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Restoring public order in Haiti a priority

Restoring public order in Haiti a priority


UNITED NATIONS – Haiti’s Foreign Affairs Minister Jean Victor Geneus said says that restoring public order and security are among the Haitian Government’s top priorities. In addressing the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly Debate...

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Security review after major cocaine haul at Jamaica airport

Security review after major cocaine haul at Jamaica airport


KINGSTON – The Airports Authority of Jamaica (AAJ), will be undertaking a security review following the recent multimillion cocaine bust at the Ian Fleming International Airport in the eastern parish of St Mary. In an interview with the Jamaica Gl...

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Royal Navy ship heads to Cayman Islands in wake of Hurricane Watch

Royal Navy ship heads to Cayman Islands in wake of Hurricane Watch


A Royal Navy ship is now heading towards this British Overseas territory as the country remains under a hurricane watch. On Friday Premier Wayne Panton has called on residents to Cayman Islands residents to finalise their storm plans as Tropical Stor...

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Fiona batters Bermuda

Fiona batters Bermuda


  Hurricane Fiona pounded the Atlantic island of Bermuda with heavy rain and winds for hours on Friday, knocking out power to thousands of homes and sending at least two people to hospital. But the government’s early assessment was that th...

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Bahamas lifts mask-wearing measure

Bahamas lifts mask-wearing measure


Nassau – The Bahamas government said people will no longer be required to wear a mask from October 1, except for those accessing healthcare facilities, visiting senior care homes, or in an indoor classroom setting. In a message posted on his Twitt...

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PAHO: Dwindling routine vaccinations cause for concern

PAHO: Dwindling routine vaccinations cause for concern


Washington, D.C. – Director of the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) Dr Carissa Etienne warned on Wednesday that while the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to kill an estimated 4 000 lives weekly in the Americas and Monkeypox cas...

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PM Henry appeals for ‘calm and reconciliation’ in Haiti

PM Henry appeals for ‘calm and reconciliation’ in Haiti


Port au Prince – Prime Minister Dr Ariel Henry appealed for “calm and reconciliation” on Tuesday in Haiti. The French-speaking Caricom country continues to be plagued by acts of violence, crime, murders, and kidnappings, as well as protest by oppo...

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Fiona slams Turks & Caicos as Category 3

Fiona slams Turks & Caicos as Category 3


COCKBURN TOWN – Fiona bore down on the Turks & Caicos Islands on Tuesday as a powerful Category 3 hurricane, slamming the Caribbean archipelago with heavy rains and life-threatening flooding after cutting a path of destruction through the Dominic...

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Caymans governor calls on Speaker to resign

Caymans governor calls on Speaker to resign


George Town – Cayman Islands governor Martyn Roper urged Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush to resign on Tuesday, saying that “inappropriate behaviour towards women should not be tolerated in any society”. Last week, Premier Wayne Panton asked Bush...