Archive - Mar 7, 2017
NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — The Bahamas government has taken issue with the reports of the United States and Amnesty International on human rights issues in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country.
The Perry Christie government in separate statements said that it is preparing an official response and intends to issue a “formal protest’ on the matter.
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — Haiti on Monday announced six days of official mourning for the late former president Rene Preval, who died last weekend at his home of a cerebral vascular accident (CVA) or stroke.
CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — The St Lucia government on Monday “strongly condemned” an incident at the island’s main hospital over the weekend where men armed with cutlasses forced hospital staff to seek cover as they pursued a patient who had earlier been brought to the facility for treatment.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad and Tobago government Monday said it
would pay an estimated TT$2.5 billion in arrears to public servants at the end of March
UNITED NATIONS (CMC) — The United Nations office dedicated to disaster risk reduction Monday called for urgent support to improve disaster risk management in Haiti, following a damage assessment that shows the country lost US$2.7 billion, or 32 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), as a result of Hurricane Mathew six months ago.