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HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — At seven o’clock on Sunday morning, thousands of voting precincts opened their doors for Cubans to countersign the new constitution after an extensive process of collective consultation that began almost a year ago. After singing the National Anthem and showing those present that the ballot boxes were empty, citizens flocked to […]

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GENEVA, Switzerland — While the Nicaraguan government claims to want to resolve its political and social unrest, dissenters continue to be arrested and convicted, clearly hindering a conducive environment for “genuine and inclusive dialogue,” the United Nations rights chief said. “I am deeply concerned about the apparent lack of due process and increasing criminalization of […]

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PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands — The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) has announced an expanded Caribbean outreach program for 2019, focusing on member outreach, internet security and resilience. The announcement comes at a time when several Caribbean stakeholders are calling for more attention to be paid to issues related to the overall resilience […]

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Sports betting is probably the most beautiful minor matter of sport. Since 2011, when it was legalized online in Germany, the industry has been growing steadily. It almost seems as if it is the ideal market in which all shareholders only benefit. With a tax of five percent, the state receives a share of the […]

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By Anthony L Hall Some of the most senior clerics in the Roman Catholic church who have vociferously attacked homosexuality are themselves gay. … Eighty percent of priests working at the Vatican are gay, although not necessarily sexually active, it is claimed in the [new] book, In the Closet of the Vatican. (The Guardian, February […]

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By Sir Ronald Sanders This commentary, being written on Thursday February 21, is about troubling developments in Haiti and the constraints upon the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries that prohibit them from playing a meaningful role in averting further violence. Since the time of writing, the feared escalation might have occurred. The 13 independent states that, […]

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By David Jessop As this is being written an uneasy calm prevails in Haiti following nearly two weeks of widespread demonstrations against the government of President Jovenal Moïse. Protesters had been demanding his resignation, blocking roads, burning vehicles and attacking government buildings and businesses in many parts of the country including the capital Port-au-Prince. More […]

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By Ambassador Linda S. Taglialatela The people of Venezuela are suffering from man-made political and economic crises that have transformed a once thriving and prosperous democracy into a place beset by poverty, corruption, and repression. More than three million Venezuelans have fled and sought refuge in other countries. Maduro and his cronies have bled the […]

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