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Published:Sunday | September 13, 2020 | 11:31 AMCMC

(CMC): Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, the Royal Bahamas Police Marine Division and the United States Coast Guard, are continuing a  search and rescue mission for several Haitian and Jamaican nationals reportedly missing at sea....

Published:Sunday | September 13, 2020 | 9:37 AMCMC

(CMC): US-based carrier, JetBlue is set to launch a major Caribbean expansion in November, with new routes across the region, from Aruba to St. Maarten. In a recent announcement, the airline said that starting November 19, it will be will be...

Published:Sunday | August 30, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): The authorities in Cuba have announced that new measures will be implemented to curb the spread of COVID-19 across the island. The decision was made following reports of more cases in some provinces in east central Cuba last week. In...

Published:Saturday | August 29, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Trinidadians should expect to pay a fine for flouting mask-wearing rules to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in that country.  Prime Minister Keith Rowley announced that the Public Health (Amendment) Act, passed by Parliament today,...

Published:Saturday | August 29, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Haiti has raised the death toll from the passage of Tropical Storm Laura last weekend to 31 and said that eight people are still missing. They are presumed dead. The Ministry of the Interior and the Economic and Social Assistance Fund...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): A 10-year-old girl was killed in Haiti today when a tree fell on a house in the  town of Anse-à-Pitres, to the southeast of the capital, Port-Au-Prince, as Tropical Storm Laura lashed sections of the French-...

Published:Saturday | August 22, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): The Guyana Police Force says it has launched a “comprehensive” investigation into charges against the Chief Election Officer, Keith Lowenfield and the Returning Officer for Region Four, Clairmont Mingo, in relation...

Published:Saturday | August 22, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Another person has died in Trinidad and Tobago from COVID-19, pushing the total number of deaths there to 13, the country's Ministry of Health said in a statement. “Thirty-five additional persons have tested positive for COVID...

Published:Sunday | August 9, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Trinidad police are investigating an incident in which a former United National Congress (UNC) councillor was stabbed late Saturday in Basse Terre Village, Moruga, south of the capital, Port of Spain.  The UNC ...

Published:Saturday | August 8, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Guyana's President Dr Irfaan Ali has said a forensic probe will be conducted into the problems surrounding the disputed March 2 regional and general elections that led to him being declared winner of the presidential poll and...

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

(CMC): Battle-weary West Indies were staring at a heavy defeat after enduring one of their worst days of the tour, when Chris Broad’s six-wicket haul followed by a trio of damaging half-centuries installed England as firm favourites to...

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

The United States Southern Command  says the US Navy’s Cyclone-class patrol ship USS Shamal (PC 13), along with US Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET), has recovered more than 3,900 pounds of marijuana in the...

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

(CMC): Guyana's Court of Appeal, today, said it will provide a ruling on Thursday to a lower court ruling regarding the ongoing challenges with the disputed March 2 regional and general elections. “Having...

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

(CMC): The Trinidad and Tobago government today said it would crack down on legal Venezuelan migrants who have been facilitating the illegal entry of their relatives and friends from the South American country, as health authorities...

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

(CMC): Vice Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, has called for the recount of the results from Guyana’s March 2 general election to be declared quickly. Beckles made the call in a statement on...

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

(CMC): Jermaine Blackwood missed out on a deserved hundred but did just enough to inspire West Indies to a four-wicket victory over England in the opening Test at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton, England, today. Asked to chase 200 for victory on the...

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

(CMC): The Organization of American States (OAS) says that respect for the results of the national recount is Guyana’s “only democratic solution”.  The Washington-based body on Saturday noted that “the chief...

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

Guyana's Chief Elections Officer (CEO), Keith Lowenfield has presented a report to the chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), retired justice Claudette Singh, showing a victory for the ruling coalition, A Partnership for National...

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

(CMC): Guyana's attorney general and minister of legal affairs, Basil Williams, says the chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), retired justice Claudette Singh, cannot direct the Chief Elections Officer (CEO), Keith...

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

(CMC): Jamaica expects to earn some US$80 million from tourism by the end of the month, Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has said. He said Jamaica has welcomed more than 35,000 visitors since the reopening of the country's...

Published:Sunday | June 28, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): A group based in the United States has expressed disappointment with what it says is Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s “misguided” position on Guyana’s March 2 elections impasse.  “Without...

Published:Saturday | June 27, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): The Government of Barbados has announced that it will be lifting the curfew in place since March to stem the spread of COVID-19, as the island reopens its borders to accommodate regional and international flights. Speaking at...

Published:Saturday | June 27, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): On Friday, four members of the United States Foreign Relations Committee described as “unacceptable” the non-release of the official results of the disputed March 2 regional and general election in Guyana. The statement issued by...

Published:Saturday | June 27, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Prime Minister of Barbados and Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM),  Mia Mottley, yesterday, snubbed criticisms levelled at her for remarks she made earlier this week about the disputed March 2 regional and...

Published:Sunday | June 14, 2020 | 12:00 AMCMC

(CMC): Guyana's President David Granger says there is no reason for the Keith Lowenfield , the chief executive officer of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) to resign, as uncertainty continues over the outcome of the March 2...

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