Carribbean News

Mexico students ‘not in mass grave’

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15 October 2014 Last updated at 01:55 The disappearance of the 43 students has shocked Mexicans and led to violent demonstrations Mexico’s attorney general says DNA tests have shown that 28 bodies found in a mass grave are not those of a missing group of students. Jesus Murillo Karam said further tests were being carried […]

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Mexico missing: New graves found

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16 October 2014 Last updated at 16:27 Vigilante groups have been joining in the search for the students in Guerrero state People searching for 43 missing Mexican students say they have found new burial pits.The 43 have been missing since they clashed with police almost three weeks ago in the town of Iguala. Vigilantes who […]

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No fourth term, says Evo Morales

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14 October 2014 Last updated at 16:27 Evo Morales told the BBC that he will not seek another term in officeBolivian President Evo Morales has ruled out running for a fourth term in office in 2020, as exit polls from Sunday’s election suggest he has won an unprecedented third spell as leader. He told the […]

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VIDEO: Bermuda cleans up after Gonzalo

Bermudans are clearing up after a direct hit from Hurricane Gonzalo left a trail of damage in its wake on the tiny Atlantic territory.Bermuda was “bruised” but came out of the storm better than expected, Premier Michael Dunkley said in a radio broadcast.The storm made landfall on Friday, with strong winds and rain causing power […]

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Mexican ‘gang leader’ arrested

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18 October 2014 Last updated at 04:03 Protesters in Acapulco demanded the return of the students in Iguala Mexican authorities say they have captured the suspected leader of a criminal gang allegedly involved in the disappearance of 43 students.Sidronio Casarrubias Salgado is said to be the main leader of the Guerreros Unidos (United Warriors) gang.The […]

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Bermuda ‘bruised’ by Hurricane Gonzalo

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19 October 2014 Last updated at 07:52 Hurricane Gonzalo was the strongest storm since 2011 but caused less damage than initially feared Bermudans are clearing up after a direct hit from Hurricane Gonzalo downed power lines and damaged buildings on the tiny Atlantic territory.Bermuda was “bruised” but came out of the storm better than expected, […]

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Windies end India tour over pay row

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West Indies’ Dwayne Bravo and India’s Suresh Raina pictured during this year’s World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka West Indies have pulled out of their India tour after a day of confusion and conflicting statements from both sides. India’s board said it was “shocked and disappointed”  after being told by the West Indies board that its […]

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Days of deadly rains hit Nicaragua

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19 October 2014 Last updated at 00:45 Nicaraguan Army personnel carry belongings from residents displaced by heavy rains, which caused flooding and landslides in the capital Managua Twenty-two people have died in Nicaragua during several days of heavy rains. Nine of them were killed in the capital Managua when a wall collapsed during a torrential […]

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Calling time on America’s blockade of Cuba

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19 October 2014 Last updated at 06:09 By Will Grant BBC News, Havana The Castro government has long blamed the embargo for its shortcomings, arguing that it has served to keep ordinary Cubans cut off from the world On 19 October 1960, less than two years after Fidel Castro swept into Havana, the United States […]

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VIDEO: New dinosaur ‘may be in T-Rex family’

Palaeontologists have discovered the remains of a new species of dinosaur after 20 years of excavation in Venezuela.The bones have been sent for further tests to establish whether the new breed is related to the Tyrannosaurus Rex. View the original article here

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