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Cuba makes strides in developing vaccine against Dengue Fever

Scientists in Cuba have said that they have made strides towards developing a vaccine to fight the mosquito-borne Dengue Fever.  In making the announcement, the...

BHTA calls on Government to remove mask mandate

As Barbados' tourist product faces fierce competition, the island's largest tourism body wants the removal of several COVID-19 restrictions, specifically mask wearing. Chairman of the...

T&T’s Cabinet approves MoE’s digital transformation plan

Trinidad and Tobago’s Ministry of Education (MoE) is pressing ahead with its plans to modernise teaching and learning with the development of an e-book...

CDB President calls for greater connectivity & more innovative tourism

The region’s institutions and governments must work together to offer an innovative tourism product that can support diverse economic activity and fuel economic growth...

Jamaican uses bogus documents to get benefits in the US

From using false social security numbers to submitting a false New Jersey birth certificate bearing his name, a Jamaican residing in the US has...

Barbados PM makes impassioned plea on behalf of Caribbean

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley Wednesday made an impassioned plea for the United States to reverse its decision regarding correspondent banking in the Caribbean...

‘Poverty is no excuse to own illegal gun,’ declares Holness

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness has chided persons who have described the new Firearms Act as being oppressive, declaring that poverty is not an...

Bird flu detected at poultry farm in north west Belize

The Belize Agricultural Health Authority (BAHA) has placed a poultry farm in Blue Creek Village, northwest of the country, under quarantine after detecting the...

Grenada’s Government to take measures to prevent collapse of NIS

Grenada’s Prime Minister, Dickon Mitchell, Tuesday announced that the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) is to undergo significant legislative changes as part of measures aimed...

Guyana discharges first monkeypox patient

The 57-year-old man, who was the first person to be diagnosed with monkeypox in Guyana, has been discharged from the Infectious Disease Hospital at...

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