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MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Sam was a powerful Category 4 storm in the Atlantic Ocean, but forecasters said late Sunday that it had peaked in intensity. Sam was centred well offshore from land Monday morning, located about 800 miles east...

Amid an outcry over the U.S. treatment of Haitian asylum-seekers, the Caribbean country's embattled prime minister pointedly today said inequalities and conflict drive migration. But he stopped short of directly criticising Washington over the...

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town, United States officials said Monday as they defended a strong response that included immediately deporting...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Guyana government is maintaining that teachers who stayed away from their work in support of their union's call to embark on a three-day strike last week in protest against the administration's COVID-19...

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – A 56-year-old vendor will reappear in a magistrate's court on September 15 after she pleaded not guilty to an additional charge of throwing missiles that could have resulted in hurting people who were present...

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – St Vincent and the Grenadines says five cases of the latest strain of the coronavirus (COVID-19) have been detected in the country and health authorities are warning that it is more transmittable and able to...

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC — A tropical storm watch has been posted in Bermuda as Hurricane Larry continues to head towards the British Overseas Territory. Forecasters have predicted that Larry, a Category 3 hurricane packing 115 miles per hour...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Guyana, in an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19, has issued amendments to its COVID-19 guidelines, which dealt with vaccination requirements for government buildings, to now include all public buildings inclusive...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is warning that more than half a million children are at risk of life-threatening waterborne diseases following the devastating and powerful earthquake that rocked...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — In the nearly two months since President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated, Haiti has suffered a devastating earthquake and a drenching tropical storm, the twin natural disasters deflecting attention from the...
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