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  1. UPDATE 1-Drug plane crashes off the coast of Colombia

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    Wed, 20 May 2015

    BOGOTA, May 20 (Reuters) - A plane en route from Venezuela and loaded with cocaine crashed into the Caribbean Sea while being pursued by the Colombian air force, officials said on Wednesday.

  2. Exclusive: UBS must buy back investor's Puerto Rico bond funds for $1 million

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    Tue, 19 May 2015

    (Reuters) - UBS AG must buy back an investor's Puerto Rico bond fund portfolio for $1 million, securities arbitrators ruled on Tuesday in a rare, lengthy rebuke of the firm's sales practices on the Caribbean island.

  3. RPT-Cuba debt holder hangs on as demand builds for defaulted loans

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    Tue, 19 May 2015

    LONDON, May 18 (Reuters) - A historic breakthrough in U.S.-Cuba relations has set investors clamouring to buy the Caribbean island's long-defaulted debt but one of the biggest private holders of the...

  4. Cuba debt holder hangs on as demand builds for defaulted loans

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    Mon, 18 May 2015

    LONDON, May 18 (Reuters) - A historic breakthrough in U.S.-Cuba relations has set investors clamouring to buy the Caribbean island's long-defaulted debt but one of the biggest private holders of the...

  5. France's Accor expands Cuban footprint with luxury hotel

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    Mon, 11 May 2015

    PARIS, May 11 (Reuters) - Accor, Europe's largest hotel group, said on Monday it had sealed a deal to open a luxury hotel in Cuba, the 518-room Pullman Cayo Coco, near the Caribbean island's international airport.

  6. The Wall of Un-Worry

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    Tue, 5 May 2015

    Hartsfield-Jackson Airport’s International Terminal was packed recently with spring breakers and families headed south to Caribbean climes. Despite a year-over-year increase in domestic airfares of about 14%, demand for travel is up, indicating rising

  7. Colorful macaws bring beauty to chaotic Caracas

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    Thu, 23 Apr 2015

    CARACAS (Reuters) - In the 1970s, at the foot of the Caribbean mountain range flanking Caracas, a motorcycle-riding Italian immigrant turned heads for being inexplicably chased by a macaw nicknamed "Pancho."

  8. Mitsubishi group to build methanol plant in Trinidad and Tobago

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    Mon, 13 Apr 2015

    TOKYO, April 13 (Reuters) - Japan's three Mitsubishi group companies have signed a contract with state-owned National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago Ltd and Massy Holdings to build a methanol producing plant in the Caribbean country for about $1 billion.

  9. UPDATE 2-Obama touts clean energy in bid to restore U.S. leadership in Caribbean

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    Thu, 9 Apr 2015

    KINGSTON, April 9 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday unveiled a major clean energy partnership at a Caribbean summit where he sought to reassert U.S. leadership in the region at a time when the economic clout of oil-producing Venezuela appears to be receding.

  10. U.S. storm forecasters predict below-average Atlantic hurricane season

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    Thu, 9 Apr 2015

    DENVER (Reuters) - The Atlantic Ocean will see a "well below average" number of hurricanes this season due to cooler Caribbean waters and a strong El Nino effect, forecasters with Colorado State University predicted on Thursday.

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