Thu | Jun 4, 2020

Caribbean

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC –  Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, says a high-ranking United States diplomat in the region has reportedly threatened to withhold assistance to the Antigua & Barbuda Defence Force...

ROME, CMC – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) says that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is both a challenge and an opportunity to fix the remittance systems in the Caribbean and other places. “With a Euro...

WASHINGTON, Jun 2, – The World Bank Tuesday said countries, including those in the Caribbean, can take steps now to speed recovery after the worst of the health crisis caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) has passed and blunt long-...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Haiti is moving towards becoming the first Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country to register 1,000 positive cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19), that has so far killed 341,155 people and infected 5.2 million...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Haiti has recorded three deaths in 24 hours, pushing the total number of people who have died from the coronavirus (COVID-19) to 25, health officials have confirmed. The Ministry of Health, in its daily bulletin,...

CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – The main opposition St Lucia Labour Party says it has withdrawn its representation on the multi-sectoral committee that has been mandated to finalise an economic stimulus strategy and plan aimed at boosting economic...

NEW YORK, CMC – The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Wednesday called for the international community to rapidly invest in the ability of developing countries to tackle the complexities of the coronavirus (COVID-19) as it warned...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – Haiti continues to record significant numbers of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases as the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country Wednesday reported that 63 new persons have tested positive, bringing the total...

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The Caribbean Union of Teachers (CUT) says it is “deeply concerned” at the decision taken by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) on Education earlier...

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, May 18, CMC –Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris Monday named June 5 as the date for fresh general elections in St Kitts-Nevis. In a radio and television broadcast, Harris said Nomination Day will be on May 27. “...
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