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July 24th, 2024
Antigua govt confident new LIAT will take to skies in August


ST JOHN’S, Antigua--The Antigua & Barbuda government says it remains confident that the new regional airline, LIAT 2020, will begin commercial operations early next month.

July 24th, 2024
Caribbean AIDS epidemic can be ended by 2030, new UNAIDS report says


A new report from UNAIDS reveals that the Caribbean region has the potential to end its AIDS epidemic by 2030, but only if leaders take decisive action now.

July 24th, 2024
Dominica elects first woman Carib chief


Anette Sanford put aside the disappointment of not becoming Dominica’s first head of state when she swept to victory Monday night in the Kalinago election, becoming the first woman to be elected a Chief for the Territory.

July 18th, 2024
200 more Kenyan police officers arrive in Haiti


A new planeload of 200 more police officers from Kenya arrived Tuesday in Haiti as part of the multinational U.N.-backed mission led by the East African country to neutralize the armed gangs that have taken over many urban areas in Haiti with detriment to law enforcement and commerce of all types.

July 18th, 2024
‘Debt’ necessary to avoid ‘deaths’ after Hurricane Beryl — PM Gonsalves

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Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves says incurring national debt is necessary to prevent deaths following the impact of Hurricane Beryl.

July 17th, 2024
Volcanic earthquakes recorded beneath northern Dominica


The UWI Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC) has confirmed that a burst of volcanic earthquakes was recorded beneath northern Dominica early Tuesday morning, July 16, 2024.

July 10th, 2024
Chinese nationals held over gold smuggling, $39m seized in Guyana


GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Yesterday at 12:40 pm, the Guyana police said that an inter-agency intelligence operation led to the arrest of three Chinese nationals two males and one female.

July 10th, 2024
Dengue fear rises in Trinidad: One dead, two critical


PORT OF SPAIN, T&T - An outbreak of dengue in a community in Barrackpore has resulted in one death and left two hospitalised in critical condition.

July 10th, 2024
Grenada to receive US$44 million from CCRIF for hurricane damage


The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance facility (CCRIF) Wednesday said it will pay US$44 million to Grenada as a result of the damage and destruction caused by the passage of Hurricane Beryl last Monday. It will be the the single largest payout by CCRIF, a segregated portfolio company, owned, operated, and registered in the Caribbean.

July 3rd, 2024
La Nina threatening Latin America with hurricanes and droughts, experts say


SANTIAGO, Chile – Latin America and the Caribbean should brace for the arrival of La Nina, the climate pattern seen fueling a highly active hurricane season in the Atlantic and greater climate variability across the region, experts said yesterday.

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