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Antigua PM to address CDF meeting next week

10 November 2018

The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, will be the featured speaker at the CARICOM Development Fund’s (CDF) Seventh Annual Meeting of Contributors and Development Partners in Barbados on Tuesday. Read More

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CCJ dismisses challenge against regional laws schools

10 November 2018

PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Friday dismissed a challenge alleging that the admission process of law schools in the region discriminates against holders who do not possess a law degree from the University of the West Indies (UWI).... Read More

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Six injured as fly Jamaica aircraft makes emergency landing in Guyana

09 November 2018

GEORGETOWN Guyana – The Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) re-opened this morning a few hours after a Fly Jamaica airliner made an emergency landing 45 minutes into its flight to Toronto, Canada. Six passengers were injured. Read More

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Guyana's Granger leaves hospital in Cuba following intensive tests

09 November 2018

GEORGETOWN – The Ministry of the Presidency says following a series of intensive tests by doctors in Cuba, President David Granger is resting comfortably at an official residence. Read More

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Grenada opposition saddened by referendum outcome

08 November 2018

ST GEORGE’S – A senior member of main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), says that the party is “saddened and depressed” that Grenadians who participated in Tuesday’s referendum did not support having the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), as the island’s... Read More

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Caribbean candidates victorious in midterm elections

07 November 2018

NEW YORK – In an unusually very high voter-turnout in midterm elections in the United States that observers say illustrates strong opposition to President Donald J. Trump, a number of Caribbean Democratic candidates in New York romped to victory Tuesday night with overwhelming... Read More

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PM Browne disappointed at outcome of CCJ referendum

07 November 2018

ST JOHN’S – Prime Minister Gaston Browne has expressed his “utmost disappointment” at the failure of his administration to get voters to support the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as Antigua and Barbuda’s final court. Read More

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CCJ President respects the outcome of referenda in Antigua, Grenada

07 November 2018

PORT OF SPAIN – President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders, said that the court would continue “ongoing initiatives with justice sector bodies” in Antigua and Barbuda and Grenada despite the population in those two Caribbean... Read More

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UPDATE: Antigua and Barbuda vote in favour of staying with the Privy Council

06 November 2018

ST JOHN’S – Antigua and Barbuda Tuesday voted in favour of retaining the London-based Privy Council as its final court, according to the preliminary figures released here. The Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission (ABEC) said that of the 17 743 votes counted,... Read More

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Antigua votes on CCJ

06 November 2018

ST JOHNS − Caught between retaining the colonial British Privy Council or replacing it with the modern-day Caribbean Court of Justice, Antigua & Barbudans turned out in low numbers to vote in historic referendum today. Read More

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Grenadians reject Privy Council replacement again

06 November 2018

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – Grenadians voted for a second time within a two year period, to reject efforts to replace the London-based Privy Council as the island’s highest court. In a national referendum on Tuesday, the preliminary figures released by the Parliamentary... Read More

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Chastanet reshuffles cabinet

06 November 2018

CASTRIES, St Lucia – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet today announced that a minor re-shuffle to his two and a half year Cabinet saying the changes were necessary to ensure greater synergy, efficiency and improve responsiveness to the needs of St Lucians. Read More

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Grenadians vote in referendum on Privy Council

06 November 2018

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Nov 6, CMC – Grenadians were casting their ballot on Tuesday for the second time within a two year period on whether or not to replace the London-based Privy Council as the island’s final court. Two years ago, they narrowly rejected the bill... Read More

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Comedian Samuels to receive Marcus Garvey Lifetime Achievement Award

05 November 2018

WASHINGTON – The Washington-based Institute for Caribbean Studies (ICS) says it will bestow the Marcus Garvey Lifetime Achievement Award on Jamaican comedian, actor and playwright Oliver Samuels during its 25th Caribbean-American Heritage Awards Gala, on November 16.... Read More

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Bermudian jailed for life in UK over knife murder

04 November 2018

LONDON – A 21-year-old Bermudian who stabbed a rival drug dealer to death in Britain has been jailed for life by a judge in the southern county of Hampshire. Zandrae Smith, 21, who lived in Bradford in the northern county of West Yorkshire, must serve at least 22... Read More

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Bermuda AG husband sued over half-million-dollar debt

03 November 2018

HAMILTON – The husband of Bermuda’s Attorney General Kathy Lynn Simmons is being sued for an alleged failure to pay back more than half a million dollars (US) to a “self-help” club set up by a group of friends. Read More

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Caribbean Airlines announces profit

03 November 2018

PORT OF SPAIN – Caribbean Airlines reported a summary of its unaudited financial results, for the nine months ended September 30, which show the airline has moved into an operating profit and is net income positive for the year-to-date. Read More

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Dominica hints at legal action against Ross University

03 November 2018

ROSEAU – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said his administration is prepared to take legal action against the US-owned Ross University regarding the ownership and occupation of buildings on lands that had been leased to the off-shore medical institution that has since... Read More

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Trinidad government defends decision to ask Sandals to manage proposed hotel in Tobago

02 November 2018

PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad and Tobago government Thursday said while it had sought to develop an arrangement with the Sandals Resorts Intonation (SRI) to manage a proposed hotel property in Tobago, no agreement had yet been reached with the Jamaica-based hotel chain.... Read More

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CDEMA Donates Computers to the Ministry of Education in the Turks & Caicos

01 November 2018

The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) donated 88 laptop computers to the Ministry of Education, Youth, Culture and Library Services in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI). The computers were presented to the Ministry at a handing over ceremony held... Read More

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Trinidad continues to be rattled by earthquakes

31 October 2018

PORT OF SPAIN – Trinidad and Tobago was rattled by its eighth earthquake in as many days as the oil rich twin island republic recorded yet another earth tremor on Tuesday night, the Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of the University of the West... Read More

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