Saturday, April 13, 2024

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Bacterial infection kills seven babies in Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN – Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh Friday confirmed that at least seven babies had died at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) of the Port of Spain...

U.S. hurricane forecasters embark on preparedness mission to the Caribbean

NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center - With the 2024 hurricane season fast approaching, NOAA and the U.S. Air...

No decision yet on troops for Haiti

It is still unclear if Barbadian armed forces will be dispatched to Haiti as part of a regional...

Barbados to pay for Trini firearms dealer’s arrest

The Barbados government has accepted blame for the “forcible removal” of gun dealer Brent Thomas from his hotel...

British Royal Navy makes multimillion-dollar drug seizure in Caribbean

The British Royal Navy says its warship HMS Trent seized drugs with a street value of £16.7 million...

Two killed in Coast Guard vessel crash

GEORGETOWN – At least two people were killed after a Coast Guard vessel collided with a civilian boat in the Moruca River, Region One...

Guyana puts Venezuela on notice

President Dr. Irfaan Ali has warned the government of Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, that Guyana will not tolerate any move to annex sections of...

World Food Programme expands humanitarian services in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – The World food programme (WFP) Tuesday said it had been able to charter a boat from Port-au-Prince to Gonaïves, a commune...

Seismic officials eyeing water levels at Dominica’s Boiling Lake

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) at the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) says...

Former CCJ president Michael de la Bastide passes

Trinidad and Tobago- Former chief justice Michael de la Bastide and first president of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has died. His relatives confirmed...

PAHO warns Caribbean of increase in dengue cases

WASHINGTON – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is warning of an upsurge in dengue cases in the Americas including Barbados and the French islands...