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Published:Sunday | May 30, 2021 | 3:04 PMCMC

The partner of the son of well-known British magnate, Lord Ashcroft, was taken into police custody in Belize on Saturday, following the shooting death of a police superintendent. The police say Jasmine Hartin, was arrested...

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2021 | 11:55 AMCMC

The Government of Suriname, yesterday, announced a total lockdown of the country for two and a half weeks, in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19. The announcement was made by President Chandrikapersad Santokhi, who said that his...

Published:Sunday | May 30, 2021 | 11:39 AMCMC

The United States Coast Guard says crew members from its cutter, Kathleen Moore, have repatriated eight Cubans to their homeland, after they were interdicted off the coast of Islamorada – a village made up of six of the Florida Keys. The...

Published:Saturday | May 29, 2021 | 5:05 PMCMC

The police in Trinidad and Tobago have launched a probe into an incident that led to the fatal stabbing of a 33 year-old nurse at her home on Friday. A 38 year-old suspect has subsequently been placed under police guard in hospital....

Published:Saturday | May 29, 2021 | 10:57 AMCMC

In an effort to boost the rebounding of the tourism industry, tourism interests in The Cayman Islands are offering citizens the chance to win US$10,000 and also rewards from a pool of 280 other prizes, totalling US$15,...

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2021 | 4:27 PMCMC

Jamaican-born Democratic New York legislator, Nick Perry, has joined the state's attorney-general, Letitia James, to announce the introduction of the Police Accountability Act.  Perry, a state assemblyman who...

Published:Sunday | May 23, 2021 | 12:07 PMCMC

The Joe Biden administration in the United States yesterday announced a new 18-month Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haitians. Secretary of US Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas said the new TPS designation enables...

Published:Saturday | May 22, 2021 | 6:14 PMCMC

The director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr Carissa Etienne, says that more than one million people in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have died from COVID-19, since pandemic began in March 2020. In making the...

Published:Saturday | May 22, 2021 | 1:27 PMCMC

The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) has issued a directive stating that its members who refuse to get vaccinated against COVID-19 will be sanctioned. The decision is to take effect on Monday. According to Newssource Guyana, this was revealed in an...

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2021 | 5:12 PMCMC

Haitian authorities are investigating the circumstances that led to an explosion at a propane gas station in the community of Delmas, on the outskirts of the capital Port-Au-Prince, late yesterday. According to police reports, the neighborhood...

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2021 | 12:23 PMCMC

Guyana's Ministry of Human Services says, during the first quarter of this year, 110 boys, age three and under, were abused. The ministry, in releasing the figure on Sunday in observance of the International Day of the Boy Child, said...

Published:Sunday | May 16, 2021 | 12:01 PMCMC

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake was felt in three Eastern Caribbean states early this morning. There have been no reports of damage or injuries. The Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies (UWI) said the quake occurred...

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2021 | 3:54 PMCMC

Trinidad and Tobago has declared a State of Emergency (SOE) and an eight-hour daily curfew, as a "scared population” looks to the authorities to implement new measures to deal with rising numbers of deaths from COVID-19 and...

Published:Saturday | May 15, 2021 | 3:12 PMCMC

Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has declared May 23 a National Day of Prayer, as the country continues to grapple with the corona virus pandemic. According to the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM), the service will...

Published:Sunday | April 25, 2021 | 1:05 PMCMC

Seismic activity at the La Soufrière volcano in St Vincent has remained low since the tremor associated with the explosion and ash venting two days ago.  Scientists monitoring the volcano say over the last 24 hours only a few long-...

Published:Saturday | April 24, 2021 | 5:56 PMCMC

The Barbados government says it is considering having ocean energy technology operational on the island as part of the National Energy Policy target of 100 per cent renewable energy by 2030. The Ministry of Energy, Small Business and...

Published:Saturday | April 24, 2021 | 2:28 PMCMC

The Trinidad and Tobago government has expressed disagreement and concern about the United States' level four categorisation of the twin-island republic in its latest travel advisory to US citizens. The warning has come...

Published:Saturday | April 10, 2021 | 12:23 PMCMC

The main scientist monitoring the erupting La Soufriere volcano is warning about the dangers of volcanic ash, as Vincentians woke up to extremely heavy ash fall and strong sulphur smells that advanced southward to the capital. Professor Richard...

Published:Saturday | April 10, 2021 | 10:07 AMCMC

The Barbados Meteorological Service has issued a warning following another eruption of the La Soufriere volcano in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The country's airport, the Grantley Adams International Airport, has also been closed...

Published:Sunday | March 28, 2021 | 3:06 PMCMC

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has warned that the “racist lie” that perpetuated slavery and the slave trade must end.  Speaking on the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the...

Published:Saturday | March 27, 2021 | 5:36 PMCMC

The Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) board of directors has endorsed a US$383 million programme for the 10th cycle of the bank’s Special Development Fund (SDF). The programme is designed to reduce poverty and inequality, as well...

Published:Saturday | March 20, 2021 | 3:17 PMCMC

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is to reopen its cruise ship ports in another three months. In a statement, the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) said the government  has approved the arrival of cruise vessels with fully vaccinated passengers...

Published:Saturday | March 20, 2021 | 2:49 PMCMC

A programme expected to lead to greater food safety in the country and the Caribbean, was recently launched at the Bureau of Standards Jamaica (BSJ). Funded by the European Union (EU) and managed by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB),...

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2021 | 5:25 PMCMC

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Belize has been “severely affected” by the COVID-19 pandemic, pointing the South American CARICOM member state's death per capita from COVID-19 and its economic haemorrhage...

Published:Sunday | March 14, 2021 | 4:43 PMCMC

West Indies defeated Sri Lanka by five wickets in the third One-Day International at the Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium in Antigua a short while ago. Scores: SRI LANKA: 274 for six off 50 overs (Wanindu Hasaranga 80 not out, Ashen Bandara 55...

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