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PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Six months after he was sworn into office, the government of Prime Minister Jean-Henry Céant was forced out of office Monday after the Lower Chamber of Deputies voted overwhelming to remove it from office....

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – President Jovenel Moise says he will soon begin the process of selecting a new prime minister for the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country. This even as Prime Minister Jean-Henry Céant says...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says the medium-term outlook for Jamaica “is positive” with 1.7 per cent growth projected for the financial year 2018-19. In its “Country...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — : U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is stressing again that the only way the political conflict in Venezuela can be resolved is through political dialogue. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric noted reports that...

WASHINGTON, CMC – The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) is expressing profound concern about the worsening violence and scarcity in Haiti. The human rights organisation is urging the government to begin talks with all...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said today he is on his way home. Guaido tweeted that he was heading back to Venezuela, though details about his exact whereabouts remained a mystery as rumours swept...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has called for nationwide demonstrations tomorrow to coincide with his planned return to the country. Guaido today tweeted that Venezuelans should monitor his official...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Opposition Leader Joseph Atherley is warning that crime and violence in Barbados are almost at a crisis level and is calling for urgent interventions to address the situation. “The moment is...

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC –Eight years after it was swept out of power, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) headed by Andrew Fahie won Monday’s general election. The party won eight of the 13 seats at stake. The party,...

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC – More than 9,000 voters are casting ballots on Monday to elect a new government in the  British Overseas Territory. Electoral officials say 25 candidates from four political parties as well...
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