A 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe today, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, the Caribbean Media Corporation reported.
The US Geological Survey said that the quake, with a depth of 23 miles was felt north ease of the Grande Anse. It was located 17.1 degrees North and 60.2 degrees West and was also felt in neigbouring Antigua and Barbuda.
GUATEMALA CITY, (Reuters) – Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will ask United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres to remove the head of a U.N.-backed investigative body probing the politician’s family for suspected graft, two government officials said yesterday.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Halt the “ill-conceived” agreement that guarantees Chinese investors US$1 million in the Government Oval project, local construction players are demanding of the Government in an intensification of their lobby against the deal.
CARACAS/BOGOTA, (Reuters) – Relations between Caracas and Washington are at their lowest point ever, Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro said yesterday in a speech at the presidential palace for international media that was televised to the nation.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Brazilian prosecutors yesterday charged Aldemir Bendine, the former chief executive of state-controlled oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA, with corruption, alleging he used his position to take bribes from construction firm Odebrecht.
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