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The Dominican Republic Has A New President-Elect

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Ezequiel Abiu Lopez SANTO DOMINGO, DR, Weds. July 8, 2020 (Reuters) – Electoral authorities in the Dominican Republic confirmed Luis Abinader as President-elect on Tuesday after the opposition candidate won with a majority vote that ousted the long-ruling Dominican Liberation Party (PLD). With the count almost complete, Abinader won 52.53% of votes, followed by ...

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The Dominican Republic Has A New President-Elect

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Ezequiel Abiu Lopez SANTO DOMINGO, DR, Weds. July 8, 2020 (Reuters) – Electoral authorities in the Dominican Republic confirmed Luis Abinader as President-elect on Tuesday after the opposition candidate won with a majority vote that ousted the long-ruling Dominican Liberation Party (PLD). With the count almost complete, Abinader won 52.53% of votes, followed by ...

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Washington Fruit Packers Seek Lasting Gains From Pandemic Strikes

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Carl Segerstrom, High Country News Washington, D.C., Weds. July 8, 2020, The Solutions Journalism Exchange: On a crisp May morning in Washington’s Yakima Valley, Blanca Olivares took her break from sorting apples at the Allan Brothers packing facility a little early. Soon, five other workers joined her in the outdoor patio area. Together they ...

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Washington Fruit Packers Seek Lasting Gains From Pandemic Strikes

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By Carl Segerstrom, High Country News Washington, D.C., Weds. July 8, 2020, The Solutions Journalism Exchange: On a crisp May morning in Washington’s Yakima Valley, Blanca Olivares took her break from sorting apples at the Allan Brothers packing facility a little early. Soon, five other workers joined her in the outdoor patio area. Together they ...

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COVID-19 Cases In Latin America And The Caribbean Reach 5.9 Million

Caribbean News, Latin America News: BRASILIA, Brazil, Weds. July 8, 2020 (Reuters) – Latin America and the Caribbean now account for 50% of the COVID-19 cases in the Americas, and the number of registered cases continues to accelerate, the World Health Organization’s regional director Carissa Etienne said on Tuesday. “This is a pandemic of staggering proportions and we have no ...

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Brazil’s US Ambassador To Take COVID-19 Test After Positive Announcement By Latin America’s Trump

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, Brazil, Weds. July 8, 2020: – On the heels of the Trump of Latin America, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s announcement that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus after months of playing down the severity of the virus and defying medical experts, the U.S. ambassador in Brazil will undergo a ...

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Well Wishes Pour In For Windies Ahead Of Match Today

Caribbean News, Latin America News: By NAN Sports Writer News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 8, 2020: Well wishes poured in Tuesday for the West Indies cricket team ahead of their first match in the pandemic against England today. Former players, a former soccer star and a prime minister and Chair of CARICOM, were among those sending well wishes. ...

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ICE Holding Caribbean Family At Texas Hotel

Caribbean News, Latin America News:  By Abe Asher San Antonio, Texas, Weds. July 8, 2020, SA Current: Federal agents are holding at least one Caribbean immigrant family at a San Antonio Homewood Suites hotel despite an earlier pledge from Hilton, Homewood’s owner, that it wouldn’t let federal agents detain immigrants at its properties. According to the immigration justice organization RAICES, U.S. Immigration ...

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These Caribbean Countries Continue To See New Coronavirus Cases

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. July 7, 2020: Ten Caribbean countries continue to see new cases of the novel coronavirus, News Americas has found. At least three have since reopened to international travellers as the uptick continues. The Dominican Republic, which look set to swear in a new government soon, continues to be the ...

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These Caribbean Countries Continue To See New Coronavirus Cases

Caribbean News, Latin America News: News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. July 7, 2020: Ten Caribbean countries continue to see new cases of the novel coronavirus, News Americas has found. At least three have since reopened to international travellers as the uptick continues. The Dominican Republic, which look set to swear in a new government soon, continues to be the ...

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