Fri | Nov 27, 2020

Caribbean

WASHINGTON, CMC – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is appealing to Caribbean and other nationals to avoid travel and large gathering during the holidays.  On Wednesday, PAHO said that holiday season gatherings and travel...

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Two United States citizens were on Wednesday each fined EC$5,000 after they were found guilty of breaching the coronavirus (COVID-19) regulations. A statement from the Royal Grenada Police Force said that Dr...

CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC - The St Lucia government has expressed concern over reports of truancy among local farm workers in Canada, warning that the actions of a few could put the programme in jeopardy. “Hired seasonal farm workers in Canada...

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – A new senior counsel from Jamaica has been welcomed to a Commission of Inquiry into historic land grabs in Bermuda following the resignation last month of a top Queen’s Counsel from Canada. Norma Wade-Miller,...

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The Antigua and Barbuda Government says China is making available US$1 billion that will be used for loans to Latin America and the Caribbean to purchase vaccines to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic....

CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – The St Lucia government Wednesday signalled its intention to introduce a tourism levy that it said will help finance the marketing and development of the industry. The government said it has been holding extensive...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Australia-based mining company Alicanto Minerals says it has made its first-ever gold find and that it has discovered a maiden resource of 500,000 ounces of gold at its Arakaka gold mine that is located in Region...

PARAMARIBO, Suriname, CMC – President Chandrikapersad Santokhi says his government will not interfere in the judicial process after former vice president Ashwin Adhin was arrested as part of an investigation into the alleged destruction of...

A 35-year-old man has been taken into police custody in Antigua and Barbuda over the stabbing death of a Jamaican woman. She has been identified as 45-year-old Simone Whyte. The police report that the alleged incident happened about 8:30 p.m. on...

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The Antigua and Barbuda government says the island will have to “paddle its own canoe” regarding the estimated EC$160 million needed to finance the redevelopment of infrastructure damaged by heavy...
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