Paraguay: Presidential Candidate Lino Cesar Oviedo Dies

Pedro Servin of the Associated Press is reporting that Paraguayan presidential candidate Lino Cesar Oviedo has been killed in a helicopter...

Hurricane Sandy Slams Jamaica and Cuba

1 BBC Latin America is reporting that Hurricane Sandy slammed Jamaica leaving one person dead. Hundreds of people took refuge in emergency...

Uganda: Conference Addresses Role of Media in Climate Change

Kizito Sikuka, in a Southern African News Feature on, is reporting that the first Eastern and Southern African Climate Change...

Barbados: Tropical Wave May Become Tropical Storm Patty

Caribbean 360 is reporting that meteorologists are carefully tracking a tropical wave, which is located about 400 miles to the east-southeast of...

Akosua Report: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Burton Wire is proud to announce the addition of The Akosua Report: Facts on The African Diaspora, written by Akosua...

Dominican Republic: Torrential Rains Displace 20,000 People

Caribbean 360 is reporting that torrential rains are wreaking havoc in the Dominican Republic. President Danilo Medina has declared a state...

Hurricane Sandy Brings Death and Destruction to U.S.

CNN is reporting that at least 16 people in the United States were killed in incidents related to Hurricane Sandy. The...

Tropical Storm Chantal ‘Strengthening’; Nears Barbados

Caribbean 360 is reporting that Tropical Storm Chantal is continuing to move Westward. The author writes: "Tropical Storm Chantal is located near 10.1N...

Caribbean: Be Prepared for ‘Very Active’ Hurricane Season

Caribbean 360 is reporting that the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Management Agency (CDEMA) has urged Caribbean people to be prepared for...

Malawi: Surviving the Devastating Floods

Writing for Al Jazeera, Richard Nield reports that Malawi is suffering a humanitarian emergency and the impact of the record floods...

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