Thu | Oct 17, 2019

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GENEVA, CMC – The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has called for the Bahamas to refrain from deporting Haitians after Nassau earlier this month deported more than 100 Haitians less than two weeks after Prime...

The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) is urging Haitian authorities to investigate and bring to justice the killers of journalist Néhémie Joseph. Joseph is the second journalist to be murdered in the Caribbean territory since...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — President Jovenel Moïse broke his silence Tuesday and said it would be irresponsible for him to resign amid Haiti’s unrest, which has entered a fifth week of deadly protests that have paralysed the...

BRADES, Montserrat, CMC – Premier Donaldson Romeo has announced Monday, November 18 as the date for fresh general elections in Montserrat. Speaking on a radio programme Romeo said that he has met with the Acting Governor Mrs Lyndell Simpson...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.1 rattled three Caribbean islands early Monday, but there have been no reports of injuries or damage. The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre at the St Augustine campus...

UNITED NATIONS, CMC – The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched an emergency project to curb major plant losses threatened by a fungal disease as part of a renewed effort to help protect banana in Latin...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology said today that while there is less concern over short term drought, there remains much concern over long term dry conditions as the end of the...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators set fires Monday and chanted calls for Haiti’s president to resign as the opposition to Jovenel Moïse tried to increase pressure for him to leave office. Protesters said...

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The Bahamas government says it will deport undocumented migrants who survived the passage of Hurricane Dorian on September one and are now living in shelters. Immigration Minister Elsworth Johnson says the shelters will...

BEIJING, China, CMC – China has no interest in imposing its development model on other nations, like those in the Caribbean, for which it provides aid but it does believe it can offer lessons for those countries, according to a Ministry of...
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