Category: Caribbean

Cuba May Lift Restrictions On Baseball Players Signing Abroad

Today in Latin America Top Story — The Cuban government may lift restrictions on baseball players signing contracts abroad, ending five decades of self-imposed tradition. The Cuban Federation of Baseball […] Read More >

Cholera Cases In Florida and Dominican Republic Linked to Haiti

Today in Latin America Top Story — The first known cases of cholera linked to the outbreak in Haiti were identified outside the country Wednesday, as a Florida woman contracted […] Read More >

Death Toll In Haiti Cholera Outbreak Hits 1,000; First Case Detected in Dominican Republic

Today in Latin America Top Story — The death toll in Haiti’s cholera outbreak passed 1,000, three weeks after the disease was first detected, as riots hit Haiti’s second-largest city […] Read More >

Cuba Condemns Call of Duty: Black Ops Video Game

Today in Latin America Top Story — Cuba condemned the release of a new video game that allows gamers to play as a United States special forces agent attempting to […] Read More >

Haiti Cholera Outbreak Spreads To Port-au-Prince

Today in Latin America Top Story — The cholera outbreak in Haiti has now spread to the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, the Haitian health ministry said on Tuesday. Doctors in the […] Read More >

Cholera Outbreak In Haiti Leaves 9,000 Hospitalized And Over 500 Dead

Today in Latin America Top Story — The massive cholera outbreak in Haiti has now claimed the lives of more than 540 people and hospitalized over 9000, with fears that the disease […] Read More >

Haiti Waits For Tropical Storm Tomas; Landslides And Flooding Expected

Today in Latin America Top Story — Rains from Tropical Storm Tomas began battering Haiti Thursday, as thousands of people wait in makeshift tents and prepare for the risks of […] Read More >

Sex Work Flourishes In Post-Earthquake Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE — When Shirley leaves her tent in the steep hills of Canapé Vert, she lies to preserve her dignity. As she goes, she tells her 14-year-old son that she […] Read More >

Cholera Outbreak In Haiti Widens; Fears Over Outbreak In Port-au-Prince

Today in Latin America Top Story — The cholera outbreak in Haiti has claimed the lives of more than 250 people and infected over 3,000 as fears rise that the […] Read More >

Cholera Blamed For At Least 138 Deaths In Haiti; Doctors Await Test Results

Today in Latin America Top Story — A suspected outbreak of Cholera in central Haiti has killed at least 138 people and sickened hundreds more in an overcrowded hospital. Patients […] Read More >