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Imported Trinidad & Tobago Coronavirus Cases Jump to 49

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh Saturday confirmed that 40 of the 68 persons who had been placed in quarantine have...

Mexican President & Country’s Richest Person have COVID

Carlos Slim and his family are worth an estimated $52bn (£38bn), according to Forbes magazine Latin America's richest man Carlos Slim has tested positive for...

Puerto Rico in Lockdown Until May 3

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s governor announced Saturday that the U.S. territory will remain on lockdown until May 3 to curb...

Haiti Needs $253 Million to Assist Impoverished People

Port-au-Prince- The Haitian Government and international agencies have a plan to raise some $253 million to assist 2.1 million vulnerable people. That number is nearly...

El Salvador: Wave of Criminal Gang Murders During Pandemic

On Friday more people were killed than on any other day since President Bukele came into office The president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, has...

UK Downgrades T&T Terrorism Threat, US Warning Remains

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad –The United Kingdom (UK) has downgraded its travel advisory for Trinidad and Tobago, reflecting its assessment of a decreased terrorism...

Int. Monetary Fund Warns of Contined Low Caribbean Tourism

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned tourism activity will remain subdued across the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) as the COVID-19 crisis has...

Virus: Haitian Christian Assoc. Annual Conference Postponed

Port-au-Prince, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian Association of the Christian faithful postponed its 26th annual congress scheduled for next April, in light of...

A&B Unveils Record $1.7b 2020 Budget

Prime Minister Gaston Browne presented the budget plan under the slogan, "Growth and Development for the Benefit of All.”   The Government of Antigua and Barbuda...

Haiti: 7 Catholic Priests Being Held for $1m Ransom

At least seven members of the Catholic clergy, five of them Haitian and two French, have been kidnapped in Haiti, the spokesman for the...

Quarantined Jamaican Has Coronavirus Symptoms

Chief Medical Officer Dr Jacquiline Bisasor McKenzie with Health Minister Dr Christopher McKenzie at a press conference Monday afternoon.   Jamaican health authorities are reporting that...

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...

Haiti: Moise Wants UN Help in Keeping Order

Haiti President Jovenel  Moise has asked UN Secretary-General António Guterres for assistance in his nation's fight against terrorism and lawlessness. This came after his appeal...

Carnival in Time of COVID? T&T Business People Say ‘Yes’

Joshua Seemungal and Geisha Alonzo The Downtown Owners and Merchants Association (DOMA) has listed ways the organization believes that a Carnival can still be held in...

Jamaicans Abroad: End Corruption Before We Invest

  Some members of the Jamaican diaspora in the United States  say they are unwilling to “return and invest'until corruption is eliminated. “Corrupt government, corrupt businessmen,...

Dominica Gov’t Announces Extension of Curfew Due to COVID-19

The Dominica government has extended a curfew to August 17 as the island recorded more cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last few...

Rio Hospital Fire Kills 11 Patients

  BBC- A fire in a Brazilian hospital has killed at least 11 people. Patients from the private Badim Hospital in northern Rio de Janeiro...

Corruption: El Salvador Orders of Arrest of Former President Salvador Sanchez...

SAN SALVADOR, July 22 (Reuters) - El Salvador has ordered the arrest of former president Salvador Sanchez Ceren and nine top officials from a...

A&B PM Browne Balks at Pressure to Mediate Crisis in Dominica

By Shermain Bique-Charles Organisation of the Eastern Caribbean States Chairman (OECS), Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne said he refuses to get involved in...

Haiti’s Earthquake has Compounded Years of Corruption and Political Crisis

by Jonathan M Katz Guardian The 2010 earthquake response was riddled with failure. Haitians cannot afford another catastrophe ‘Haiti’s government has become far weaker and more riven...

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