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The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat has introduced COVID-19 vaccination requirements to access its offices across the region. It says staff members and all persons seeking to enter its offices to do business must show proof of vaccination...

NEW YORK, CMC – New York Governor Kathy Hochul has signed legislation protecting undocumented Caribbean and other immigrants from threats to report their immigration status.  The legislation, known as S.343-A/A.3412-A, classifies certain...

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC – The Government of the Cayman Islands is hoping that the borders of the territory will be unlocked before the end of the year. Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan said that he is hoping that American Airlines...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A top United States official on Friday apologised for how Haitian migrants were treated along the US-Mexico border, saying it's not how border officials or the Department of Homeland Security behave. The...

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – The St Vincent and the Grenadines government has mandated that teachers and other school staff members be vaccinated against COVID-19. “On the basis of the advice which we have received, including advice...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's prime minister said Tuesday that he plans to hold a referendum to modify the country's constitution by February, and he hopes to organise presidential and legislative elections early next year. In...

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Sam was a powerful Category 4 storm in the Atlantic Ocean, but forecasters said late Sunday that it had peaked in intensity. Sam was centred well offshore from land Monday morning, located about 800 miles east...

Amid an outcry over the U.S. treatment of Haitian asylum-seekers, the Caribbean country's embattled prime minister pointedly today said inequalities and conflict drive migration. But he stopped short of directly criticising Washington over the...

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — More than 6,000 Haitians and other migrants have been removed from an encampment at a Texas border town, United States officials said Monday as they defended a strong response that included immediately deporting...

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Haitian migrants seeking to escape poverty, hunger and a feeling of hopelessness in their home country said they will not be deterred by plans by United States officials to speedily send them back, as thousands of people...
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