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    November 19

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‘Fake’ voters’ list making rounds in Dominica

13 November 2019

ROSEAU, Dominica – The Electoral Office (EO) has called on Dominicans to reject a digital online voters list that is being circulated here as the island prepares to elect a new government on December 6. Read More


Former head extradited to US

11 November 2019

ST JOHN’S – The former head of the Financial Services Regulator Commission, Leroy King, has been extradited to the United States. Read More


Caribbean bananas ‘under watch’

11 November 2019

The United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) said Caribbean bananas are “under watch”. Read More


Guyana ready for free and fair elections

10 November 2019

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), retired Justice Claudette Singh, has assured that measures have been put in place to ensure that March 2, 2020, General and Regional Elections are free and fair. Read More


Kamla passes through PNM rally

09 November 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – Police officers were kept busy in Siparia in south Trinidad on Thursday night after a motorcade led by Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar passed by a People’s National Movement (PNM) public meeting being held in the stronghold of the United National... Read More


Sect okays child unions

09 November 2019

MONTEGO BAY – The estranged wife of Omar Thompson, leader of the Assembly of Qahal Yahweh in Montego Bay, Jamaica, has corroborated allegations that the controversial religious sect has conducted child marriages as a probe by the police and welfare agencies deepens.... Read More


UN group calls for peace in Haiti

08 November 2019

UNITED NATIONS – In light of Haiti’s worsening political and humanitarian crisis, the United Nations’ Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Adhoc Advisory Group in the French-speaking country is urging all parties to reject acts of violence and urgently commit to peace.... Read More


General Assembly calls for end to embargo against Cuba

08 November 2019

UNITED NATIONS – For the 28th consecutive year, the UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution calling for an end to the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba. Read More


St Gabriel’s students donate to The Bahamas

07 November 2019

A little pocket money can go a long way! That’s just one of the lessons learnt by the students of St Gabriel’s School who recently made a donation towards The Bahamas Hurricane Dorian relief effort, with assistance from Republic Bank. Read More


Grenada signs health agreement with U.S. company

07 November 2019

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – The Government of Grenada on Wednesday announced that it will be paying a firm based in the United States, between US$800 000 and US$1.5 million to complete the process for implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) programme. Read More


Poor implementation retarding regional growth

06 November 2019

Poor rates of implementation and week implementation strategy are hampering growth in the region, says president of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Warren Smith. Read More


Visitors to the Caribbean increase

06 November 2019

LONDON – Tourist arrivals to the Caribbean increased by a solid 9.7 per cent during the first half of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) said today. Read More


The environment is our greatest asset

06 November 2019

Even though our societies are facing economic crises and continuous social problems, the environment should be seen as our most important asset because Earth is the only home that humans have, and it provides air, food and other needs. Read More


Dominica election on December 6

05 November 2019

ROSEAU, Dominica – Dominicans go to the polls on December 6 to elect a new government after Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Tuesday night announced that he had advised President Charles Savarin to dissolve the Parliament on Wednesday in preparation for the poll that... Read More


British firm affected election outcome says Grenada Opposition Leader

05 November 2019

St GEORGE’S, Grenada – The newly elected leader of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Franka Bernardine, believes that the former political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica assisted the ruling New National Party (NNP) in their victory in the... Read More


Regional Environment Ministers meeting in Barbados

05 November 2019

Barbados will host the Intersessional Forum for Ministers of Environment from Latin America and the Caribbean today and tomorrow. Read More


Union leader picked to contest Bermuda by-election

03 November 2019

HAMILTON, Bermuda – The ruling Progressive Labour Party (PLP) has named union leader and senator Jason Hayward to contest a by-election in Pembroke Central on November 21 following the sudden death of government backbencher Walton Brown. Read More


MNIB inquiry put on pause

02 November 2019

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Almost one month after announcing that it had entered the inquiry stage of its investigations into financial wrongdoings at the Marketing and National Importing Board (MNIB), the Integrity Commission has been ordered to halt until the Court of... Read More


Grenada seeking extradition of two people wanted for robbing credit union

31 October 2019

ST GEORGE’S – Grenada is seeking the extradition of two St Vincent and the Grenadines nationals accused of staging a robbery at the Grenada Union of Teachers Credit Union in Carriacou earlier this month. Read More


Bahamas to ban sweetened drinks from schools and healthcare facilities

31 October 2019

NASSAU – Health Minister Dr Duane Sands has announced that effective December 1, all sugary drinks will be banned from government healthcare facilities and public schools. Read More


Company targeting December for first oil from Guyana

30 October 2019

GEORGETOWN – The United States-based Hess Corporation Wednesday said it is now targeting December for first oil from the Liza-1 development in Guyana. Read More


Will the placing of metal detectors in schools curb violence there?