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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Guyana: Malaria Cases Down, HIV Cases Up

(CNS) Guyana is reporting a decline in malaria cases but the situation is less encouraging for HIV. While its prevalence had been decreasing to a...

Caribbean Leaders to Attend G7 Summit in Canada

(CNS) The chairman of the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping, President Jovenel Moise of Haiti and Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness are among world...

Hurricane Guarantee: Cayman’s Tourist Marketing Scheme

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – With an unpredictable hurricane season now officially underway, the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism is offering visitors peace of...

Barbados PM Mottley Claims Previous Government Has Wrecked the Economy

Prime Minister Mia Mottley at her first post-Cabinet press briefing, flanked by Attorney General Dale Marshall (left) and Minister in the Ministry of Finance...

Taiwan to Loan Haiti $150m for Infrastructure Development

(CNS) Taiwan says it will lend ally Haiti $150 million for infrastructure development in a bid to shore up relations amid a renewed diplomatic...

Puerto Rico: Lawsuit Filed to Reveal True Maria Death Toll

SAN JUAN (CNS)-Puerto Rico’s Institute of Statistics announced it has sued the U.S. territory’s health department and demographic registry to obtain data on the...

New Cuban Leader Proposes Liberal Reforms

Presidential term limits and the legalisation of same-sex marriage are amongst reforms being proposed by Cuba's national assembly. The intention is to constitutionally formalise the...

Police End Church Siege as Nicaragua Violence Continues

(BBC)- Police in Nicaragua have ended the siege of a church where opposition supporters had sought refuge after being attacked by riot police and...

Drug Court Workshop Being Held to Educate Law Enforcers

GEORGETOWN, Guyana - A number of representatives from the judiciary, wider legal sector and welfare sectoR in Barbados will benefit from a Drug Treatment...

New Barbdos MP Switches Sides to Become Opposition Leader

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– A new MP in Prime Minister Mia Mottley's new government  has left the Barbados Labour Party to become leader of the opposition. But Bishop Joseph...

Pre Hurricane Season Storm Kills 4 in Cuba

HAVANA (CNS)- Flooding in central Cuba caused by torrential rainfall in the wake of the subtropical storm Alberto has killed four people and prompted...

CDB Assists Storm Wrecked Anguilla, Where is UK Money?

The Caribbean Development Bank has approved a US$5.6 million loan to assist the Government of Anguilla, a British territory, in meeting its fiscal obligations...

Guyana to Upgrade Its Water with CDB Loan

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a loan of US$1.3 million to assist in upgrading the water sector...

US Authorities Predict Near or Above Normal Hurricane Season

FLORIDA, USA – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a 75 per cent chance that the 2018 Atlantic...

Amnesty Int. Accuses Nicaraguan Govt. of Using Paramilitary to Supress Dissent

Amnesty International has accused the Nicaraguan government of colluding with paramilitary groups to suppress weeks of student-led demonstrations against President Daniel Ortega. It said the...

Prime Minister Mottley Says Barbados Will Stick with the CCJ

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – New Prime Minister Mia Mottley says Barbados will be sticking with the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). The assurance camw with Mottley...

OAS Panel Accuses Venezuela of Crimes Against Humanity

WASHINGTON (CNS)- An international panel says Venezuelan officials in President Nicolas Maduro’s government have committed crimes against humanity. Three experts authorized by the Organization of...

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...

BVI Accuses UK Govt. of Trust Betrayal, Heavy Handedness

British Virgin Islands (BVI) diplomat Benito Wheatley has told Number 10 Downing Street that the United Kingdom (UK) Government has undermined the partnership between...

New Barbados PM Pledges to Give Previous Ministerial Pay Hike to...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley continued making political history yesterday, naming the largest Cabinet the country has ever seen and having Cabinet...

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