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OAS Commission protests prohibition of entry to Nicaragua
A commission of the Organization of American States on Nicaragua complained about an order from the government of Daniel Ortega, which prohibited him from entering the country
New storm hits devastated Bahamas
A new storm on Friday caused heavy rains and winds in the Bahamas, after the devastation suffered weeks before by Hurricane Dorian
Twitter blocks Raúl Castro and Cuban state media accounts
The Cuban journalists' union called the decision "massive censorship"
'Everything is gone:' Bahamians struggle in Dorian's devastating wake
Stunned residents of the Bahamas surveyed the wreckage of their homes and officials struggled to assess the number killed by Hurricane Dorian
An island without fish? Cuba aims to tackle problem with law overhaul
In the sleepy Cuban fishing village of Cojimar that inspired Ernest Hemingway's "The Old Man and the Sea," locals say they are struggling to catch fish
Tourism to Cuba collapses due to Trump travel restrictions
The arrival of tourists to Cuba collapsed 23.6% annually in July, confirming the blow suffered by the sector after decisions by Donald Trump
How Cuba taught Venezuela to quash military dissent
Under Cuban military advisors, Venezuela refashioned the intelligence unit into a service that spies on its own armed forces
Cuban government imposes price controls as it seeks to keep lid on inflation
The measures included increased wages and pensions for more than 2 million state employees
Lawyers ask the Supreme Court to repeal Amnesty Law in Nicaragua
Opponents claim that the law "violets, openly, the Political Constitution of Nicaragua, because this denies the right to access to justice"
Cuba will double the number of doctors serving in Jamaica
Cuba's medical mission in Jamaica began to provide services in 1976 and today is made up of nursing professionals, doctors, among others
Political crisis in Nicaragua shakes revenues of large Mexican firms
In 2018, trade in the Central American nation fell 11.4%, according to official figures
Cuba, battling economic crisis, imposes sweeping price controls
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel announced earlier this month that the government had adopted a series of emergency measures to fight economic stagnation
Haiti officials say PM Lapin has resigned, new PM selected
Haitian newspaper Le Nouvelliste first reported on Monday that Lapin had offered his resignation to President Jovenel Moïse
Puerto Rico Absurd Political Hurricane
Two years ago it was a hurricane - today it is a political storm that shakes the island with a population of about 3.2 million
Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans demand governor resign
Puerto Ricans went out to the streets to complaint over persistent corruption and mismanagement by the island's two main political parties
Cuban singer becomes pioneer of #MeToo movement on island
Dianelys Alfonso has a bold presence and a clarion voice that won her the label “Goddess of Cuba” for her turns on songs ranging from ballads to reggaeton
Taiwan president travels to Haiti to bolster relations in the region
Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen visited Haiti in an attempt to bolster support in the region after Dominican Republic broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan last year
Top Puerto Rican officials resign over profanity-laced chat
The comments had drawn the ire of many Puerto Ricans who said they were ashamed of his language and of how this might affect the reputation of the U.S. territory
Cuba debuts modern Chinese train as rail overhaul begins
“It’s a blessing from God because we had to take this trip and private cars are very expensive, but we got a very good low fare and we are proud to be taking this train,” said a 69-y...
Cuba hopes for slight growth as Trump pummels Caribbean island
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel said upon closing the meeting on Saturday that a series of emergency measures announced this month aimed to stimulate domestic production and he hoped for slight grow...
Cuba is studying cryptocurrency as part of economic crisis measures
Miguel Diaz-Canel, working to establish his legitimacy after assuming the presidency in April 2018, said the government was working on the details of the implementation
From Cuba to Macedonia, 6 facts about LGBT+ pride marches
More than 100 people participated in Cuba's first Pride march
Cuban artist sketches under the sea among fish and coral reefs
He gets fully kitted out in scuba diving gear including an oxygen tank and yellow flippers and swims out 60 meters
Haiti: new manifestations against Jovenel Moïse
For the second time this year, the Haitian population takes to the streets to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse
Nicaragua: an amnesty law criticized by the opposition
With great criticism from the opposition, an amnesty law was passed in the Parliament of Nicaragua dominated by a Sandinista majority
Nicaragua: Ortega vs. the opposition
The death of a 'political prisoner' once again unleashed chaos and the opposition organized a National Strike to demand the release of those in custody
What happens with Haitian immigration in Chile?
From negligence in hospitals to very low working conditions, Haitian immigration in Chile faces several problems
Cannes: Latin America present in the awards
Two Latin American films, one Brazilian and one Nicaraguan, were awarded at the Cannes Film Festival. Here we tell you more about them
These are the countries that have used two currencies at the time
Each country, or union, has its own official currency. However, a nation may have more than one in legal use, as have been the cases of Cuba and France
Panama: anticorruption and economic reform are Cortizo's plans
Laurentino Cortizo has declared that two of the main policies of his government will be government transparency and the economic reactivation
Latin America: a hostile territory for press freedom
Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Brazil are three of the countries in the region where journalism and press freedom have the worst conditions
Why is South America free of hurricanes?
From June to November, the hurricane season occurs in the Atlantic. However, why do not these natural phenomena reach the south of the continent?
Cuba: balance of Diaz-Canel's first year in the presidency
It has been a year since the president took office under the promise to give continuity to the Revolution
"I am going to defend the interests of Panama and to make them respect", Laurentino Cortizo
By a small margin of difference, the Social Democratic opposition candidate won the elections with 33.08% compared to 31.06% of his competitor, Rómulo Roux
Dominican Republic: the problem of denationalization and statelessness
The Dominican authorities have adopted a series of practices, norms and judicial decisions aimed at denationalizing Haitians and their descendants
Panama seeks to avoid voting for corruption
The upcoming May 5 elections in Panama are conditional on recent corruption scandals
Travel to Puerto Rico and discover the St. Regis Bahia Beach
St. Regis Bahia Beach has become the synonym of unparalleled luxury and glamour
Elections in Panama: these are the presidential candidates
Next May 5, Panama will have general elections where not only the president will be elected but also mayors, deputies, councilors, among others
Is Vladimir Guerrero Jr. the best prospect in baseball?
Since his incursion into the Minor Leagues, the Dominican baseball player has exceeded all expectations and many already consider him the best rookie of the circuit
Will Daniel Ortega be able to give in to all the demands of the opposition?
The conditions established by the Nicaraguan opposition to negotiate with Daniel Ortega are a desperate cry for the country's freedom
Which Latin American countries continue on the list of tax havens of the EU?
After the approval of the new list, Panama, Peru and Uruguay leave it, while Mexico and Argentina enter into research
Nicaragua: opposition puts a halt to negotiations
Although Daniel Ortega agreed to engage in talks with the opposition, the dialogues do not seem to be moving
Latin America: 4 women who sweep in politics
Who said that high positions in politics were reserved only for men? In LatinAmerican Post we show you the most influential women in the region
Nicaragua: Can Ortega solve the crisis?
Since last Wednesday, President Daniel Ortega is in a dialogue table trying to mediate the crisis
Venezuela: How much can Cuba lose with the political crisis in the Bolivarian country?
Chavist government's overthrowing in Venezuela would be a cataclysm for the island, since the Cuban government has been the main ally of the Venezuelan regime
Crisis in Nicaragua: the country would face its worst economic crisis in 30 years
It is expected a contraction of the Central American country's GDP of between 7.3% and 10.9% during 2019
More investment in Cuba: Russia increases its economic presence
The multi-million dollar credit that was given to Cuba to expand and improve its military industry is just one of Russia's investments in Latin America
Haiti: massive marches against President Jovenel Moïse
Since February 7, Haitian citizens have taken to the streets demanding the resignation of the president. What are the reasons?
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