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200 Latino, Caribbean Rights Groups Beg Haiti Pres. to Resign

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – More than 200 foreign-based human rights groups are calling for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise whom the...

Republic Financial Expanding in Eastern Caribbean

Port of Spain, Trinidad– Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) is now one step closer to expanding its reach within the Caribbean region. The Eastern Caribbean...

2020 Storm Season: Pan American Health Org. Urges Hurricane Response Review

The Caribbean region is being urged to review its national hurricane response plans and conduct simulation exercises to ensure each island’s disaster and COVID-19 responses are aligned. Director...

Cozumel Proposes Tiny Tax on Cruise Ship Passengers

The Mexican tourist resort of Cozumel is proposing its first tax on cruise ship passengers. But the island off Mexico’s Caribbean coast says it...

New Year Message: Jamaica PM Commits to Lower Murder Rate

KINGSTON, Jamaica – In his new year’s message to the nation, Prime Minister Andrew Holness said that while his administration is committed to bringing...

‘Disturbing Evidence’ of Trinidadian Families in Syrian POW Camp

Responding to a Middle East Eye report that revealed scores of Trinidadian nationals, including over 70 children, were stuck in the dangerously overcrowded al-Hol...

A&B Rastafari Community Express Gratitude for New School

By Carlena Knight The Nyabinghi tribe of Antigua and Barbuda has expressed its gratitude to the government, particularly Prime Minister Gaston Browne, for his efforts...

Assistant Secretary-General of OAS Calls on Youth to Showcase Talents, Creative...

His Excellency Nestor Mendez, Assistant Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS), made a clarion call for young persons to showcase their talents...

First Oil, Now Food Being Shipped from Iran to Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Iranian officials said one of their cargo ships was expected to dock in Venezuela on Sunday with food to launch...

Humberto: Now Bermuda on Hurricane Alert

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC  -Forecasters have warned Bermuda that strengthening Tropical Storm Humberto is a potential threat to the island after it moved to the...

Mexico: Singer Jose Jose Dies, 71

Popular Mexican singer José José, known as the "Prince of Song", has died at the age of 71. The culture ministry confirmed his death on...

Record 5 Tons of Cocaine Seized in Costa Rica

Police in Costa Rica have made the biggest seizure of illegal drugs in the country's history - finding more than five tonnes of cocaine...

Guyana: Ruling Party Rejects Election Vote Recount

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — A major dispute erupted Monday in Guyana and threatened to further destabilize the South American country after the governing party...

New UNDP Head: ‘Something Good is Happening’ Regarding Crime Reduction in...

Recently appointed Resident Representative for the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP), Multi-country Office for Barbados and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), with...

Jamaica Placed on EU Money Laundering Blacklist

Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke has partly attributed Jamaica's money-laundering blacklisting by the European Union to a reclassification.   JAMAICA HAS been added to the European...

Turks & Caicos: Death of UK Man, 2nd Murder in Three...

Masked gunmen have shot dead a 71-year-old British holidaymaker in a robbery in the Turks and Caicos Islands, police have said. The victim had been...

Cuba Warns of Worsening US Relations

Havana (Prensa Latina) The general director of the US Office of the Cuban Foreign Ministry, Carlos Fernandez de Cossio, has warned that tensions between...

Miguel-Diaz-Canel Elected Cuban President by Nat. Assembly

Havana, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Miguel-Diaz-Canel was elected President of the Republic of Cuba this Thursday, by absolute majority of National Assembly of People's...

US Takes Interest In Chaotic Contested Guyana Election

The undecided and chaotic Guyana election, which took place back in March, has the US Congress monitoring everyone who is trying to influence the...

DR: Venezuelan Gold Smuggling Ring Busted

  Telesur- Venezuelan attorney general says his office is dismantling a major gold smuggling ring that transport the precious metal into the Dominican Republic. Six Venezuelans...

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