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Prensa Latina | Cuba

Saving lives, a premise by Cuban medical contingent

Mexico, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Saving lives is the main objective of Cuba's Henry Reeve Medical Contingent, and achieving it requires constant professional improvement, Dr. Jesus Fernando Valdes Herrera told Prensa Latina.


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Prensa Latina | Cuba

Covid-19 hits educational sector in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Brasilia, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The educational system in the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo on Friday records 1,045 Covid-19 cases among students, teachers and other workers of this sector in 548 schools.


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Prensa Latina | Cuba

Cuban residents in Canada and US reject blockade against Cuba

Ottawa, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Associations of Cuban residents in Canada and the United States on Sunday demanded the lifting of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba.


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Wall Street Journal | United States

Boost to Household Income Primes U.S. Economy for Stronger Growth

U.S. household income jumped 10% in January as the government delivered stimulus payments to households and consumer spending rose 2.4%, priming the economy for a burst in growth this year.


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News Day | Trinidad & Tobago

Healthy Ministry: Fake drugs on sale, look out for foreign language labels - Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

The Ministry of Health has issued a warning to the public to be cautious when purchasing medication, so they do no fall victim to fake drugs and pointed to tell tale signs which can alert the buyer including foreign language labels. At the ministry’s press conference on Saturday, director of...


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Dominican Today | Dominican Republic

Haitians return to their country after border operation

Dajabón, DR Haitians residing in towns of the Northwest line, near the Northern Dominican border, are beginning to leave the country voluntarily due to the Army’s operations and the Specialized Corps for Land Border Security (Cesfront). These agencies reported that this year, at least 40,000...


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USA Today | United States

'No effect': Even record freeze couldn't eradicate Texas' toughest invasive species, experts say

Zebra mussels, which are small but prolific invasive mollusks, managed to survive Texas' freezing temperatures and record snowfall.


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Trinidad Express | Trinidad & Tobago

First tranche of AstraZeneca by end of March

Trinidad and Tobago will receive 100,800 doses of the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine through the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Covax facility.


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News Day | Trinidad & Tobago

Govt welcomes private partnership in vaccine rollout - Trinidad and Tobago Newsday

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said the ministry has been approached the private companies to partner to obtain covid19 vaccines. His statement was made on Saturday at the virtual press conference after Ansa McAl announced on Friday that it will offer covid19 vaccines to all its 6,000...


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Prensa Latina | Cuba

Pope Francis condemns kidnappings of students in Nigeria

Vatican City, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Pope Francis on Sunday condemned the kidnappings of 317 female students from a public high school in Jangebe, in the northwestern state of Zamfara, in Nigeria.


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Trinidad Express | Trinidad & Tobago

WASA phased out by 2023

The Cabinet sub-committee on the Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has concluded that the public utility is too expensive to maintain, too dysfunctional to fix, and should be phased out


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Wall Street Journal | United States

Yellen Removes Obstacle to Global Corporate-Tax Deal

The U.S. dropped a Trump administration demand in global corporate-tax negotiations, removing one obstacle to an agreement on adapting the tax system to the digital economy.


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Prensa Latina | Cuba

Uruguayan media highlight Cuba's Covid-19 vaccines

Montevideo, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) The beginning of Phase III of clinical trials of two Cuban-made Covid-19 vaccine has made headlines in Uruguayan media in the last few days.


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The Gleaner | Jamaica

CAB reorienting business towards online services

Jolted by the pandemic, insurance brokerage Caribbean Assurance Brokers Limited, CAB, has pumped funds into new software and is building out an online platform that it intends to position as its primary conduit for doing business. The transition...


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Dominican Today | Dominican Republic

Haiti denies link between ex-mayor and kidnapping of Dominicans

The Government of the Republic of Haiti, through its Embassy in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, denied information circulated in the sense that there is any link between the case of the kidnapped youths and that of the former Haitian mayor wanted by the Haitian National Police, who is...


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El Universal | Mexico

"Chicharito" Hernández explota con Diego Dreyfus por la separación de su pareja

Javier Hernández lleva algunos meses separado de su pareja, la australiana Sarah Kohan


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Trinidad Express | Trinidad & Tobago

Balcon’s trail of assaults

On February 4 when Andrea Bharatt’s body was found, Beyond the Tape host Supt Roger Alexander that evening said he was aware of a rape victim who went to the


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Dominican Today | Dominican Republic

There is still no news of Dominicans kidnapped in Haiti

The Minister of Defense of the Dominican Republic, Carlos Luciano Díaz Morfa, said this Thursday that the Government is making “all efforts” to bring the two Dominican brothers kidnapped in Haiti since last Saturday into the country, however, he clarified that “no there is news ”about this...


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The Gleaner | Jamaica

REGIONAL BRIEFS

Grenada lifting UK travel ban (CMC): Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell on Friday announced steps to reopen the island’s tourism sector in the coming months. Mitchell said commercial flights from the United Kingdom (UK) and hotel properties...



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