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Trinidad PM invites international observers to August 10 election

(Trinidad Guardian) The Opposition has welcomed Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley’s move to invite both Caricom and the Commonwealth to send election observers to...

Guyana’s president still refuses to accept his election loss. Caricom says it’s time

The 15-member Caribbean Community is calling on embattled Guaynese President David Granger to respect a court ruling on the country’s disputed March 2 presidential...

Antigua PM Browne Gets Meeting To Discuss His Proposals For LIAT

(Barbados Today) Prime Minister Gaston Browne called on Bridgetown to meet in a last-ditch effort to save the regional airline from demise. Browne, who was...

Dominican Republic’s ruling party candidate concedes defeat

SANTO DOMINGO, (Reuters) – Ruling party presidential candidate Gonzalo Castillo conceded defeat to the opposition’s Luis Abinader in a vote overshadowed by the...

Case of HIV patient in remission offers hope to millions living with the virus

LONDON, (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – When Ash Kotak found out he was HIV-positive in 1993, the diagnosis was still a death sentence. “I was...

Reward offered for info on murder of Trinidad cop

(Trinidad Express) The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Social and Welfare Association has offered a $10,000 reward for any information which may lead to...

Barbados: Mottley thanks Rihanna for donation of 4 000 tablets

(Barbados Nation) Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley thanked Bajan superstar and entrepreneur Robyn ‘Rihanna’ Fenty for the donation of 4 000 tablets to help...

Trinidad boy, 14, charged with murder

(Trinidad Guardian) A 14-year-old boy is expected to appear before the Children Court today, on murder charges, in virtual proceedings. He is accused of the...

Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt shares photos of baby daughter, ‘Olympia Lighning Bolt’

(Jamaica Star) Retired Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt and his longtime girlfriend Kasi Bennett on Tuesday shared a first look at their daughter ‘Olympia...

Canada: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Turns Down White House Invitation

TORONTO (AP): Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has turned down a White House invitation to celebrate the new regional free trade agreement in Washington with...

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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...

Joe Biden selects Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate

(CNN)Joe Biden has named Kamala Harris as his running mate, making the California senator the first Black and South Asian American woman to run...