FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- Even as his country registered 19 new Ebola cases over a 24-hour period, Sierra Leone's president is predicting there will be zero new confirmed cases by the end of M

THE Government of Jamaica has signed an agreement with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to allocate US$250,000 of grant resources to improve national surveillance, prevention and control o

LONDON, England (AP) — The World Health Organization says the two leading Ebola vaccines appear safe and will soon be tested in healthy volunteers in West Africa.

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) -- The Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) is urging Caribbean farmers to adopt climate-smart agricultural practices that can help lessen the imp

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) — A powerful storm system swept across the United States from Texas to Alabama on Monday, killing at least two people and injuring several others, emergency officials sai

The passage of Tropical Storm Gonzalo through the Leeward Islands yesterday provided an opportunity for at least two delegates to discuss the impact of climate change on countries of the Caribbean.

More than 4,000 people have died in the Ebola epidemic that broke out in West Africa at the start of the year, according to the latest figures released by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Fri

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) – Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller has announced the release of additional funds to tackle the outbreak of the Chikungunya Virus.

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Local Government and Community Development Noel Arscott is scheduled to open debate on the recently tabled Disaster Risk Management Bill in the House of Representati

Madrid (AFP) - A Spanish nurse who treated two Ebola victims at a Madrid hospital has contracted the virus herself in the first case of contagion outside of Africa, health officials said Monday.