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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

PM Urges CWWA Conference to Spur Further Action on Caribbean Water...

The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, is urging participants to use the 28th Annual Caribbean Water and...

200 Latino, Caribbean Rights Groups Beg Haiti Pres. to Resign

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – More than 200 foreign-based human rights groups are calling for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise whom the...

Cuba Expects Bumper Tourist Trade Despite US Blockade

  Telesur- The Caribbean country gets ready for high season in the tourism sector, expecting more than four million visitors, despite the mediation of commercial...

Two US Lawsuits Filed Against Carnival, Cuba for Lost Property

Two Cuban businessmen sued Carnival Cruise Lines Thursday, marking the first-ever lawsuit under a new Trump administration policy that allows...

PR Murder Rate Spurs Governor to Call Emergency Meeting

Crime scene investigator at murder site San Juan, Puerto Rico (Miami Hearld)- Along with hurricanes, a wounded economy and political turmoil, Puerto Rico is facing...

Mexico Sends in Army After 14 Cops Murdered, New Attack Kills...

Burnt police vehicles BBC- Mexico has sent 80 soldiers and an army helicopter to the western Michoacán state after a shooting in which at least...

UN Peacekeepers Leave Chaotic Haiti After 15 Years

  Miami Herald- When the United Nations deployed 6,200 blue-helmet soldiers and 1,200 police officers in 2004 to restore order in an unruly Haiti, ruthless...

PM Congratulates Sir Tapley Seaton on Honorary Degree

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris has extended heartfelt congratulations to the Governor-General of St. Kitts and Nevis, His Excellency Sir S. W....

ECB Launches a Pilot Digital Version of EC Dollar

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has launched a pilot digital version for the Eastern Caribbean dollar, using its latest app “DXCDCaribe” at a...

20 Deaths in Haiti, as Protests Continue

At least four people have died and dozens were injured between Friday and Saturday in strong protests in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after police used tear...

Ecuador’s Government Caves to Protesters Fuel Subsidy Demands

  BBC- Ecuador's government has agreed to restore fuel subsidies in a deal with indigenous leaders to end mass protests that have brought the capital,...

Trump Ramps Up Cuban Deportations

  MIAMI (AP) — After seeking asylum in the United States at the Mexican border, Pablo Sanchez was placed in a detention center and is...

Bahamas Haitian Round-up, 100+ Deported So Far

  NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The Bahamas has deported more than 100 Haitian nationals less than two weeks after Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis warned...

Bahamas: New US Embassy Groundbreaking in Wake of Dorian

Prime Minister Hubert Minnis NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The United States and the Bahamas say the construction of a new US embassy building here underscores...

A&B Govt. Claim of $3m Customs Fraud

The Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda has alleged that Customs brokers have been involved in a $3 million fraud scam. When pressed to name the...

Haiti Economy ‘Catastrophic’: Government

Port-au-Prince, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian government today described the country's economic situation as 'catastrophic' and suggested that this was linked to the...

IOM launches $10m Bahamas Relief Appeal

Nassau – A month after the landing of Hurricane Dorian, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched a $10 million appeal as a...

Miguel-Diaz-Canel Elected Cuban President by Nat. Assembly

Havana, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Miguel-Diaz-Canel was elected President of the Republic of Cuba this Thursday, by absolute majority of National Assembly of People's...

A&B to Invest Directly into Struggling Liat Airline

  By Latrishka Thomas The Government of Antigua and Barbuda seems to have found a possible solution to sustaining the cash-strapped airline, LIAT, and is no...

Cuba on Dengue Fever Alert as Mosquitoes Breed

  HAVANA TIMES – While the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes proliferate because of rain, high temperatures and problems with urban sanitation, Cuba’s health authorities have tried...

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