PETIT-GOAVE, Haiti (AP) — Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti’s southwestern tip with howling, 145 mph winds Tuesday, tearing off roofs in the poor and largely rural area, uprooting trees and leaving rivers bloated and choked with debris. At least nine deaths were blamed on the storm during its week-long march across the Caribbean.
BY DAWN PLUMMER | BUSINESS
The techniques and dreams that are sometimes repressed into our unconscious can in fact become a part of our consciousness and lives if the hunches are followed.
BY PATRICE MCDERMOTT AND EMILY MANNA
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has received heightened attention in this campaign season, including for the lack of transparency in its negotiating process.
BY LI YONG | BUSINESS
LI Yong is director general of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
VIENNA, Sep 30 2016 (IPS) – World leaders are recognizing the crucial role of industrialization in eliminating absolute poverty and promoting sustainable development.
BY TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER | BOOKS
Today was an ordinary day.
It had its ups and downs; pleasant surprises came between the mundane and the irritating and you’ll look back at it tomorrow with clarity, perhaps, but its details will be sketchy in a decade.
BY MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN | NATIONAL
HAVANA (AP) — A top Cuban diplomat on Wednesday rejected Donald Trump’s threat to undo detente with Cuba unless the single-party government meets the Republican presidential candidate’s demands.
BY NELSON A. KING
Brooklyn Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Deputy Leader, held a press conference on Thursday, joined by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, several of his colleagues in government, veterans and anti-gun violence advocates, as he publicly announced his intention to continue his protest that he began two weeks ago, and push back on the notion that protesting is un-American.
BY NELSON A. KING | CARIBBEAN
With the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) setting the stage for increasing international discourse and action in the fight against inequality, Dominica says it remains “motivated and committed” to achieving the SDGs.
BY TANGERINE CLARKE | CARIBBEAN
The beautiful and exciting sixth annual Yesterday’s Children presentation, was certainly not lost on four, exceptional elderly Caribbean-born citizens, who danced, bobbed theirs heads and smiled during an African drum and dance precession, which led to a night of love, honor, and heart warming tributes.
BY AZAD ALI | CARIBBEAN
It is official! Grenadians will go to the polls on Oct. 27 to vote on a referendum to remodel Grenada’s 42-year-old Constitution.