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Venezuela shuts Dutch Caribbean sea link

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Venezuela is banning sea trips to and from three Dutch Caribbean islands – a region linked to efforts to undermine embattled President Nicolas Maduro by sending emergency aid to the South American nation. The indefinite shutdown of the “maritime border” applies to commercial and fishing boats between Venezuela and the islands of Curacao, Aruba and Bonaire, Falcon state Civil Protection Director Gregorio Jose Montano said. It comes as opposition leader Juan Guaido has been rallying international support for his challenge to Maduro. Guaido has called for international emergency aid for Venezuela, including from nearby Curacao. Maduro vows to block the aid, saying it’s part of a US-led coup. Dutch officials have said they’re opening Curacao as a hub for emergency shipments. Guaido also…

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Venezuela official: Maritime links with Dutch Caribbean islands closed indefinitely amid political …

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Venezuela shutting sea links to Dutch Caribbean amid turmoil

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan official says the country is banning sea trips to and from three Dutch Caribbean islands — a region that …
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Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo: new dates, old venue – Tire Business


Updated 2/19/2019


PANAMA CITY, Panama — The organizers of the Latin American & Caribbean Tyre Expo have been forced to reschedule this year’s event and move it back to the Atlapa Convention Center — site of previous shows — because of construction delays at Panama’s new convention center.
The show will run June 26-28 instead of July 24-26 and will not be combined with the Latin Auto Parts

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Saint Lucian basketball leaders nominated for Caribbean positions

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Local basketball president Leslie Collymore was one of three St. Lucians nominated

(SNO) — Two executive members of the Saint Lucia Basketball Federation (SLBF) were among the shortlisted nominees at the recent Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) election of officers for the 2019 to 2023 quadrennial.

The FIBA Americas Zone became the first FIBA zone to implement the restructured election process mandated by the FIBA’s New Governance System.

The Dominican Republic National Federation hosted the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Elective Assembly earlier this month, and 22 of the 23 member national federations were in attendance, namely, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Grenada,…

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‘Golden Girls at Sea’ Caribbean cruise sets sail in 2020

Right about now we’re imagining “Golden Girls’ fans dusting off their snowy-white Sophia wigs and brushing up on trivia about the beloved 1980s sitcom.

Here’s a reminder: “Pulp Fiction” director Quentin Tarantino appeared on the show as an Elvis impersonator.

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