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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

A&B Govt. Denies Blogger Claims of Involvement with Alleged Criminal

Monte Friesner   By Robert A. Emmanuel, Antigua Observer The Government of Antigua and Barbuda, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has categorically denied allegations about the...

Dorian Victims Being Treated Differently Than Refugees

Bahamians at Miami Airport WASHINGTON DC (McClatchy)- National Democrats are using the White House’s decision not to grant Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for the...

Caymans, With Too Many, Will Sell COVID Test Kits

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – The Government of the Cayman Islands is prepared to sell up to half of its COVID-19 tests to other...

Now US Puts Sanctions on Cuba for Dealing with Venezuela

The U.S. is sanctioning a Cuban business for importing Venezuelan oil as part of America's ongoing effort to force the South American country's president,...

No Significant Economic Growth Predicted for Caribbean

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is not predicting any significant growth for the region. Deputy Director of ECLAC, Dr. Dillon Alleyne,...

European Union Donating Food Funds for Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – The European Union has released €9 million ($10m) in humanitarian aid in response to the deteriorating food and...

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...

16 Killed in Mexican Prison Fight

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Sixteen inmates were killed and five more were wounded in a fight that broke out in a prison in the...

More Delays in Trump Hurricane Welfare Aid to Devastated Puerto Rico

Washington (CNN)- The Trump administration has not sent $600 million in emergency food stamp aid to Puerto Rico two weeks after President Donald Trump...

CDB Okays UK Funded Barbuda Electrical Power Network

ANTIGUA & BARBUDA – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant to reconstruct and rehabilitate the energy network in Barbuda. The project is...

2nd Storm of Hurricane Season Hits Mexico’s Gulf Coast

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Cristobal made landfall in Mexico’s Gulf coast state of Campeche Wednesday, dumping heavy rain on the already soaked...

US Admits Holding Back PR Hurricane Funds

  Trump administration officials have admitted that last summer they knowingly withheld billions of dollars Congress appropriated to help Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria....

Joke’s on Trump: Some Puerto Ricans Favor Being Traded to Denmark...

President Donald Trump has been joking recently about trading Puerto Rico for Greenland. But now it's Puerto Ricans who are the ones laughing —...

Venezuela: Juan Guaido Forces His Way Into Parliament

There have been chaotic scenes at Venezuela's National Assembly, with opposition leader Juan Guaidó gaining access to the legislative building after a tense stand-off...

Hundreds of Haitian Artifacts Returned by US

PORT-AU-PRINCE – United States Ambassador to Haiti Michele Sison recently joined Haitian Prime Minister Jean Michel Lapin and Minister of Culture, and Director General...

CARICOM to Monitor Surname Election Monday

Suriname’s General Elections on Monday will be monitored by a four member Election Observation Mission (EOM) from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). CARICOM said it was...

Haitian American Tennis Start Highest Paid Female Athlete

Haitian-American tennis star, 22-year-old Naomi Osaka is the highest-paid female athlete of all time. According to Forbes, the Japanese-Haitian athlete earned a total of $37.4 million...

A Total Recount Underway in Guyana’s Disputed Election

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — The government and opposition have agreed to a complete recount of votes in a presidential election marred by complaints of...

Bahamas Oil in $33M Merger with UK Columbus Energy Resources

(Alliance News) - Columbus Energy Resources PLC and Bahamas Petroleum Co PLC on Thursday unveiled plans for an all-share merger, a deal which the...

Westjet Opens New Toronto-Roatan Route

WestJet launched its new weekly Toronto-Roatan route Sunday. The new service will depart Toronto on Sundays at 9;30am arriving 1:11pm and depart Roatan Sundays...

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