Caribbean News

Caribbean News

  • Caribbean diaspora to support startups in the region October 27, 2020 3:51 pm I News Guyana NEW YORK, USA – Entrepreneurs, investors, and leaders in the Caribbean’s investment communities will gather at a new virtual Summit to present and discuss opportunities for the Caribbean diaspora to invest in the Caribbean, particularly in startups and …
  • She's from Ecuador, he's from Colombia. She's Fox News, he's CNN October 27, 2020 2:04 pm Los Angeles Times - California Karem Yepez proudly displayed her Latinos for Trump sign in the windshield as the car inched along a busy stretch of road as part of a caravan. Her driver, Alfredo Zapata, was not happy about her love for President Trump; he called Yepez a parrot and a …
  • 52 years later, Dominica Freedom Party charts a way forward October 27, 2020 1:41 pm Dominica News Online DFP leader, Kent VitalJust over five decades ago, a group of Dominicans, called the Freedom Fighters which included the late Dame Mary Eugenia Charles came together in July 1968, to oppose the passage of the Seditious and Undesirable Publication Bill …
  • Dominica government to borrow over $77 million for development of digital economy October 27, 2020 1:41 pm Dominica News Online Dominica News Online - Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 at 8:30 AM Minister Cassanni Laville presenting resolution to ParliamentGovernment has obtained Parliamentary approval to borrow in excess of EC $77 million for the development of the digital economy in …
  • Hurricane Zeta hits Mexico's Caribbean coast October 27, 2020 10:04 am Phys.org Hurricane Zeta slammed into Mexico's Caribbean coast late Monday, bringing strong winds and heavy rains to the Yucatan Peninsula, where authorities warned residents and tourists to shelter indoors. The hurricane, the second to hit the area this month, …
  • Testimony continues in Wanzhou case and pandemic elections: In The News for Oct. 27 October 27, 2020 8:48 am Brandon Sun In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of Oct. 27, 2020 ... What we are watching in Canada ... VANCOUVER — Testimony will continue today in …
  • Appeal for financial help for cancer-stricken young mother October 27, 2020 8:44 am The Antigua Observer A local media entity is making an urgent appeal to residents to support a medical fund for an employee who has been diagnosed with stage four cancer. The managers of Jump 268 are seeking to raise more than US$40,000 to facilitate medical testing to …
  • Hurricane Zeta heads for Mexico's Caribbean coast October 27, 2020 5:26 am TerraDaily Mexican authorities on Monday warned residents and tourists to shelter indoors as a hurricane barreled towards the Caribbean coast -- the second this month. Zeta strengthened from a tropical storm into a Category 1 hurricane packing maximum sustained winds …
  • Tilting Boat Threatens Massive Oil Spill in Caribbean October 27, 2020 4:25 am Wilmington Journal - North Carolina GULF OF PARIA, Venezuela—A Venezuelan ship carrying more than 1 million barrels of oil is listing in the Caribbean Sea, threatening to create an environmental disaster that could be the region’s worst ever. The storage and offloading vessel is listing to …
  • Jamaican Who Entered Saint Lucia Illegally Charged October 27, 2020 1:14 am St. Lucia Times Police say they have arrested and charged a 43 year old Jamaican national who entered this country illegally. Superintendent George Nicholas identified the man as Granville Blake, 43. Nicholas told reporters at a news conference Monday that law enforcement …
  • Prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Dominica among lowest in Caribbean – Coordinator, HIV/AIDS Response Unit October 27, 2020 12:21 am Dominica News Online Dominica News Online - Monday, October 26th, 2020 at 1:37 PM The prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Dominica’s is one of the lowest in the Caribbean says Coordinator of the HIV/AIDS Response Unit and Health Psychologist, Lester Guye. “Over the years, …
  • COMMENTARY: Chaos or community? The choice is ours October 27, 2020 12:21 am Dominica News Online Dominica News Online - Monday, October 26th, 2020 at 4:21 PM Dr. Emanuel FinnLast year I read the last book written by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? In Chapter 2 of that book Dr. King stated: Power, properly …
  • Government pledges its continued support to Felix Henderson October 27, 2020 12:21 am Dominica News Online Dominica News Online - Monday, October 26th, 2020 at 6:15 PM Felix HendersonA commitment has been given by the Government of Dominica to provide continued assistance in “whatever capacity” to veteran broadcaster and creole icon, Felix Henderson, who has …
  • IMF Projects St. Kitts-Nevis Among Second Fastest Growing Caribbean Economies In 2021 October 26, 2020 11:39 pm ZIZ Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 24th , 2020 (ZIZ News): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) data signals that St. Kitts-Nevis’ projected Growth Rate in 2021 to 2025 will be among the fastest and highest in the Caribbean region following the current COVID …
  • Communiqué Of The 97th Meeting Of The Monetary Council Of The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank October 26, 2020 11:38 pm ZIZ Basseterre, St. Kitts, October 24th, 2020 (ZIZ News): The Ninety-Seventh Meeting of the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) was held on 23 October 2020, via videoconference, under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister and Minister …
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