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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

US: More Haitians Deported in Past 2 Months than All Last...

There have been more ‘Title 42’ expulsions in the space of a few weeks than during an entire year of Trump’s administration, report says The...

Brazil: Now It’s the Young Dying from COVID

São Paulo (CNN) It took only 10 days from start to finish, from the time 28-year-old Graciane da Silva got sick to the time...

Child Migrants Still Kept in Crowded, Bare Dorms

The Biden administration has said it will open additional facilities for migrants after images from a detention centre in Texas showed children huddled together...

180 Parliaments, Legislatures celebrate Commonwealth Day 2021

LONDON –- The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) is celebrating Commonwealth Day 2021 across the CPA’s nine Regions and over 180 Parliaments and Legislatures. The...

South African COVID Variant Found in US, Latest Corona News

Guardian  (UK)-A new variant of the coronavirus has worryingly emerged in the United States. The new version poses yet another public health challenge in a...

Scale-up of NCDs prevention, control, an opportunity to reduce COVID

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- On March 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic, one of at...

IICA reports: 77m in Latin America, Caribbean, can’t access internet

By A.M. Costa Rica staff SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – An astounding 32 percent of the Latin American and Caribbean population, 244 million people, have...

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...

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