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Trinidad police issue warning after bomb threat hoax

10 March 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) has described as a “hoax” a caller claiming to have planted bombs at several locations across the country on Friday Read More

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: Recognising women’s rights, essential for inclusive and sustainable development

08 March 2019

Since the start of the 20th century, March has been a key month for fights for the rights of women who, despite persistent hurdles, have made enormous strides in the quest for guaranteeing their physical, economic and decision-making autonomy. Read More

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Investigation launched as CAL plane hits wall

07 March 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – Caribbean Airlines (CAL), has launched an investigation following an incident in which a plane hit a wall at the terminal building at the Piarco International Airport. Read More

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St Lucia health authorities raise dengue alert

07 March 2019

CASTRIES – Health authorities here say while St Lucia has not recorded an increase in dengue related cases, they are raining the alert after several countries in the region, including the neighbouring French territories have reported an increase in cases of the disease.... Read More

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Grenada to make financial contribution to LIAT

05 March 2019

ST GEORGE’S – The Grenada government Tuesday said it would be making a “cash contribution” to the cash-strapped Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, less than a week after the regional shareholder governments urged Caribbean countries to contribute to the future of... Read More

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Regional ferry service in spotlight again

03 March 2019

Financial problems which continue to plague regional airline LIAT have again brought under the microscope the need for an affordable ferry service between islands in the Eastern Caribbean. Read More

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Jamaicans vote in by-election on March 26

03 March 2019

KINGSTON – the ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) will be seeking to further increase its majority in the 63-member Parliament, when it contests the March 26 by-election in the Portland Eastern constituency, following the murder of the parliamentary representative, Dr... Read More

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Killa slays Iwer, as the ISM crown goes to Grenada

02 March 2019

The spice Isle, Grenada, is now also the new Soca kingdom as the island’s most popular soca artiste, Mr Killa (Hollis Mapp) is the 2019 International Soca Monarch (Power). Killa in the early hours of this morning delivered a wild, energetic performance of, Run With... Read More

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LIAT confirms it will continue flying across the region

02 March 2019

ST JOHN’S – The financially strapped regional airline, LIAT, Friday said it would continue to operate across the region and has sought to re-assure passengers that it would continue to operate in a “safe and efficient manner”. Read More

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Jamaica on guard against Momo challenge

28 February 2019

The Jamaica Ministry of Education, Youth and Information released a statement on Thursday warning parents and guardians about the Momo challenge. Read More

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Air Canada suspends flights to Haiti

28 February 2019

PORT AU PRINCE – Canadian Airline, Air Canada, says that due to continuing civil unrest in the French speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) nation, it has suspended flights from Montreal for two months. Read More

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Caribbean islands jolted by earthquake

27 February 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – An earthquake, with a magnitude of 4.6 rocked several Caribbean islands early Wednesday morning, the Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) has said. Read More

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Opposition party wins BVI elections

26 February 2019

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands – Eight years after it was swept out of power, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) headed by Andrew A. Fahie, won Monday’s general election, winning eight of the 13 seats at stake. Read More

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OAS Secretary General: I stand by my statements and actions

23 February 2019

WASHINGTON – The Secretary General of the Organisation of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, says he stands by his “statements and actions’ as he sought to defended himself against criticism from the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping that they were... Read More

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British parliamentary committee calls for overseas territories to legitimise same sex marriages

22 February 2019

LONDON– The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee wants all British Overseas Territories (OT), including those in the Caribbean, to legitimise same sex marriages. Read More

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Antigua government raises new concerns regarding the sale of Scotiabank

20 February 2019

ST JOHN’S – The Antigua and Barbuda government has raised new concerns regarding the sale of Scotiabank operations here amid reports that the financial institution may be examining an alternative to paying severance to workers following the decision to sell its operations... Read More

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Dominican Republic militarises gas stations along border with Haiti

19 February 2019

SANTO DOMINGO – The military in the Dominican Republic which shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, has stepped up its presence along the Haitian border as protests continue to grip the French speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country. Read More

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Regional transport ministers meeting in St Vincent

18 February 2019

KINGSTOWN – Regional transport ministers are meeting here on Monday to discuss a number of critical matters including the restructuring of the Regional Transportation Commission. Read More

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Former minister calls for three day meeting to discuss situation in Haiti

16 February 2019

PORT AU PRINCE – A former government minister is calling on President Jovenel Moise to convene a three day conference that will allow all stakeholders to discuss the way forward for the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country that has been rocked by violent... Read More

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Trinidad Police Commissioner vows to deal with criminal elements

14 February 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) Thursday vowed to deal with the “punks, thieves, parasites and cockroaches’ as it raised with “immediate effect” the policing alert from “Amber to Red” as a result of the ongoing gang activities and murders... Read More

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Antiguan PM hopes LIAT appeals million dollar award

13 February 2019

ST JOHN’S – Prime Minister Gaston Browne says he hopes the Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, would appeal the US$1.55 million in damages award a former employee by a jury in the United States Virgin Islands earlier this month. Read More

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