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Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 7:00 PMCMC

Turks and Caicos Islands Premier Sharlene Cartwright Robinson has announced general elections for February 19. She made the announcement late Saturday evening during a rally. Nomination Day will be January 29. “Our best...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 2:04 PMCMC

The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says security personnel recovered some 1.9 tonnes of cocaine valued about US$65 million in Caribbean waters last month.  CBP said on December 18, an Airborne Early Warning crew...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 11:33 AMCMC

Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has been discharged from hospital after spending two nights there. Rowley, who was hospitalised on Friday after experiencing “discomfort," underwent two heart procedures...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 10:04 AMCMC

Trinidad and Tobago Government Minister Stuart Young has said that Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley is in "good spirits,"after being rushed to hospital yesterday afternoon.  In a statement, from the Office of the Prime Minister, Young...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 5:11 PMCMC

The Ministry of Education  in The Bahamas is being urged to have students repeat the 2020 school year, based on the results of this year’s national examination results. In a statement, the president of the Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 2:57 PMCMC

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says it provided a record US$21.6 billion in 2020 to assist its 26 member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) to manage the economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.  It...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 12:37 PMCMC

The police in Guyana have launched a probe, following the murder of a mother and daughter on Christmas Day. The lawmen report that the bodies of  Tara Krishram, 34 and her 11 year-old daughter were found in a bedroom in the...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 11:56 AMCMC

A 25 year-old man in Trinidad and Tobago, who has been charged with the murder a  Jamaican man, is to appear in court in the twin-island republic tomorrow. Kadeem Williams, also known as “Circles”  of Laventille...

Published:Saturday | December 26, 2020 | 2:04 PMCMC

Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy Antoine, says the currency in the sub-region, remains "very strong" amid the economic fallout from the current COVID-19 pandemic. In his Christmas message, Antoine  ...

Published:Saturday | December 26, 2020 | 11:18 AMCMC

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), has issued what it describes as “five keys” for food safety in the Caribbean and other places this Christmas, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  “During the holiday season, food is...

Published:Saturday | December 19, 2020 | 6:12 PMCMC

(CMC)- The Caribbean Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) says the Caribbean Community's (CARICOM), help should be sought with the current migration wave from Venezuela to Trinidad and Tobago.  In a statement yesterday, the...

Published:Saturday | December 19, 2020 | 10:45 AMCMC

(CMC)- Guyana's President Irfaan Ali on Friday welcomed a ruling handed down by The Hague- based International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Netherlands, which has ruled that it has jurisdiction to hear an ongoing border dispute...

Published:Sunday | December 13, 2020 | 10:48 AMCMC

(CMC): A preliminary report on an explosion at the National Petroleum Marketing (NP) company’s tank farm in Trinidad and Tobago's capital, Port of Spain, is to be provided today. There were no fatalities in the incident, which...

Published:Saturday | December 12, 2020 | 6:37 PMCMC

(CMC)- Trinidad and Tobago's health minister, Terrence Deyalsingh, today, criticised persons who attended three birthday parties in Tobago resulting in one death and numerous other positive cases of COVID-19. Speaking at a news...

Published:Saturday | December 12, 2020 | 5:54 PMCMC

(CMC)- The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has confirmed that a Guyanese national, who was extradited from Trinidad and Tobago several years ago on terrorism charges, has now been deported to his homeland. This...

Published:Saturday | December 12, 2020 | 11:38 AMCMC

(CMC)- The Antigua and Barbuda government says it will not be paying bonuses or making salary advances to public sector workers this Christmas, due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement, the Gaston Browne administration, said...

Published:Sunday | November 29, 2020 | 11:09 AMCMC

(CMC)- Trinidad and Tobago says it has deported 160 Venezuelans who had illegally entered the country, even as a High Court judge stopped the immediate deportation of 19 others to the South American state. In a statement last night, the...

Published:Sunday | November 29, 2020 | 10:22 AMCMC

(CMC)- The United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency says its Air and Marine Operations (AMO) and the US Coast Guard recently interdicted a “yola” type wooden vessel transporting 816 pounds (370 kilogrammes) of cocaine in...

Published:Saturday | November 28, 2020 | 5:26 PMCMC

(CMC)- The Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) in Trinidad and Tobago says it intends to bypass a preliminary hearing in a magistrate’s court and file indictments directly in the High Court in the fraud case involving ...

Published:Saturday | November 28, 2020 | 1:01 PMCMC

(CMC)- The St. Lucia government has extended, until December 14, the protocols aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19 that has killed two people and infected nearly 250. Following a meeting of the National Emergency Management Advisory...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2020 | 9:18 AMCMC

(CMC)- The United States Coast Guard says the crew of the Cutter Diligence has returned to home port in Pensacola, Florida after a 47-day Caribbean Sea patrol in which a significant amount of drugs were seized and suspected smugglers...

Published:Sunday | November 8, 2020 | 7:14 PMCMC

(CMC): Tropical Storm Eta made landfall on the south-central coast of Cuba earlier today and is predicted to bring a dangerous storm surge and life-threatening flash flooding. Before making landfall, the country’s Civil Defense had...

Published:Sunday | October 25, 2020 | 11:11 AMCMC

(CMC)- State documents pertaining to the People’s Revolutionary Government that were seized by the United States Military during the October 1983 Grenada intervention and was returned to the country more than a decade ago, are...

Published:Saturday | October 24, 2020 | 6:07 PMCMC

(CMC): An American Airlines plane with 28 people on board veered off the runway after landing on runway 6 in Freeport in The Bahamas today. Officials said no one was killed or injured as Flight AA4194, an Eagle flight operated by American’s...

Published:Saturday | October 24, 2020 | 10:29 AMCMC

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)  says countries in the Americas, including the Caribbean, must maintain vaccination and epidemiological surveillance against poliomyelitis during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to prevent...

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