Wed | Jan 23, 2019

Caribbean

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – The Haitian government has denied claims of an increase in the price of petroleum products as taxi drivers staged a protest, blocking streets, over the alleged scarcity of the products. Economy and Finance...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation is urging the public “to resist the urge to speculate” as it announced an investigation into the adverse reaction a particular medication has had on a number of...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago government says legislation which seeks to deal with asylum requests from foreign nationals has been prepared even as Venezuelan nationals staged a protest over what they...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The new head of Venezuela's increasingly defiant congress was pulled from his vehicle and briefly detained by police today, a day after the U.S. backed him assuming the presidency as a way out of the country'...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) yesterday described as “false news” reports being circulated on social media that Commissioner of Prisons Gerard Wilson had been killed....

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago government Friday said it would introduce new legislation to treat with a “new discernible anti-social criminal behaviour” in the society where homeowners and landowners are...

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...
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