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.
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.
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.
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.
Florida Governor Rick Scott requested the exclusion of Cuba from the Summit of the Americas in a letter addressed to Luis Almagro General Secretary of the Organization of American States (OAS), alleging that both countries follow a pattern of oppression over their citizens.