for companies to hide their dirty funding of environmentally hazardous investments around the world.
As dictatorial regimes fall apart from Central to Latin America, the Caribbean is now finding itself victim to some of the same dangerous open ocean pirating similar to what’s been happening off the coast of Somalia down to the Horn of Africa for years.
Our planet continues to heat up and experience record setting high temperatures, just as it has noticeably done for much of the last few decades. Yet, only 73% can accept the fact that our planet is getting hotter, according to the National Surveys on Energy and the Environment.
Based on what Audley Shaw, Jamaica’s Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries said at the June 21 Agricultural Technology Symposium, Jamaica appears poised to move into the global marijuana market one step and a time.
Cuban aviation authorities report delays in flights at the Jose Marti International Airport, after a tragic plane crash involving 104 people plus the foreign crew, of which there are at least 3 survivors.
United Airlines announced increases to daily flights between Houston and Havana as of July 20.
On April 23rd, CO2 levels at the Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii hit the highest average daily level so far for 2018 at 412.37 ppm, with a peak hourly level above 413 ppm.
In 2016 the Panama Papers disclosed ugly truths about the many tax havens located around the world. Roughly half the companies identified there are located in one place: the British Virgin Islands. A new law aims to force financial transparency in all British territories.
The Cuban Parliament nominated current Vice President Miguel Díaz Canel to become the next President of Cuba, which for more than half a century was under the power of the Castro family. Likewise, the National Assembly will appoint other officials to form the highest governing body of that country.
On April 19, Cuba will have a new President. There are different perspectives but everyone expects a change. Uncertainty prevails.
U.S. diplomats in Havana suffered a series of neurological attacks between late 2016 and August 2017, but the American government is doing its best to keep the truth of what happened quiet.
The Vietnamese company Chao-Viglacera will restore and manage the historic Hotel New York in Havana that has been out of service for almost two decades due to lack of maintenance. Vietnam will also invest in other infrastructure projects in the same area.
El gobernador de Florida Rick Scott, solicitó la exclusión de Cuba de la Cumbre de las Américas en una carta dirigida a Luis Almagro Secretario General de Organización de los Estados Americanos OEA, considerando que tanto Cuba como Venezuela, siguen los mismos patrones de opresión y miseria sobre sus ciudadanos.