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St Vincent elected to UN Security Council

08 June 2019

Kingstown – Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves yesterday hailed the election of St Vincent and the Grenadines as a non-permanent member of the United Nations security Council for a two-year term. Read More

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Region too slow on development goals

05 June 2019

PORT OF SPAIN/BRIDGETOWN – President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr Warren Smith, highlighted at today’s opening ceremony of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Bank’s Board of Governors that the Caribbean was running out of time to achieve the Sustainable Development... Read More

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CDB predicts economic growth for the Caribbean

05 June 2019

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad–The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says despite forecast of deceleration in global economic activity, the 2019 economic outlook for its borrowing member countries (BMCs) is positive, predicting economic growth of more than two... Read More

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US to end cruise travel to Cuba

05 June 2019

WASHINGTON – The United States has announced that it will be banning cruise ships and education travel to Cuba effective Wednesday. Read More

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Commonwealth working on anti-corruption framework

04 June 2019

Secretary-General Patricia Scotland has outlined a framework to help member countries investigate and prosecute corruption offences, which cost the global economy around $2 trillion a year. Read More

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Grenada nutmeg gets FDA approval

04 June 2019

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Chairman of the Grenada Cooperative Nutmeg Association (GCNA), Leo Cato says Grenada now has the opportunity to exploit the market in the United States, having recently passed inspection by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Read More

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CDB support for regional trade facilitation initiative

03 June 2019

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Making regional trade easier is the goal of a recent grant which the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) approved for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Read More

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Ghana president to make official visit to Guyana

03 June 2019

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, is to pay an official visit to Guyana in June. President David Granger said that his counterpart will be visiting from June 11 -12. Read More

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Body of Seaga flown home

03 June 2019

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A strong representation of Government officials was on hand late Sunday at the Norman Manley International Airport to receive the body of late former Prime Minister, Edward Seaga. Read More

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Drains being cleared in Georgetown

01 June 2019

GEORGETOWN – The National Drainage and Irrigation Authority (NDIA) has cleaned and cleared several main drainage canals around the capital as they continue to collaborate with the Georgetown Mayor and City Council (M&CC). This is in keeping with the mandate given by... Read More

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Sandals says it will vigorously defend class action law suit

31 May 2019

KINGSTON –The Jamaica-based Sandals Resort International (SRI) says it intends to “vigorously defend” a class action law suit filed in the United States that claims the hotel chain engaged in deceptive tax collection practices for decades. Read More

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EU launches regional climate resilience building facility

31 May 2019

The European Union (EU) launched a 28 million euro Regional Climate Resilience Building Facility on Tuesday. Read More

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Will we become the land of the amber fish?

30 May 2019

IS THERE ANYTHING more Barbadian than the flying fish? We are known the world over as the “land of the flying fish” (never mind that flying fish live in the sea). Read More

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CARICOM congratulates Guyana on 53rd anniversary of independence

25 May 2019

GEORGETOWN – The Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Irwin LaRocque has praised Guyana’s contribution to the region and global development as the country Sunday observes its 53rd anniversary of political independence from Britain. Read More

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Bermuda clears Buju to perform

24 May 2019

HAMILTON – National Security Minister Wayne Caines has granted Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton permission to perform in Bermuda, despite a well-publicised drugs conviction in the United States. Read More

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LIAT appeal thrown out

23 May 2019

CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A judge of the Superior Court of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) has dismissed an appeal by the cashstrapped regional airline LIAT, against a US$1.55 million in damages awarded to a former employee. Read More

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93 Venezuelan migrants found in T&T

23 May 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – At least 93 Venezuelan migrants were found in Santa Flora Tuesday afternoon. Read More

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St Lucia hints at quitting regional regulator

22 May 2019

CASTRIES – St Lucia has hinted at the possibility of leaving the Eastern Caribbean Civil Aviation Authority (ECCAA) after claiming that the Antigua-based organisation was hampering the development of the airline industry here. Read More

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St Kitts to assist 4 000 residents under poverty alleviation scheme

21 May 2019

BASSETERRE – On Friday, May 31, approximately 4 000 residents will receive their benefits under the Government of St Kitts and Nevis’ Poverty Alleviation Programme (PAP). Read More

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CCJ dismisses application against Barbados

20 May 2019

PORT OF SPAIN – Earlier today the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) dismissed an application by four Grenadian nationals against Barbados. The family of four Tamika Gilbert, Lynnel Gilbert, Royston Gilbert, Glennor Gilbert, accused Barbados of violating their right... Read More

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Antigua PM says Barbados agrees to sell shares in LIAT

20 May 2019

ST JOHN’S – Prime Minister Gaston Browne says Barbados has agreed to sell almost all of its shares in the cash strapped regional airline, LIAT, to Antigua and Barbuda. Read More

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