Wed | May 25, 2022

Caribbean

Guyana has become the latest Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country to go on an alert for the monkeypox virus, urging all medical personnel to immediately report severe skin rashes accompanied by other symptoms.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Monday that it will expand flights to Cuba, take steps to loosen restrictions on US travellers to the island, and lift Trump-era restrictions on remittances that immigrants can send to...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The United States Coast Guard announced Monday that it suspended the search for potential survivors of a capsized boat near Puerto Rico after finding 11 bodies and rescuing 38 migrants from a vessel that had...

HAVANA (AP) — A powerful explosion apparently caused by a gas leak blew away much of the outer walls of a five-star hotel in the heart of Cuba's capital on Friday and officials reported at least eight people had died. But no tourists were...

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC – Dr Natalio 'Sowande' Wheatley was sworn in as the new Premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), a few hours after the House of Assembly passed a 10-to-one no-confidence resolution evoking...

The British Virgin Islands' House of Assembly today approved a no-confidence vote against Andrew Fahie, a step toward removing the overseas British territory's premier after his arrest on drug charges in Miami last week.

HAVANA (AP) — The United States Embassy in Havana has resumed processing visas for Cubans, though on a limited basis, more than four years after stopping consular services on the island amid a hardening of relations. The resumption...

The premier of the British Virgin Islands, accused of drug-smuggling charges following a US government sting in South Florida, was released Wednesday on a $500,000 bond. In a surprise decision, federal court Judge Alicia Otazo-Reyes in Miami...

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A diplomat from the Dominican Republic has been freed four days after being kidnapped in neighbouring Haiti, the Dominican foreign minister said Wednesday. The minister, Roberto Alvarez, said in a...

MIAMI, CMC – Premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Andrew Fahie, has sought his release from United States custody on alleged drugs and money laundering charges claiming diplomatic immunity. Fahie as well as the managing director of...
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