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  • Oct 28- Growing financial troubles for Venezuela's PDVSA have started to snarl its logistics and operations in the Caribbean, where unpaid bills have frustrated suppliers and business partners. The vessel, which has been unable to discharge 520,000 barrels of fuel oil from Isla refinery, has been anchored in the Caribbean sea for more than a month.

  • HOUSTON, Oct 28- Unpaid debts and broken promises are making Venezuelan oil giant PDVSA an outcast in several Caribbean countries where it had been a guest of honor. Business partners in the island nations of Curacao, Bonaire, Jamaica and the Bahamas are turning away from the firm as debts pile up to tugboat operators, ship brokers, maritime agencies and terminal...

  • LONDON, Oct 25- The British government gave Heathrow the green light on Tuesday to build a third runway, which will be the first new full-length runway since the 1940 s in southeast England, the economic engine of Britain. A majority of lawmakers back expanding Heathrow, according to a poll of 150 MPs carried out by ComRes for Heathrow in August, but the project has...

  • A woman protects herself from the rain with plastic after hurricane Matthew, in Port-au-Prince, on October 4, 2016.

    Hurricane Matthew was nearing the Bahamas, regaining some of the strength it had lost after swiping Cuba and leaving a trail of destruction in Haiti.

  • LES CAYES/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 3- Hurricane Matthew intensified en route to Haiti on Monday, bringing 140- mile-per-hour winds and torrential rain that could wreak havoc in Caribbean nations that had yet to evacuate residents of risky coastal homes. The center of Matthew, a violent Category 4 storm, is expected to close in on southwestern Haiti on Monday night,...

  • LES CAYES/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 3- Hurricane Matthew edged closer to Haiti on Monday, bringing 130- mile-per-hour winds and torrential rain that could wreak havoc in the Caribbean nation, but some 2,000 people in one coastal town refused to evacuate. The center of Matthew, a violent Category 4 storm, is expected to near southwestern Haiti and Jamaica on Monday...

  • Hurricane Matthew targets Carribean

    A potentially devastating hurricane could strike parts of Haiti as warnings are posted for Jamaica and Cuba.

  • LES CAYES/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 3- Hurricane Matthew edged closer to Haiti on Monday, bringing 130- mile-per-hour winds and torrential rain that could wreak havoc in the Caribbean nation, although some 2,000 people in one coastal town refused to evacuate. Matthew's center is expected to near southwestern Haiti and Jamaica on Monday night, the U.S. National...

  • LES CAYES/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 3- Fears mounted in Haiti as Hurricane Matthew edged closer on Monday, bringing 145 mile-per-hour winds and life-threatening rain that could wreak havoc in the Caribbean nation, where some 2,000 people in one coastal town refused to evacuate. Matthew's center is expected to near southwestern Haiti and Jamaica late on Monday, the...

  • *Matthew is strongest Caribbean cyclone in 9 years. LES CAYES, Haiti/ KINGSTON, Oct 2- Haiti and Jamaica urged residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as bands of rain from Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace Caribbean nations since 2007, drenched the Jamaican capital. Matthew's slow-moving center was...

  • *Matthew is strongest Caribbean cyclone in 9 years. LES CAYES, Haiti/ KINGSTON, Oct 2- Haiti and Jamaica urged residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as bands of rain from Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace Caribbean nations since 2007, drenched the Jamaican capital. Matthew's slow-moving center was...

  • *Matthew is strongest Caribbean cyclone in 9 years. LES CAYES, Haiti/ KINGSTON, Oct 2- Haiti and Jamaica urged residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate, and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as torrential rain from Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace the Caribbean nations since 2007, drenched the Jamaican capital. Matthew's slow-moving...

  • Storm hurricane

    The most powerful cyclone to form over the Atlantic since 2007 ground slowly towards Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba.

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE/ KINGSTON, Oct 2- Haiti and Jamaica implored residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace the Caribbean islands since 2007, spun slowly toward the region. Matthew is expected to scrape western Haiti on Monday as a major storm bringing 145 mile per hour...

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE/ KINGSTON, Oct 2- Haiti and Jamaica implored residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace the Caribbean islands in years, spun slowly toward the region. Matthew is expected to scrape western Haiti on Monday as a major storm bringing 145 mile per hour...

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 2- Haiti issued a red alert and evacuated families from tiny outlying islands as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to cross the Caribbean in years, shifted its route toward the impoverished country. Matthew is expected to make landfall in Haiti on Monday as a major storm bringing 150 mile per hour winds and extreme rain to the southern...

  • KINGSTON/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 2- The United States prepared to airlift hundreds of people from its Guantanamo Bay naval base as the most powerful cyclone to form over the Atlantic since Hurricane Felix in 2007 ground slowly towards Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba. Simultaneously, the storm is forecast to lash southern Haiti, possibly dumping up to 40 inches of rain there...

  • KINGSTON/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 1- Haiti has began evacuating residents by boat from outlying islands in preparation for Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest storm to cross the Caribbean for years that threatens to wreak widespread damage in the region with flash floods and high winds. Simultaneously. the storm is forecast to lash southern Haiti, dumping up to 40...

  • KINGSTON/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 1- Haiti has began evacuating residents by boat from outlying islands in preparation for Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest storm to cross the Caribbean for years that threatens to wreak widespread damage in the region with flash floods and high winds. Simultaneously. the storm is forecast to lash southern Haiti, dumping up to 40...

  • KINGSTON/ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Oct 1- Haiti has began evacuating residents by boat from outlying islands in preparation for Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest storm to cross the Caribbean for years that threatens to wreak widespread damage in the region with flash floods and high winds. Simultaneously. the storm is forecast to lash southern Haiti, dumping up to 40...