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COVID-19 Report: Commission predicts major long-term impacts

Measures taken so far: Important but insufficient The economic crisis generated by coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is having a major impact on the countries of Latin...

Legendary Cricketter Sir Everton Weekes Dies at 95

BBC- Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has died at the age of 95. Weekes, who scored 4,455 runs at an average of 58.61...

Jamaica Leads the Way in Virus Testing US Tourists

In what could be a future widespread Caribbean procedure, visitors traveling to Jamaica from Florida and other states in the United States will be...

Mexico: Suspect Arrested in Trainee Teachers Disappearance

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The relatives of the missing students say they have no trust in the original investigation   Prosecutors have...

African-Caribbean Centre Opened at UWI, Jamaica

A centre designed to coordinate public policy and advocacy by fostering development relations between the Caribbean and Africa was launched at The University of...

WHO Chief: Worst Could Be on the Way

The head of the World Health Organization is warning that the COVID-19 pandemic is speeding up, and he criticized governments that have failed to...

80 OAS Observers Arrive in DR for July 5 Election

The Electoral Observation Mission (EOM) of the Organization of American States (OAS) for the Extraordinary General Presidential, Senatorial and Deputation Elections in the Dominican...

Mexico City Ends Lockdown as Death Toll Rises

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City began allowing more businesses to reopen Monday, after almost three months of various types of lockdowns. Some city subway...

Bahamas PM Pleads with Citizens Not to Travel Abroad

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis yesterday begged Bahamians not to travel abroad as some countries experience significant spikes in COVID-19 cases...foremost among these is...

2nd Dust Storm Wave Hits East Caribbean

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A second wave of Saharan Dust is reportedly on its way and has already started to move across the eastern Caribbean. Predictions...

Virus Effect: Caribbean Poverty Could Skyrocket

SANTIAGO – Two United Nations agencies have warned that more than 83 million people may slide into extreme poverty and hunger in 2020 in...

Virus Effect: LIAT Folds, New Carrier to be Formed

by Laura Ash The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne has announced Caribbean airline LIAT would be liquidated following a series of unsuccessful...

Mexico: Criminal Gangs Challenge Power of State, State Fights Back

Mexican authorities have carried out a series of raids while investigating the attempted assassination of Mexico City's police chief, according to local media. Omar García...

Mottley: Guyana Election Has ‘Not Portrayed Our Caribbean Region in Best...

STATEMENT by the Chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Honourable Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados on the Electoral Crisis following Guyana’s...

Coast Guard Ship Scores $118M Worth of Cocaine

The US Coast Guard (USCG) Cutter Vigilant returned to its home in Cape Canaveral, Florida on Wednesday, following a 40-day mission in the Western...

Cuba FM Brands ‘Perverse’ US Attempt to Sanction Nations Taking Cuban...

Moscow, June 25 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza described as perverse the attempts of US congress members to propose sanctions against countries...

DR Investigating Twins 1st Baseman for Kidnapping, Assault

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic are opening an investigation into allegations Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sanó participated in...

Ex-Champ Duran Tests Pos as Panama Sees Surge is Virus Cases

PANAMA CITY (AP) — In the weeks since Panama loosened restrictions in an attempt to gradually reactivate its economy, new coronavirus infections have surged,...

Haiti Recrds 113 New Corona Cases in One Day, 5,324 Total

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – Haiti recorded 113 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) including one death, over the past 24 hours as the...

Guyana: World Democracies Call for Vote Recount To Be Respected

Envoys to Guyana from several of the world's major democracies have called on election officials to accept the result of a national recount of...

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