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Haiti swears in provisional president

Haiti's interim president takes office vowing to handover to a newly elected leader on may 14.

Haiti's interim president takes office vowing to handover to a newly elected leader on may 14.

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OAS observers back Haiti poll despite irregularities

International observers have criticised Haiti’s parliamentary election, saying the vote was marred by irregularities, Two people reportedly died on

International observers have criticised Haiti’s parliamentary election, saying the vote was marred by irregularities, Two people reportedly died on

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Hague police detain 200 as riots continue over death of arrested man

A week of unrest has continued in the Hague with a fourth successive night of rioting following the death of a Caribbean man in police custody. Dutch

A week of unrest has continued in the Hague with a fourth successive night of rioting following the death of a Caribbean man in police custody. Dutch

Europe

EU pledges fresh help to Latin America, Carribean

The EU has pledged 118 million euros in investment support for Latin America and Caribbean nations at the start of a two-day summit. The European

The EU has pledged 118 million euros in investment support for Latin America and Caribbean nations at the start of a two-day summit. The European

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EU set for key Latin America meeting

Leaders from Europe, Latin American and the Caribbean will meet again in Brussels this Wednesday and Thursday. More than 60 heads of state and

Leaders from Europe, Latin American and the Caribbean will meet again in Brussels this Wednesday and Thursday. More than 60 heads of state and

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Castro's Cold War crocs

Ten crocodiles with a rich heritage dating back to the Cold War return to Cuba. Their parents were Castro and Hilly presented by Fidel Castro to the

Ten crocodiles with a rich heritage dating back to the Cold War return to Cuba. Their parents were Castro and Hilly presented by Fidel Castro to the

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US and Cuba make history as Obama and Castro shake hands

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have made history – shaking hands in a symbolically charged gesture as they seek to restore ties after

Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have made history – shaking hands in a symbolically charged gesture as they seek to restore ties after

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Obama makes first visit by a US president to Jamaica since 1982

It is the first official visit by a US president to Jamaica in more than 30 years. Barack Obama is in Kingston to attend a summit of the 15-member

It is the first official visit by a US president to Jamaica in more than 30 years. Barack Obama is in Kingston to attend a summit of the 15-member

Sport

Route du Rhum: A point of view from Pointe-a-Pitre

The whole of Guadeloupe is getting ready to welcome the first arrivals of the Rhoute du Rhum – notably those competing in the ‘Ultim’ class. They

The whole of Guadeloupe is getting ready to welcome the first arrivals of the Rhoute du Rhum – notably those competing in the ‘Ultim’ class. They

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London police officers treat carnival crowd to impromptu dance-off

In the UK, the annual Notting Hill Carnival opened on Saturday August 25 with thousands of people gathering in North-West London to celebrate

In the UK, the annual Notting Hill Carnival opened on Saturday August 25 with thousands of people gathering in North-West London to celebrate

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Storm Sandy still threatens US after downgrade

Hurricane Sandy has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but forecasters say it is still a highly menacing threat to the eastern shores of the

Hurricane Sandy has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but forecasters say it is still a highly menacing threat to the eastern shores of the