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Bahamas: Updates in Emergency orders for Andros & Cat Island

The government of the Bahamas, in accordance with the Emergency Powers - COVID 19 Pandemic, Management and Recovery - Amendment - (No. 3) Order, 2021, has announced updates in daily curfew timings for South Andros and the Berry Islands. The new timings have been moved to 10 pm - 5 am.

Indian government seeks counsel from Advocate Salve in Mehul Choksi’s case

The government of India is seeking guidance from Queen's Counsel and Senior Advocate Harish Salve on the Fugitive Mehul Choksi's case.

$1 million donated by JTA to One Laptop or Tablet Per Child initiative

The One Laptop or Tablet Per Child initiative by the Ministry of Education of Jamaica has received a donation of $1 million from the Jamaica Teachers Association - JTA.

Constitutional referendum postponed in Haiti amid COVID pandemic

The constitutional referendum, which was scheduled for June 27, has been postponed in Haiti amid the surge in COVID-19 pandemic cases.

Taiwan Embassy in Belize announces scholarship to 34 Belizean students

The Taiwan Embassy in Belize island has announced scholarships to 34 Belizean students. The students have been provided scholarships under the Taiwan ICDF -Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund scholarship program.

Guyana receives another shipment of Sputnik V COVID vaccines

Guyana has received a shipment of Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines. The vaccines arrived at Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Timehri.

CMO Parasram updates on occupancy levels of Parallel Health Care System facilities 

During the Virtual Media Conference on Monday, June 7th 2021, the CMO - Chief Medical Officer of Trinidad and Tobago - Dr Roshan Parasram, gave an update on the occupancy levels of the facilities in the Parallel Health Care System.

Mehul Choksi’s family trying to suppress media-houses they can’t buy

After the arrest of Indian fugitive Mehul Choksi on the Caribbean island of Dominica, his family played a massive part in manipulating media. There...

Exclusive: Calliope of Arne Captain says Mehul Choksi never boarded

Following the accusation that an Indian fugitive was brought forcibly into Dominica on Calliope of Arne, Captain Fernandes Ferdinant speaks with Associated Times in an exclusive interview.

T&T born golfer Stephen Ames wins PGA championship 2021

Golfer Stephen Ames, who was born in Trinidad and Tobago island, has won the PGA championship tour event 2021.

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COVID-19: St Kitts and Nevis goes into lockdown for 14-days

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Taxi association alliance writes letter to Transport Ministry over 80% fare increase

The Transport and Mining Ministry of Jamaica island has received a formal letter which states that the Route Taxi Association Alliance has increased fare by 80 per cent.

SVG Employees pay up to $1500 for forged COVID vaccination certificates

According to the sources, the people of St Vincent and the Grenadines are paying up to $1500 for fake COVID-19 vaccination certificates to secure their employment.

CDB governors to host virtual meet on June 15

The Governors of Caribbean Development Bank's - CDB will host its 51st annual meeting of Governors, scheduled for June 15 to July 1. This would be the second virtual annual session of CDB governors.