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Published:Saturday | May 30, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

The Government of the Bahamas says one year after the bodies of two nationals, including a foreign service officer, were pulled from the Po River in Italy, there is no “sense of satisfaction or closure to the families, friends or to the...

Published:Sunday | May 24, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

Voters in the Cayman Islands will go to the polls in May next year. Elections are to be held on May 26, 2021. The date has been confirmed by the Governor’s office. The 2021 elections will be the second general election to be held under...

Published:Sunday | May 24, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Premier of the Cayman Islands Alden McLaughlin, has announced that employers are now expected to foot the quarantine bill for returning work-permit holders who will be placed in isolation for 14 days.  This is a shift from the position...

Published:Saturday | May 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): More than 383,000 voters in Suriname will go to the polls on Monday to elect a new government amid predictions that voter turnout could decline. In 2015, 70 per cent of voters participated in the election. Political observers note that two...

Published:Saturday | May 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): The Trinidad and Tobago government today said it would re-open its borders temporarily to allow almost 60 nationals stranded on cruise liners to return to the country. A statement from the Ministry of National Security said the...

Published:Sunday | May 10, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): The borders of the Cayman Islands will remain officially closed, at least until September 1. Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell made the disclosure, saying that no cruise ships will be allowed to dock in Cayman, despite...

Published:Sunday | May 10, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): A high-ranking United States Democratic Congressman has accused the US State Department officials of interfering in the elections to benefit Guyana’s main opposition People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C). Ballots in...

Published:Saturday | May 9, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Trinidad and Tobago says its borders are to remain closed until June, even as it embarks on softening restrictions to re energise the economy, which had been halted by COVID-19.   Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said the...

Published:Saturday | May 9, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Although the spread of COVID-19 has been contained in the English-speaking Caribbean and Haiti, the chairman of The University of the West Indies (UWI) COVID-19 task force, Professor Dr Clive Landis, says the region is not out of...

Published:Saturday | May 9, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): The European Union (EU) will be making a second donation of medical supplies and equipment to Jamaica in support of the country’s efforts to tackle COVID-19, the Head of the EU Delegation to Jamaica, Ambassador Malgorzata Wasilewska,...

Published:Sunday | April 26, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Cuba, yesterday, sent 216 health care workers to South Africa to help the country in its fight against COVID-19. The communist Spanish speaking Caribbean island has, to date, sent around 1,200 health care workers around the world that...

Published:Saturday | April 25, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

The Trinidad and Tobago government says it is looking to possibly reopen its borders by May 15, but it says that would depend on recommendations from its scientific community.  Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley made the...

Published:Saturday | April 25, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): The Trinidad and Tobago government is maintaining that its relationship with Barbados “is as good as it has ever been," downplayed a potential rift between the two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) neighbours. Yesterday,...

Published:Saturday | April 25, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): The police have charged former Cayman premier and current house speaker, McKeeva Bush, with four offences, including common assault, arising out of an incident at a bar in February. Bush, who appeared in court on Friday, had taken...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

St Lucia's Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has announced plans for a phased reopening of the island's economy, as the fight against COVID-19 continues. The country has 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19, which has remained stable despite a...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Minister of Health in The British Virgin Islands (BVI), Carvin Malone, says the BVI has sought the assistance of the United Kingdom to retrieve a shipment of medical supplies that have been seized by United States authorities...

Published:Saturday | April 11, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Jamaican church leaders are to stage a three-hour virtual intercessory prayer session on Tuesday, as the country fights the spread of COVID-19 and its social and economic effects. The session, which is to be...

Published:Saturday | April 4, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is making available up to US$140 million to borrowing member countries to mitigate fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic and disasters. President of the CDB, Dr Warren Smith says the pandemic is...

Published:Sunday | March 22, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Grenada has recorded its first case of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The announcement was made today during a press conference called by the Ministry of Health. The individual has been identified as a female, who has been...

Published:Saturday | March 21, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Barbados now has 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19.  Leaders of the Caribbean Community state have appealed to citizens not to panic, but to follow the guidelines being outlined by health officials. The number...

Published:Saturday | March 21, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has provided its first advisory opinion concerning the interpretation and application of the Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas (RTC), which governs CARICOM. CARICOM leaders had requested the court’...

Published:Sunday | March 8, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has made a fervent appeal to the Americas, including the Caribbean, to prepare to respond to imported cases, outbreaks and community transmission of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).   On...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

Guyana's Acting Chief Justice, Roxane George-Wiltshire, has said she will deliver a preliminary ruling tomorrow in the latest twist to last Monday’s regional and general elections in Guyana for which no clear winner has yet been...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

A new United Nations report is warning that progress made towards gender equality is lagging and hard-fought gains are under threat as the international community gears up to observe International Women’s Day tomorrow. The report, titled :...

Published:Saturday | March 7, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC)– The police in Guyana have confirmed that an 18-year-old was shot and killed on Friday evening after he reportedly attacked two police officers with a cutlass. The police say Seedat Hansraj of Cotton Tree...

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