Fri | Aug 23, 2019

Caribbean

BELMOPAN, Belize, CMC – The Ministry of Agriculture is conducting a survey to determine the extent of the drought situation in northern Belize where reports indicate that farmers could lose millions in lost crops. “It will take a...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti,  CMC – Legislators have rejected an opposition-inspired motion aimed at impeaching President Jovenel Moise whom they had accused of high treason and was leading the country to “the edge of the social...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago government says it has not followed a recommendation by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to devalue its currency. The Trinidad and Tobago dollar is equivalent to US$0.16...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Police are searching for heavily-armed gunmen who shot and injured legislator, Ronald Étienne, during an attack on Sunday night in Pestel. They said that Étienne, who is a member of the consortium of...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – The former editor of the Newsday newspaper has been reported missing after she left her home in west Trinidad to go to a supermarket, the newspaper reported Monday. Newsday said that Suzanne Mills, 56, who...

WASHINGTON, CMC – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is warning of what it describes as “the complex situation” of dengue in Latin America and the Caribbean. PAHO says the region is currently experiencing “a new...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The police have launched an investigation into an incident in which a British woman who was strangled, doused with a flammable liquid, and set on fire. According to reports in the British media, Natalie Crichlow,...

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook has paid contractors to transcribe audio clips from users of its Messenger service, raising privacy concerns for a company with a history of privacy lapses. The practice was, until recently, common in the tech...

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC –The St Kitts-Nevis government says it is encouraged by the decision by gang members to voluntarily hand over as many as 30 illegal weapons, adding that the move augurs well for the peace and security in the twin-...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – National Security Minister Stuart Young said that national security law enforcement and intelligence agencies are on high alert after threatening messages had been posted on social media calling for the killing...
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