Caribbean News

Covid: UK to close all travel corridors from Monday
Covid: UK to close all travel corridors from Monday

January 15, 2021

The UK is to close all travel corridors from Monday morning to "protect against the risk of as yet unidentified new strains" of Covid, the PM has said...

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U.S. trips will need negative COVID test
U.S. trips will need negative COVID test

January 13, 2021

THE US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said yesterday it will require all air passengers entering the United States to have a negative COVID-19 test as cases surge in America and a more infectious coronavirus strain spreads around the world...

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CDC to require all air travelers to US to show negative coronavirus test
CDC to require all air travelers to US to show negative coronavirus test

January 12, 2021

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday it will require a negative Covid-19 test from all air passengers entering the United States -- a move it says may help slow the spread of the coronavirus...

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45 Haitian migrants held in Long Island
45 Haitian migrants held in Long Island

December 29, 2020

FORTY-FIVE Haitian migrants were arrested by law enforcement officers in Long Island on Saturday...

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Asylum Seekers
Asylum Seekers

December 14, 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Financial Services, Trade and Immigration have taken note of an article that appeared in the Tribune on 7 December 2020 related to Asylum Seekers.

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'MY SUFFERING AS I WAITED FOR JUSTICE': Kenyan slept in car and went without food as he fought legal battle
'MY SUFFERING AS I WAITED FOR JUSTICE': Kenyan slept in car and went without food as he fought legal battle

December 10, 2020

A man who was unlawfully detained for more than six years was forced to sleep in a car and go hungry as he fought a legal case that resulted in him being awarded $641,000...

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Soca Queen Alison Hinds Headlines The Zonta Club Of New Providence’s Annual Wine Dinner

December 02, 2020

The Queen of Soca Alison Hinds has joined with the Zonta Club of New Providence’s (ZCNP) campaign to ‘Say No’ to violence against women and girls with 16-Days of Activism...

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Bethel Brothers Mortician Donates to Leno Learning Link

December 01, 2020

Owen S-M Bethel of Bethel Brothers Morticians made a $5,000 cheque presentation to the Leno Learning Link for electronic tablets to be given to students of Albury Sayle Primary School...

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Caribbean economies urged to invest in infrastructure to secure post-COVID growth

November 17, 2020

In the face of rising COVID-19 cases, Caribbean economies will need more aggressive fiscal actions to protect their productive assets and invest in ways that ensure more sustainable growth in the future...

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The Hon. Darren A. Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Participated in Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting (CFAMM)

October 15, 2020

The Honourable Darren Henfield, Minister of Foreign Affairs, delivered a Statement on behalf of The Bahamas at the 20th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting (CFAMM) held virtually on 14 October 2020...

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Poaching captain jailed for nine months and fined
Poaching captain jailed for nine months and fined

September 25, 2020

THE captain of "Angel Gabriel", one of the Dominican vessels caught last week poaching in Bahamian waters, was yesterday sentenced to nine months in prison and ordered to pay a $35,000 fine...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean's Walk for The Cure Goes Virtual in its Ninth Year

August 24, 2020

The region’s largest cancer fundraiser, CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Walk for the Cure, is going virtual this year and hoping to attract even more numbers...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Seeking COVID-19 Unsung Heroes Across The Region
CIBC FirstCaribbean Seeking COVID-19 Unsung Heroes Across The Region

August 04, 2020

Communities across the region have a unique opportunity to hail those special heroes, who in the darkest moments of the COVID-19 crisis, shone brightest...

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44 Haitians caught in Exuma chain
44 Haitians caught in Exuma chain

August 04, 2020

As Hurricane Isaias exited The Bahamas and made its journey north, 44 Haitian migrants were caught onboard a sloop in the Exuma chain on Sunday, the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) confirmed...

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Smith urges undocumented migrants to 'go home'
Smith urges undocumented migrants to 'go home'

July 30, 2020

Ministry of Disaster Preparedness Permanent Secretary Carl Smith said yesterday undocumented migrants should “go home” as The Bahamas prepares for a tropical storm this weekend...

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IDB report highlights post-pandemic reform priorities for Caribbean region

July 29, 2020

A new report by the Inter-American Development Bank reviews the ongoing impact of the crisis for countries in the region, and provides recommendations for policymakers as they position for a post-COVID-19 recovery...

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Statement from Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on the Passing of The Rt. Hon. Owen Seymour Arthur Former Prime Minister of Barbados
Statement from Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on the Passing of The Rt. Hon. Owen Seymour Arthur Former Prime Minister of Barbados

July 27, 2020

Along with Barbados, the Caribbean Community and his former CARICOM heads of government colleagues, I was saddened to learn of the passing today of former Barbados Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Owen Seymour Arthur. He was 70...

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‘All Hope Is Not Lost’: Domestic Violence Survivor Latanya Maynard Encouraging U.S. And Caribbean Women To Know Their Worth

July 23, 2020

Author, influencer and advocate Latanya Maynard is reminding women that “All Hope Is Not Lost,” as she encourages them to know their worth and find the strength to walk away from situations and people who could cost them their lives...

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Massive Saharan dust cloud shrouds the Caribbean
Massive Saharan dust cloud shrouds the Caribbean

June 25, 2020

The dust has been moving from Africa over the Atlantic Ocean. On Sunday it reached Puerto Rico and has since covered Cuba and parts of Mexico...

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Lifting of Restrictions on Countries Effective July 1, 2020
Lifting of Restrictions on Countries Effective July 1, 2020

June 24, 2020

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in consultation with the Ministry of Tourim, is pleased to advise the general public that effect July 1, 2020, the borders of The Bahamas will be open to all travelers...

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