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July 31st, 2019
Two ‘exiled’ gay Vincentians challenge ‘buggery’ & ‘gross indecency’ laws

CARIBBEAN NEWS NOW

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — On Friday, July 26, 2019 two gay men filed court proceedings to challenge St Vincent and the Grenadines’ “buggery” and “gross indecency” laws, which criminalise homosexuality.

July 25th, 2019
Early morning earthquake strikes Dominica

DOMINICA NEWS ONLINE

ROSEAU, Dominica - An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Reichter scale was felt in Dominica this morning, Thursday, July 25, 2019, according to information from the office of Disaster Management (ODM).

July 19th, 2019
Puerto Rico protests continue as tensions rise

CNN NEWS

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico-For the past few nights, protesters demanding Governor Ricardo Rosselló's resignation have been tear-gassed outside Francisco Caballeira's apartment.

July 18th, 2019
95 persons in Guyana die from snakebite in 5 years

I-NEWS GUYANA

GEORGETOWN, Guyana- An estimated 95 persons have died over a five-year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public Health in Guyana has noted.

July 9th, 2019
Jamaica PM wants to grow trade with Cayman

CARIBBEAN NEWS SERVICE

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman - Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness said during his recent visit here for the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Constitution that he hopes to see more trade between his country and Cayman. Speaking at one of several events he attended, he said he had engaged in bilateral talks with Premier Alden McLaughlin to see how the trading relationship could improve and to remove stumbling blocks such as the visa requirements.

July 9th, 2019
Barbados inks oil contract with Jamaica

CMC

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Barbados National Terminal Company Limited says it is now getting its supply of oil from Petrojam in Jamaica following the closure last November of the state-owned PETROTRIN oil refinery in Trinidad and Tobago.

July 9th, 2019
T&T infant dies after stepping into path of pick-up

TRINIDAD EXPRESS

ARIMA, Trinidad & Tobago - Two-year-old Amara Reason has died. The infant was struck by a vehicle on Saturday morning along La Retreat Road, Arima and since then, she had been warded in a critical condition at the Mt Hope Hospital.

July 4th, 2019
Five killed in Haiti following torrential downpour

JAMAICAN GLEANER

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – Five were killed and three people are missing following heavy rains that lashed the capital on Wednesday.

July 4th, 2019
Outgoing CARICOM Chairman urges region to maintain position on venezuela

CMC

CASTRIES, St Lucia – Outgoing Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Chairman, Dr Timothy Harris, Wednesday praised the regional integration grouping for its stance on the economic and political situation in Venezuela, saying it must remain an honest broker in the South American country.

July 4th, 2019
T&T Family abandons new home after bandit attack

TRINIDAD EXPRESS

SAN FRANCIQUE, T&T - Armed with a blow torch, a gang of “professional thieves” broke into the home of a Penal family and robbed them of thousands in cash and valuables early Tuesday.

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