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Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): Trinidad and Tobago is celebrating its 53rd anniversary of political independence from Britain with the thoughts of the political leaders of the country fixed on the September 7 general elections and the destruction...

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC - Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has declared several areas ‘special disaster areas’ following the passage of Tropical Storm Erika.Skerrit, who made the declaration late Saturday, said this was necessary due to the loss of...

HAVANA (AP): Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early today, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving another 31 missing on the small eastern Caribbean...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC - With just weeks remaining until the September 7 general election, the polls are showing a close race between the People's National Movement (PNM) and the coalition People's Partnership government (PP).The poll by...

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – Government officials are set to resume negotiations aimed at the early completion and opening of the Baha Mar resort.On Friday, Prime Minister Perry Christie announced that the officials will join representatives of Baha Mar,...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago police yesterday confirmed that 11 people have been charged with the murder of former special prosecutor Dana Seetahal, who was gunned down as she left a casino during the early hours of May 4 last...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad: CMC – A prisoner was shot and killed during an attack between several gunmen and security officers at the Port of Spain Prison on Friday. National Security Minister Carl Alfonso said that a prison officer was also...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): The United States has formally requested the extradition of former FIFA executive Austin 'Jack' Warner. At an impromptu press conference late yesterday, Attorney General Garvin Nicholas announced that the extradition...

BOSTON, CMC – The impending deportation of Haitians and those of Haitian descent who were born in the Dominican Republic is dividing legislators in Massachusetts. Nationals of the Dominican Republic and Haitians are among the largest immigrant...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP): Seismologists say a strong earthquake has struck in the ocean off the coasts of Barbados. The US Geological Survey says the magnitude-6.4 quake was centered 81 miles (132 kilometers) northeast of Bridgetown at a shallow...
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