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Dominica Gets China COVID Vaccine Shipment

A handover ceremony for the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines donated by China to Dominica was held in Dominica's capital Roseau on Thursday, after the vaccines...

Cuba on Verge of Own COVID Vaccine as Cases Soar

(CNN) Cuba may be on the verge of a coronavirus vaccine breakthrough and not a moment too soon, as deaths and cases spike on...

Grenada Reopening Plan Includes Allowing UK Flights from April

Prime Minister of Grenada, Dr Keith Mitchell has announced steps to reopen the island’s tourism sector in the coming months. Speaking in an interview, Mitchell...

Caribbean Hunting for Vaccines, Tourists to Restart Economies

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Caribbean is hunting for visitors and vaccines to jump-start the stalled economy in one of the world’s...

Last Wailer Dies at 73 in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Bunny Wailer, a reggae luminary who was the last surviving founding member of the legendary group The Wailers, died on...

Nicaragua: 6 Migrant Bodies Found in Small Boat

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan authorities said Tuesday the bodies of six people, apparently migrants, have been found in a small boat drifting off...

Puerto Ricans’ Long Fight for Equal Rights

In 2013, Jose Luis Vaello-Madero moved back to Puerto Rico. He had lived and worked in New York since 1985. His wife had already...

Cuba: Castro’s Grandson Not Following in Grandad’s Footsteps

Fidel Castro's nightclub-owning grandson sparks fury with video boasting about speeding in his luxury Mercedes in Cuba as the country suffers Covid economic crisis ...

Corona Effect: Jamaican Nurses Leave for Foreign Jobs

Jamaica Health and Wellness Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has indicated that more than 70 nurses at the University Hospital of the West Indies have...

Authoritarian Bukele Wins Control of El Salvador

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Populist President Nayib Bukele appeared Monday to have won control of El Salvador’s unicameral congress, ending a two-year...

All Travelers to Jamaica Will Need Negative COVID Tests

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that all travelers entering Jamaica, both Jamaicans and non-nationals, will now have to present a negative COVID-19 test...

Haiti: Thousands March Against Moïse, Kidnappings and U.N.

By Jacqueline Char Propelled by a burgeoning sense of doom and fears of a reinstatement of a dictatorship, thousands of Haitians peacefully waved tree branches...

USVI Air Ambualance Service Expands With Coronavirus

Air ambulance provider AeroMD has expanded its ICU-level capability as the coronavirus continues to put pressure on healthcare systems AeroMD recently added a Cessna Citation...

Colombia: Midwives Brave Danger in ‘Capital of Horror’

In the stifling heat of Buenaventura, Feliciana Hurtado walks around with a big smile on her face in the neighbourhood where she has delivered...

Dominican Republic to Build New Border Fence with Haiti

The president of the Dominican Republic has announced plans to build a fence along its border with Haiti, which extends for about 380km (236...

Haiti: Prison Break Death Toll at 25, 400 Escape

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian authorities announced Friday that more than 400 inmates escaped and 25 people died in a prison breakout, making it...

Post Pandemic: Caymans May Limit Cruise Ship Traffic

The Cayman Islands tourism has limits it seems with the government considering cutting back on the number and size of cruise ships docking at...

Haiti Jail Break: 8 Dead, Including Prison Director

CROIX-DES-BOUQUETS, Haiti (AP) — A prison director was among at least eight people killed Thursday after several inmates tried to escape from a prison...

Anguilla Allows Tourists to Beat COVID Lockdown

Tourists in quarantine on the Caribbean island of Anguilla won't be spending the whole time locked away in their room - in fact, they...

Prince Harry & Meghan’s Charity Work Aiding Hard Hit Caribbean Communities

Last year, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's Archewell Foundation announced a new partnership with World Central Kitchen, a non-profit founded by chef José Andrés...

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