Sun | Sep 22, 2019

Caribbean

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Bar Association of Guyana has condemned what it called the failure by the government to hold General and Regional Elections within the period mandated by the Constitution following the passage of a no-confidence...

RIVIERA BEACH, Florida (AP) — More than 200 Bahamians whose houses were destroyed by Hurricane Dorian arrived Wednesday in Florida on a cruise ship. It was the second mass arrival for the Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line. More than 850...

MIAMI (AP) — Bermuda’s government called up troops and urged people on the British Atlantic island to make final preparations for an expected close brush Wednesday with Hurricane Humberto, a powerful Category 3 storm. Authorities...

LONDON (AP) — The British government insisted Thursday that its forecast of food and medicine shortages, gridlock at ports and riots in the streets after a no-deal Brexit is an avoidable worst-case scenario, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) — The Bahamas government said Wednesday there are 2,500 people on its list of those missing after Hurricane Dorian. But the names have yet to be checked against the rosters of people evacuated from the devastated...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 rattled Trinidad Tuesday night, the second quake to have rocked the island within a 24 hour period. The Seismic Research Centre at the St Augustine...

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...
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