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Coronavirus: State of Emergency Declared, Curfew Imposed

by Loshaun Dixon The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has been placed under a state of emergency as part of a scaled-up response to...

COVID-19 Latest (March 31): Deaths-Italy-11,591, Spain-8,149, France-3,500, US-3,000- Worldwide-37,000 Dead

The Italian government said on Monday that it will extend its nationwide coronavirus-related lockdown measures at least until the Easter season in April. "The evaluation...

Virus: 2020 Tokyo Olympics Changed to 2021 Games

Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, will propose a one-year postponement for the Tokyo Olympics during talks with IOC president, Thomas Bach. Abe said a postponement...

Caribbean COVID-19: 12 Deaths, 551 Cases, 2 in SKN

The Caribbean now has a total of 8 deaths from COVID-19 with a total of 551 cases, St. Kitts and Nevis being the only...

TUI Travel, One of Several Firms Suspending Operations

Coronavirus: TUI suspends package holidays and cruises until further notice Tui are suspending the vast majority of all travel operations including package travel, cruises and...

Caribbean Gloom: US Govt. Advises Against Cruise Vacations in Virus Fight

THE United States Government has advised its citizens to avoid cruises as the novel coronavirus continues to spread. “US citizens, particularly travellers with underlying health...

Corona Effect: Cruise Industry in Major ReVamp

Amid fears around the COVID-19 virus, several cruise lines have announced cancellations, enhanced precautionary measures and screening procedures. They are part of new guidelines...

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...

Haiti: 2 Killed as Police and Troops Fire on Each Other

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) -Protesting Haitian police officers shot up the army headquarters killing two servicemen and wounding a dozen more during a protest over pay. The off-duty...

Haiti Tragedy: Orphanage Fire Kills 15 Kids

Aftermath of tragic fire that killed 15 children PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Fifteen children died in a fire that swept overnight through an orphanage in Haiti...

Praise: CDB Attributes SKN’s Fiscal Surplus to CBI Scheme

LONDON- The President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Wm Warren Smith, attributes the healthy fiscal surplus of the Federation of St Kitts...

Coronavirus Spread Continues On Land and Sea

BEIJING -- Japan on Friday reported 41 new cases of a virus on a quarantined cruise ship and turned away another luxury liner while...

CBI Leader: SKN Driving Force for Cashless Society

  Citizenship by Investment (CBI) is one of the main reasons the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) has registered a GDP growth last year, the...

Coronavirus: Caribbean Nations Begining to Ban Chinese Travel

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Several Caribbean countries, namely, Dominica, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago, have placed travel restrictions on persons travelling to or from China. The...

Major 7.7 Quake Reported between Cuba, Jamaica

HAVANA (AP) — A powerful magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between Jamaica and eastern Cuba on Tuesday, shaking a vast area...

Brantley-Pompeo Meet: De Risking, Blacklisting Discussed

By Loshaun Dixon Federation Minister of Foreign Affairs Mark Brantley pitched regional issues as they relate to ‘de-risking’ and blacklisting to USA Secretary of State...

Caribbean American Immigrants Allowed to List Ancestry on Census Form

Felicia J. Persaud   CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 21, 2020: For the first time in the history of the U.S. Census, persons from...

Haiti Near Top of Food Deprived Nations

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Global Hunger Index (GHI) has ranked Haiti 111th out of 117 countries — an indication of an...

Immigrant Surge: Mexican Officials Close Guatemala Border

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities closed a border entry point in southern Mexico on Saturday after thousands of Central American migrants tried...

Taiwan President Tsai ReElected in Landslide Poll

TAIPEI, Taiwan—Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen may not owe her entire record-breaking landslide reelection victory to Hong Kong’s democracy demonstrators, but she owes a good...

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