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Saturday, December 5, 2020

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...

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...

Trump Cuts Medical Aid to Puerto Rico

Last week, President Trump intervened to further slash the impoverished island of Puerto Rico of billions of dollars of Medicaid funding. The initial spending bill...

AROUND THE CARIBBEAN

ANGUILLA’S ANNUAL SUMMER FESTIVAL RESCHEDULED FOR 2021 *Latest in Series of Events Postponed as Precautionary Measure* New York, NY, April 30, 2020……The Anguilla Tourist...

And Still More Haiti Violence as Senator Attacked, Property Burnt

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The speaker of the senate, Carl Murat Cantave says he has been attacked by Opposition-linked supporters and several...

Trinidad & Tobago Hopes To Open Borders May 15

PM Keith Rowley The Trinidad and Tobago government says it is looking to possibly reopen its borders by May 15, but it says that would depend...

PM Harris congratulates Mia Mottley as Barbados’ first female prime minister

PM Harris congratulates Mia Mottley as Barbados' first female prime minister From the press unit in the Office of the Prime Minister BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Prime...

Coronaphobia: In a Switch, Mexicans Block Americans from Crossing Border, Deported...

BBC- Mexican protesters have shut a US southern border crossing amid fears that untested American travellers will spread coronavirus. Residents in Sonora, south of the...

As Murder Rate Rises- How Dangerous is Mexico?

Deadly attacks by gunmen on targets including an amusement arcade and a group of indigenous musicians returning from a concert have shone a spotlight...

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...

2nd Quake in 2 days Hits East Caribbean

CMC-  — An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 rumbled in the Eastern Caribbean early Thursday. The Seismic Research Unit at the University of the...

Peter Virdee does not hold a St. Kitts and Nevis passport,...

Peter Virdee does not hold a St. Kitts and Nevis passport, diplomatic or otherwise  From the Office of the Prime Minister  Exhaustive checks conducted both domestically...

Mexico’s President Vows to Control COVID-19

Mexico, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has assured his people to bring the pandemic under control thanks to the...

Mexico: 29 Bodies Found in Another Mass Grave

BBC- The bodies of at least 29 people have been found in a mass grave on the outskirts of the city of Guadalajara in...

UK Deporting Convicted Criminal Jamaicans

British High Commissioner Asif Ahmad British High Commissioner to Jamaica Asif Ahmad is insistent that a charter flight with deportees, scheduled to arrive in the...

Puerto Rico Seeks to Stop All Incoming Flights

SAN JUAN, PUERTO — Puerto Rico is asking U.S. authorities to suspend all domestic and international flights for 14 days as it hopes to...

Guyana: End to Poll Deadlock? Not Just Yet

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo and People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Presidential candidate Dr. Irfaan Ali have petitioned the Caribbean Court of Justice to overturn Monday’s...

Murder Rate Drops in El Salvador, COVID-19 to Blame

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador’s once-startling homicide numbers have fallen again, the government reported Wednesday, and some experts said the lock-down...

Brit Stranded on Antigua Remotely Launches Face Mask Firm

The former chief executive of Make It Social Eddie Robb has launched a new business that will supply custom non-surgical face masks to companies. Funky...

Haiti: Growing Calls for Ban on Unlicensed Orphanages

Burnt-out orphanage where 15 children died   PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) – Fifteen children died in a fire on February 14 that swept overnight through an orphanage...

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