Archive - Mar 2017
MIAMI (CMC) – The United States Coast Guard says the Cutter Charles Sexton repatriated 27 Cuban migrants Friday to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba.
The Coast Guard said the repatriation was the result of a migrant interdiction near Key Largo last Sunday.
UNITED NATIONS (CMC) – The Secretary General of the United Nations General Assembly, António Guterres, says it is time for the 2,370 blue-helmeted soldiers in the peacekeeping mission in Haiti to head home after 13 years.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — The eight-foot sculpture of track and field legend, Usain Bolt, is on schedule for completion for Jamaica’s 55th Independence celebrations in August.
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Haitian Senate has approved a resolution strongly condemning the arrest and extradition of Guy Philippe to the United States in January on drug trafficking charges.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) said it is providing US$250,000 to strengthen financial transparency, and assist in preventing the loss of correspondent banking relationships (CBRs) in the region.
BRASILIA, Brazil (CMC) — Health experts from Barbados and Jamaica were among participants
from 21 countries that exchanged experiences and best practices in the diagnosis of dengue,
clinical management of patients and surveillance earlier this week.
Rowley, speaking at the end of the weekly Cabinet news conference, told reporters that “this fight against the criminal element is a national crusade” and urged the public to assist the police in carrying out their investigations.