Fri | Jul 21, 2017

Caribbean

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC): Early-morning showers gave way to sunny skies as voters headed to the polls on Tuesday in a general election expected to produce another nail-biting finish between the ruling One Bermuda Alliance (OBA), which is seeking a...

Five men, including two bank employees and two policemen, were arrested and charged for attempting to rob Guyana's Republic Bank. During the lengthy bail hearing on Friday, the five men – Jamal Haynes, Keron Saunders, Gladston George...

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – A national footballer is among three persons shot and killed in two separate incidents last night, police have confirmed. Police say Roy “Chicken” Richards, a midfielder with the national squad, was...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – A delegation from the United Nationals Security Council says it has accomplished the objectives of its mission during a three day visit to Haiti. The mission included a first-hand look into how best the global...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Young protesters broke down a metal fence guarding an air base in Caracas yesterday before being repelled by security forces firing tear gas in another day of anti-government protests in Venezuela's capital....

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...

NEW YORK, CMC – Caribbean American Congresswoman  Yvette D. Clarke has called on the US Congress to pass legislation that would grant permanent status for Caribbean and others involved in the Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals (DACA...

Cuba has denounced the decision taken by United States President Donald Trump to re-impose some travel and trade restrictions between the two countries. Despite this, Cuba says it is willing to continue what it describes as the respectful dialogue...
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