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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago Parliament on Friday unanimously approved the nomination of Deputy Police Commissioner,  Erla Harewood-Christopher, to become Trinidad and Tobago's first female police...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — A Guyanese court handed down death sentences for two men found guilty of high seas piracy attacks that killed seven fishermen off the nation's coast in 2018, and authorities said they have broken the back of a...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — One of Haiti's biggest textile factories announced Thursday that it is closing an assembly plant and laying off 3,500 workers in yet another blow to the country's crumbling economy. S&H Global, whose...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The unlawful sexual intercourse case against Deputy Speaker of the House of Assembly in Barbados, Neil Rowe, has been adjourned to March 20 after he made an appearance in the Oistins Magistrates' Court on...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Police in Guyana were continuing their search on Monday for the motorist who drove his vehicle into a crowd at a wedding on Sunday killing one person and injuring three others, including an 11-year-old boy. Police...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Members of the Kraze Baryè gang in Haiti, using heavy machinery, have demolished the Pernier sub-police station that had been abandoned since last Thursday when police officers protested the killings of six...

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The Bahamas government has ordered an immediate departure of all diplomatic personnel from Haiti or as soon as security conditions permit. “Up to this time, there was a voluntary departure order in place and all...

ROME, CMC – Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean “can and must step up” to tackle rising levels of hunger, poverty and inequality, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Wednesday. According to the UN...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and Canada -- the two countries most often mentioned as possible leaders of an international armed force to help Haiti combat gangs – showed no interest Tuesday in deploying security personnel...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Police have detained a 24-year-old woman after she reportedly stole a service vehicle from a police station in Cunupia in Central Trinidad to kidnap a toddler in Arima on Monday. Police said that the woman, who...
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