Heavy Rains Likely To Produce Life-Threatening Flash Flooding And Mudslides Across Southeastern Cuba And Hispaniola This Weekend
At 1000 PM EST (0300 UTC), the disturbance was centered near latitude 20.0 North, longitude 76.5 West. The system is moving toward the northeast near 22 mph (35 km/h), and a faster northeastward...
Russia is defeated in its bid to regain a seat on the UN's top human rights body
Russia has been defeated in its bid to regain a seat in the United Nations premiere human rights body by a significant majority in an election in the General Assembly, which voted last year to suspend Moscow after its invasion of Ukraine.
Netherlands tops Cuba 4-2; Panama beats Taiwan 12-5 at WBC
The 20-team World Baseball Classic got underway after a six-year absence with Panama defeating Taiwan 12-5 for its first win in tournament history and the Netherlands beating Cuba 4-2 in the opening Group A game as Didi Gregorius drove in the tying run and scored the go-ahead run.
What dictates a hurricane’s strength?
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Effort begun to eradicate giant African snails in Florida
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Biden scrambles to avoid Americas Summit flop in Los Angeles
When leaders gather this week in Los Angeles at the Summit of the Americas, the focus is likely to veer from policy issues like migration, climate change and inflation and instead shift to something Hollywood thrives on: the drama of the red carpet.
Tropical storm warning for parts of Florida, Cuba, Bahamas
Much of the Florida peninsula, along with parts of Cuba and the Bahamas, are under a tropical storm warning as a system that battered Mexico moves through the Gulf of Mexico, killing at least two in Cuba and bringing threats of heavy rain and wind for the weekend.
Community leader hopes to bring relief to immigrants waiting outside Orlando ICE office
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Plea discussions launched in stalled 9/11 case at Guantanamo
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Here’s what you need to know about the US embargo on Cuba
Since the country witnessed the uprising of thousands of Cubans in the Caribbean island, one of the issues much talked about on social media and by politicians is the U.S. embargo on Cuba. So, what exactly is it, and does it in fact play a role in what is currently happening within the island?