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Gary Griffith suspends senior police officer

17 September 2020

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, on Wednesday confirmed he had suspended with immediate effect, the assistant Commissioner of Police, Irvin Hackshaw, after receiving a report from the Police Complaints Authority (PCA). Read More

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Trinidad, Australia oil firm join forces on project

16 September 2020

Port of Spain – The Trinidad and Tobago government Tuesday said the Australia-based oil company, BHP remains an important partner in the energy sector here as it commemorated the drilling of the Broadside Exploration Well in Block within BHP’s Southern Deepwater Acreage.... Read More

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Union says LIAT seeking extension of lay-off period in Dominica

15 September 2020

Roseau – The Waterfront and Allied Workers Union (WAWU) says the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, is a seeking a further extension of the lay-off period it first gave to its employees here as it moves to restructure its operations. Read More

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Venezuela charges US citizen

15 September 2020

Caracas – Venezuela’s chief prosecutor Tarek Saab on Monday announced charges of terrorism and weapons trafficking against an alleged United States “spy” who was detained last week in the South American country. Read More

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Guyana, Trinidad record more deaths from viral illness

15 September 2020

Georgetown – Guyana recorded four deaths from the coronavirus (COVID-19) over the last weekend , pushing its total to 56 as other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries continue to records increases cases and deaths from the virus. Read More

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Warner released from hospital

14 September 2020

Port of Spain – The embattled former vice president of the International Football Federation (FIFA), Austin Jack Warner was released from a hospital where he had been receiving medical care for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More

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'No special treatment' in COVID-19 probe

14 September 2020

Kingston - It will take at least another two weeks for the police to complete investigations and present a case to the director of public prosecutions (DPP) into last month’s surprise birthday party for sprint legend Usain Bolt that reportedly breached novel coronavirus... Read More

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JetBlue plans expansion in Caribbean

14 September 2020

Bridgetown – United States-based carrier, JetBlue is set to launch a major Caribbean expansion in November, with new routes from Aruba to St Maarten. Read More

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New cabinet sworn into office in Jamaica

14 September 2020

Kingston – Governor General Sir Patrick Allen has urged the 14 government ministers and the attorney general – who were all sworn into office on Sunday – to provide the best leadership for the country. Read More

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Search continues for Jamaicans, Haitians missing at sea

13 September 2020

Nassau – Members of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, the Royal Bahamas Police Marine Division and the United States Coast Guard, are on Sunday continuing a search and rescue mission for several Haitian and Jamaican nationals reportedly missing at sea. Read More

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Pompeo to visit Guyana this week

13 September 2020

GEORGETOWN – The United States Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, is due to make to two-day visit here this week, a senior Guyana government official has confirmed. Read More

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American Claver-Carone is new IDB president

12 September 2020

Mauricio J. Claver-Carone was elected president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) on Saturday during an electronic meeting of the Bank’s Board of Governors. Read More

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Guyana rolling out blended teaching from Monday

12 September 2020

GEORGETOWN – The Guyana government on Friday announced that all students in the country will be engaged in a “blended multifaceted approach” to education as of Monday, as the country seeks to provide support to students since schools were closed in March as a result... Read More

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Petrojam ordered to pay millions to former manager

11 September 2020

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam was ordered to pay the former general manager Howard Mollison millions of dollars following his abrupt dismissal four years ago. Read More

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Trinidad and Tobago extends energy licences

10 September 2020

PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad and Tobago government on Wednesday said it had reached agreement with various stakeholders in the energy sector on a 10-year extension of licences and that its policies have also enabled the country to derive a greater share of revenue from... Read More

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No honeymoon for Holness

08 September 2020

KINGSTON – Leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), Andrew Holness was on Wednesday afternoon sworn into office for a second consecutive term as Prime Minister, promising to work diligently on behalf of Jamaicans. Read More

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Cuba denounces media blockade on COVID success

07 September 2020

HAVANA – The government of Cuba denounced what it called a “media blockade” at the international level on the country’s success in confronting the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

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Holness to be sworn in on Monday

07 September 2020

KINGSTON – The leader of the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP), Andrew Holness will be sworn in for his second term as Prime Minister on Monday at King’s House – the official residence of the Governor General. Read More

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Union in the dark about LIAT

06 September 2020

ROSEAU, Dominica – The Waterfront and Allied Workers Union (WAWU) says its members expressed concern at being kept in the dark regarding the restructuring of the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT. Read More

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Phillips resigned as president of PNP

05 September 2020

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Less than 24 hours after the People’s National party (PNP) was trounced in the general election, Dr Peter Phillips has resigned as President of the party. Read More

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Resounding win for Holness and JLP

04 September 2020

KINGSTON – Prime Minister Andrew Michael Holness led his ruling Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) to its first ever consecutive victory in a general election since 1967, with a resounding victory that mirrored the win the party achieved in 1980 when it stormed to a 51-9 margin... Read More

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