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Cayman Chief Justice Orders Re-hearing of Jamaican’s Case

The Chief Justice in the Cayman Islands, Anthony Smellie, has ordered the Immigration Appeals Tribunal in his country, to re-hear two cases, after describing a catalogue...

Dominica Defends Decision Not to Declare State of Emergency

The government in Dominica has been forced to defend its decision not to impose a state of emergency in the country after Tropical Storm Erika killed more than 25 people...

Rescue Teams Opening Roads in Dominica

Rescue teams have been working continuously in Dominica to reopen roads to remote communities, after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides that killed at...

12 Feared Dead in Dominica

At least 12 people are feared dead in Dominica and several others are missing, after the island was ravaged by heavy flooding associated with Tropical Storm Erika. The...

Jamaica Under Severe Weather Alert

The Meteorological Service says a severe weather alert is now in effect for Jamaica, as rainfall associated with Tropical Storm Erika is expected to affect the island on...

Erika Batters Leewards

The Met Service says the island is set to experience heavy rainfall this weekend, due to the effects of Tropical Storm Erika. The head of the Weather Branch at the Met...

Warning Issued for St. Lucia as Erika Strengthens

The St. Lucia Meteorological Service has issued a flood warning for the entire island, due to the threat posed by Tropical Storm Erika. St. Lucians have been warned that...

Thwaites Withdraws ‘Leggo Beast’ Comment

Education Minister, Ronald Thwaites today withdrew his controversial “Leggo Beast” comment. The Minister had come under pressure from Opposition Leader,...

Nurses, Doctors Expected to Accept 7%

Health Minister, Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says he expects the island’s doctors and nurses to accept the government’s 7-percent wage offer for the 2015-17...

Erika Drifts Towards Caribbean

Tropical Storm Erika is drifting west toward the Caribbean! Weather forecasters say it could become a hurricane and move close to Florida early next week. Tropical storm...