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Regional News

Death toll climbs to 43

The official death toll from Hurricane Dorian climbed to 43, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis advised last night.
A new community has popped up in this earthquake-damaged town in southwest Puerto Rico: it houses 300 people, a dozen police officers and one macaw.
FLORIDA, United States, Monday April 16, 2018 – The World Meteorological Organisation’s Hurricane Committee has retired the names Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate from its list of rotating names. They will be replaced by Harold, Idalia, Margot and Nigel. The WMO maintains...
Carnival Corporation has joined with its destination partners to assist residents and communities impacted by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. FLORIDA, United States, Saturday October 7, 2017 – More than 40 islands visited by cruise ships on Caribbean itineraries have...
Bridgetown, Barbados, 10, January, 2019 – CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk for the Cure, the region’s largest cancer fundraiser has again topped the US half million mark in fundraising for cancer causes across the English and Dutch Caribbean.  
Photo: The mother was captured on video beating her daughter with a machete. KINGSTON, Jamaica, Wednesday October 3, 2017 – The Jamaican teenager at the centre of a vicious beating that went viral on social media recently, is upset that...
The first set of licences to begin producing medicinal cannabis in St. Vincent and the Grenadines were issued this week. The island's Minister of Agriculture and Industry, Hon. Saboto Caesar, embraced the milestone noting "many challenges amidst immense opportunities."
WASHINGTON, United States, Monday December 4, 2017 – An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries, including those in the Caribbean, is either substandard or falsified, according to new research from the World Health Organization...
Photo: USVI Governor Kenneth E. Mapp Statement by Governor Kenneth E. Mapp CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sunday October 1, 2017 – Over the past month the United States Virgin Islands has been decimated by two of the most powerful Atlantic...
CASTRIES, St Lucia, Wednesday November 8, 2017 – St Lucia’s Home Affairs, Justice and National Security Minister Hermangild Francis has received a death threat, but insists that will not scare him from doing his job. In fact, he says he will...