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Trinidad police to charge high school students for extortion

Police in Trinidad are expected to lay charges against students of a secondary school there after a video surfaced showing them engaged in criminal...

Jamaica to benefit from 4 million US dollars safety and security in schools project

Jamaica is to benefit from a US$4-million improved Safety and Security in Schools Project aimed at reducing the crime level among the nation's youth. The...

Eighty Guyanese to be flown from hurricane-ravaged islands

Guyana’s Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo said yesterday that approximately 80 Guyanese will be flown home after the recent hurricanes, which left Dominica, the British...

LIAT affected by passage of hurricanes

A senior official of regional airline, LIAT, says the Antigua-based carrier should also be considered for assistance as the region emerges from the devastation...

Tropical Storm Nate forms in the Caribbean Sea; Forecast to hit Gulf Coast as...

Tropical Storm Nate, which strengthened early today from a tropical depression in the Caribbean, continues to drench Central America with heavy rain. The storm is...

Regional tourism stakeholders to discuss effects of natural disasters

Jamaica will join other regional states in discussions on the effect of disasters on their economies, in Grenada on October 12. According to Minister of...

The human Papilloma virus vaccine administered to 309 girls in 4 schools in Jamaica

Jamaica’s Minister of Health Dr. Christopher Tufton a short while ago informed that 309 girls have so far been given the human papillomavirus (HPV)...

UN says recovery of Caribbean islands hardest hit by recent hurricanes could cost US$1...

The recovery of Caribbean islands hardest hit by recent hurricanes, including Dominica, Barbuda, Turks and Caicos, the British Virgin Islands and Anguilla, could cost...

Puerto Rico raises hurricane’s official death count to 34

The official death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico has increased to 34 from 16, the US territory's governor said yesterday. Governor Ricardo Rossello...

China donates US$2.5million to Barbuda hurricane relief

China is providing US$2.5 million to the Antigua and Barbuda government as the Caribbean island seeks to rebuild following the passage of Hurricane Irma...

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