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  1. 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."

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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

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    Thu, 9 Apr 2015

    DENVER, April 9 (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.

  6. Obama: Caribbean leaders dispute claims they are risky financial centers

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    Thu, 9 Apr 2015

    April 9 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Thursday said some Caribbean leaders he has met during his trip to the region complained their countries were unfairly singled out as risky financial centers.

  7. REFILE-Obama touts clean energy in bid to restore U.S. leadership in Caribbean

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    Thu, 9 Apr 2015

    President Barack Obama met with Jamaica's prime minister on Thursday, announcing a major clean energy partnership ahead of a Caribbean summit where he hopes to reassert U.S. leadership in the region at a time when oil-producing Venezuela's economic clout

  8. UPDATE 1-Grenada reaches restructuring deal with bondholders

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    Thu, 9 Apr 2015

    NEW YORK, April 9 (IFR) - Grenada has reached an agreement with creditors to restructure some US$262m-equivalent in defaulted international and local 2025 bonds, the Caribbean island's government...

  9. Grenada reaches restructuring agreement with bondholders

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    Thu, 9 Apr 2015

    NEW YORK, April 9 (IFR) - Grenada has reached an agreement in principle with holders of its defaulted 2025 bonds to restructure the debt, the Caribbean island's government said in a statement.

  10. UPDATE 1-In Jamaica, Obama seeks to reassert U.S. leadership in Caribbean

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    Wed, 8 Apr 2015

    KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 8 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama arrived in Jamaica on Wednesday to attend a Caribbean summit seeking to reassert U.S. leadership in the region at time when oil-producing Venezuela's economic clout may be receding.

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