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In Puerto Rico, Covid-19 Vaccinations Are in Full Swing

egina Ramos and Santiago Del Valle, who live together in Caguas, are both over 65. They were eager to receive a Covid-19 vaccine. “We used...

Former Brexit Party MEP dies in diving accident near Bahamas home

A former Brexit Party MEP and father-of-four has died in a diving accident near his home in the Bahamas. Robert Rowland, 54, represented the South...

Puerto Rico declares state of emergency over violence against women

The executive order—which allocates public resources to address femicides and other forms of violence against women— is considered an important step in addressing a...

COVID-infected flights from Haiti to Canada under scrutiny

Questions are still swirling about two flights from Haiti that landed in Montreal last week, apparently with so many COVID-19 infected passengers that Health...

CARICOM Concerned about Venezuela and Guyana water border dispute

The Caribbean Community (Caricom) on Tuesday said it was “deeply disappointed and concerned” by Venezuela’s announcement of a plan to establish a new territory...

Sleeping volcanoes rumble to life in the eastern Caribbean

Volcanoes that have been quiet for decades are rumbling to life in the eastern Caribbean, prompting officials to issue alerts in Martinique and Saint...

20 UK Passengers Test Positive For COVID-19 in Jamaica

The Health Ministry is reporting that 20 of the passengers who arrived from the UK on Monday have tested positive for COVID-19. The ministry says...

Georgia U.S. teen Jail in Cayman Islands for Ignoring coronavirus quarantine

ATLANTA — An 18-year-old college student from Loganville was sentenced this week to four months in a Cayman Islands prison after pleading guilty to...

Cuban medical brigade redoubles efforts against Covid-19 in Venezuela

Half a hundred specialists of the Cuban medical Henry Reeve Contingent is currently redoubling their efforts to prevent outbreaks of Covid-19 cases in Venezuela...

IDB offers $1 billion to help Latin America, Caribbean with COVID-19 vaccinations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) said on Wednesday said it would mobilize $1 billion to help countries in Latin America and...

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