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Monday, July 13, 2020

Caribbean Preparing to Reopen: What is Known So Far

Over the next few weeks, several Caribbean islands plan to cautiously reopen to international tourism, joining those destinations that have already reopened or that began...

Jamaican Lawyer Cautions About New US Visa Extention

Jacqueline Cummings, the immediate past president of the Jamaican Bar Association has welcomed the announcement by the United States (US) Government that it has...

Five Teens Killed in ‘I Love You Guys’ DR Car...

A teenager shared an eerie video moments before he and his four friends were all killed in a 110 mph car crash in the...

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...

As Cuba Struggles with COVID-19, Florida Worries

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Cuba appears to be struggling to contain the coronavirus. That has people calling for a complete suspension of flights that are...

Antigua: Virus Begins to Hit Hotel Reservations

By Machela Osagboro Panic surrounding the coronavirus is impacting Antiguan hotels in the shape of cancelled and postponed bookings by anxious holidaymakers. Some resorts have already...

US Blocks Chinese Medical Shipment to Cuba

Cuba has slammed the US’ “criminal blockade” of the country after the embargo stood in the way of the delivery of Covid-19 test kits...

2 More Transgender Women Murdered in Puerto Rico

Layla Pelaez Sánchez, 21, and Serena Angelique Velázquez Ramos, 32, were found dead in Sánchez’s car. They were both living in New York but...

Health Warning as Rare Saharan Dust Cloud Hits the Caribbean

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A vast cloud of Sahara dust is blanketing the Caribbean as it heads to the U.S. with a...

St. Thomas artiste Jahman climbs US Billboard Reggae chart

St. Thomas artiste Jahman climbs US Billboard Reggae chart From Kevin Jackson The presence of Caribbean nationals entering the Billboard Reggae Album chart continues.  The latest...

Necker Island: What’s It Like at Richard Branson’s Tiny Bit of...

MirrorOnline- Richard Branson has been the proud owner of Necker Island in the Caribbean since 1978 when he bought it for around £150,000. The businessman,...

Prime Minister attends Venezuelan President Maduro’s inauguration

CARACAS, Venezuela -- The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, attended the inauguration Thursday of Venezuelan President Nicolás...

Florida Gets to Grips with State of Emergency

TALLAHASSEE – In a briefing at the State Emergency Operations Center, Governor DeSantis announced the following: Governor DeSantis announced he is going to supplement...

St. Kitts-Nevis top among OECS CIP countries on Henley Passport Index

St. Kitts-Nevis top among OECS CIP countries on Henley Passport Index From Henley & Partners  BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis — St. Kitts and Nevis is once again...

Venezuelan Navy Ship Sinks After Attacking Cruise Liner

BY KYLE MIZOKAMI   RCGS RESOLUTE A Venezuelan patrol boat was sent to intercept the cruise ship Resolute, firing warning shots and ramming it several times. The cruise ship,...

Caribbean COVID-19: 12 Deaths, 551 Cases, 2 in SKN

The Caribbean now has a total of 8 deaths from COVID-19 with a total of 551 cases, St. Kitts and Nevis being the only...

BVI Premier Honors the Late Ralph Telford O’Neal

Ralph Telford O'Neal   STATEMENT BY PREMIER OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS, HONOURABLE ANDREW A. FAHIE ON THE PASSING OF FORMER PREMIER OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS HON. RALPH...

Bahamas Govt. Sells Grand Lucayan Resort To Royal Caribbean

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama – The Government of The Bahamas sold the Grand Lucayan on Monday, March 2, 2020 to a partnership between Royal Caribbean...

St. Lucia Coronavirus Free-All 15 Patients Recovered

ALL COVID-19 patients in St Lucia have recovered from the virus and been discharged from hospital, leaving the country with no known active cases...

Dorian Strengthens, Aims at PR, DR

The fourth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season gathered strength Monday while approaching the islands in the eastern Caribbean Sea, as forecasters warn Tropical Storm Dorian...

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