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Puerto Rican Boxer Orlando Cruz speaks openly about his sexuality; Nicolas Fuchs wins WRC’s Caminos del Inca; Panamanian Leonardo Gonzalez retains Jiu Jitsu world title
Puerto Rico topic at U.N.; World Bank details D.R. shortcomings; Grenada renews search for remains of Marxist leader; and Richard Branson’s philanthropy helps Scarlet Ibis flourish once more.
Jamaican Minister announces tougher response to child sex offenders; D.R. investigates corruption in recent elections.
Puerto Ricans vote in electoral primaries; Mejía challenges Dominican government to debate over corruption; Grenada expresses relief as parliament approves budget.
Dominican Republic celebrates Independence Day; controversy continues in Puerto Rico over Ferrer scandal; a report identifies women as the group most vulnerable to HIV.
Haitian prime minister resigns; Jamaican drug lord appeals for lenience; and the Dominican Republic’s First Lady sues a journalist for slander.
First Lady makes a pledge to end femicide in the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rican politicians are questioned about ethics and payment irregularities.
Dominican government accused of repression tactics; Puerto Rican Constitution anniversary marked by controversy; Haitian president criticized for political interference in the Bahamas.
Coastguards search for survivors after an illegal craft sinks en route to Puerto Rico, and a gay rights activist speaks out against homophobia in Jamaica.
A series of small earthquakes hits the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico’s governor declares support for Mitt Romney, and a Suriname rainforest expedition discovers 46 new species.
Dominican Republic celebrates Día de La Altagracia, Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court rules in favour of animal rights campaigners, and Nicolas Sarkozy visits French Guiana.
Dominican Republic donates a university campus to Haiti, Puerto Rico celebrates the Fiestas de la Calle San Sebastián, and François Hollande visits the French Antilles.
Political turmoil in Guyana and Barbados, calls for more transparency over political finances in the Dominican Republic, and a Jamaican candidate discovers his doppelgänger.
Protesters of Haitian descent assert nationality rights in the Dominican Republic, and Jamaican ministers release conflicting statements about US involvement in security operations.
General elections held in Guyana and St Lucia; Barbados is pronounced least corrupt Caribbean country; and Puerto Rico’s Miguel Cotto wins WBA title.
Caribbean marks Elimination of Violence against Women day; Trinidad PM foils assassination conspiracy; West Indies women’s cricket team win World Cup qualifier.
Caribbean HIV Conference begins; aboriginal cave art discovered in the Dominican Republic; Puerto Rican homicide rate surpasses 1,000 deaths; Jamaican elections set for December.
Puerto Rico’s Calle 13 scoops nine Grammys; First Lady of the Dominican Republic wins International Innovator Award; and Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt is named IAAF male Athlete of the Year.
Presidential candidates meet in DR; Jamaican politician changes party allegiance; Guyana’s general election campaign begins; Governor of PR announces improved employment rates.
Amnesty International denounces police violence in DR; Jamaica launches its National Aid for Trade Strategy; and a PR basketball champion pleads guilty to drugs charges.