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Trinidad: People refusing COVID tests

Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram yesterday revealed that the Ministry of Health’s goal of increasing testing for COVID-19 is being hampered because people...

PAHO official tells region to manage dengue outbreaks

The Pan American Health Organisation Representative for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean Countries, Dr Yitades Gebre, is urging ministries of health and other sectors...

Guyana COVID-19 death toll now stands at 80

Guyana on Tuesday recorded two more COVID-19 deaths taking the overall death toll to 80. The Ministry of Health reported that the latest fatalities are...

Guyana: Port Kaituma man pleads guilty to having sex with dead COVID-19 patient

Fifty-year-old Leroy Chacon of Trainline Port Kaituma, North West District was charged on Tuesday for trespassing with the intent to commit a sexual offence...

Guyana: Carol Joseph arrested as Police continue probe into electoral fraud

The flambouyant opposition activist Carol Joseph has been arrested and questioned in relation to electoral fraud surrounding the March 2 general and regional elections. The...

Barbados places UK in ‘high-risk’ category for COVID-19

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Barbados has placed the United Kingdom in the category of “high-risk” countries as the country deals with a new wave...

A Guyanese man arrested after caught having sex with dead woman who tested positive for COVID-19

A 50-year-old Port Kaituma, North West District man was arrested on Saturday last after he was caught having intercourse with a woman who died...

Trinidad prepared to cancel Carnival in 2021 PM

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley today gave the clearest indication yet that his administration is prepared to cancel Carnival celebrations next year as the...

Jamaica: 8-year-old girl found hanging

Michelle Henry looked with bewilderment at her house a day after her eight-year-old daughter was found inside hanging from a clothes line in Commodore,...

Jamaica: Lisa Hanna declares her intention to run for president of the PNP

After prayer and consultation with her constituency, Lisa Hanna today made her intention to contend for president of the People’s National Party (PNP)...
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