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Cuba Weather Improves in Capital Evacuees Protected
Havana, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Weather conditions were returning to normal in the Cuban capital on Tuesday, but hundreds of people continued to be evacuated from their homes following heavy rains that led to the collapse of buildings and two deaths. Nearly 2,000 people were evacuated during heavy rains over the past three days from housing that was in poor condition. A total of 841 people were ...
Trinidad Times | 03-Dec-2013 22:30

Survivors of Bahamas capsizing return...
Repatriated Haitians sit in a bus at the Toussaint Louverture international airport as they wait to be transported to a shelter, in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. More than 100 Haitian migrants who survived last week when their overloaded sailboat capsized off the coast of the Bahamas were repatriated on Tuesday. The 111 men, women and teenagers who were aboard the boat when it ...
Trinidad Times | 03-Dec-2013 22:26

Bahamas - Unexploded hand grenade found at Bahamian newspaper
, where they discovered that the front doors had been smashed in. Stepping just inside the entrance, the officers then found what is believed to be a hand ...
Trinidad Times | 03-Dec-2013 22:24

Two US pilots die in cargo plane crash in Puerto Rico
Santo Domingo.- A Fairchild SA227-AC plane registry no. N834BC went down in Puerto Rico Monday night, killing both pilots, according to colonel Enmanuel Souffront, head of the Civil Aviation Accident Investigative Commission. FILE. Two pilots were killed Monday night when a cargo plane that took off from Las Americas International Airport went down in a wooded area near the town of Arecibo, ...
Trinidad Times | 03-Dec-2013 22:22

Dominican Republic mulls radar attack plane to halt drugs
Santo Domingo.- National Drugs Control Agency (DNCD) president Julio Csar Souffront revealed Monday that surveillance along the southwestern coast was reinforced, since the Caribbean Sea has become a shipping lane for drug trafficking boats, with least one attempt to land drugs at its beaches and swamps per week. "We've increased air and marine patrols with the support of Dominican ...
Trinidad Times | 03-Dec-2013 22:22

Dominican Republic police church swap guns for gospels in barrios
Santo Domingo.- To lower the rampant violence and crime reported in inner city neighborhoods and in rural areas, the National Police in coordination with the Church of God Worship Center is carrying out the "National bibles for weapons exchange for a violence-free society." Pastor Esther Cristiana Estrella said 2,000 bibles were exchanged for a similar number of weapons in less than ...
Trinidad Times | 03-Dec-2013 22:22

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