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Mexican Drug King’s Home Sold at Auction

The Mexican government has auctioned off the villa of the late drug lord Amado Carrillo Fuentes. The Mexico City home sold for more than $2m...

PR Quake May Cause SKN Seas to Rise

Sea levels around the Federation are expected to rise following A 6.4 magnitude earthquake that shook southern Puerto Rico Tuesday. According to Met Office officials...

US Warns Haitians About Illegal Entry, Barbados Stops No-Visa Deal

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – With the increase in the number of Haitian immigrants that have been arrested at the United States border this...

Virus: Cruise Ship with 6,100 Passengers, Crew Refused Entry to Jamaica,...

Cruise ship MSC Meraviglia was blocked from docking in Jamaica on Tuesday Came after crew member who had been to 'a country of...

Federation establishes diplomatic relations with Kingdom of eSwatini

Federation establishes diplomatic relations with Kingdom of eSwatini From SKNIS LONDON – In a warm ceremony at the High Commission of St. Kitts and Nevis in London,...

US Deporting Coronavirus to Caribbean

Travel is restricted around the world — but the United States has been flying migrants on hundreds of deportation flights to at least 11...

Anguilla, A&B, Monserrat, Grenada Lead Caribbean in Economic Growth

Anguilla tops in growth The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Wednesday said economic growth across the Caribbean region is expected to...

Boris & Partner Vacationing on Mustique

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his girlfriend Carrie Symonds have arrived at the £20,000-a-week Caribbean vill on Mustigue where they will ring in...

Virus Latest: Jamaica, Caymans, Sint Maarten, T&T, A&B, Cuba, Martinique

University Hospital, Kingston   Jamaica has confirmed six more cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). This pushes to eight the number of people so far tested positive for...

IMF Lauds Dominica’s Maria Reconstruction via Its CBI Scheme

LONDON, Jan. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The IMF was impressed with the Commonwealth of Dominica and its Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme inflows, as...

Caribbean Airlines Still Flying, but with Some Restrictions

Caribbean Airlines Limited (CAL) has advised that flights are operating at a time when major airlines are drastically cutting back services In a release issued...

Antigua Business Community Supports Ban on Cruise Ship

St. John, Antigua- Traders and taxi drivers in downtown St John’s are applauding the government’s decision to bar US cruise ship Aida Perla from...

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...

Virus Fear: Another Cruise Ship Denied Port Call

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A cruise ship heading to the Dominican Republic to disembark hundreds of passengers after a 14-day tour was...

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...

Belize Records 1st Coronavirus Case–A Teenage Girl

Belmopan. March 23, 2020. The Ministry of Health announces the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Belize. The patient is a 38-year-old female, Belizean...

Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, SV&G Get $30.6m Health Emergency Grant

WASHINGTON, August 29, 2019— The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors approved today a US$30.6 million regional health project to improve regional coordination and...

Barbados Bound Ventilators Seized by US

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Barbados’ Health Minister Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic has sought to assure the country that there is no shortage of ventilators...

Mystery: US Revokes Jamaican Diplomat Visas

 Phillip Paulwell (L), Daryl Vaz KINGSTON, Jamaica – The US visitor’s visas of Daryl Vaz, the Minister without portfolio in the Ministry of Economic Growth...

IMF’s $2.5 Billion Caribbean Tourism Rescue Package

As much as $2.5 billion of recovery funds could be immediately injected into the Caribbean to combat a Covid-19 collapse in tourism. The financial support...

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