Tue | Jan 26, 2021

Caribbean

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Flying rocks. Burning tires. Acrid smoke. Deadly gunfire. Haiti braced for a fresh round of widespread protests starting Friday, with opposition leaders demanding that President Jovenel Moïse step down next...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has been offered access to approved COVID-19 vaccines from a shipment recently secured by the African Union. Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced Thursday that...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A police raid on a media house in March last year has been deemed unconstitutional by the court. Justice Frank Seepersad held on Wednesday that the two search warrants obtained by the police for the Trinidad...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Chairman of the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr Keith Rowley, says the regional body is “deeply saddened and concerned" at the unprecedented scenes that unfolded at the Capitol Building in...

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC -The United Nation’s COVID-19 Response and Recovery Multi-partner Trust Funds has approved a grant of just over US$350,000 to the British Virgin Islands (BVI). In making the announcement, Premier Andrew...

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC - Bermuda’s death toll from COVID-19 has risen to 11 as Health Minister Kim Wilson announced that 9,000 doses of the vaccine would arrive on the island on Friday with vaccination to start for healthcare and essential...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Caribbean Airlines has, with immediate effect, suspended its commercial service to Havana, Cuba until further notice. In a statement on Tuesday, the carrier said the decision followed correspondence from the...

WASHINGTON, CMC – The Trump administration has added a Cuban bank to its “Cuba Restricted List”, saying that the administration is removing the “Cuban military’s grip” from the Spanish-speaking Caribbean country...

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC – Premier Andrew Fahie has urged the owners of motorcycles across the territory to equip them with silencers. Speaking during a recent sitting in the House of Assembly, Fahie said if this is not done,...

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – One of the scientists monitoring the La Soufrière volcano, which began erupting effusively one week ago, says residents should remain on high alert, but not panic about the situation. “… in...
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