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Philippines: Typhoon leaves 13 missing, displaces thousands

MANILA, Philippines — A fast-moving typhoon blew away from the Philippines on Monday after leaving at least 13 people missing, forcing thousands...

COVID-19 cases in Guyana surpass 4,000

Coronavirus cases in Guyana now stand at 4,023 with the confirmation of 29 new cases on Sunday. Data from the Ministry of Health shows...

Only 50% of Guyanese live in Guyana; 30,000 leave annually

As a consequence of steady emigration, especially beginning in the 1970s, only about half of Guyanese now live within the borders of Guyana, with the remainder scattered...

Nigeria protests: Police chief deploys ‘all resources’ amid street violence

(BBC) Nigeria's chief of police has ordered the immediate mobilisation of all police resources to put an end to days of street violence and looting.

Refusing to wear a mask in Ethiopia could cost you two years in jail

(CNN) Ethiopia can jail people for up to two years if they deliberately violate restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19, the attorney general's...

American Airline plane overruns runway in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC)— An American Airlines plane with 28 people on board veered off the runway after landing on Runway 6 in Freeport on Saturday, officials have...

FAO approves new priorities for Latin America and the Caribbean

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (CMC) — Caribbean Community (Caricom) agriculture ministers have joined their Latin American counterparts in approving three priorities for development in the region.

Coronavirus cases in the Caribbean to date: 231,209

Confirmed Caribbean coronavirus cases as of today, October 23:   Dominican Republic- 122,873 cases, 2212 deaths, 100,920 recovered Puerto Rico- 30,956 cases, 791 deaths  French Guiana- 10,342 cases, 69 deaths, 9995 recovered Haiti- 9007 cases, 231 deaths, 7311 recovered  Jamaica- 8600 cases, 179 deaths, 4095 recovered   Guadeloupe- 7329 cases, 115 deaths, 2199 recovered  Cuba- 6421 cases, 128 deaths, 5871 recovered  Bahamas- 6135 cases, 130 deaths, 3705 recovered  Trinidad and Tobago- 5446 cases, 103 deaths,...

Fogging Schedule for 26th – 31ST October 2020

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment wishes to advise the general public that as part of the its mosquito control programme for the adult Aedes aegypti mosquito,...

Commonwealth Secretariat condemns violence in Nigeria

‌ The Commonwealth group of nations has issued a statement about the situation in Nigeria, saying it is following with deep concern the alarming reports of attacks on demonstrators in...

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Three (3) NEW COVID CASES

St. Vincent and the Grenadines today recorded three (3) new COVID-19 cases, following the receipt of PCR results from the local Molecular Laboratory Unit....

Nevis Premier takes 100 percent salary cut

Premier of Nevis, Mark Brantley, in an unprecedented show of solidarity with the people of Nevis impacted by loss of income owing...

ANtigua Carnival 2020 Cancelled

National Festivals Minister, the Hon. Daryll S. Matthew on Sunday announced that Antigua’s premier Summer festival, Carnival 2020...
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