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Jamaica: Probe launched as Portmore woman found dead, burnt

(Jamaica Gleaner) The St Catherine South police have launched an investigation into the death of a Portmore woman. The deceased has been identified as Karen...

Trinidad: Health Minister admits daughter infected with COVID-19

(Trinidad Express) Health Minister Terrence Deyal­singh’s daughter and son-in-law have been infected with Covid-19. Deyalsingh revealed yesterday that the couple, who live in the United...

Former Barbadian PM Owen Arthur passes

Former Barbadian Prime Minister Owen Seymour Arthur passed away this morning at age 70. The Barbados Government Information Service said he died at 12:26 a.m....

Jamaicans could be prosecuted for refusing to wear masks

(Jamaica Observer) MINISTER of Local Government and Community Development Desmond McKenzie says citizens who refuse to wear masks in public could soon face prosecution...

Jamaican man charged in British teen Stefica Smith’s murder

(Jamaica Observer) A Clarendon man has been charged in connection with the 2019 murder of British national, 17-year-old Stefica Smith, who resided in Four...

Jamaica’s most wanted ‘Prekeh Boy’ killed in gunfight with police-military team

(Jamaica Gleaner) The bloody reign of Delano ‘Prekeh Boy’ Wilmot as one of Jamaica’s most feared gangsters came to an abrupt end in Amity...

Jamaica: Woman breaks leg after falling in uncovered manhole

(Jamaica Star) A St Catherine woman who broke a leg after she fell in an open manhole in Old Harbour is urging the Government...

Trinidad: Babysitters detained for alleged abuse as children hospitalised with injuries

(Trinidad Guardian) Police have detained the babysitters of two male children under the ages of five for alleged abuse. According to the police report, on...

Jamaican businessman loses second wife to murder

(Jamaica Gleaner) Portland businessman Everton McDonald has lost his second wife to murder in just over a decade when the partially burnt body of...

LIAT shareholders reach agreement to sell 3 planes; airline could fly again in 90 days

Caribbean News Service (CNS) — LIAT’s major shareholders have reached an agreement, which Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne said could see the...

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Brazilian state agrees to produce Russian COVID-19 vaccine

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA, (Reuters) – A Brazilian technology institute said yesterday it expects to produce a controversial coronavirus Russian vaccine by the second...

Trinidad: UNC calls for recount in five seats

(Trinidad Express) The United National Congress (UNC) is claiming there were discrepancies in the August 10 general election in the absence of election observers. The...

Trinidad: Doctor fears spike in COVID-19 cases following election

(Trinidad Guardian) As the country hit 300 cases of COVID-19 yesterday, activities in the days leading up to the recent general elections are being...

WHO cautions Russia on COVID-19 vaccine “claims are being questioned”

GENEVA The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday it is following Russia’s progress in developing a COVID-19 vaccine, but cautioned that progress in fight...