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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados-based Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum (CariCOF) says a persistent La Niña pattern is expected to continue during the core dry season, which should drive increasing dry spells across the...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti is fighting a rise in COVID-19 cases as the government struggles to convince people to get vaccinated, the country's health minister told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The country of 11 million people...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Guyana government is considering making mandatory coronavirus (COVID-19) booster shots for travellers entering and leaving the country. Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony said COVID-19 booster shots may soon become...

The 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Friday said it is deeply concerned by the deepening of the multi-dimensional crisis in Haiti, telling the international community that its efforts to assist Haiti should go beyond strengthening the police and the judiciary.

Barbadians have re-elected the ruling Barbados Labour Party (BLP) into government with a consecutive clean sweep of the 30 seats in Parliament. Preliminary results showed that the BLP won the election that Prime Minister Mia Mottley called 18...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Barbadians are voting for a new government three and a half years after they overwhelming elected the Barbados Labour  Party (BLP). It is the first time in Barbados history that the two main political parties are being...

High Court judge Justice Cicely Chase is expected to hear later today an injunction filed for by a  member of the minority opposition Barbados Sovereignty Party seeking to stop Wednesday’s general election.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: The Electoral and Boundaries Commission (EBC) says 266, 330 people are eligible to vote in Wednesday's general election that Prime Minister Mia Mottley has called 18 months ahead of the constitutional deadline. EBC...

MIAMI (AP) — The Pan American Health Organization said Wednesday it expects omicron to become the predominant coronavirus variant in the Americas in the coming weeks, where confirmed cases have reached record levels. The health agency added...

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's foreign minister said Tuesday the country's consul in Haiti has received threats after trying to provide humanitarian assistance to 18 former Colombia soldiers who were arrested last year for...
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