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Catalan independence: Sacked leader Puigdemont ‘not seeking asylum’


Catalonia’s sacked President Carles Puigdemont says he has not travelled to Belgium to seek asylum.

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North Korea Nuclear Test Site Collapse Killed 200 People: Report


More than 200 people are believed to have died in underground tunnels after a collapse at North Korea’s Punggye-ri nuclear facility.

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Number Two at T&T’s Disaster Risk Management Agency Calls it Quits After PM Loses Confidence


At the height of an onslaught of severe flooding, the deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Office of Disaster Preparedness Management (ODPM) in Trinidad and Tobago, Dave Williams has called it quits.

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St Vincent Mentioned In Charges From Probe into Russian Interference in US Elections


St Vincent and the Grenadines has found itself mentioned in the high-profile investigation into possible ties between US President Donald Trump’s election campaign and Russia.

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Caribbean and Japanese Youth Confront Climate Issues


More than 600 Caribbean and Japanese youth have put forward their recommendations for climate-smart actions for the region following intense dialogue earlier this month at the third Youth Climate Change Conference in Jamaica.

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Ex-Trump aide Manafort charged with US tax fraud over Ukraine work


Donald Trump’s former presidential campaign manager, Paul Manafort, has been charged with conspiring to defraud the US in his dealings with Ukraine.

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Danish inventor Madsen admits dismembering journalist


The Danish inventor Peter Madsen has admitted dismembering the body of Swedish journalist Kim Wall aboard his submarine, but denies killing her.

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Canadians Flocking to the Caribbean

Air Canada Inaugurates Boeing 777 to its Daily Flight

The love affair between Canadians and the Caribbean is intensifying.

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A New Eco-Park is About to Open in St Maarten


Rainforest Adventures has announced a November 2017 opening for the new St Maarten Rockland Estate eco-park.

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IS foreign fighters: 5,600 have returned home – report


At least 5,600 supporters of so-called Islamic State (IS) have returned to their home countries as it loses ground in Iraq and Syria, a new report says.

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