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Puerto Rico Readying for Next Storm Minus Govt. Aid

Just over a month into the hurricane season, Puerto Rico is preparing for the next possible storm without a lot of the promised $20...

Puerto Rico: More Corruption Arrests on the Way

SAN JUAN — The U.S. attorney for the District of Puerto Rico, Rosa Emilia Rodríguez Vélez, said Wednesday that more arrests for government corruption...

PM: CARICOM, OECS Bodies Coordinating Regional Responses to Crisis in the...

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, has extended his heartfelt sympathy to the government and people of the Bahamas in light of the...

Report: Caribbean Replacing Healthy Foods with Processed Fast Food

Washington, D.C. (PAHO) - Ultra-processed food, sugary beverages and fast food with poor nutritional quality are replacing more nourishing domestic foods in diets of...

Hard Pressed Haiti Spending $89m for New Parliament Building

Port-au-Prince, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina)- Haiti''s new parliament building, being built on some 40,000 square meters of land, will cost the public purse 89...

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...

Two Dead, Two Injured in Mexico Rollercoaster Derailment

At least two people have been killed after a rollercoaster carriage derailed in Mexico City Saturday. (Sept 28). Another two people were injured in...

Foreign Minister Highlights Collaboration in Planning Annual CWWA Conference and Exhibition

During a media launch Tuesday, The Honourable Mark Brantley, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation for St. Kitts and Nevis, highlighted several international and...

Jamaica Expanding Marijuana Industry

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – The Cannabis Licensing Authority (CLA) says it has issued 44 marijuana licenses and 288 conditional approvals since its establishment in...

Bermuda Preparing for 2nd Storm as Jerry Heads North

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC) — Bermudians who suffered damage to their properties during Hurricane Humberto's 125 miles per hour (mph) rampage through the island on...

Jamaica PM To Visit China for Trade Expansion

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that he will be leaving on a visit to China early next month, to among other things, probe...

Third Time Lucky?-Pierluisi Out, Vazquez in as PR Governor

Wanda Vázquez, left, was sworn in by Chief Justice Maite D. Oronoz Rodríguez at the Supreme Court in San Juan, P.R., on Wednesday.CreditCreditErika P....

Council Member for Montserrat Assumes Chairmanship of ECCB Monetary Council

Chairmanship of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) will be transferred to the Honourable Donaldson Romeo, Council Member for Montserrat,...

A&B’s Bright Prediction Amidst Caribbean Economic Slowdown

By Robert A. Emmanuel The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) released its annual economic report yesterday, forecasting a 5.9 percent economic...

Could Cost $110m to Restore Abaco Electricity

UN Chief Antonio Guterres views Abaco devastation Minister of Works Desmond Bannister said it could cost the government over $110 million to restore electricity and...

98 Haitian Immigrants Captured off Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – Bahamian authorities say they have detained nearly 100 Haitian nationals after intercepting a vessel, 17 miles northwest of Highbourne Cay...

NIA Environment Minister hopeful for UNDP assistance for environmental projects 

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Environment in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is hopeful that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) would assist with...

Cayman Chief Justice Support for Same Sex Marriage

Gleaner- Anthony Smellie, the chief justice of the Cayman Islands, says countries around the world that continue to oppose the lifestyle of the lesbian,...

IDB Official: Caribbean Should Develop Domestic Market

David Rosenblatt, regional economic adviser of the country department Caribbean Group, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), has said the Caribbean should begin to look at...

Caribbean, UN Agencies Holding High Level Disaster Response Meet

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands –The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), and the government of the...

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