Russian Foreign Minister visits Cuba, calls for end to embargo

25 March 2015

HAVANA (AP) - Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov has launched a tour of Latin America with a stop in Cuba, where he has called for an end to the US embargo against the island nation. Read More


Mastectomies on the rise in Venezuela amid economic crisis

24 March 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Oncologist Gabriel Romero performs hundreds of life-saving surgeries a year, but he no longer takes pleasure in his work. Read More


Gridlock in Trinidad

24 March 2015

THERE WERE MASSIVE traffic jams and many angry people across Trinidad and Tobago yesterday. Read More


Jamaica: High levels of benzene in air from dump fire

23 March 2015

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaican health officials says air quality tests done in the wake of a massive dump fire show such high levels of a known carcinogen that they now consider it a significant public health issue. Read More


LIAT and Antigua State College sign MOU

23 March 2015

ST JOHN’S - LIAT’s chief executive officer David Evans today signed a memorandum of understanding with Antigua State College (ASC) for an engineering technician training programme in aircraft maintenance. Read More


Police road blocks delay flights, affect exams

23 March 2015

PORT OF SPAIN – National Security Minister Carl Alfonso this morning called on Acting Commissioner of Police Ann Marie Alleyne-Daly to call off the nationwide police road block exercises. Read More


Chrisette Michele, Destra for St Lucia Jazz

23 March 2015

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia – The stellar line-up of the 24th edition Saint Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival has been further spiced up with the addition of American Grammy Award-winning R&B and soul singer-songwriter Chrisette Michele and famed Caribbean soca singer and songwriter, Trinidadian Destra to the all-star... Read More


Bahamas tourism figures up for January 2015

22 March 2015

NASSAU, BAHAMAS – The Ministry of Tourism in The Bahamas says preliminary tourism statistics show double digit increases in air arrivals and hotel performance for the month of January. Read More


Cubans jailed for black market eggs

22 March 2015

HAVANA (AP) – More than a dozen people were sentenced to between five and 15 years in prison for conspiring to divert millions of eggs to the black market, Cuban official media reported Friday. Read More


DR reopening consulates in Haiti

22 March 2015

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) – The Dominican Republic is reopening the consulates it closed in neighbouring Haiti following a series of protests that it said had put diplomatic staff at risk. Read More




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