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TRINIDAD- Opposition leader responds to arrest of former AG

06 May 2019

PORT OF SPAIN– Leader of the main opposition United National Congress (UNC) Kamla Persad-Bissessar has called on supporters to remain focused following the recent arrest of former attorney general Anand Ramlogan and UNC senator Gerald Ramdeen. Read More

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WASA denies water complaints

05 May 2019

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Water and Sewerage Authority (WASA) has denied allegations that it is engaged in the “deliberate inequity” in the distribution of water across the country as the drought situation here becomes even more severe. Read More

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Scientology cruise ship quarantined for measles

04 May 2019

A Church of Scientology cruise ship quarantined by the Caribbean nation of St Lucia for measles is due to arrive on Saturday back at its home port on the island of Curacao, where it will face similar restrictions, a top health official there said. Read More

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Tourism Minister welcomes states of emergency

04 May 2019

Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett has welcomed the States of Public Emergency (SOEs) that have been imposed in the western parishes of St James, Hanover and Westmoreland. Read More

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St Kitts and Nevis to provide financial assistance to LIAT

01 May 2019

BASSETERRE – The St Kitts and Nevis government Tuesday said it would provide EC$1 million in emergency funding to the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT. Read More

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Regional rum industry looking to increase share of global market

30 April 2019

CARICOM Trade Ministers approved a range of recommendations aimed at positioning the region’s rum industry to better take advantage of the global market. Read More

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Jamaica institutes water rationing

30 April 2019

KINGSTON – The National Water Commission (NWC) says it will be implementing water restrictions for sections of the Corporate Area as of Monday as it indicated that several of its water supply systems across the island are being affected by worsening drought conditions.... Read More

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CEO: LIAT staying course

29 April 2019

LIAT IS STAYING in the air in spite of its financial challenges.That commitment is coming from the regional airline’s chief executive officer (CEO) Julie Reifer-Jones, who said they would push to continue their daily operating schedule. Read More

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PM calls on Europe to remove Dominica from blacklist

29 April 2019

ROSEAU – The Dominica government Monday called on the European Union to remove the island from a list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions saying that it had done all that had been required by Europe in meeting the obligation requested. Read More

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Butt out, says premier

29 April 2019

GEORGE TOWN – Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin has urged politicians in the United Kingdom (UK) to refrain from “driving a wedge” between the people in the overseas territories by intervening in affairs that are the responsibility of the elected governments.... Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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