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OAS condemns Nicaragua's pursuit of political opponents

NEW YORK (AP) — The Organization of American States' Permanent Council approved a resolution Tuesday condemning the arrest in Nicaragua of presidential pre-candidates, restrictions imposed on politica...

Scientists offer look into life as Caribbean volcano erupted

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The three scientists credited with helping save lives ahead of a recent explosive volcano eruption in the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent are known to locals simpl...

US men's soccer to play Costa Rica in June 9 exhibition

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer team will play Costa Rica in an exhibition on June 9 at Sandy, Utah, the Americans' fourth match in an 11-day span designed to simulate the compacted World Cup qua...

Flooding and mudslides add to St. Vincent's volcano woes

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — Heavy rains poured down on the island of St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Thursday, causing flooding and mudslides that damaged some homes and further battered areas alr...

CONCACAF avoids Northeast, West Coast for Gold Cup

MIAMI (AP) — CONCACAF is avoiding the large population areas of the Northeast and West Coast for the Gold Cup, a championship many top players are likely to skip. The New York area, ...

UN seeks $29M for St. Vincent amid new volcanic threats

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The United Nations announced Tuesday that it is seeking $29.2 million to help St. Vincent recover from ongoing volcanic eruptions that have destroyed homes and crops, cont...

'Midnight hour of need': St. Vincent pleads for global help

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The prime minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines made a heartfelt plea Monday to the international community to help his country recover from a volcanic eruption that has dis...

Cultural festival showcases Caribbean and Latin American delicacies, performing arts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The one-day Culture Uma Fest, held on Saturday (April 17) at Taipei's Maji Square, was a resounding success that drew a large crowd eager to learn more about Caribbean...

Once again, volcanic Caribbean island looks to recovery

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A group of nervous fish sellers got very close to La Soufrière, the volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, on the morning of May 7, 1902. “The top of the...

New blast at St. Vincent volcano; cruise ship helps evacuees

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — La Soufriere volcano shot out another explosive burst of gas and ash on Friday as a cruise ship arrived to evacuate some of the foreigners who had been stuck on a St. Vin...

CONCACAF Gold Cup final scheduled for Aug 1 in Las Vegas

MIAMI (AP) — This year's CONCACAF Gold Cup final will be played on Aug. 1 at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Most top players are expected to skip the tournament, which starts July 1...

Photo of the Day: Volcano on Taiwan's ally Saint Vincent explodes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo shows a massive volcanic eruption that struck Taiwan's diplomatic ally Saint Vincent and the Grenadines over the weekend. La Soufriere, a volcano located...

More flee volcano on Caribbean island of St. Vincent

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — More people fled their homes on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent on Sunday as La Soufrière volcano rumbled loudly for a third day and the heavy we...

More volcanic eruptions on Caribbean island of St. Vincent

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent (AP) — Conditions worsened on Sunday at a volcano on the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent as loud rumbling, lightning and heavy ashfall were observed and residents report...

St. Vincent to evacuate thousands under volcano threat

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Empty cruise ships were scheduled to arrive Friday at the eastern Caribbean island of St. Vincent to help transport thousands of people who evacuated their homes under the...