Americas: Rodeo of Reads

‘Nature doesn’t fix itself fast’: Greenland weighs up economy v climate crisis
Indigenous Futurism: Stories from Stardust
French Guyana: Pastor shot dead, church set on fire after meeting delegation of Evangelicals

Belize Barrier Reef one of the most successful coral restoration projects in the world
How the Falkland Islands became one of the world’s most affluent places
British Virgin Islanders poke fun at former leader’s arrest with memes

Nicaragua: New law heralds damaging crackdown on civil society, UN warns
Argentine President rages at Britain after ‘inalienable’ Falklands Island claim
Suriname journalist detained, investigated on defamation charges after reporting on police
St Vincent opens first legal marijuana cafe in Eastern Caribbean
The Bahamas’ ‘Sand Dollar’ Needs Improved Cybersecurity, IMF Says
Dominican Republic bus is highjacked in Haiti
US Charges Third Suspect in Assassination of Haiti’s Moise

Apologies and promises are not enough to end TB in the North
Montserrat reaches out to diaspora to tackle nursing shortage
El Salvador: woman sentenced to 30 years in prison for homicide after miscarriage
IMF welcomes “strong economic rebound” in Bahamas
Kuujjuaq, Que. healing centre encourages reconnecting with Inuit identity
Duwamish Tribe Prepares to Sue Federal Government to Secure Tribal Sovereignty
This Guatemalan teen can speak 9 languages
Xiomara Castro’s First 100 days in the Honduran Presidency
Over 400 people “disappeared” in Panama in the last 12 months
The Right to Abortion in Chile Isn’t Forged in Stone
Ecuador prison riot leaves at least 43 dead and more than 200 escape
The Grandeur of Cuba, a New 3-Part Documentary (on Youtube)

Boy with a Flag During the 11J Protests Escapes from Cuba
Guyana Is On Track To Become A Leading Global Oil Producer
Google Translate adds 24 new languages, including its first indigenous languages of the Americas
Care Giving and Unemployment Increase for Cuban Women
A crypto-libertarian paradise just lost an existential battle with Honduras
Ancient DNA gives new insights into ‘lost’ Indigenous people of Uruguay
A Pulitzer for History to Cuban Author Ada Ferrer
The Boy from Buzwah: Dr. Cecil King’s memoir an essential Indigenous perspective on Indigenous language and education
Ex-Honduras police chief worked with ex-president to ship drugs, prosecutors say
Paraguay drugs prosecutor killed on honeymoon on Colombian beach
Indigenous languages ‘marginalized’ in Canada: Mary Simon
Mastercard launches new financial inclusion program for millions in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras
Bolivian president will not attend U.S. summit if Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela are excluded
Trail of Tears: Cherokee women to ride 950 miles to honor ancestors’ devastating displacement
Oil, Water, and Climate Change in the Guyana-Suriname Basin
St Kitts and Nevis: Six ministers suspended as Timothy Harris dissolves parliament
Study sheds light on dark history of U.S. Indigenous residential schools
Measat-3d satellite set to launch from French Guiana to enhance high-speed broadband access
Ex-minister Oduber of Aruba detained
First Nations leaders renew call to stop B.C. pipeline projects as UN raps Canada
Partnership between South Dakota National Guard, Suriname results in community improvements
1902 Martinique volcanic disaster

Dominican Republic to outsource consular services
Ecuador’s 2022 spot on the line as FIFA open case into whether Castillo is in fact Colombian
Struggle against “violent erasure” of Indigenous languages continues today
AQ Podcast: Haiti’s Political Crisis: An Overview and Ways Forward
Costa Rica declares national emergency amid ransomware attacks
Chilean journalist dies after being shot while covering Workers’ Day marches
Haiti: A wave of violence strikes Port-au-Prince
New research program hopes to shed light on climate change in Inuit Nunangat
US turns to “economic and diplomatic” measures to keep pressuring Nicaragua
Official: Suspects break into Haiti court, ransack offices
Arauco-Malleco Coordinating Committee calls for Mapuche armed resistance in southern Chile
Ontario program forming Inuit survivors’ committee on sexual exploitation
France and Cuba strengthen trade union ties
Nicaragua’s Cocktail of Media Repression
British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie heard saying “not my first rodeo” in U.S. drug sting recording
US Interior Department Begins Documenting Dark History of Indian Boarding Schools
Safe house in tiny Nunavik village aims to break generations of trauma for Inuit
What does Daniel Ortega want with Nicaragua?
Ortega Holds Nicaraguan Business Leaders Hostage
University of the West Indies warns UK to ‘retreat’ over direct rule of British Virgin Islands
Burial sites linked to Native American boarding schools ID’d in government report
Ex Cuban Prosecutor Admits Made-to-Order Trials & Sentences
Weaving an Altar to Guatemala’s Pre-Hispanic Glory
Illegal migrants test Cayman’s housing capacity and other limits
Besides the US, Nicaraguans are Fleeing South to Costa Rica
Native demonstrators call for justice for missing and murdered Indigenous relatives
Guatemala Judge Gets Death Threat After Decision on Civil War Crime
PM hints at major announcement as Grenada prepares for early election
Meet the independents determined to put First Nations issues front and centre
Brighter smiles for Suriname
Grenada: Confronting my family’s slave-owning past
‘A community of care’: First Nations House celebrates Indigenous grads at U of T
‘We can’t eat a new road’: Guyanese voice fears over true cost of Exxon’s oil bonanza
Barbados upgrades infrastructure thanks to FIFA Forward Programme
Coding training offered for Yukon First Nations students
Uruguay’s Next Big Challenge: Social Security Reform
Barbados, Jamaica officials hold talks

May 13, 1982, Forty Years Ago: Falkland Battle
Russian Tycoon’s Yacht Goes Dark on Way to Bahamas
Latin America’s Choice and the Cross-strait Diplomatic Battle
Pope to visit Canada to apologize for Indigenous abuses
Trinidad and Tobago features in Netflix documentary on Yoruba culture
How world’s first-ever Bitcoin City in El Salvador will look like
Jazz’ n Creole Festival celebrated with great pomp at Dominica’s shores
Seven more survivors of capsized boat rescued near Puerto Rico
Interpol rejects Suriname’s request for international arrest warrant for former finance minister
Solutions for Indigenous Communities in Nicaragua
Mass Cancellation of Flights To Jamaica After Strike at Montego Bay Airport
Dominica joins AirBnB’s “live and work anywhere” campaign to welcome digital nomads
More than 20,000 Nicaraguans request asylum in Costa Rica in the first quarter of 2022
Jamaica’s Barbara Gloudon, a giant of journalism and theatre, passes away at 87
We must not forget that Guyana remains an agricultural country
Antigua and Barbuda gears up to host Green Climate Fund events
Jamaica Prepares to Strike Anew at Lottery Scammers
One Sioux chef’s attempt to reclaim Native American cuisine
Honduras ‘retakes sovereignty’ by nixing corporate enclaves
Jamaicans in US get prison time for lottery scamming
Antigua and Barbuda PM Browne to boycott Summit in solidarity with allies Venezuela and Cuba
Native America Calling: Indigenous hockey
‘Incredible cruelty’: gang battles leave 150 dead in Haitian capital
Guyana’s private sector to partner with businesses in China
President of India to visit Jamaica, Saint Vincent and Grenadines from May 15 to 21
‘Now it will only get worse’: Cuba grapples with impact of Ukraine war
Honduras Recognizes Its Responsibility in Trans Killing
First Nations groups call for investigation into Chelsea Poorman’s disappearance and death
Cuba explosion: last body recovered from Havana hotel ruin, taking toll to 45
Grenada: MP calls for peaceful election season as activities heat up
Guyana: Former finance minister appears in court
Where is Daniel Ortega Taking Nicaragua?
A project for resilience in the mountains of Guatemala
The Voice of Saint Lucia Search Begins
Lopez Obrador’s Tour in Central America and Cuba
Chile Constitution Writers Enter Final Stretch for Draft Charter
Carnival Cruise Line to create ‘transformational’ new Bahamas port

1811 May 15: Paraguay Independence Day