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United Kingdom votes to leave EU in historic referendum

The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union in a historic referendum, with 51.89% of the population voting to leave and 48.11% voting for remain.

FLOOD SEASON IN GHANA, FATALITIES MOUNT

Residents of a suburb of Accra are blaming government for failing to take action and prevent flooding fatalities, which are again mounting one year after heavy rains and a gas station explosion took more than 150 lives.

Let’s call it what it was—an American turned immigrant killer

In the days since June 12, 2016, a lot has been said of the horrific mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla.

Ganja kiosks for tourists a possibility

When Caribbean Community leaders meet for their main annual summit in Guyana in two weeks, one of the agenda issues will include a discussion on how the region will deal with medical marijuana and decriminalization of the narcotic for personal ...

President hails Caribbean Americans

The dynamism and diversity of Caribbean Americans have contributed to America’s story in extraordinary ways, says President of the United States Barack Obama.

ASSETS DEPLETED, LIBYAN FUND SUES GOLDMAN SACHS FOR ‘ABUSE’

Over a four-month period, complex and unsuitable trades made by Goldman Sachs bankers ate up nearly the entire investment of a Libyan sovereign wealth fund, an amount Libya is suing to recoup, according to a case now before a U.K. ...

Caribbean immigrant contributions to US should not be underestimated

This June marks the 10th anniversary of National Caribbean-American Heritage Month in the United States.

Trinidad/Jamaica row addressed at summit

The simmering years-old row between Jamaica and Trinidad over an alleged Trinidadian bias against Jamaican nationals traveling to Trinidad is to be addressed at the highest level, with a planned visit by Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Keith Rowley ...

Hotelier promotes new Caribbean Culinary Council

A leading Caribbean hotelier has initiated the launch of a Caribbean Culinary Council to enhance collaboration between Caribbean chefs, as well as international chefs with an interest in the region.

Ali tributes overflow from African leaders

He was adored by hundreds of millions on the continent, but Muhammad Ali was much, much more. He championed Africa’s cause, seeking to change the bleak views held by many outside the continent—a place of accomplishments that were cruelly omitted ...

With the return of two Chibok girls, hope builds for the release of all

When news broke that a Chibok girl, one of the more than 200 Chibok schoolgirls missing for the past two years, had been discovered not far from where her kidnapping took place, there was no greater story that day in ...

Cash-strapped Venezuela turns to Caribbean

Facing perhaps its worst ever political and economic crisis, despite being the world’s fith oil producer, Venezuela has turned to its Caribbean neighbors for help as President Nicolas Maduro struggles to hold on to power.

Riot Police Using 'Excessive Force' Break Up Opposition Protest

Demonstrators in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kakamega and Kisumu in western Kenya seeking a new slate of election commissioners were met with an excessive use of violent force by uniformed officers that stunned many Kenyans over its brutality.

Mandela Statue Casts Shadow over Unfree Palestine

Now that the media circus has moved on, a bronze statue of Nelson Mandela is a curious icon standing impressively tall in the well-to-do city of Ramallah, the economic capital of Palestine.

Ghana Still A of Lethal E-Waste Dumping

Digital dumping ground. World’s largest e-waste dump. Whatever you call it, Agbogbloshie, Ghana, is among the top ten “worst polluted” places where tons of discarded electronics, refrigerators, microwaves and televisions—also known as e-waste—end up decomposing in a massive scrap heap.

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