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Latin American, Caribbean countries agree to transform region’s development in the...

SANTIAGO, Chile –- The 38th session of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) concluded with recognition of the work...

Diaspora policy to guide Federation’s engagement with nationals living abroad

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Nationals living abroad continue to be engaged in the national development policy of St. Kitts and Nevis. Against this backdrop,...

Dr. Harris: ‘Affordable, reliable, safe regional air travel needed’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris has commented on the proposed liquidation of LIAT...

Expanded quarantine sites considered for reopening border

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Quarantine procedures for persons travelling to St. Kitts and Nevis are being reviewed ahead of the eventual reopening of the...

Prince Charles: “Debt of Gratitude” UK Owes Windrush Generation

Prince Charles has spoken of the "debt of gratitude" the nation owes the Windrush generation in a video message thanking the Caribbean community for...

Latin America’s Rising Virus Numbers

BBC- Coronavirus cases have been rising sharply in Latin American countries, contributing to record numbers of new infections being recorded globally. Brazil has had more...

Trump Declares June National Caribbean Heritage Month

WASHINGTON – United States President Donald Trump has declared June, National Caribbean-American Heritage Month, saying that Caribbean Americans have contributed to the success, spirit,...

UK Afro-Caribbean Virus Death Rate 3X that of Whites

COVID-19 in the UK starkly illustrates the racial and ethnic divide between its Black and White populations. Coronavirus is killing black Caribbean people in...

WHO Chief: The Worst is Yet to Come, Don’t Lift Restrictions

The head of the World Health Organization has warned that “the worst is yet ahead of us” in the coronavirus outbreak, raising new alarm...

Africa Could Spur on Further US, Europe Virus Waves

WHO Director Professor Lawrence Gostin             MailOnline- America and Europe could be hit by up to four waves of coronavirus if it is allowed to ravage...

Grief at Virus Death of Roy Hastick, Caribbean-American Business Leader

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (Tues. 14 April, 2020) - It is with profound sadness that we learn of the passing of Dr. Roy A. Hastick, a...

Virus: World Bank Report Sees Caribbean Recession

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The new coronavirus pandemic could send economies tumbling by 4.6% this year across Latin America and the Caribbean, forcing governments...

SKN Bound: Cuban Doctors in Global War Against Coronavirus

Cuban doctors flying to virus ravaged Italy   Cuba's largest export is actually medical professionals — a service much of the world is desperately in need...

Small Island Nations On Their Own in Virus War

  Coronavirus, or COVID-19, is a particular threat to small island states and populations where adequate medical services, especially those necessary to deal with a...

Coronavirus Sinking the 2020 Cruise Schedule

The Cruise Lines International Association says that about 40 ships with 90,000 passengers were at sea when President Donald Trump announced a travel ban...

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...

Half the Beaches Worldwide Could Be Destroyed

Sea level rise threatens half of the world’s sandy beaches, a study has found. One of the study’s authors suggests this is a...

CDC Clears Anthem of the Seas Passengers of Coronavirus Risk

Phil Murphy, Governor of the State of New Jersey in the United States announced Saturday evening that testing by the Centers for Disease Control...

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...

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