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May 23, 2018

Pirate attacks grow in South America and Caribbean: report

Pirate attacks around South American and Caribbean waters are growing, and violence is increasingly used during robberies committed on vessels at anchor, a report showed on Wednesday. The Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) nonprofit group recorded 71 incidents in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017, ...

U.K. interior minister quits over growing immigration scandal

/ Apr 30, 2018

U.K. interior minister quits over growing immigration scandal

Britain's interior minister resigned Sunday amid a scandal over authorities' mistreatment of long-term U.K. residents wrongly caught up in a government drive to reduce illegal immigration. Prime Minister Theresa May's office said late Sunday that May had accepted the resignation of Home Secretary Amber Rudd. The ...

Hurricane Irma blacks out Puerto Rico, leaves tiny Barbuda devastated

Sep 7, 2017

Hurricane Irma blacks out Puerto Rico, leaves tiny Barbuda devastated

Hurricane Irma has killed at least eight people and injured 23 in French Caribbean island territories as the dangerous Category 5 storm roared over the Caribbean, France's interior minister said Thursday. Speaking on French radio France Info, French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said the death ...