Sat | Jun 24, 2017

Caribbean

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...

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP): Tropical Storm Bret unleashed heavy flooding, knocked out power and ripped off several roofs in some areas of Trinidad &Tobago as it swirled west across the southern Caribbean region on Tuesday. The storm was...

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC – A backlog of between 900 and 1,000 permanent residency applications are to be considered by a government appointed board this week. According to the Ministry of Immigration, the applicants may be contacted...

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...

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC  – A mother of three, originally jailed for life for murdering a teenager, has been sent to prison for five and a half years, following a retrial. Kiahna Trott-Edwards received the jail term during sentencing in...

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis is to reveal the composition of his 16-member cabinet shortly. On Friday, the chairman of the just elected Free National Movement (FNM), Sidney Collie, said the prime minister will assign...
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