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Haitian elections a source of new conflict

The November 28 general elections in Haiti are over, and the votes will probably be counted by December 7. But as many predicted, the task of carrying out a national election may have proved too much for Haiti's administrative infrastructure.

World Notes: China, Afghanistan, Trinidad and Tobago, Nigeria, Germany, Cuba

China-Russia ties, Afghanistan deaths, green industry in Caribbean, Nigeria's oil, lifetime jobs in Germany, U.S.-Cuba trade.

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Saint Vincent PM: U.S. business seek to topple government

The prime minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph E. Gonsalves, has accused U.S. and other foreign interests of meddling in his country's internal affair.

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Landmark summit on Latin American integration

Presidents and representatives of 33 Latin American and Caribbean nations met February 23 and 24 to form an organization provisionally called the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States.

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Earthquake devastates already hard-hit Haiti

The largest earthquake in 200 years hit the impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti on yesterday afternoon.