Sat | Jan 19, 2019

Caribbean

PORT OF Spain, Trinidad, CMC – Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has defended his government’s decision to abstain from an Organization of American States (OAS) vote not to recognise the Nicolas Maduro government in Venezuela. He said...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has called for health officials across the region to prepare for the possibility of a severe outbreak of the mosquito-borne dengue fever. In a statement Thursday,...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – The opposition Pitit Dessalin party says it plans to stage a series of activities, including street demonstrations, to protest Haiti’s decision to support an Organization of American States (OAS) resolution...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC –The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology says chances of drought and recurrent dry spells have increased except in the Bahamas and Cuba during the first three months of this year....

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Grenada has been put on alert amid fears of a dengue outbreak after one Caribbean country reported an upsurge in cases at the start of the year. “We are all keeping a close eye on the development of...

ST. PETERSBURG,  CMC – The United States Coast Guard says the crew of the Cutter Resolute returned to its homeport in St Petersburg, Florida following a 59-day patrol of the Caribbean Sea in which crew members deterred illegal...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 rattled Trinidad and Tobago on Friday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake, which occurred at 10:33 a.m local time was the second tremor to...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The London-based international human rights organisation Amnesty International says while it welcomes a “significant reduction” in the application of the use of the death penalty in the English-speaking...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The David Granger-led administration says it will be putting plans in place to foil plans by the opposition Peoples Progressive Party to disrupt Thursday’s sitting of the National Assembly. “The...

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC – A senior official of the Methodist Church has expressed concern at what he termed 'money making' churches that have appeared in St Lucia virtually overnight. “I am very concerned. Nowadays we are...
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