Wed | Sep 18, 2019

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MIAMI (AP) — Officials in Bermuda say schools, public transportation, and government offices will close early ahead of the likely arrival of Hurricane Humberto as a Category 2 storm Wednesday evening. National Security Minister Wayne Caines...

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC  -Forecasters have warned Bermuda that strengthening Tropical Storm Humberto is a potential threat to the island after it moved to the north of the Bahamas. As of 12 noon today, the storm, which is due to reach hurricane...

WASHINGTON, CMC – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has confirmed its commitment to work with Latin American and Caribbean countries on strategies to prevent and reduce crime. During the Citizen Security Week 2019 that...

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 today rocked Trinidad and Tobago and Grenada. There were no reports of injuries or damage, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre of the University of the West Indies said. The centre said that the quake,...

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The Bahamas government says it has suspended the crackdown on illegal migrants in the Abacos and Grand Bahama as the death toll from the passage of Hurricane Dorian a week ago climbed to 44. Minister of Financial...

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Attorney General Steadroy Benjamin says he will use this weekend’s meeting of the Council of Legal Education in Jamaica to continue making the case for Antigua and Barbuda to establish a law school....

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments were on Tuesday preparing to provide assistance to The Bahamas as a near stationary Hurricane Dorian is expected to begin moving away from the archipelago even while...

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on Monday, pummelling the islands with so much wind and water that authorities urged people to find floatation devices and grab hammers to break out of...

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Two years after Dominica received assistance from The Bahamas after the island was battered by a dangerous Hurricane Maria, Roseau announced Monday that it would be reciprocating as Nassau battles one of its worst...

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – Hurricane Dorian, the strongest hurricane in modern history with wind speeds of up to 180 miles per hour, slammed into the Abacos Islands this morning, creating catastrophic conditions. In its advisory at...
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