Amidst the severe destructiuon wreaked by Hurricane Maria in Dominica, the Principal Advisor to prime minister Skerrit, Hartley Henry has called for aid and air support from the international community. He said the hurricane killed at least seven people, but feared that number might rise.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sep. 20, CMC – Commissioner of Police, George Quallo, says last night's murder of Constable Nicaldo Green at his home in the central parish of St. Catherine, represents an attack on the State and committed to ensuring that all is done to bring the killers to justice.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sep. 20, CMC – The Barbados based Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) is reporting that at least six people were killed when a powerful Hurricane Maria slammed into the island on Monday.
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Sep. 19, CMC – CCRIF SPC ( formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility) announced on Tuesday announced that since its inception in 2007, it has made payouts of a little more than US$100 million to 12 of its 17 member countries – all within 14 days of the event.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Sep. 19, CMC – A team of firemen from the Barbados Fire Service left the island on Tuesday for Dominica to render much needed assistance to the country that was devastated by Hurricane Maria late Monday.
CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Sep. 19, CMC – Acting Prime Minister Lenard Montoute, says that apart from damage to the road network, and the island’s vital banana sector the island had survived the worst of Hurricane Maria which passed north of the country on Monday as a category two hurricane.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sep. 19, CMC – Former Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller will be conferred with a Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws (LLD) from the University of the West Indies (UWI), during an official ceremony on September 30.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Sep. 19, CMC – Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness says his administration will provide whatever assistance it can by countries in the Eastern Caribbean that have been battered by hurricanes.
KINGSTON, September 20, 2017 - A new Board is yet to be appointed for the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA). This is the word from the Minister of National Security Robert Montague in a statement yesterday.