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Caribbean

PARAMARIBO, Suriname, CMC – There is mounting tension across Suriname following the devaluation of the Surinamese dollar by nearly 90 percent against the US dollar. Following the announcement on Tuesday, the price of fuel, which was...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical storm wind gusts and big waves battered Bermuda on Monday as Hurricane Teddy spun just east of the wealthy British territory, sparing it a direct hit. The hurricane lost strength in its approach and...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) says it will be monitoring persons who have tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) and confined to home quarantine, amid reports that these persons have not...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Nana barrelled westward Wednesday just off the coast of Honduras on a collision course with the tiny nation of Belize. The US National Hurricane Center reported that Nana was located about 240 miles east...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC - Britain is providing £4.5 million to the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Special Development Fund to be used to support countries in the region with their coronavirus (COVID-19) recovery. The...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC): - The Barbados-based Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum is warning of high flooding and landslides as well as strong tropical cyclones as the region comes to grips with the peak of the 2020 wet season. In its latest...

BELMOPAN, Belize, CMC –Health authorities say they have taken measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) at a child care centre in the capital after one of them tested positive for the virus. “I am aware of the...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A 32-year-old Jamaican woman, who arrived in Barbados on a Caribbean Airlines flight from Kingston, has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). This has pushed the island’s total to 152. The...

PORT OF SPAIN, CMC  – Trinidad and Tobago has recorded an additional death related to COVID-19, bringing the number of fatalities to 11. On Sunday, the Ministry of Health said that the third death in recent days is an adult male who had...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago government Saturday announced a series of new measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, which in recent days has pushed the island into the category of community spread....
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