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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Caribbean’s Growing Proactive Response to Coronavirus

TURKS AND CAICOS--BORDER CLOSURE The Turks and Caicos Islands Ministry of Tourism and Tourist Board continue to work along with the Ministry of Health as...

Antigua Parliament Okays $16m LIAT Loan

  ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) – Parliament has given the green light to Government to secure a US$15.8-million loan from Banco del ALBA to facilitate...

Border Closures: Hundreds of Dominica Citizens Stranded on French Islands

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Dominican authorities were scrambling on Tuesday to bring home hundreds of nationals left stranded in French Caribbean islands after French...

Manuel Cruz: Cuba’s First Prime Minister Since 1976

Manuel Marrero Cruz, right, was appointed at a National Assembly session also attended by former president Raúl Castro, left   BBC- Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel...

3 Haitian Migrants Deported from US Have Coronavirus

HAVANA/PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Three migrants the United States deported two weeks ago to Haiti, on a flight that raised objections from human rights advocates,...

On the Run, Mr. Anti-Virus Wants to Free Cuban Currency

    HAVANA (Reuters) - On the run from U.S. tax authorities, tech guru John McAfee puffs a cigar aboard his towering white yacht in a...

Haitian Immigrant Programme in US Ends, Thousands Affected

  PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – A programme that would allow Haitian migrants to remain in the United States while waiting on their green...

US to Give Extra $1m to UN Haiti Food Aid

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in response to growing needs in Haiti, is providing US$1...

T&T Okays Teaching Calypso in Schools

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — An agreement has been signed between the Ministry of Education and Trinbago Unified Calpsonians Organisation (TUCO) for calypso...

Dominica Expects to Benefit from China Scheme

H.E. Zhang Jinxiong, former Chinese Ambassador to Suriname speaking to the Dominican media Dominica is expected to benefit from the Belt and Road Initiative of...

DR: American School Teacher Robbed, Murdered-8 Suspects Questioned

  Eight people have been detained in the murder of a former Michigan elementary school teacher was found bound, gagged and strangled to death in...

Bootcamp, challenge for youth of Grenada ends on high note

Bootcamp, challenge for youth of Grenada ends on high note May 28, 2018, ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada – On Friday, May 25, the Government of Grenada...

Peter Virdee does not hold a St. Kitts and Nevis passport,...

Peter Virdee does not hold a St. Kitts and Nevis passport, diplomatic or otherwise  From the Office of the Prime Minister  Exhaustive checks conducted both domestically...

Hundreds of Haitian Artifacts Returned by US

PORT-AU-PRINCE – United States Ambassador to Haiti Michele Sison recently joined Haitian Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin and Minister of Culture, and Director General...

Puerto Rico in Lockdown Until May 3

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor announced Saturday that the U.S. territory will remain on lockdown until May 3 to curb...

Jamaica in Link-Up with Harvard U. to Grow Better Grass

  KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Agriculture Minister Audley Shaw says Jamaica will be partnering with the Harvard International Phytomedicines and Medical Cannabis Institute (HIPI) in...

Red Advertising celebrates 15 years at the top

Red Advertising celebrates 15 years at the top From Red Advertising Red Advertising set another record when, for an unprecedented 15th year, it maintained its Top...

Amidst Coronavirus, Deadly Cholera in Haiti Has Been Forgotten

While the world continues to grapple under the global health crisis that is COVID-19, there’s another epidemic that’s fast becoming a gnawing concern of...

Cuba Seeks to Expand Ties with China

Havana, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) The director general of Bilateral Affairs of the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Emilio Lozada, began this Monday a...

Nicaragua: Indigenous People Killed, Kidnapped

BBC- Armed men have attacked an indigenous community in Nicaragua, killing at least six people and kidnapping another 10, rights groups say. Police confirmed two...

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