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10 Killed in Bogota Bridge Collapse

At least ten people were killed Monday after a bridge collapsed near Bogota, Colombia, according to the country's Civil Defense authorities. Known as the Chirajara...

Dominica PM Pledges to Use Aid Funds Wisely

Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit on Thursday promised the World Bank that his hurricane battered country would use funds made available to it “wisely”...

CTO in Pact with BITT Inc. to Promote Digitial Currency in...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, has entered into an agreement with blockchain technology company, Bitt Inc.,...

Vaccination Week in the Americas launches in Cuba for first time

Vaccination Week in the Americas launches in Cuba for first time From the PAHO/WHO HAVANA, Cuba – The most important vaccination initiative on the continent, Vaccination...

UK PM Pledges Confidentiality in Windrush Helpline Calls

LONDON (CNS) As thousands of immigrants flood help lines Briitish Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged that information received by a taskforce set up...

Minister of Public Health of Suriname lauds key populations, faith leaders...

Minister of Public Health of Suriname lauds key populations, faith leaders dialogue From the CARICOM secretariat Georgetown, Guyana – The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and...

Rape to Femicide, Latin America, Caribbean Worst Regions for Women

Latin America and the Caribbean are the most violent regions in the world for women, the United Nations said Wednesday, highlighting Central America and...

Minister: Crime Hurting Caribbean Tourism

CNS-Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has said crime and security concerns were hurting the Caribbean’s potential to generate greater returns from its tourism product,...

Puerto Rico Electric Chief Resigns

NEW YORK,USA - The head of Puerto Rico's indebted utility authority has resigned following criticism of the slow restoration of power to the island...

Don’t Board Up Yet, But Nate’s Coming

Hurricane Nate has not yet formed but if its does it could hit parts of the Gulf Coast this weekend, according to the latest...

USD$65.5M rehabilitation-reconstruction project launches in BVI

USD$65.5M rehabilitation-reconstruction project launches in BVI From the CDB BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has launched a Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project in the...

Role of renewables is focus as region observes Energy Month in...

  Photo:  Flashback of participants on the 2015 Energy Walk   Role of renewables is...

PM Harris in Abu Dhabi, Signs Air Service Pact

ABU DHABI -- Federation Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris continued his Middle East good will junket with a visit to this desert kingdom where...

St. Lucia Deaths Spur Alcoholic Beverage Alert

CASTRIES, St Lucia – St Lucia’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Merlene Fredericks has raised a public health alert following four unusual deaths just days...

CARICOM SG lauds Dominican heading PAHO for second term

CARICOM SG lauds Dominican heading PAHO for second term From CARICOM Greater Georgetown, Guyana – On Thursday, Dominican Dr. Carissa Etienne was sworn in for a...

T&T to Host HIV, Aids Prevention Conference

The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), says it will host a meeting in Trinidad and Tobago later this month aimed at how...

Six Feared Dead in Bahamas Plane Crash

NASSAU, The Bahamas, Wednesday January 17, 2018 – Two bodies have been recovered and four other people are feared dead after a small plane...

Daughter of Bahamian Immigrants Now A Republican Congressional Candidate

by Nick Fouriezos There are a record number of women running for the US Congress this year, and none of them have a background quite...

Medical Study: Nearly 5,000 Puerto Ricans Have Died from Maria

Nearly 5,000 people died in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria, more than 70 times more than the official government death toll, according to a...

Haiti 2016’s Worst Weather Victim

BONN, GERMANY - Haiti, which was hit last year by its strongest hurricane in 50 years, has been ranked the country worst-affected by extreme...

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