|CUBA - Congress should debate effectiveness of embargo
HAVANA (AP): The Unite States Congress should take a hard look at American policy toward Cuba and debate whether Washington's 45-year-old embargo is working, visiting U.S.lawmakers said Tuesday. Headed by Rep. Rosa DeLauro, a Connecticut Democrat...
PUERTO RICO - Storm anxiety in the air
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP): Caribbean islanders still get night sweats recalling the dark hours in 2004 when Hurricane Wilma's shrieking gales and drenching rain unearthed caskets from cemeteries, tossing corpses on to porches and roofs in The Bahamas...
SWITZERLAND - Geneva Court blocks release of Duvalier's money
GENEVA (AP):A Geneva court has blocked the release of some of the 7.6 million Swiss francs (US$6.2 million; euro4.6 million) stashed in Switzerland by former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude 'Baby Doc' Duvalier, a lawyer for two Haitians said yesterday.