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Security on CARICOM agenda

28 April 2019

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders will meet here early next month to discuss security issues within the 15-member regional integration movement. Read More


Guyana president announces Cabinet shake-up in keeping with Court ruling

27 April 2019

GEORGETOWN – President David Granger on Thursday announced a shake-up of his coalition government in keeping with the High Court ruling that it was unconstitutional for a person holding dual citizenship to be elected as a Member of Parliament. Read More


Bermuda scraps multi-million dollar bus schedule after complaints

26 April 2019

HAMILTON, Bermuda – A new million-dollar government bus schedule that took 17 years to iron out has been scrapped after just six weeks. Transport Minister Zane DeSilva told reporters that the recently adopted timetable would be ripped up because of complaints over... Read More


BVI Premier reveals plans to assassinate him

25 April 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola – Premier Andrew A. Fahie Thursday said he has been receiving death threats since he won the general elections in the British Virgin Islands in February. Read More


Over 20 drown after boat capsizes off Venezuela

25 April 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – At least 23 people, including two children, are feared drowned after their boat overturned early Wednesday morning off the coast of Venezuela, the Trinidad Express newspaper reported Thursday. Read More


CARDI and CDF sign MOU

24 April 2019

The Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) and the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Read More


Moise cleared in money laundering investigation

24 April 2019

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – An investigating judge has cleared President Jovenel Moise of any involvement in a money laundering case that the authorities have been probing for the past two years. Read More


More tributes to Sir Alister

23 April 2019

Tributes continue to flow for the late vice chancellor emeritus, Sir Alister McIntyre, who passed away last Saturday. Among those remembering the regional academic were Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and Professor... Read More


Hugh Riley on pre-retirement leave

23 April 2019

BRIDGETOWN – The region’s tourism development agency is to begin the search for a new secretary general. Read More


Jamaica records decrease in murders for first quarter of 2019

22 April 2019

KINGSTON, Jamaica, – The number of people killed in Jamaica so far this year stood at 406 as at the end of April 20 , according to figures released here. Read More


Sir Alister McIntyre passes, PM pays tribute

20 April 2019

The region has lost one of its foremost academics and statesmen. Vice chancellor emeritus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Sir Alister McIntyre, 87, passed away today in Jamaica. Read More


World Bank revises prediction for Trinidad

20 April 2019

WASHINGTON – The World Bank Friday revised the economic growth for Trinidad and Tobago, saying that the oil-rich twin island republic will record 0.9 per cent growth this year. Read More


Guyana turns to ICJ to solve dispute with Venezuela

19 April 2019

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Guyana government yesterday said that it has asked the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to proceed with at the earliest possible date, a hearing to determine whether or not it has the jurisdiction to hear the border dispute involving Venezuela.... Read More


Plane crashes near Dominica Airport

18 April 2019

ROSEAU, Dominica – A plane with four people on board is reported to have crashed in the vicinity of the Douglas Charles Airport, north of here, on Thursday, police have confirmed. Read More


Browne’s actions could be costly

18 April 2019

It appears as if the prime minister there is on a mission to ensure the intended sale of Scotiabank to Republic Bank can only happen smoothly if Scotia’s interests are sold to Antiguan interests. Read More


Moise wants tougher action against gangs

18 April 2019

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – President Jovenel Moise says he has instructed the police to take “urgent measures” to deal with the spate of criminal activities in the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country. Read More


PM Harris on official visit to Taiwan

15 April 2019

TAIPEI CITY – Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris received a warm reception early this morning upon his arrival at the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in the Republic of China (Taiwan), where he is leading a St Kitts and Nevis delegation on a five-day official visit... Read More


CCJ makes call to get on board

14 April 2019

There's no need to fear the Caribbean Court of Justice's (CCJ) ability to dispense justice in the region. Read More


Guyana pushing green energy with new solar farm

13 April 2019

A one-megawatt solar farm valued at $565M is expected to be constructed in Lethem. The plan for the solar farm is currently awaiting approval from the international tender, after which the construction will commence. Read More


St. Lucia seeks to defend vote at OAS on Venezuela

13 April 2019

CASTRIES,– The St. Lucia government Friday defended its decision at the Organization of American States (OAS) to vote to accept the nomination of a candidate supported by the Venezuelan Opposition leader Juan Guaido, who is seeking to replace President Nicolas Maduro... Read More


New Venezuelan diplomat presents credentials to OAS

12 April 2019

WASHINGTON, The new Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the Organization of American States (OAS), Gustavo Tarre, has presented his credentials to the Secretary General, Luis Almagro, who has promised to work with him “to deepen the path to democratization, peace... Read More


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