Fri | Oct 19, 2018

Caribbean

MIAMI, CMC – The United States Coast Guard says the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber offloaded over three thousand pounds of cocaine and 50 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated wholesale value of over US$47 million...

WASHINGTON, CMC – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says its “Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere” has marked down its growth forecasts for Latin America and the Caribbean to 1.2 percent in 2018 and 2.2...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Haiti has announced a temporary ban on carrying firearms throughout the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country until Thursday as citizens commemorate the 212th anniversary of the assassination of...

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris says the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) has been invited to deploy forces across the federation. In an address to the nation late yesterday, Harris said this is yet...

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – The police have confirmed that “Cripa" or "Creepy” – a powerful strain of marijuana grown from plants native to Europe and the United States was recently...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale rattled Haiti during the early hours of Monday, less than 48 hours after one killed 12 people and left more than 150 others injured. The quake occurred at 1:04 a.m...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Rescue teams in Haiti are now working to provide relief in the aftermath of the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked sections of the country late yesterday. Haiti President Jovenel Moise today said civil...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Emergency teams worked to provide relief in Haiti on Sunday after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake killed 11 people and left 135 injured. The country’s civil protection agency said that at least seven people died...

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Parliament Friday approved an amendment to the People’s Representation legislation that will, among other things, criminalise going into a polling booth on any polling day with any electronic devices...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Health authorities say they are closely monitoring reported sightings of bed bugs mainly in public spaces in Barbados, and are asking householders to report any sightings on their premises to the Environmental...
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