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Published:Sunday | May 8, 2022 | 6:28 PMCMC

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders are pondering whether they will participate in the Ninth Summit of the Americas to be held in the United States next month, should Washington extend an invitation to Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaid...

Published:Sunday | May 8, 2022 | 11:59 AMCMC

Barbados has pledged to assist Cuba, following Friday's explosion at a luxury hotel in the capital, Havana. About two dozen people were killed and scores more injured by the blast at the historic Hotel Saratogagas, which it is...

Published:Saturday | May 7, 2022 | 5:12 PMCMC

A court in St Vincent and the Grenadines has refused an application by the United States to extradite a Vincentian man, who is said to be among the most wanted in Pennsylvania. “The court has considered carefully the arguments and...

Published:Saturday | May 7, 2022 | 3:29 PMCMC

A bail offer amounting to US$500,000 made by the United States Federal Court to former Premier Andrew Fahie has been placed on hold. This is because US prosecutors have filed to appeal the judge's decision to grant the former premier bail...

Published:Saturday | May 7, 2022 | 2:46 PMCMC

In the aftermath of Friday's explosion at the Saratoga Hotel in Havana, which left some 22 people dead and dozens injured, several countries are expressing solidarity with the government of Cuba. News agencies are reporting that up to 25...

Published:Sunday | April 17, 2022 | 3:43 PMCMC

Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris has been given until Wednesday to resolve the issues facing the coalition Team Unity government, or dissolve parliament and pave the way for fresh general elections. The ultimatum was delivered by...

Published:Sunday | April 17, 2022 | 10:41 AMCMC

United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced new policies to strengthen protections for detained non citizen Caribbean and other immigrants with serious mental disorders or conditions.  The new guidance, addressed in...

Published:Sunday | January 9, 2022 | 6:33 PMCMC

St Vincent and the Grenadines is now the first member state of the sub-regional grouping the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), to be granted permission for the export of medicinal cannabis. On Friday, the government...

Published:Saturday | January 8, 2022 | 5:01 PMCMC

The Association of Caribbean Mediaworkers (ACM) has expressed shock at news of the deadly attack on two journalists in Haiti on January 6. In a statement today, the regional media body said that it is deeply concerned about the continuing...

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...

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