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Canada Had Embassy Trouble With Cuban Sounds, Too

OTTAWA, Canada—It's not just America's problem with Cuba. The Canadian Government has admitted it sent a doctor to Cuba last summer to examine Canadian...

Guyana Going Online Instead Of Standing In Line, Cutting Red...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana--November 13th, 2020--“Instead of an importer having to visit six agencies for permits and approvals, all the documentation will be submitted at a...

Argentina: 2 Catholic Priests Get 40+ years Prison for Deaf Kids...

A court in Argentina has sentenced two Roman Catholic priests to more than 40 years in prison for sexually abusing deaf children at a...

Brazil Hosts LACCW Climate Week Event 19-23 August

More than 3,000 participants are expected at the Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week that will take place in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, from...

Honduras to Accept Rejected US Migrants

Honduras has signed a deal with the United States to accept migrants applying for asylum in the US. Under the agreement, the US would...

Apocalyse Now: Lowlands Evacuated As Laura Lashes Louisiana In ‘Unsurvivable’ Tempest.

(BBC)--Thursday, 27th August, 2020--Hurricane Laura has made landfall in the US state of Louisiana, causing flash flooding and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes...

Escalating Venezuelan crisis concerns CARICOM

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Strong disquiet over the escalation of the situation in Venezuela and the adverse implications for the people of Venezuela and...

FIFA Bans Three for Corruption

Fifa has given life bans to the former presidents of the Guam, Nicaraguan and Venezuelan football associations for corruption. Guam's Richard Lai, Venezuela's Rafael Esquivel...

PAHO: Pandemic Represents Challenge To Ideal Of Racial Equality In Healthcare.

Washington, D.C., December 2, (updated December 7th) 2020 (PAHO)—The COVID-19 pandemic “disproportionally affects the most vulnerable – especially our populations of African descent” and...

Another Reason To Wear Masks, As Volcanic Eruption Turns Ecuador Into...

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador--A volcanic eruption in Ecuador has covered 80,000 hectares of farming land in Ecuador in ash, the Andean country's government says. The worst affected...

Lagos Travel Market to Explore Caribbean Slave Trade

  The topic of African Heritage of the Caribbean … Connecting the Dots takes centre stage at the Akwaaba Travel Market in Lagos, Nigeria, September...

Strike, Riot, Violence Closes Panama Port

A strike is paralysing the Panamanian port of Colón for a second day running after protests against plans to regenerate the city turned violent. Civic...

Wild Bermuda Weekend-Man Shot, Stabbings, Mass Brawl

Gunshots rang out in normally sedate Bermuda and police faced a chaotic start to the weekend, making multiple arrests after a fracas broke out...

‘Barbados Uh Come From’ Initiative Launched.

Barbadians are being encouraged to visit attractions across their own island, in an effort to support the tourism sector, which has been hard hit...

Jamaica Making Significant Gains Against Human Trafficking

KINGSTON, Jamaica– The Jamaica Constabulary Force’s (JCF) Anti-Trafficking in Persons Unit has recorded major successes in fighting the scourge, head of the unit, Deputy...

230 Canadian Visa Applicants Receive Biometrics Screening

Officers from the Canadian High Commission, Bridgetown, facilitated biometrics processing at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort for citizens and residents of the Federation of...

Caricom Opens Office in Nairobi

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley speaks at opening NAIROBI, Kenya (CMC) — The Caribbean Community (Caricom) has inaugurated its diplomatic office here, with Barbados Prime...

‘Bring It On’: UK Ready To Roll On Pfizer Vaccine As...

The UK Secretary of Health says the UK will be ready to roll on the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine on December 1st. "We're working very closely...

Brazil Removes Virus Data to Hide Growing Death Toll

Brazil has removed months of data on Covid-19 from a government website amid criticism of President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the outbreak. The health ministry...

UK Border Agents to Caymans

  GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands — Senior officers from the United Kingdom’s Border Force and Maritime and Coastguard Agency are being seconded to the Cayman...

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