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Suriname Elects New President, Ending Bouterse’s Rule

PARAMARIBO, Suriname (AFP) — Suriname elected former police chief and opposition leader Chan Santokhi as its new president Monday, ending the rule of Desi...

Antigua Establishes ‘Travel Bubble’ For Caribbean Travellers

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC) — The Antigua and Barbuda government says it has established a “travel bubble” that will allow citizens from several identified...

Caribbean Countries Want More Than Apology For Slavery

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley says Caribbean countries affected by crimes of native genocide and African enslavement are calling for...

Police Widen Hanna’s Contracts Probe Amid Difficulty Finding Witnesses

(Jamaica Gleaner) The police say they have widened their investigation into the award of contracts involving St Ann South Eastern Member of Parliament, the...

Antigua and Barbuda Reaffirms Commitment To Caricom, Despite LIAT Debacle

(Antigua Observer) "We are committed today as we were before," Foreign Affairs Minister, EP Chet Greene said as he reiterated the government's commitment to...

Businessman Wins Dominican Presidency In Virus-Marked Vote

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A businessman who has never held elected office has won the presidency of the Dominican Republic, according to...

US Coast Guard Bust Drug Smuggling Operation In Caribbean

MIAMI, United States (CMC)— Members of the United States Coast Guard stationed in Cape Canaveral, Florida, returned to port Wednesday after busting drug smuggling...

Imprisonment Up To 15 Years And Hefty Fines Listed In Cannabis Licensing Bill

(BVI News) Some stiff penalties have been proposed in government’s Cannabis Licensing Bill that will be introduced to the House of Assembly shortly. Among other...

Guyana PM Disappointed With Caricom’s Statement On Elections

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC)— Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo has expressed disappointment with the statement by Chairman of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) and Prime Minister of...

Delayed Reports Lead To 355 New COVID-19 Cases In Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico on Thursday reported 485 new cases of the coronavirus, but officials say 355 of those correspond...

Haiti Records Three More Deaths From COVID-19

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Haiti continues to record high numbers of positive cases of the coronavirus with the French-speaking Caribbean Community (Caricom) country recording...

More Than 2,000 COVID-19 Cases in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC)— Haiti recorded more than 250 cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on two consecutive days as the number of positive cases in...

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Travel Approved Seals Aim To Protect Both Locals and Visitors

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Ministry of Tourism continues its training to boost compliance with COVID-19 regulations as efforts continue to get the...

Postponed CXC Exams Now Underway in the Federation

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): CXC exams postponed due to preparations for a Tropical Storm last week have been rescheduled for Monday, Tuesday, and...

Not Wearing A Mask In Public Could Cost You Between EC$500-EC$5000

St Kitts and Nevis (WINN): As St. Kitts and Nevis gears up for the reopening of its borders, a new EC$500 ticket is being...

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