Tue | Jun 27, 2017

Caribbean

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – A delegation from the United Nationals Security Council says it has accomplished the objectives of its mission during a three day visit to Haiti. The mission included a first-hand look into how best the global...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Young protesters broke down a metal fence guarding an air base in Caracas yesterday before being repelled by security forces firing tear gas in another day of anti-government protests in Venezuela's capital....

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC): A study by the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has found that more than 300,000 children are not attending school in Haiti. The 2011-15 study is the focus of a two-day workshop that ends here Wednesday with...

ORANJESTAD, Aruba (CMC): A court in Aruba has declared the Dutch Caribbean carrier InselAir Aruba bankrupt. The Curacao Chronicle reports that the court granted the airline a deferment of payment for a few months and presently flights are not...

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC  – The government of the Cayman Islands has sought to assure potential visitors that there will be no need for concern, if their visit is interrupted by inclement weather. With the start of the...

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC): Caribbean islands especially those in the south have been urged to prepare for heatwaves as they will be a feature of the 2017 rainy season. That is the warning issued by Dr Simon Mason of the Caribbean Institute...

WASHINGTON, CMC – As the United Nations today celebrates the International Day of Action for Women’s health, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) wants the Caribbean and other countries in the Americas to leave “no girl or...

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC  – In a dramatic turn of events, that has struck out a deal brokered on Friday between the two major political parties  – opposition leader McKeeva Bush is set to become premier of the...

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC): Over 21,000 Caymanians are eligible to participate in Wednesday’s general election to determine the next Legislative Assembly for this British Overseas Territory. This general election is a historic one as...

Haitian American legislator Dr Mathieu Eugene is rallying support for undocumented Haitians who are under the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programme. Dr Eugene, who is also a member of the Brooklyn Council, says he scrapped plans to celebrate...
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