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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Report: Dangerous Overcrowding at Migrant Detention Centres

A report from an internal US watchdog has found "dangerous overcrowding" in migrant detention centres in the south and urged authorities to act. Jarring photos...

Destination USA: Tens of Thousands of World’s Poor Overwhelming Panama

By Todd Bensman Panama- The singer Neil Diamond said it decades ago, "They're coming to America." Like the proverbial "bulge in the belly of the...

Jet Blue Offering Winter Flights to Guadeloupe from NY

NEW YORK, USA — JetBlue has said it intends to grow in the Caribbean with new nonstop seasonal winter service between New York’s John...

DR Death: Is It Okay to Boot Sick Passengers off Flights?

By Hannah Sampson | The Washington Post Khalid Adkins was just trying to get home from the Dominican Republic.But before the Denver man’s flight left,...

British Overseas Territories Demand Self Rule

Britain’s Overseas Territories say they will “stand together” to defend their right to self-government amid increasing concerns over “constitutional overreach” from the UK. Any attempts...

US Studying Ways to Get Russia, Cuba Out of Venezuela

The United States is weighing options to limit Russia and Cuba from meddling in Venezuela, perceived as a stumbling block in the pursuit of...

12 Ways to Curb Ocean Pollution

By Emily Olivia Bartels Bland WASHINGTON, USA — Images of floating trash islands, large accumulations of plastic larger than entire countries, are becoming painfully familiar...

Brazilian Air Force Officer on Presidential Trip Caught with 39 Kilos...

A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested in Spain after he was caught with 39 kilograms (roughly...

Americans are Far More Likely to be killed in the US...

By Rosa Flores and Holly Yan, CNN (CNN)The recent spate of American tourist deaths after visiting the Dominican Republic might paint a grim picture of...

Haiti Protests: Peacekeepers Being Replaced by New UN Mission

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution Tuesday establishing a political mission in Haiti starting Oct. 16 that will officially...

Haiti: 5 Americans Among Eight Arrested for ‘Terrorism’

Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN)-Haiti's leader has accused eight men, including five Americans, of being "terrorists" on a mission to destabilize his government. Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant...

12th American Dies in D.R. Under Mysterious Circumstances

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – A Long Island pizzeria proprietor has reportedly become the 12th known case of an American traveller who has died...

US Coast Guard Cutter Ends Productive Caribbean Patrol

0 The 210-ft US Coast Guard VIGILANT (WMEC-617) CAPE CANAVERAL, USA— The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Vigilant returned home Sunday to Cape Canaveral after...

Harris and Jamaica health minister discuss regional health

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. Timothy Harris, recently sat down with the...

St. Vincent and Grenadines becomes smallest nation elected to UN Security...

St. Vincent and Grenadines made history on Friday, becoming the smallest nation to be elected to the United Nations Security Council. Speaking to the press...

Caribbean leaders meet with former president Clinton

By Kenichi Serino Four leaders from the Caribbean region, including Prime Minister of Aruba Evelyn Croes and British Virgin Islands Premier Andrew Fahie, met with...

Commonwealth to set out anti-corruption framework

The Commonwealth secretariat is developing an anti-corruption framework that will help member countries investigate and prosecute corruption offences. The Commonwealth Anti-Corruption Benchmarks framework is being...

CARICOM countries sign multilateral air services agreement

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Several CARICOM Member States including Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, have signed the Multilateral Air Services Agreement...

CARPHA, UWI collaborate on higher education, training, research

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the University of the...

CARICOM asks OAS Secretary-General to clarify ‘unilateral positon’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Heads of Government in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have called on the Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary-General, His Excellency...

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