Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Caribbean News

BARBADOS – PM Stuart commiserates with Dominicans

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has offered condolences to the government and people of Dominica in light of the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. At the...

ANTIGUA – ECCB disburses $1 million each to Anguilla and Antigua and Barbuda

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is standing firmly with its member countries that have been impacted by Hurricane Irma. The Bank has disbursed a...

DOMINICA – Death toll continues to rise

Six residents from the Community of Loubiere are feared dead as a result of Hurricane Maria. Caribbean News Service (CNS) understand that the body of...

HAITI – Marchers demand president steps down

Thousands took to the streets of Haiti's capital Wednesday to demand President Jovenel Moise step down following the publication of a national budget viewed...

ANTIGUA – FIFA bans Caribbean football chief Gordon Derrick for six years

Caribbean Football Union (CFU) president Gordon Derrick has been banned from all football-related activities for six years by FIFA's ethics committee. Derrick, who is also...

DOMINICA – Maria reportedly claimed 15 lives in one community

There are unconfirmed reports tonight from Point Michel that 15 people from the community lost their lives during the passage Hurricane Maria which devastated...

PUERTO RICO – Hurricane Maria knocks out power across the entire country

Hurricane Maria has knocked out power to the entire island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m residents, emergency officials have said. Abner Gómez, head of...

CAYMAN ISLANDS – CCRIF reaches US$100 million milestone in payouts

CCRIF SPC (formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) has announced that since its inception in 2007, it has made payouts of a little...

GUADELOUPE – The French lends assistance to Dominica on the passage of Hurricane Maria

The French civil security helicopter “Dragon 972” landed on the premises of the State House yesterday afternoon Tuesday, September 19, to assist the Dominican...

DOMINICA – A message from former premier of Turks and Caicos to Dominica

As a former Caribbean leader, I would like to offer my heartfelt condolences and message of strength to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and the...