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Fire Devastates Honduras Caribbean Resort Island of Guanaja

TEGUCIGALPA, Oct 2 (Reuters) - A huge fire destroyed or damaged more than 200 houses and businesses on the Honduran island of Guanaja on...

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...

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...

Haiti PM Banned from Leaving Country as Person of Interest in...

BBC- Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry has been banned from leaving the country amid an investigation into his alleged involvement in the assassination of...

Haiti Earthquake: UNICEF Needs US$122M for Humanitarian Aid to 1.6M People

 Emergency funding appeal nearly tripled to reach people affected by the earthquake and violence in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE / PANAMA CITY, 7 September 2021 - UNICEF...

Travel to the Caribbean During Covid-19: What You Need to Know

by CNN Staff Coronavirus cases remain in flux across the globe. Health officials caution that travel increases your chances of getting and spreading the Covid-19...

Mexico Hit by Powerful 7.0-Magnitude Earthquake, Killing at Least One, While...

A man was killed and buildings were damaged in the resort city of Acapulco, and the quake was also felt in Mexico City Cars were...

Gangs Now Run Haiti, Filling a Vacuum Left by Years of...

About 60 percent of the population live in areas ruled by criminal gangs, as years-long corruption has reduced the Haitian state to a nominal...

Hurricane Ida: President Biden Calls ‘Major Disaster’ After New Orleans Loses...

BBC- More than one million people have lost power in the US state of Louisiana, as Hurricane Ida arrived on Sunday. The city of New...

Haiti Quake: $1.2B in Damage for Starters

CMC-  Haiti would need an estimated US$1.2 billion to deal with the initial damage caused by the August 14 earthquake according to an initial...

Haiti Earthquake: Death Toll Climbs as Tropical Depression Grace Hits, Hope...

BBC- Rescue workers are rushing to locate survivors of the deadly earthquake that struck Haiti on Saturday as a tropical storm hit the Caribbean...

Haiti Earthquake: Rescuers Search for Survivors, Death Toll Climbs to 1,419...

There are reports of hospitals being overwhelmed in the city of Les Cayes https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-latin-america-58216614 BBC- Officials in Haiti have confirmed at least 1,419 people are dead...

Haiti: Large Foreign Hit Squad Killed President, Police Say

BBC- A group of 28 foreign mercenaries, including retired Colombian soldiers, assassinated Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse earlier this week, police say. Most were detained after...

Haiti President Jovenel Moise Assassinated in Attack on His Residence

By Etant Dupain, Gerardo Lemos and Ivana Kottasová   (CNN)  Haiti's President Jovenel Moise was killed during an attack on his private residence early on...

St. Lucia votes July 26

Prime Minister of St. Lucia Allen Chastanet has announced that the electorate of that country will vote in a General Election on July 26,...

First Dominican Prime Minister passes

The first Prime Minister of  Dominica, Patrick Roland John passed Tuesday according to reports in that country. Dominica News Online reported that John died at...

CARICOM Day Fetes Eminent Caribbean People

The role played by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), in shaping and sustaining the region has been lauded with the unveiling of six wax figures...

Jamaica’s Entertainment Sector to Partially Reopen July 1st

by Amelia Robinson and Sheri-Kae McLeod   Despite the pandemic, Jamaicans are in for a sweet treat of freedom come July 1st. In a presentation in...

Bad News: Two Covid-19 Positive Cases on Celebrity Millennium in Caribbean...

Two guests on one of the first cruise ships to sail from the United States since the COVID-19 pandemic hit tested positive on Thursday,...

Corona Effect: OECS Launches Teacher Survey on Pandemic & Education

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) has launched the regional teacher survey to explore how education systems have been affected by school closures...

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