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Guns, Drugs, Cash Heading to Caribbean Seized in Miami

US airport officials have intercepted a series of illegal shipments of guns, drugs and cash destined for Caribbean countries including Antigua and Barbuda. Customs and...

UN Health Experts Blast UN for Haiti Cholera Response

In an unprecedented move, 14 United Nations-appointed human rights experts sharply admonished the UN last month for denying justice to victims of the cholera...

CARICOM to Monitor Surname Election Monday

Suriname’s General Elections on Monday will be monitored by a four member Election Observation Mission (EOM) from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). CARICOM said it was...

Caribbean Teachers Union Urges Caution in School Reopening

The Caribbean Union of Teachers (CUT) is urging regional governments not to rush the process for the reopening of schools to facilitate the writing...

As Coronavirus Seeps Into Haiti, a DWB Medic Talks of the...

Aid workers in Haiti are bracing for a COVID-19 outbreak that may prove nearly impossible to contain. The Caribbean country has officially reported fewer than 20...

Mexico with Record 424 Single Day Corona Deaths

Mexico on Wednesday registered 424 deaths from Covid-19 - the highest number of fatalities the country has recorded so far in a single day....

Venezuelan Military to Escort Iranian Oil Tankers

Venezuelan Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino thanked the Iranian people for their solidarity   The Venezuelan military will escort Iranian tankers delivering much-needed petrol to the...

UWI 5 Islands Names Prof. Densil Williams to Top Jobs

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Densil A. Williams as Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal...

Guyana Still with More Virus Cases Diagnosed

When some Caribbean countries are experiencing fewer and fewer coronavirus cases, Guyana's totals keep rising. A new case COVID-19 was discovered in Guyana this...

Quick Off the Mark: St. Lucia to be First Open For...

St. Lucia is the first Caribbean island to announce a definite date to begin reopening to tourists. On June 4, the island will begin...

Cuba Cracks Down on Pandemic Food Hoarding

HAVANA (AP) — The recent seizure by Cuban police of hundreds of sacks of onions was a big news item on state television, a...

Digicel Telecom Files for Bankruptcy

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Digicel, a Caribbean-based telecommunications and entertainment provider that services more than 20 islands in the region as well...

Bahamas Prepares for Arthur-Just in Case

As Tropical Storm Arthur gains strength in the Atlantic, Bermuda’s Emergency Measures Organisation is closely monitoring the situation, which it is believed could pose...

Caribbean Coronavirus Cases Total 19,540

Coronavirus cases in the Caribbean to date: 19,540 LOOP NEWS CREATED : 18 MAY 2020CORONAVIRUS Confirmed Caribbean coronavirus cases as of today, May 18: Dominican Republic- 12,314 cases, 428 deaths, 5847 recovered Puerto...

Belize, A&B, SV&G to Get Lion’s Share of CDB Rescue Loan...

Financial assistance to the tune of US$13 million is coming to Antigua and Barbuda in a bid to ease the nation through the economic...

Records Suggest Mexico City Virus Deaths 3X Official Toll

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A registry of death certificates in Mexico City suggests there were 4,577 cases where doctors mentioned coronavirus or COVID-19 as...

Mexico-Where Attacked Medics Need Troop Protection

BBC- Mexican nurse Ligia Kantun says that in 40 years of work, she has never witnessed such a poisonous reaction to health workers. While...

Brazil Now 3rd Worldwide with Corona Cases

Brazil has become the country with the third-highest number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the world, after registering a total of more than 250,000...

Dominica Gets Debt Relief from G-20

PARIS (Reuters) - The Paris Club of creditor nations have accepted suspending debt service payments from Mali and the Caribbean island of Dominica until...

US Deporting Coronavirus to Caribbean

Travel is restricted around the world — but the United States has been flying migrants on hundreds of deportation flights to at least 11...

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