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Jamaica court order prevents embattled SSL from winding up

Jamaica court order prevents embattled SSL from winding up


The regulator of the island’s financial services has obtained a court order preventing the official of the investment firm Stocks and Securities Limited (SSL) which is under fraud investigation, from winding up the company. Finance Minister Dr Nig...

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New oil find in Guyana

New oil find in Guyana


New York – The US oil and energy company, Hess, Wednesday announced a “significant new oil discovery” at Fangtooth SE-1, one year after the original Fangtooth-1 discovery. Hess, the 30 percent joint venture partner in the Stabroek Block, said the ...

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Trinidad: Woman steals police vehicle to kidnap child

Trinidad: Woman steals police vehicle to kidnap child


Port Of Spain, Trinidad C – Police have detained a 24-year-old woman, after she reportedly stole a police vehicle from a station in Cunupia in Central Trinidad to kidnap a toddler in Arima, east of here, on Monday. Police said that the woman, who ...

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CARPHA urges diligence on mosquito-borne disease

CARPHA urges diligence on mosquito-borne disease


Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago – The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is reminding the public that arboviral diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and Zika are still circulating in the Caribbean region. In light of this, CARPHA emphasise...

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CARICOM statement on Haiti

CARICOM statement on Haiti


CARICOM issued the following statement on Haiti: The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) notes the efforts made by various groups of Haitian stakeholders to negotiate political accords since 2021 to contribute to resolving the protracted political stale...

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Trinidad and Tobago to hold national consultation on crime

Trinidad and Tobago to hold national consultation on crime


Port of Spain, Trinidad – Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley says the government will host a national debate on the crime situation in Trinidad and Tobago as the number of murders climbed to 36 so far this year, including the killings of three relatives ...

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Nearly 500 dead from cholera in Haiti

Nearly 500 dead from cholera in Haiti


Port au Prince, Haiti – Nearly four months after its reappearance in this French speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member state, the number of cholera victims has risen to 496 dead. In a statement on Saturday, the Ministry of Public Health an...

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Trinidad and Tobago has a new president

Trinidad and Tobago has a new president


Port of Spain – Attorney Christine Carla Kangaloo was on Friday elected as the President of Trinidad and Tobago, succeeding outgoing head of state, Paula Mae Weekes, and in the process becoming the second woman to be elected to the position. Kanga...

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Barbados to host CHTA Travel Marketplace

Barbados to host CHTA Travel Marketplace


Barbados will host the 41st edition of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) Caribbean Travel Marketplace, May 9-11, 2023 at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. CHTA President Nicola Madden-Greig announced that the influential trade...

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Third term for Gaston Browne

Third term for Gaston Browne


St John’s – Prime Minister Gaston Browne led his ruling Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) to a nail-biting victory in Wednesday’s general election, winning nine of the 17 seats for a third consecutive term in office, according to the preliminar...