Wed | Aug 15, 2018

Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) says the risk of contracting the  Zika virus (ZIKV) in the region is low but there still a need to be vigilant given the ongoing risk for dengue...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Ministry of Health has expressed concern about the decline in the number of children who received the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine in the public health care system during the first six...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, CMC – Police Commissioner Ian Queeley has confirmed that a quantity of drugs to be used as evidence in a pending criminal case had been stolen from the police headquarters and that law enforcement officials are...

SAN FRANCISCO, CMC – An American man has been imprisoned for engaging in illicit sexual conduct with a minor in Jamaica. United States Attorney Alex Tse said that Douglas Peacock was sentenced on Wednesday by US District Judge Charles R...

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Officials say Phase One of the Taiwanese-funded closed-circuit television (CCTV) has contributed to not only a reduction in criminal activity in and around the capital but has helped law enforcement solve...

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC – The police service will be using new drone technology in the fight against crime. The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service last week used a new commercial standard drone during a simulation of a multi-...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is to conduct a survey to determine the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of Caribbean people concerning mosquito-borne diseases. The survey, which is...

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The Ministry of National Security says the police are investigating an apparent attempt by inmates to escape from the Bahamas Department of Correctional Services over the weekend. In a brief statement, the ministry said...

WASHINGTON, CMC – More than 100 United States lawmakers have called for President Donald Trump to reinstate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for hundreds of thousands of immigrants, including Haitians, legally living in the country....

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC  – The Court of Appeal has added another three years to the sentence of a Jamaican man convicted of smuggling cocaine into the island.  Dwayne George Watson, of Mavis Bank address in St Andrew, Jamaica, was...
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