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LIAT holding talks with regional trade unions

30 October 2018

ST JOHN’S – The cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, is proposing a salary freeze for the next three years for its employees as well as agree on a proposal that future salary increases would be dependent on employee performance. Read More

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Airbnb and CTO strengthen partnership to drive regional tourism

30 October 2018

Chris Lehane, Head of Global Policy and Public Affairs for Airbnb and Hugh Riley, CEO and Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on October 24, during Riley’s visit to Airbnb headquarters in San Francisco.... Read More

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Jamaica clears multi-billion dollar debt to electric company

30 October 2018

KINGSTON – The Jamaica government says it has cleared the more than seven billion debt owed to the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) for streetlights. Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Desmond McKenzie, says the street light debt dates back... Read More

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TRINIDAD-EARTHQUAKE- Another earthquake rocks Trinidad and Tobago

28 October 2018

PORT OF SPAIN- Another earthquake was felt in sections of Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday. Read More

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CCJ expected to rule on Guyana’s cross dressing law

28 October 2018

GEORGETOWN – The Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) says it us eagerly awaiting a ruling by the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) in a case challenging the constitutionality of a law that criminalises wearing attire of a different... Read More

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Prime Minister Mitchell to take witness stand in corruption probe

26 October 2018

ST GEORGE’S – Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell is expected to be among witnesses summoned to testify in a financial wrongdoings and corrupt practices investigation into the Marketing and National Importing Board (MNIB). Read More

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IDB provides funds to help Jamaica prepare for natural disasters

26 October 2018

WASHINGTON – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says it is providing a US$285 million contingent loan to Jamaica to help the island bolster its response efforts to natural disasters and help protect its public purse. Read More

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UWI honors Shadow

25 October 2018

The University of the West Indies (UWI) today joined the national and regional community in mourning the passing of Winston Mc Garland Bailey, ‘The Shadow’, one of Trinidad and Tobago’s most prolific singers/songwriters. Read More

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PM urges Grenadians to vote in referendum on CCJ

25 October 2018

ST GEORGE’S – Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell Wednesday urged Grenadians to ensure they cast their ballots in the November 6 referendum on whether or not the island should retain the London-based Privy Council as its final court. Read More

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Legendary calypsonian Mighty Shadow dies

23 October 2018

PORT Of SPAIN – Trinidad and Tobago legendary calypsonian, Winston Bailey, who was due to receive an honorary doctorate from the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) this weekend, died today. He was 77 years old. Read More

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Former Guyana president critical of Court of Appeal ruling

23 October 2018

GEORGETOWN – Former President Donald Ramotar has criticised a decision of the Court of Appeal that President David Granger acted within the Constitution when he appointed retired justice James Patterson as Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). Read More

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PM to seek Cabinet approval for flood relief funds

22 October 2018

PORT OF SPAIN – Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says he will approach Cabinet for funds to help with flood relief. Rowley was speaking during a joint media conference on Saturday. Read More

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5.1 earthquake shakes Trinidad and Tobago

21 October 2018

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,– An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 was felt in sections of the twin island republic on Sunday afternoon. Read More

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CCJ President perplexed at Caribbean people’s non acceptance of regional court

21 October 2018

BRIDGETOWN – President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders, says after 50 years of political independence, he remains perplexed that Caribbean people are still finding “excuses” in support of the London-based Privy Council... Read More

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Trinidad and Tobago under severe weather conditions

20 October 2018

PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad and Tobago government Saturday said teams were working to rescue people trapped by floods and landslides caused by heavy rains over the past 48 hours, and that the full extent of the damage caused will be revealed as the water subsides in... Read More

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UWI students released on bail

19 October 2018

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Two students from the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) were released on TT$5 000 ( bail each, after they appeared in court yesterday on several charged following a demonstration by students on Thursday. Read More

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ECLAC disaster training for Cuba targets environment experts

19 October 2018

Environment experts, from Cuba are now better equipped to evaluate the impact of disasters using Damage and Loss Assessment (DaLA) methodology developed by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). This following a DaLA training workshop conducted... Read More

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CCJ dismisses Titan’s million dollar claim

18 October 2018

PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice on Wednesday dismissed a claim by the Belize-based Titan International Securities Inc (Titan) for US$4.46 million in losses as a result of a search and seizure operation conducted at its offices in September... Read More

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Haiti bans weapons as political parties organise street demonstrations

17 October 2018

PORT AU PRINCE – Haiti has announced a temporary ban on carrying firearms throughout the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country until Thursday as Haitians commemorate the 212th anniversary of the assassination of Emperor Jean-Jacques Dessalines on Wednesday.... Read More

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IACHR to hear case challenging Jamaica’s anti-buggery laws

16 October 2018

LONDON – The London-based Human Dignity Trust (HDT) Tuesday said it welcomed the decision by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to accept the admissibility of a case challenging Jamaica’s anti-buggery laws. Read More

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Sugar workers to receive second half of severance

15 October 2018

GEORGETOWN – The Guyana government says it will pay sugar workers the second half of the severance due to them. President David Granger on a visit to East Berbice Corentyne, said the “sugar workers are going to get their severance pay”. Read More

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