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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...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 4:08 PMCMC

Guyana's education minister, Priya Manickchand, says schools across the country will remain closed for face-to-face interaction during March, for every grade except grades 10, 11 and 12. During an update on the ministry’s social...

Published:Sunday | February 28, 2021 | 2:06 PMCMC

The President of the Dominican Republic, Luis Abinader, has announced plans to build a fence along the country's border with Haiti, which extends for about 380 kilometres, or 236 miles. Abinader said the barrier will help curb illegal...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 6:02 PMCMC

Twenty-six Haitian nationals and one Cuban, all of whom left Guyana and entered Brazil illegally, have been arrested by members of the Brazilian Federal Police. According to a release from the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) the interception...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 4:49 PMCMC

Grenada's Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell, on Friday, announced steps to reopen the island’s tourism sector over the coming months. Speaking during an interview, Mitchell said commercial fights from the United Kingdom and hotel...

Published:Saturday | February 27, 2021 | 1:23 PMCMC

Investigations are ongoing in Haiti following a prison break that led to the death of 25 people. Authorities on Friday reported that more than 400 inmates escaped in the country’s largest and deadliest prison break in a decade, with...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2021 | 4:00 PMCMC

The president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Mauricio Claver-Carone, has collaborated with a coalition of 40 global corporate executives to launching a historic partnership to aid Latin America and the...

Published:Sunday | February 21, 2021 | 1:09 PMCMC

Investigations are continuing into a plane crash in waters off North Cat Cay in The Bahamas yesterday afternoon. Three people were on board. The Air Accident Investigation Authority (AAIA) in The Bahamas says the three people were...

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2021 | 6:08 PMCMC

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have pushed the cash-strapped government  in Bermuda to offer foreigners the chance to become long-term residents if they invest a minimum of US$2.5 million in the island. The ...

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2021 | 4:56 PMCMC

The main opposition Progressive National Party (PNP) secured at landslide victory in the Turks and Caicos Islands' general elections yesterday. Led by businessman Charles Washington Misick, the PNP obtained a 14 to one victory over the...

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2021 | 12:26 PMCMC

The United States Coast Guard said on Thursday that its Cutter Harriet Lane seized millions of US dollars worth of narcotics and arrested seven alleged smugglers during a 71-day patrol of the Caribbean Sea. The operation ended on...

Published:Saturday | February 20, 2021 | 12:03 PMCMC

The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says it has arrested an alleged Jamaican smuggler who was found with cocaine in a pair of sandals at the Miami International Airport. It's alleged that the smuggler had also...

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2021 | 4:14 PMCMC

Bermuda residents huddled to stay warm after the North Atlantic island recorded a record low temperature yesterday, following Thursday’s fiercest winter storm in a decade. The Bermuda Weather Service (BWS) confirmed that Saturday...

Published:Sunday | January 31, 2021 | 4:03 PMCMC

A 5.7 magnitude earthquake was felt in parts of Guyana this afternoon. The country's Civil Defence Commission (CDC) said it  received reports of an earthquake of shallow depth of 10 kilometres (km) with an ...

Published:Saturday | January 30, 2021 | 9:48 PMCMC

Health officials have been monitoring the emergence of a very infectious skin disease, similar to scabies, in Haiti. The country's Ministry of Health says the disease has been affecting residents of several communities in the west of...

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