Tropical wave downs trees, damages houses in Barbados

Barbados Today - Immediate damage assessments have begun across the island of Barbados after severe thunderstorms, gusty winds and moderate to heavy showers generated by a tropical wave affected the island into the early hours of this morning. Barbados Home...

Four-day seminar for Caribbean filmmakers takes place online June 21 – 24

(PR) - Caribbean filmmakers across the globe will have an opportunity to unite online to learn how to finance, create, distribute and incubate their films from acclaimed industry leaders and film directors at the 2021 Caribbean Film Academy, a four-day...

Mysterious Smoke Rises From The Sleeping Giant Hills In Southern Belize

Authorities in the Central American nation of Belize are trying to ascertain the origins of towers of billowing smoke rising from the hills in Southern Belize. According to 7NewsBelize, residents in the valley of the Sleeping Giant said it started...

Cuba Reports Highest Number of New COVID-19 Cases to Date

(TELESUR) - At the close of this Monday, June 14, Cuba reported 1,537 new cases of COVID-19, for a cumulative total of 160,594 since March 2020, informed Dr. Francisco Durán García, national director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public...

Barbados: Employers can’t dismiss workers for not taking COVID-19 vaccination

The following statement is from Minister of Labour and Social Partnership Relations, Colin Jordan: Employers in Barbados cannot simply dismiss workers for not taking the COVID-19 vaccination. Workers in Barbados are protected by the Employment (Prevention of Discrimination) Act, which,...

US Embassy in Trinidad mocked after making a donation of 80 vials of COVID vaccine

The US Embassy in Trinidad and Tobago was mocked after announcing it had donated 80 vials of COVID-19 vaccine to the nation of 1.4 million people The US Embassy to Trinidad and Tobago has attracted online mockery after announcing that...