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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — With COVID-19 cases still surging, the Dominican Republic on Sunday held presidential elections that had already been delayed by the pandemic, and polls indicated that a businessman with no previous...

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC – The government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is in the process of having talks with other carriers to fill the void if regional airline LIAT is liquidated.  According to the chairman of...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley Friday announced that general elections will be held on August 10. Rowley told Parliament that he had advised President Paula Mae Weekes “to dissolve this Parliament at...

WASHINGTON, Jun 24, CMC – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is warning Caribbean countries to do more to deal with mosquito-borne diseases during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic after indicating that more than 1.6...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has recorded a loss of more than US$14 million in just over a one-month period as a result of the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Allyson West...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Court of Appeal Monday ruled that it has jurisdiction to hear a case regarding the election of a president as Guyana still awaits the official results of the disputed March 2 regional and general elections....

A photojournalist with Nation News in Barbados, who was responding to a report of a murder at Bishop’s Court Hill, St Michael, was attacked and killed today. The man, whose identity is being withheld, arrived ahead of the police....

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A vast cloud of Sahara dust is blanketing the Caribbean as it heads to the United States with a size and concentration that experts say hasn’t been seen in half a century. Air quality across most of the...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC –Haiti has passed 5,200 cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) during the past three months as the country registered 134 new cases over the past 24 hours. The Ministry of Public Health, in its daily bulletin, said...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) —  The Court of Appeal will meet on Saturday to hear arguments by lawyers in the matter in which a private citizen is seeking a series of orders to stop the Guyana Elections Commission from moving ahead with...
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