Venezuela doctors worried about official silence on Zika
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's medical community is demanding the government publish statistics about the Zika virus and warning it could already be alarmingly widespread.

Gov’t signs agreement for free eye surgery in Dominica
Dominica News Online

An agreement for free eye surgery and optimal care to the less fortunate in Dominica was officially signed on Wednesday. Miracle Mission, a famous eye care program of cooperation carried out by ALBA, will take place in...

IMF: Venezuela inflation to surpass 700 per cent
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The International Monetary Fund says Venezuela inflation will blow past 700 per cent this year.

Venezuela/Guyana boat mishap…Three dead, remaining passengers rescued
Kaieteur News

The bodies of two Guyanese were recovered yesterday, two days after the boat they were traveling in sank in the Atlantic Ocean on its way to Mabaruma from neighbouring Venezuela. Kaieteur News was able to confirm that the...

Two Guyanese missing after boat from Venezuela capsizes in Atlantic
Kaieteur News

The bodies of two Guyanese are reportedly still missing following a boat mishap in the Atlantic Ocean on Monday night. While details of the incident are still sketchy, Kaieteur News was informed by persons in the Mabaruma...

Zika detected in Haiti, Dominican Republic not affected yet
Dominican Today

Santo Domingo.– The local transmission of Zika virus has now been found in 15 Western Hemisphere countries and territories, including Brazil, Colombia, El Salvador, Guyana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Panama,...

Venezuela's president declares economic emergency
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is using special decree powers to declare an economic emergency in the oil-dependent nation.

Venezuela’s Territorial claims…Guyana in constant communication with UN boss
Kaieteur News

President David Granger is optimistic that United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will find a solution to the Guyana-Venezuela border controversy.  He has nevertheless renewed his government’s commitment to...

Much talked about Abbatoir set to officially open soon
Dominica News Online

The much talked about Venezuela-funded Abattoir, situated in Layou Park, is set to officially open within the next few months, Agriculture Minister Johnson Drigo has revealed. He made that announcement while addressing a...

Public statement by CMO on Zika Virus threat to Dominica
Dominica News Online

1. Background Zika has been identified in several countries in Central and South America including Venezuela, Mexico and Panama More recently in Suriname, Puerto Rico and Martinique. Zika was first isolated in 1947 in the...

Venezuelan socialists protest new congress' ban on Chavez
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Although the face of Hugo Chavez is already plastered on walls throughout much of the Venezuelan capital, the late leader's supporters are now vowing to put up images of the "eternal...

Venezuela opposition controls legislature minus supermajority for now
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday took control of the legislature for the first time in 17 years but failed for the time being to clinch the two-thirds "supermajority" it had hoped for.

Venezuela opposition warns of 'judicial coup' by Maduro
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) – Venezuela's opposition urged the international community Wednesday to prevent what it alleged was an attempt by President Nicolas Maduro to mount a "judicial coup."

Over 300 Haitians deported to the Dominican Republic
Dominican Today

Santo Domingo.- Over the past two months more than 300 Haitians have been returned to the Dominican Republic from Brazil, Chile, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador, countries Dominican nationals can travel to visa free,...

Opret announces new metro line test ride by April
Dominican Today

Santo Domingo.– The agency in charge of the metro lines (Opret) on Monday announced it will test the extension of Santo Domingo Metro's second line at the end of April 2016.Opret deputy director Leonel Carrasco told...

Dem boys seh…Holiday season suh bad that Rum Jattan extend drunkeness
Kaieteur News

Christmas come and gone. This year wasn’t as nice as de previous years and it ain’t got nutten to do wid de new coalition govt. Is just that everything bad was happening to Guyana and now everything crash land...

Opposition warns of problems under PetroCaribe
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — The leader of the main Opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Allen Chastanet, is warning that plans by the Opposition-controlled Parliament in Venezuela to review the PetroCaribe...

Jailed Venezuela opponent says Maduro’s exit should be priority
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) – Ousting President Nicolas Maduro should be a priority of Venezuela’s new legislature that meets in January, jailed Opposition Leader Leopoldo López said in an interview out...

Opposition warns of problems under PetroCaribe
Antigua Observer

The leader of the main opposition United Workers Party (UWP), Allen Chastanet, is warning that plans by the opposition controlled parliament in Venezuela to review the PetroCaribe initiative, could result in Caracas being...

New Venezuela parliament to review PetroCaribe agreement
Dominica News Online

Caribbean countries, including Dominica, that are presently enjoying the PetroCaribe agreement with Venezuela, may have to look to alternative sources of oil because the recently elected Opposition coalition has announced...

U.S. warns that if Venezuela ends oil subsidy for Caribbean, it can’t step in
Dominica News Online

If the newly elected Venezuelan National Assembly votes to cancel that country’s program of subsidized oil sales to Caribbean and Central American nations, the United States will not be able to substitute U.S. oil...

Venezuelan opposition wins legislative voting in landslide
Jamaica Observer

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition won control of the National Assembly by a landslide, stunning the ruling party and altering the balance of power 17 years after the late Hugo Chavez kicked off the...

Venezuelan helicopter lands in Essequibo region, Guyana wants explanation
Jamaica Observer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, (CMC) – The  Guyanese government has launched a probe into the landing of a Venezuelan military aircraft on an airstrip in the gold mining community of Kaikan in the Essequibo region.

Jamaica on ZIKV alert, Health Minister urges citizens not to take virus lightly
Jamaica Gleaner

The Zika virus (ZIKV) continues to spread across the Caribbean region. As of December 1 nine countries have reported cases of the mosquito borne disease. Brazil, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay,...

Testing of abattoir begins
Dominica News Online

The government of Dominica has begun testing the much talked about Venezuela-funded abattoir which is situated in Layou Park. Agriculture Minister, Johnson Drigo, said over the next few days 4,000 birds and 250 pigs will...

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