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American Caribbean - Shinzo Abe tours the world to sell Japan's success story, nurture ties

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Shinzo Abe tours the world to sell Japan's success story, nurture ties

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By Andy SharpIf it's Monday, it must be Trinidad & Tobago. That's what Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could have said as he woke up in Port of Spain, the Caribbean country's capital. By this time next week Abe will have visited 47 nations since taking office in 2012, after an itinerary encompassing six Latin American and Caribbean cities in nine days.

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Shinzo Abe tours the world to sell Japan's success story, nurture ties

indiatimes.com

Shinzo Abe tours the world to sell Japan's success story, nurture ties

indiatimes.com2014-07-30 20:58:02Cache

By Andy SharpIf it's Monday, it must be Trinidad & Tobago. That's what Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could have said as he woke up in Port of Spain, the Caribbean country's capital. By this time next week Abe will have visited 47 nations since taking office in 2012, after an itinerary encompassing six Latin American and Caribbean cities in nine days.

Venezuelan ex-intelligence head faces US drug charges

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Venezuela's former military intelligence chief, accused of involvement in drug trafficking by the United States, was arrested on a Caribbean island while on diplomatic business, the South American country said in a sternly worded statement. "The government rejects the illegal and arbitrary detention of the Venezuelan diplomatic official," said the foreign ministry statement announcing the arrest of Hugo Carvajal on the nearby island of Aruba.

Venezuelan ex-intelligence head faces drug charges in U.S.

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By Andrew Cawthorne and Zachary Fagenson CARACAS/MIAMI Thu Jul 24, 2014 10:50pm EDT CARACAS/MIAMI (Reuters) - Venezuela's former military intelligence chief, accused of involvement in drug trafficking by the United States, was arrested on a Caribbean island while on diplomatic business, the South American country said in a sternly worded statement on Thursday.

Venezuela protests arrest of ex-intelligence head wanted in U.S.

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By Andrew Cawthorne and Zachary Fagenson CARACAS/MIAMI Fri Jul 25, 2014 3:43am BST CARACAS/MIAMI (Reuters) - Venezuela's former military intelligence chief, accused of involvement in drug trafficking by the United States, was arrested on a Caribbean island while on diplomatic business, the South American country said on Thursday.

Bridge over Pacific waters[1]- Chinadaily.com.cn

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China values geopolitical importance of Latin American and Caribbean nations and wants all-round cooperation with them President Xi Jinping's second visit to Latin America - Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Cuba - from July 17 to 23, is a milestone in Sino-Latin American relationship. Xi's first trip to the region came within three months of taking office last year during which he visited Trinidad and Tobago, Costa Rica and Mexico.

India, Latin America set to tango

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New Delhi: An India-Latin America Forum to forge a new paradigm of cooperation leading to a "strategic partnership" could be in the offing in the near future.India and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) are exploring possibilities of a "dialogue mechanism", based on the recent interactions and talks New Delhi held with the troika of foreign ministers of the 33-member grouping in August 2012.

AP PHOTOS: A selection of our favorite images from Latin America and the Caribbean

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The presidents of Russia and China made separate trips to Latin America, although Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping crossed paths this past week in Brazil, where they smiled and posed with their Latin American counterparts. Mexico struggled with a continuing flood of northbound child migrants.

Why Experts Are So Worried About the Disease That Just Reached the United States

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Why Experts Are So Worried About the Disease That Just Reached the United States

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An Aedes albopictus mosquito obtains a blood meal from a human host. This is one of two striped species that could spreadchikungunya in the United States.Photo by James Gathany/CDC If your wife is a researcher in medical entomology, you’ll often hear odd tidbits related to mosquito-borne diseases. For instance, did you know how cute malaria parasites can look under a microscope? I didn’t either, until I met Cassandra Urquhart.

Three National Records Highlight Mexican Nationals

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Three National Records Highlight Mexican Nationals

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BOCA DEL RIO, Mexico, July 20. THREE national records highlighted Mexico's long course nationals that served as the selection meet for the Central American and Caribbean Games. Twenty-four swimmers -- 12 men and 12 women -- will attend the Games in November in Veracruz, Mexico. (See below for full roster.) Two women's Mexican records fell at nationals, while just one male national record fell over five days. Bianca Rodriguez swam a 1:09.

Easier air travel to Antigua and Barbuda

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Easier air travel to Antigua and Barbuda

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ST. JOHNS, Antigua – A meeting with American Airlines was convened in their Miami offices with their Director of Marketing Development for the Caribbean, Mexico and Latin America, Gary Alfson. The Minister was accompanied by the Honorable Molwyn Joseph, Minister of Health and the Environment.