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US Special Envoy to Haiti Quits Over ‘Inhuman Treatment’ ...

The Hill- The U.S. special envoy to Haiti has resigned in protest over his nation's “inhumane treatment of migrants,” a move that represents the...

Several Arrested as Jamaicans Protest Against Mandatory Vaccination

CNW - Jamaican police have detained several members of the small opposition United Independents’ Congress (UIC) who took to the streets on Wednesday protesting...

UNICEF Report: Caribbean Children are Fed Minimal Diverse Diet

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) said Monday that a significant number of children in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are feed a...

Hurricane Season 2021: With No Current Threats, Here’s What’s Happened So...

The statistical peak of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season is at hand and it is living up to the forecasts for an above-average year,...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro & Entire UN Delegation in COVID Isolation

BRASILIA, Sept 22 (Reuters) - President Jair Bolsonaro, just back from the United Nations, isolated himself at home on Wednesday and canceled a trip...

Medical Teams from Mexico & U.S. to Help Grenada Fight COVID

The Grenadian Government says medical teams from Mexico and the United States are due in the country later this week to help strengthen the...

CDC Black List Could Negatively Affect A&B Way of Life

By Orville Williams orville.williams@antiguaobserver.com Following Antigua and Barbuda’s placement in the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) “very high” risk category for Covid-19, the...

Angry Scenes at Haiti Airport Over Expulsions

Gessika Thomas and Daina Beth Solomon PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Angry scenes broke out at Haiti's main airport on Tuesday among...

Cuba Starts Legalizing Small, Medium-Sized Enterprises

On Monday, Cuba put into effect a new legal framework that for the first time legalizes small and medium-sized enterprises. Local entrepreneurs initiated the...

A Joke? El Salvador’s President Says He’s a ‘Dictator’

SAN SALVADOR, Sept 20 (Reuters) - El Salvador's President Nayib Bukele has on Twitter proclaimed himself "dictator" of the Central American country, in an...

Phillip Davis Sworn in as Prime Minister of Bahamas

The chairman of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), Fred Mitchell, says he believes that the new government of Bahamas, led by Prime Minister Phillip...

Tropical Storm Peter Projected to Swing Through Caribbean with Wind,...

Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Tropical Storm Peter, the 16th named system of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, is projected to pass multiple islands in...

CELAC Summit: EU Style Block for Caribbean, Latin America Proposed

By David Alire Garcia and Noe Torres MEXICO CITY, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Latin American and Caribbean nations should aspire to a bloc like the...

Belize: Several Cases of Virulent Newcastle Disease Reported

Belize said that it has notified the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) of two outbreaks of Virulent Newcastle Disease in backyard poultry in...

A&B: New Medical Centre To Be in Forefront of Pandemic Fight

Story and photos by Carlena Knight As the fight against the coronavirus continues, the medical fraternity in Antigua and Barbuda has received a major boost...

Haiti PM Gets International Support Despite Claim of Involvement in Moise...

Sept 16 (Reuters) - A group of leading Haiti-based diplomats met with Prime Minister Ariel Henry and said it backed his efforts to solve...

Bahamas: Hubert Minnis Defeated, Philip Davis New Prime Minister

By Neil Hartnell   NASSAU, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Minnis on Thursday conceded defeat in the general elections on the Atlantic island...

Venezuela Judiciary Aiding Repression, UN Finds

BBC- A UN fact-finding mission has found that Venezuela's justice system has played "a significant role" in the state's repression of government critics. Venezuela's...

Jamaica’s Agriculture Minister Floyd Green Resigns After Being Caught Breaking COVID-19...

CNW- Jamaica’s Agriculture Minister Floyd Green has resigned following the surfacing of a video of him at a gathering that reportedly occurred during a...

T&T Minister Blasts Nicki Minaj for False Vaccine Claim

Rapper Nicki Minaj has been criticised by Trinidad and Tobago's health minister over a tweet in which she said her cousin's friend in the...

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