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    February 25

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CARICOM Heads to meet in Barbados

04 February 2020

CARICOM Chairman, Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, will welcome fellow heads of government to Barbados for the 31st Intersessional Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), from February 18 to 19. Read More


Mia: Deal with energy costs

04 February 2020

With five countries in the region having prospective hydrocarbons, Barbados Prime Minister and chair of CARICOM, Mia Amor Mottley, is calling for a regional protocol for dealing with each other. Read More


Trinidad: Give us back Clico

03 February 2020

TRINIDAD – A GROUP of CL Financial shareholders has issued a pre-action letter to the government challenging the Central Bank’s continued control of CLICO, the insurance company that collapsed in January 2009, and the bank’s proposed sale of the insurer’s traditional... Read More


Bermuda renames holiday after famous slave

03 February 2020

Legislators have voted to change the name of a holiday named in honour of the sea captain who founded Bermuda more than 400 years ago and rename a national holiday after a once enslaved Bermudian who became a heroine of the abolitionist movement in Britain. Read More


St Lucia turns away cruise ship

02 February 2020

CASTRIES, St Lucia – St Lucia Saturday denied a cruise ship with more than 3 000 passengers on board entry in the Castries Harbour after health authorities confirmed that some passengers were experiencing respiratory tract infections. Read More


UWI activates coronavirus protocols

31 January 2020

The University of the West Indies (UWI) is closely monitoring the safety and wellbeing of its students who are currently enrolled at the Global Institute of Software Technology (GIST) in Suzhou, China. Read More


Montserrat visitor arrivals highest since eruption

30 January 2020

BRADES, Montserrat – Montserrat last year recorded its highest victor arrivals since the Soufriere Hills Volcano erupted on the British Overseas Territory in 1995. Read More


Jamaica denies case of coronavirus

29 January 2020

KINGSTON – The Jamaica government Tuesday denied reports of a case of the deadly coronavirus ((2019-nCoV) that has been blamed for more than 100 deaths in China. Read More


All clear for Cayman

28 January 2020

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – The Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) Tuesday gave the “all clear” after an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 forced an evocation of buildings and triggered fears of a tsunami. Read More


Strong quake shakes northern Caribbean

28 January 2020

BRIDGETOWN – Buildings were evacuated in the Cayman Islands as a strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 triggered fears of a tsunami in the British Overseas territory, Cuba and Jamaica. Read More


More oil in Guyana

28 January 2020

GEORGETOWN – The Guyana government Monday announced that the US-based oil giant, ExxonMobil, has made its 16th oil discovery offshore Guyana. Read More


Koffee wins Grammy Award

26 January 2020

Koffee has become the first solo female to cop the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album at the 62nd ceremony for the coveted music awards. Read More


Barbadian is new head of regional youth council

26 January 2020

Roshanna Trim is the new Chairperson of the Caribbean Regional Youth Council (CYRC). Read More


Linton wants early court ruling on election petitions

25 January 2020

ROSEAU, Dominica – Opposition Leader Lennox Linton Friday said he is hoping for an early ruling from the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court on the election petitions filed by the main opposition United Workers Party (UWP) challenging the results of the December 6 general... Read More


CDB banking on youth

24 January 2020

A regional financial institution will be banking more on the success of young people during the next five years. Read More


China accuses USA of tarnishing its reputation

24 January 2020

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Chinese Embassy in Kingston has described as irresponsible a statement made by United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, concerning the Asian nation’s investment in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean. Read More


Three presidential candidates barred from Guyana elections

23 January 2020

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) says it has removed three presidential candidates that had been nominated to contest the March 2 regional and general election. Read More


Pompeo: Be wary of Chinese investment

23 January 2020

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The United States on Wednesday urged Caribbean countries to be wary of accepting “easy money from countries like China” as Washington sought to improve its decades old relationship with the region. Read More


Trinidad and Tobago stepping up screening at ports

22 January 2020

PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad and Tobago government Tuesday said that it would be implementing thermal screening at the airports here as the island responded to a call by the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) to strengthen surveillance activities to detect... Read More


Youth leaders discussing issues affecting them

22 January 2020

Young people want economic empowerment, but that will not come without some sacrifice. Read More


Pompeo arrives in Jamaica for round-table talks

21 January 2020

KINGSTON - United States (US) Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, arrived in the island on Tuesday for a two-day working visit. Read More


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