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April 9, 2021

Pan American Health Organization assisting with response to St Vincent volcano eruption

Several commercial cruise ships are evacuating Saint Vincent residents to neighboring islands of St Lucia, Grenada, Barbados, and Antigua. The evacuation process has been difficult as [...]
April 9, 2021

St. Vincent and the Grenadines issues evacuation order for area surrounding La Soufriere volcano

Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves issued the order Thursday afternoon via a live stream on Facebook, saying that the decision was based on advice given to him [...]
March 29, 2021
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Belize helps to cement sugar benefits at CARICOM trade bloc meeting

The body met at its 90th special meeting by video conference last Thursday to further discussions held at its previous meeting in February.
February 28, 2021

UN Secretary-General re-assures Caribbean on “vital” role in tackling COVID-19 and climate change

Caribbean News Now reports that the Secretary-General praised countries in the Caribbean for their “leadership during the crisis, even as they confront shocks to their economies, [...]
January 31, 2021

Mavado’s 18-year-old son convicted of murder

Brooks and his co-accused Andre hinds were found guilty on Wednesday. Brooks was also found guilty of possession of an illegal firearm and arson.
January 24, 2021

Regional internet registry to delist space of conservative messaging network with ties in Belize

In the aftermath of the attack on the United States Capitol on January 6, which investigations by official authorities so far have found was developed on [...]
January 14, 2021

Caribbean to tackle gun distribution and related armed violence

The agreement supports efforts to improve the capacity of CARICOM States to prevent the illicit circulation of small arms and light weapons and enhance States’ implementation [...]
January 7, 2021

Caribbean sees over 5,800 new COVID-19 cases in two days

Loop's latest COVID-19 count for the Caribbean for today, January 7, 2021, shows a difference of 5,869, when compared to the report issued on January 5.