September 28, 2022

Cayman: Minister Ebanks leads Cayman’s AML delegation to Nicaragua

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Grand Cayman, 7 September 2022 – A Government delegation led by the Minister of Financial Services and Commerce, the Hon. André Ebanks, will update a Financial Action Task Force (FATF) review group regarding how the Cayman Islands has improved its effectiveness in fighting financial crimes. The Cayman delegation will engage with the Americas Joint Group (Joint Group), […]

Most countries of the Americas to reach COVID-19 vaccination target by end of year

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amaica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Haiti, Guatemala, and Nicaragua lag behind. PAHO to accelerate vaccine delivery to countries most in need of supplies.  VIDEO LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXUw0itIx6A Washington, D.C. October 13, 2021 (PAHO) – Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne, said that while Latin America and the Caribbean is on track […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: OAS should promote systemic change in Haiti not an external agenda

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Antigua Observer In what is increasingly becoming a pattern of ignoring established procedures and authority in the Organisation of American States (OAS), a delegation went to troubled Haiti on June 19 without any discussion or mandate by the Permanent Council, the organ responsible for making and overseeing policy between General […]

Cayman Islands Under 17 Boys fall short against Nicaragua in qualifier

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CONCACAF Under 17 Boys Championships : IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida March 16th – 24th, 2019 The Cayman Islands Under 17 Boys National Football team suffered their first defeat to Group A favourites Nicaragua 0-3 at the CONCACAF Under 17 Boys Championships qualifying round on Sunday, March 24 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Nicaragua’s […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: The Nicaragua Government has gone too far

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Jamaica Observer The English-speaking Caribbean has just emerged from a season manifesting the spirit, intrinsic to Christmas, of ‘peace on earth and goodwill to all’. Not even the no-confidence vote that was carried against the A Partnership for National Unity-Alliance for Change (APNU-AFC) Coalition Government in Guyana, on Friday, December 21, […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: The Nicaragua Government has gone too far

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Jamaica Observer The English-speaking Caribbean has just emerged from a season manifesting the spirit, intrinsic to Christmas, of ‘peace on earth and goodwill to all’. Not even the no-confidence vote that was carried against the A Partnership for National Unity-Alliance for Change (APNU-AFC) Coalition Government in Guyana, on Friday, December 21, […]

Strong 6.1-magnitude quake shakes Colombian Caribbean islands

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PTI From Money Control The quake struck 32 kilometres (20 miles) southeast of Mountain, Colombia, at 0340 GMT Sunday, according to the US Geological Service, which monitors quakes worldwide. A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake shook Colombian-owned islands in the Caribbean Sea on November 24, but authorities said there was no need for a tsunami alert. The […]

Tropical Storm* [*HURRICANE] Michael headed into the Gulf of Mexico

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*NOTE: Since this story was written Michael is now a HURRICANE! By Dr. Jeff Masters ·From Weather Underground Tropical Storm* Michael is headed northward over the warm waters of the Western Caribbean, and is expected to make landfall along the U.S. Gulf Coast between Alabama and the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, most likely as a […]

Nations work together to size up Caribbean tsunami hazards

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By A. M. López-Venegas, S. E. Chacón-Barrantes, N. Zamora, and J. Macías From eos.org The Caribbean is known for its tropical beaches and surfing resorts, but it is not exempt from earthquakes and tsunamis. Over the past 500 years, this region may have been exposed to approximately 100 tsunamis, of which 20 have been confirmed […]

Concacaf Women’s Championship Qualifying resumes on Saturday

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Miami (Thursday, August 23, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) reminds media that the regional qualifiers for the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship will resume play on Saturday. Action will begin in Jamaica, with the Concacaf Caribbean Women’s qualifiers, as five teams – Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Cuba, Jamaica […]