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PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Human rights group, Citizens’ Initiative for Human Rights (ICDH), is calling for the authorities to put measures in place so that children in conflict with the law can effectively be rehabilitated. The ICDH...

MIAMI, CMC – The United States Coast Guard says the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Bernard C. Webber offloaded over three thousand pounds of cocaine and 50 pounds of marijuana worth an estimated wholesale value of over US$47 million...

WASHINGTON, CMC – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says its “Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere” has marked down its growth forecasts for Latin America and the Caribbean to 1.2 percent in 2018 and 2.2...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS) has called on the government to stop importing chicken wings. Chief Executive Officer James Paul, a former legislator, made the call claiming that a glut is in the offing....

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris says the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS) has been invited to deploy forces across the federation. In an address to the nation late yesterday, Harris said this is yet...

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – The police have confirmed that “Cripa" or "Creepy” – a powerful strain of marijuana grown from plants native to Europe and the United States was recently...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale rattled Haiti during the early hours of Monday, less than 48 hours after one killed 12 people and left more than 150 others injured. The quake occurred at 1:04 a.m...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Rescue teams in Haiti are now working to provide relief in the aftermath of the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked sections of the country late yesterday. Haiti President Jovenel Moise today said civil...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Emergency teams worked to provide relief in Haiti on Sunday after a magnitude 5.9 earthquake killed 11 people and left 135 injured. The country’s civil protection agency said that at least seven people died...

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Parliament Friday approved an amendment to the People’s Representation legislation that will, among other things, criminalise going into a polling booth on any polling day with any electronic devices...
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