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Zero Tourism Hits Home at Top Caribbean Retreats

  Seagulls are the only ones using the pool at a resort fringing one of Antigua's most popular beaches. They have the place all to themselves,...

CCREEE, regional energy security among matters for COTED ministers

CCREEE, regional energy security among matters for COTED ministers From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana - Montserrat deposited its instruments of ratification of the Agreement Establishing...

DR: American School Teacher Robbed, Murdered-8 Suspects Questioned

  Eight people have been detained in the murder of a former Michigan elementary school teacher was found bound, gagged and strangled to death in...

Venezuela: Americans Confess Maduro Kidnap Attempt

President Nicolás Maduro (left) held a briefing, after Venezuela showed what it said were detained US citizens Luke Denman and Airan Berry (right)   BBC-...

Jamaica PM: Country Spent $1B Repatriating 2,300 Citizens

Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness told the House of Representatives last night that about 2,300 Jamaicans had been repatriated under the Government's controlled re-entry...

Coronavirus, Hurricanes to Task Joint Caribbean Naval Force

France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have decided to join efforts in dealing with the Covid-19 crisis currently affecting their overseas territories. In...

Cuba Testing Vaccine to Activate Immune System Against COVID-19

HAVANA, Cuba – The director of research at the Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in Cuba, Dr. Gerardo Guillen, says a clinical trial...

PM Mitchell: CARICOM must reposition to respond to new normal

PM Mitchell: CARICOM must reposition to respond to new normal From the CARICOM Secretariat TURKEYEN, Greater Georgetown, Guyana - Crafting a strategy to reposition itself to respond...

62 Haitians on 42-Foot Boat Intercepted off Bahamas

GREAT BAHAMAS BANK (May 28, 2005)--Sixty-two Haitians on a 42-foot sail freighter were intercepted after being at sea for 10 days by Coast Guard...

Deported Jamaicans In Hiding, Fear Gang Reprisals

UK protesters against deportations As many as seven of the 17 Jamaicans who were deported on a Home Office charter flight on Tuesday have gone...

Tunnel Planned Under Panama Canal

PANAMA CITY (AP) — A new metro line for Panama City will run through a tunnel bored beneath the interoceanic canal to reach western...

Montserrat: MCAP Opposition Party Wins General Election, Taylor-Farrell New PM

The new MCAP winning Team RADES, Montserrat– Easton Taylor-Farrell was sworn in as Montserrat’s new premier, after his Movement for Change and Prosperity (MCAP) won...

Caribbean Greets 2020 Hurricane Season with Fears

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricanes, Earthquakes, COVID-19, the Caribbean islands have rarely been so vulnerable as an unusually active hurricane season threatens...

St. Kitts & Nevis Not On US Temp Work Visa List

(CMC)- Jamaica is among five Caribbean countries the Trump administration in the United States has named eligible for visa programmes that allow US employers...

After Corona: Say Good-Bye to Caribbean Resort Buffets, Drinks Stations?

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (29 April, 2020) - Caribbean hotels may have to scrap conveniences such as buffets and drinks stations and reduce the sitting capacity...

Ecuador: Cardboard Coffins Issued to Bury Virus Dead

BBC- The authorities in Ecuador's most populous city, Guayaquil, say they are handing out 4,000 cardboard coffins amid a shortage of traditional wooden caskets. Forensic...

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...

Strong Earthquake Off Cuban Coast

An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale has hit off the coast of Cuba. Tsunami evaluations are in progress after the earthquake hit...

PM Harris to host open forum May 20 in Tabernacle

PM Harris to host open forum May 20 in Tabernacle From the Office of the Press Secretary  BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The good governance and prosperity agenda...

Jamaica Issues Extensive Anti-Virus Regulations

Jamaica, currently with 10 people in Coronavirus quarantine, is taking the threat very seriously, to the point of barring a suspect cruise ship from...

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