Central America Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Photos of the Day: April 19Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Israel observes Independence Day, Cubans watch the presidential handover, Armenians protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat, and more

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  2. Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines futureRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | SooToday

    Raul Castro handed over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a hand-picked 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro brothers founded and ruled for six decades in the hands of a Communist Party official who remains little known to most people on the island. Castro's 90-minute valedictory speech offered his first clear vision for the nation's future power structure under new President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez.

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  3. Commonwealth leaders set to decide on prince's future roleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ilkley Gazette

    Queen Elizabeth II and the Prince of Wales arrive for the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace in London. Leaders of the Commonwealth will discuss whether the Prince of Wales should succeed his mother as head of the 53-nation body when they meet behind closed doors at Windsor Castle.

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  4. Younger party official faces test as Cubaa s next presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Republic

    Raul Castro travels in motorcades of gleaming imported sedans. Rings of grim-faced bodyguards protect him, pistols under crisp guayabera shirts.

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  5. NUMC chief Dr. Victor Politi fired by NuHealth boardRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Newsday

    The board did not address the cause of Politi's firing, which was part of a restructuring of the East Meadow hospital's leadership. Nassau University Medical Center CEO and president Dr. Victor Politi, seen on Aug. 24, 2017, was fired Wednesday.

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  6. Flow Foundation contributes $4.2m to schools attending 2018 Penn RelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    Flow Foundation is contributing $4.2 million to fund the trip of 30 Jamaican high schools and tertiary institutions that will be attending the upcoming Penn Relays Carnival. The telecommunications firm said this marks the 26th consecutive year that it has provided funding for what promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for many of the promising Jamaican athletes who will represent both their schools and Jamaica.

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  7. Traditional Indian medicine at Couva Children's Hospital?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley and the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi chat during bilateral talks. Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs, the Dennis Moses was also present for the meeting.

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  8. Queen speaks of wish for world leaders to endorse Charles as Commonwealth HeadRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Belfast Today

    Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May at the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace in London The Queen has lobbied world leaders on behalf of the Prince of Wales suggesting they one day choose Charles to succeed her as head of the Commonwealth. The Queen's public endorsement of her son is an unprecedented move and came as she officially opened a major Commonwealth summit attended by presidents and prime ministers from across the globe.

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  9. Printech Sponsors ComplianceAid Conference on Anti-Money Laundering & Financial CrimesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | PR.com

    Printech Global Secure Payment Solutions LLC will sponsor the conference organized by ComplianceAid on April 19-20, 2018. The event is being held in Miami and covers anti-money laundering and financial crimes.

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  10. BAA says Caye Caulker airport to re-open in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | San Pedro Sun

    The rehabilitation of the Caye Caulker airstrip has picked up momentum as works are significantly transforming the airstrip to meet its deadline by mid-June of this year. The airstrip had been closed awaiting much-needed repairs since October of 2017 when local airlines, Maya Island Air and Tropic Air, decided to suspend flights to the island, citing unsafe conditions of the runway.

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  11. Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge ErdoganRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    A photograph of former co-leader of pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party Selahattin Demirtas is held up on March 21, 2018, during a celebration in Istanbul. Demirtas has been behind bars in Turkey pending trial since November 2016 for alleged terror charges, accused of links to outlawed Kurdish militants.Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to try and mount a challenge against Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections.

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  12. Romania to move its embassy to Jerusalem, minister saysRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed in a speech to diplomats at the President's Residence in Jerusalem Thursday that more countries were on the way. AN ISRAEL AIR FORCE aerobatic team flies in formation during an aerial show for Independence Day over Jerusalem on April 19th, 2018..

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  13. PriceSmart (PSMT) and Its Rivals Critical ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Political

    PriceSmart is one of 12 public companies in the "Variety stores" industry, but how does it compare to its peers? We will compare PriceSmart to related companies based on the strength of its analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership. PriceSmart currently has a consensus price target of $91.67, suggesting a potential upside of 2.34%.

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  14. Mary Lou McDonald TD congratulates new Cuban President Miguel Diaz-CanelRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sinn Fein Newsroom

    Sinn FA in Leader Mary Lou McDonald TD has extended congratulations to Miguel DA az-Canel on his election as President of the Republic of Cuba. Ms McDonald said; "Sinn FA in has long stood in solidarity with the Cuban Government and the Cuban people.

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  15. 'Ghost net' full of tangled sharks is a giant marine graveyardRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New York Post

    Hundreds of sharks and other fish have been discovered dead after getting tangled in a floating "ghost net" in the Caribbean. British fisherman Dominick Martin-Mayes made the horrifying discovery off the Cayman Islands, where he and his friends found the "solid net of decomposing fish and sharks" on Monday afternoon.

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  16. Castro steps down as Diaz-Canel assumes Cuban presidencyRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WNED

    A page of history turned yesterday as Raul Castro, Cuban president and brother of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, stepped down from office to make way for a new generation of leadership and an uncertain future for the embattled archipelago. New President Miguel Mario DA az-Canel BermAodez, 57, vice president for the past five years and a low-key Communist Party player little known to the population, is the first Cuban president not to bear the Castro name in close to 60 years.

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  17. New boss, same Castro Cuba, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | USA Today

    New boss, same Castro Cuba, for now Miguel Diaz-Canel rose to the Cuban presidency by executing orders, not by showing creativity or independence: Our view Check out this story on USATODAY.com: https://usat.ly/2qJGzjf For nearly 60 years, the president of Cuba has been named Castro, first Fidel and then brother Raul. And for most of those years, the Cuban economy has been stagnant and personal freedoms have been suppressed.

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  18. Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez replaced Raul Castro as the president of Cuba on Thursday.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KCEN

    Raul Castro said Thursday that he expected 57-year-old Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez to serve two five-year terms as president and eventually take Castro's place as head of the Communist Party, potentially dominating Cuban politics until 2031. It was the first time Castro has laid out a clear vision for the nation's power structure after his retirement or death, a vision in which Diaz-Canel is Castro's true successor as total leader of Cuba.

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  19. How the end of the Castro era affects US travel to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KWLM-AM Willmar

    After nearly 60 years of Castro rule, there is a new president in Cuba. The Cuban General Assembly voted on Wednesday to elect First Vice President Miguel DA az-Canel as the next president.

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  20. Jamaicans appointed to lead The Salvation Army for the first time in 131 yerarsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    They are Lieutenant Colonel Devon Haughton and Lieutenant Colonel Verona Haughton who have both been promoted to the rank of Commissioner. Devon currently serves as Chief Secretary of The Salvation Army Caribbean Territory and Verona is the Territorial Secretary for Women's Ministries.

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