Category : Caribbean and World News

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US Coast Guard Says Dozens Missing After Boat Capsizes Off Florida

MIAMI, United States (AFP)— The US Coast Guard launched a search for 39 people reported missing when a boat capsized off the coast of Florida in a “suspected human smuggling venture,” it said Tuesday. The Coast Guard in Miami said it had...

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COVID-19: Saint Lucia Records Two More Deaths, 212 New Cases

Press Release:–  Today Tuesday January 25, 2022 the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs received confirmation of a total of 212 new cases of COVID-19. These samples were processed on Monday January 24, 2022 from a total of 563 samp...

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Miss World Announces 2021 Semi-Finalists

Press Release:- On Friday January 21st , 2022, the Miss World Organization (MWO) announced 40 semi-finalists for the Miss World 2021 Contest; the finale of this competition is now set to take place on March 16th , 2022. The Finale was postponed on De...

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Mottley Names Deputy Prime Minister

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has named the post of Deputy Prime Minister for the first time in her Cabinet and three other senior ministerial positions. Mottley named Santia Bradshaw as Deputy Prime Minister, asserting that Bradshaw would...

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Guyana Rape Accused Remanded Over Shooting Of Teenage Accuser

INews Guyana:-  A Corentyne, Berbice rape accused was on Monday remanded on an attempted murder charge. Remanded was 40-year-old Ravello Tyndall, who was not required to plead to the indictable charge, which stated that on January 20, he shot a 17-ye...

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Saint Embassy In Taiwan Commemorates Nobel Laureates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Saint Lucian Embassy in Taiwan held an online commemoration of its two Nobel laureates, Sir Arthur Lewis and Sir Derek Walcott, on Sunday (Jan. 23). “The country prides itself that two of its citizens have won the hig...

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Saint Lucia Travel Portal Functioning After Weekend Glitch

Press Release:–  The Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Health & Wellness and the Saint Lucia Tourism Authority (SLTA) wish to inform the public that all travellers must apply to enter Saint Lucia on the Saint Lucia Travel Authorisation P...

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Edward Responds To Accusations Of Political Patronage

Education Minister Shawn Edward has responded to accusations of political patronage in the award of school transportation contracts in his Dennery North constituency to the disadvantage of opposition United Workers Party (UWP) supporters. “I wa...

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Pfizer, BioNTech Begin Clinical Trial For Omicron-Specific Vaccine

CNN:- Pfizer and BioNTech have begun a clinical trial for their Omicron-specific Covid-19 vaccine candidate, they announced in a news release on Tuesday. The study will evaluate the vaccine for safety, tolerability and the level of immune response, a...

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Do-Nation Foundation Beefing Up Plans For Good Deeds Day

Press Release:-  With just over two months to go before the world observes Good Deeds Day, local non-profit organization, Do-Nation Foundation, continues to fine-tune plans for its activities. On April 3 this year, Good Deeds Day, a global movement o...

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Barbados Prime Minister Names New Cabinet

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Prime Minister Mia Mottley, Monday, announced a smaller Cabinet than what had obtained in the last two governments, offering also two seats in the Senate to the opposition parties as she begins a new five-year term in gov...