U.S. Drones to Fly Over the Caribbean Sea

2 Washington, Jul 24.- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plans to monitor the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico using drones to combat the smuggling of drugs that targeted to the USA. After 18 months of testing, DHS implemented the controversial program of unmanned aircraft known as drones, used in other areas as instruments of intelligence and espionage

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Hurricane Season Starts in the Atlantic Basin

0 Havana, Jun 1. – Preceded by two unusual storms named Alberto and Beryl-today starts the hurricane season 2012 in the Atlantic Basin, Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. Since records began only twice (1887 and 1908) have been reported two tropical systems before the official beginning of the cyclone period, which for this year 2012 is expected within normal

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Hurricane Season Ends with Little Damage to Cuba

0 Havana, Nov 30. -The hurricane season in the North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico this year officially ends this November 30th with little damage for Cuba, said Maritza Ballester Perez, specialist in Cuba''s Meteorology Institute Forecast Center (INSMET). She noted that no hurricane or tropical storm had directly affected the Island in the period running from

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Tropical Storm in Gulf of Mexico

1 Havana, Jul 28. – Tropical Storm Don continued moving into the Gulf of Mexico, the Cuban Meteorological Institut (INSMET) reported Thursday.  At 06:00 local time, the storm was located at latitude 23.1 north, longitude 88.8 west, around 1,017 kilometers (632 miles) from Corpus Christi and 924 kilometers (574 miles) from Brownsville, both in the U.S. state of Texas. Don

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Cuba to Discuss Oil Exploration in the Gulf of Mexico

1 Havana, Apr 1. -An international workshop on geology and petroleum potential in the southeastern Gulf of Mexico will be he center of discussions in the Earth Sciences Convention, which will open here next Monday. The event is part of the program of the Conference on Oil and Gas, which will be held in parallel to Geoscience 2011. Delegates from

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Caribbean Summit to Discuss Aid to Haiti

2 Roseau, Jul 3. -Aid to Haiti and the potential effects of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will be the focus of the agenda of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), to be held in Jamaica on July 4-7. The leaders will discuss new projects to support the reconstruction of the francophone

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Judge Nixes Obama Decision on Deep-water Drilling

1 Washington, Jun 23. -Judge Martin Feldman ruled in favor of the oil companies that called for overturning a moratorium the White House imposed on deep-water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.   After the oil spill triggered by the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion, President Barack Obama imposed a six-month moratorium on deep-water drilling until security parameters were guaranteed. According

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Obama to Deliver a Speech on Oil Spill

3 Washington, Jun 14. -US President Barack Obama will address US people about the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that has been affecting American coast for 55 days. Obama will address on Tuesday on 20:00 hours (local time) from the White House, after coming back from a visit to the area affected by the greatest environmental tragedy in

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US Oil Spill: Devastating and Incalculable

2 Washington, Jun 3. -Environmentalists, political figures and different sectors are considering the effects of the oil spill caused by the accident in the rig that was extracting crude in the Gulf of Mexico as devastating and incalculable. More than 42 days have passed since the accident in the rig operated by the British Petroleum company (BP) took place, but

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