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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Barbados to Create Heritage & Slavery Museum

Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley has announced the creation of the Barbados Heritage District – an area that will include a memorial,...

Haiti Kidnappers Release 3 More Abducted Missionaries, 12 Still Held

Three people who were among a group of US and Canadian missionaries kidnapped by an armed gang in Haiti have been released, according to...

Dominican Republic Expels, Mistreats Haitians, Activists Say

  Loop- Bien-Aimé St. Clair frowned as the stream of older Haitian migrants pushed past him. Accused of living in the Dominican Republic illegally, they...

A&B, Caribbean Mourns Rastafarian Leader King Frank-I

By Makeida Antonio, Antigua Observer Government officials and dignitaries joined the masses who paid tribute to the late Ambassador Franklyn ‘Frank-I’ Francis who died at...

Virgin Atlantic Inaugurates Long-Haul Flights From Edinburgh to Barbados

By Pranjal Pande Virgin Atlantic has inaugurated its first long-haul route from Edinburgh. The airline launched its new service from the Scottish capital to Barbados,...

Former PM Calls for Bi-Partisan Study on Jamaica Becoming a Republic

Former prime minister of Jamaica, PJ Patterson, has ignited the call for Jamaica to ditch the Queen as head of state and operate under...

Farc: Colombian Rebel Commander ‘El Paisa’ Killed in Venezuela

BBC- A dissident former leader of Colombia's Farc rebels has been killed in an ambush in Venezuela, local media reported on Sunday. Hernán Darío...

Price of Being a Good Samaritan: COVAX Orders St. Vincent to...

CMC - The worldwide initiative aimed at equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines has ordered St. Vincent and the Grenadines to pay US$70,000 for COVID-19...

SV&G: La Soufriere Goes Back to Sleep, Scientists Go Home

Loop- Scientists attached to The UWI Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC) have ended their tour of duty in St Vincent and the Grenadines at the...

It was 21 in 21 as the Current Hurricane Season Ended

Loop- The 2021 Hurricane Season officially ended yesterday and scientists said it lived up to their forecast. A total of 21 named storms (winds...

Caribbean States Step Up Climate Action

By Barnaby Lewis In the CARICOM region, where both people and ecosystem face heightened threats from climate change, standardizers are united in support of the London Declaration,...

Thousands of Haitians at Southern Mexico Encampment Demand Help

By Jose Luis Gonzalez   Migrants wait as they hope to receive help from the Mexican government to obtain humanitarian visas to transit Mexican territory, in...

SV&G Gets $40m Christmas Gift from World Bank for Volcanic Eruption...

WASHINGTON,DC– The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today US$40 million for the Volcanic Eruption Emergency Project in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines....

US CDC Warns Americans ‘Don’t Travel to Trinidad & Tobago’

by Laura Dowrich-Phillips   The US Centres for Disease Control (CDC) is warning Americans against travel to Trinidad and Tobago. On Tuesday the CDC placed T&T in...

UN: Famine, Hunger Increase in Caribbean & Latin America

A United Nations official from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Tuesday announced famine in Latin America and the Caribbean had increased at a...

As Unrest Continues,France Sends More Police to Martinique

PARIS, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Police reinforcements arrived in the French Caribbean territory of Martinique on Tuesday to restore order after unrest that erupted...

Honduras Set for 1st Woman President as Ruling Party Concedes Election...

By David Alire Garcia and Gustavo Palencia   1/6 A man eats by a newspaper stand that displays a cover story on the preliminary results of the...

Wife of Mexican Drug Kingpin El Chapo Sentenced to 3 Years

BBC- The wife of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán has been sentenced to three years in prison for her role in...

Violence Continues on Martinique with Vandals Looting 2nd Post Office

Loop News The violent uprising in Martinique continued overnight with vandals entering a post office and looting most of the contents. This is the...

Former St. Lucia PM says His Country Should Follow Barbados,...

Former St Lucia Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony has called on the government of St Lucia to follow in the footsteps of Barbados and...

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