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Caribbean

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders are due to meet on Monday to discuss arrangements surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. In recent times, the regional countries which have reopened their borders...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – More than 1.1 million people are eligible to cast ballots today as Trinidad and Tobago elects a new government to administer the affairs of the oil-rich twin-island republic for the next five years. While 19...

BELMOPAN, Belize, CMC – The Belize government says it will impose stricter measures including legislative amendment to curb the contraband trade as the country experiences an increase in cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Health authorities...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC -An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 struck near Port of Spain late Saturday. According to the Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine campus, the quake occurred shortly after 8:00...

BELMOPAN, Belize, CMC – Justice Antoinette Moore has sentenced five men to life imprisonment for the July 2016 murder of a pastor whose severed head was discovered in a pickup truck at a bar. “The crime was particularly heinous in terms...

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The Bahamas government says it will implement two additional weekend lockdowns as the country continues to record increases in the number of cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19). On Tuesday, the Ministry of Health said...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC –Several Caribbean islands in the Leeward Islands have issued a tropical storm warning as a weather system with winds of 40 miles per hour moves towards the Lesser Antilles. The Miami-based National Hurricane Center...

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC – The government of the Cayman Islands says residents and visitors who want to leave the country on the national carrier Cayman Airways or charter flights will now be able to make their travel...

Former Prime Minister of Barbados Owen Arthur has died at the age of 70. Arthur died at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on Monday morning at 12:26. He had been ailing and was admitted to the facility last week with heart complications. In announcing...

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Gonzalo is now moving at 18 miles per hour while its maximum sustained winds weakened to 45 miles per hour, according to the United States-based National Hurricane Center’s Friday afternoon update. Gonzalo is...
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