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EU expands tax blacklist to 15 countries, including UAE

Mar 12, 2019 - 10:20 PM

Italy has long resisted the addition of the UAE. The Middle East powerhouse has recently made significant investments in the economically troubled European country.

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Tropical Storm Earl hits Mexico, maintains intensity

Aug 05, 2016 - 5:34 PM

After sweeping into the southern Mexican state of Tabasco around 7 pm 0000 GMT Friday Earl is expected to maintain strength

TROPICAL STORM EARL. A handout picture made available by the National Coordination for Disaster Reduction of Guatemala (CONRED) shows members of the national army emergency and rescue team (UHR) working at a fallen bridge damaged after strong rains hit the region, following the passage of Tropical Storm Earl, in Melchor de Mencos, Guatemala, August 4, 2016. Photo by CONRED/EPA

Flooding, mudslide warning as hurricane aims for Belize

Aug 04, 2016 - 2:32 PM

A hurricane gathering force as it swept in from the Caribbean was threatening flooding and mud slides in Belize

This infrared image of Tropical Storm Earl just north of the Honduras coast was taken from NOAA's GOES-East satellite on Aug. 3 at 7:45 a.m. EDT. Credits: NASA/NOAA GOES Project

Island states come to UN ready to move on climate deal

Apr 21, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The world s island states will come to the United Nations not only to sign the Paris climate deal but to be first in line to make sure it goes into force

AFTER THE STORM. A handout picture made available by UNICEF on February 25, 2016 shows a child's toy lies abandoned tattered and torn amongst the piles of debris left behind by the Category 5 Cyclone Winston that flattened the island of Koro, Fiji. Handout photo by Joseph Hing/Unicef/EPA

Anti-virus legend McAfee wanted for murder in Belize

Nov 13, 2012 - 11:13 AM

John McAfee founder of the eponymous anti virus company is on the run for killing another US citizen in a resort town Belizean police said Monday

Latin American leaders urge review of US pro-marijuana votes

Nov 13, 2012 - 9:55 AM

The presidents of Mexico Honduras Costa Rica and Belize called on the United Nations to hold a special session by 2015 to examine the successes and limits of current strategies against drug trafficking

A man touches marijuana leaves at a farm near Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on October 3 , 2012. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA

'Ernesto' upgraded to hurricane

Aug 08, 2012 - 7:41 AM

Ernesto became the second hurricane of the Atlantic season on Tuesday August 7 Wednesday August 8 in Manila as it moved toward the Yucatan Peninsula

Image courtesy of NOAA.