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Devices not enough, says Jules

Devices not enough, says Jules


Providing electronic devices for students in the Caribbean is not enough, says director general of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Dr Didacus Jules. He wants more done to ensure connectivity is adequate and that there is enough cultur...

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Haitians will have to wait longer for a new president

Haitians will have to wait longer for a new president


PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti –Prime Minister Ariel Henry, promising to do “everything in my power” to bring to justice those responsible for the assassination of President Jovenel Moise in July last year, has also indicated “there will not be a new presiden...

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Trinidad: Face-to-face classes for secondary school students

Trinidad: Face-to-face classes for secondary school students


Port of Spain – The Trinidad and Tobago government says secondary school students in Forms 1-3 will be required to attend classes at least twice a week when schools reopen for physical classes on February 7, following their closure due to the coronav...

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St Lucia records more COVID-19 deaths

St Lucia records more COVID-19 deaths


Castries – St Lucia has recorded six deaths linked to the coronavirus (COVID-19), pushing the death toll to 251 with 73 other deaths being classified as COVID-19 related. The Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs said there were also 75...

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Two people killed as two earthquakes rock Haiti

Two people killed as two earthquakes rock Haiti


Port Au Prince – Two earthquakes with magnitudes of more than 5.3 rocked sections of Haiti on Monday killing two people and injuring several others, less than 24 hours after the country was rattled by other tremors. The authorities said that the q...

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Canada pledges aid for Haiti

Canada pledges aid for Haiti


Port Au Prince– The Government of Canada has pledged millions of dollars to the government of  Haiti to assist the French speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nation with security and other projects. This was the outcome of a recent virtual thre...

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COVID-19 in 75 per cent of communities, says Jamaica’s CMO

COVID-19 in 75 per cent of communities, says Jamaica’s CMO


Kingston – Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Jacquiline Bisasor-McKenzie, is reporting that the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is now in 75 per cent of communities across the island, with 828 hospital admissions. Addressing a recent COVID Conv...

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Trinidad: Consultations on Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11

Trinidad: Consultations on Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11


Port Of Spain – The Ministry of Health says that it will consult with the relevant stakeholders before rolling out Pfizer coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines for 5 to 11-year-olds. On Friday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended extending t...

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Guyana’s Budget presentation on Wednesday

Guyana’s Budget presentation on Wednesday


GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Finance Minister Dr Ashni K. Singh has announced that Budget Day for this year will be on Wednesday. In making the announcement, Singh said that this Budget is expected to comprise a number of critical developmental programmes...

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Former Haitian senator remanded in Jamaica

Former Haitian senator remanded in Jamaica


Kingston – A former Haitian senator who was being sought in connection with the July 7 assassination of President Jovenel Moise, will reappear in a court here in February, his attorney has said. Attorney Donahue Martin, who is representing John Jo...