Sun | Jan 26, 2020

Caribbean

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Foreign Affairs Minister Mark Brantley says St Kitts-Nevis does not regard the move by the United States to invite some regional countries to a meeting in Jamaica with US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo as a...

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The Antigua and Barbuda government says it is examining the possibility of enacting measures that would force large producers of bread and pastries to provide nutritional value on their packages as it warned of...

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC – The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is now on high alert following the recent increase in earthquakes in the region.  According to the Information and Education Manager with the Department of Disaster...

WASHINGTON, CMC – Two United Nations health agencies Monday said death from cholera in Haiti is preventable and urged the local authorities to accelerate investments in clean water and adequate sanitation. The Pan American Health Organization...

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC- Canada has told Caribbean visitors with new electronic passports that they should refrain from travelling with both documents. In a statement, the Canadian government said rather, travellers are advised to transfer...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology is reporting that long-term drought might possibly develop or continue in Jamaica and other Caribbean countries. Those islands include Antigua,...

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC – The Ministry of Labour and Immigration says that the process to install the Border Management & Electronic Visa System at ports of entry throughout the British Virgin Islands is scheduled to start on...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 rocked several Caribbean countries on Wednesday as regional countries were being urged to continue monitoring the situation in Puerto Rico where two strong quakes have been...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The United States Tuesday urged nationals in the Caribbean and elsewhere to be cautious as a result of the “heightened tension in the Middle East” as Washington continued to defend its targeted missile...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Tuesday said that the recent earthquakes in Puerto Rico should serve as a reminder to the Caribbean “that our region is...
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