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Cholera outbreak in Cuba after 130 years


July 15th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 15 (IANS) In the first cholera outbreak reported in 130 years, Cuba's health ministry confirmed 158 cases of the disease hitting the Caribbean island nation this month, according ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago celebrates Holi


March 12th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, March 12 (IANS) Led by Indian-origin Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, Hindus in the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago joined the rest of the Indian diaspora to ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago observes Mahashivaratri


February 21st, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Feb 21 (IANS) Hindus in the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago led by Indian-origin Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar joined the rest of the Indian diaspora ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago to tie up with Jaipur institute


January 9th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar Monday announced that her country will collaborate with Jaipur-based Shankara Group of Institutions for training of women, especially in ... Read more...

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‘Casinos can attract more tourists’


December 5th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), Dec 5 (IANS/CMC) Even though gambling addiction has always been a controversial issue in the Caribbean island nation of Bermuda, a government report has said it cannot ignore the ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM chief guest at Pravasi Bharatiya Divas


October 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Oct 27 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar will be the chief guest at India's annual diaspora conclave early next year that will see the participation ... Read more...

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Diwali celebrated in Trinidad and Tobago


October 27th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Oct 27 (IANS) Diwali was celebrated in style in Trinidad and Tobago Wednesday with Hindus offering prayers, lighting earthen lamps and singing and danced to celebrate the festival in ... Read more...

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100,000 visit T&T; Diwali exposition


October 25th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Oct 25 (IANS) More than 100,000 people thronged an annual exposition over 10 days to celebrate Diwali in this Trinidad and Tobago capital.The exposition, called Diwali Nagar, ... Read more...

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Goan dances enthrall Trinidad and Tobago audience


August 13th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Aug 13 (IANS) Fast-paced Goan music and dance set the audience's feet tapping at a performance held in Trinidad and Tobago's capital city that has a rich Indian diaspora.A ... Read more...

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Dominica prime pinister ecstatic about historic Test


July 6th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 6 (IANS/CMC) As Dominica prepared to stage its historic first cricket Test match Wednesday -- between the West Indies and India at the Windsor Park stadium here, Prime ... Read more...

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Popular singer Martelly elected as President of Haiti


April 5th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- Popular singer Joseph Michel Martelly on Monday was elected as the new President of Haiti after winning the run-off election, Le Nouvelliste newspaper reported on Tuesday.The 50-year-old ... Read more...

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India, Bahamas ink deal to share tax information


February 12th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) India has signed a tax information exchange accord with the Bahamas, the fourth in a series of agreements intended to tighten the noose on tax evaders and ... Read more...

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Violence erupts after presidential elections in Haiti


December 9th, 2010 - 3:15 am ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- Violence erupted in Haiti on Tuesday night following the announcement of preliminary presidential election results and the elimination of candidates, especially of Michel Martelly, HaitiLibre reported on ... Read more...

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Rihanna in free land controversy


June 25th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): R&B singer Rihanna has been embroiled in a controversy after a Barbadian minister gave her a free piece of real estate while poor residents struggle to cope ... Read more...

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Rihanna in free land controversy


June 25th, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) R&B singer Rihanna has been embroiled in a controversy after a Barbadian minister gifted her a free piece of real estate while poor residents struggle to cope ... Read more...

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Wyclef Jean Refutes Allegations Against His Foundation


January 17th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Wyclef Jean has brushed away allegations that claimed that the Grammy award- winning artist was profiting off his foundation, which has been associated with providing ... Read more...

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Martina’s 200m appeal turned down by CAS


March 7th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lausanne (Switzerland), March 7(DPA) Churandy Martina of the Dutch Antilles has lost an appeal before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to be reinstated as Beijing Olympics 200 metres silver medallist. The ... Read more...

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Fifty years after revolution Cuba facing serious challenges


December 29th, 2008 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 29 (EFE) As Cuba prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the revolution that installed the communist government, the Caribbean island nation looks mired in a time warp.The 1950s Chevrolets ... Read more...

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‘Cuba will watch Obama policy before opening talks’ (Lead)


December 6th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 6 (IANS) Cuba has said it will watch "practical actions" by the incoming US administration of Barack Obama before reconciliation talks could begin, EFE reported Saturday."We can't say anything yet, ... Read more...

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UN seeks end to US embargo on Cuba


October 30th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 30 (IANS) The UN General Assembly has approved a resolution calling on the US to end its 46-year-old economic embargo on Cuba, EFE reported Thursday.Washington was joined by Israel ... Read more...

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Hurricane Ike kills four in Cuba after devastating Haiti (Lead)


September 9th, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Havana/Port-au-Prince, Sep 9 (IANS) After killing 64 people and leaving a trail of devastation in Haiti, Hurricane Ike battered Cuba Tuesday, forcing a state of emergency and leaving at least four dead ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Fay hits Florida Keys


August 19th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (DPA) Tropical storm Fay has struck the Florida Keys and was expected to take a path across the southern US state after leaving more than 50 people dead on ... Read more...

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Olympics: where patriotism, universal brotherhood merge


August 4th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Zhou Yan Beijing, Aug 4 (Xinhua) When Kim Collins sprinted to a stunning victory in the 100 meters at the World Championships in 2003, most people had no idea which country the ... Read more...

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Aruba PM invites Indian airline industry to set up base in Aruba


December 10th, 2007 - 6:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec.10 (ANI): The wave of economic liberalization and growth is literally sweeping across the globe. Aruba, a tiny south Caribbean island nation, is no exception. The Prime Minister of Aruba, ... Read more...

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