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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Grand Bahama to Build $4 Billion Oil Refinery

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, Friday February 17, 2018 – The Bahamas Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis has announced that his government has approved Oban Energies...

ECCU economies remain resilient after hurricanes Irma, Maria in 2017

ECCU economies remain resilient after hurricanes Irma, Maria in 2017 From press unit in the Office of the Prime Minister  BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Economic growth...

Who needs Money? Montserrat to Go Digital

PLYMOUTH, Montserrat – Montserrat Premier Donaldson Romeo has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Barbados-based financial technology company Bitt Inc., to create...

High Commissioner Sherry Tross presents letters of introduction to Canadian PM

High Commissioner Sherry Tross presents letters of introduction to Canadian PM From SKNIS OTTAWA, Canada – On Feb. 14, the federation’s newly appointed High Commissioner to...

Antigua: CDB, UN Hold Early Childhood Conference

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — International and regional academicians, researchers and practitioners have convened in Antigua and Barbuda to discuss opportunities and plans for improving...

13 Now Arrested in T&T Carnival Plot

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad– A total of 13 people have now been arrested in connection with an alleged plot to disrupt Carnival in Trinidad...

CDB, UNICEF partner to improve early childhood education quality in Caribbean

CDB, UNICEF partner to improve early childhood education quality in Caribbean From the CDB ST. JOHN'S, Antigua and Barbuda– International and regional academicians, researchers and...

Only Medical Grass Legal in SVG

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — The St Vincent and Grenadines (SVG) government has no immediate plans to legalise marijuana, Finance Minister Camillo Gonsalves told Parliament...

Caribbean Development Bank in $800m Disaster Relief Scheme

President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Wm. Warren Smith,  announced the institution is making USD700 to 800 million available to help Borrowing Member Countries...

Mad Rush to Colombia as Venezuela Economy Collapses

Thousands of Venezuelans have rushed to border crossings with Colombia after Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos announced a tightening of controls. Only those who have...

OXFAM Could Lose Millions from Sex Scandal

Senior leaders of British aid organization Oxfam are to meet UK government officials Monday amid warnings it could lose public funding over allegations its...

4 Men Arrested in Plot to Violently Disrupt T&T Carnival

PORT OF SPAIN – Police in Trinidad and Tobago have arrested four men in connection with a plot to disrupt Carnival celebrations next week,...

St. Lucia Growing Cassava as Healthy Change from Plain White Bread

         CASTRIES, St Lucia – The Food...

CDB Predicts Good Year for Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is projecting regional economic growth of two per cent in 2018. This follows a return to positive...

Antigua,Barbuda Legalize Grass

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Antigua and Barbuda’s Parliament has given the nod to a Bill decriminalizing the possession of up to 15 grammes of cannabis. The...

Minister of Public Health of Suriname lauds key populations, faith leaders...

Minister of Public Health of Suriname lauds key populations, faith leaders dialogue From the CARICOM secretariat Georgetown, Guyana – The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and...

St. Kitts-Nevis prime minister joins Grenada’s 44th anniversary celebration

St. Kitts-Nevis prime minister joins Grenada’s 44th anniversary celebration By Valencia Grant, press secretary to the prime minister of St. Kitts and Nevis BASSETERRE, St Kitts...

CDB president announces up to USD$800M for disaster recovery

CDB president announces up to USD$800M for disaster recovery From CDB BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Dr. W. Warren Smith today announced...

Caribbean Regulator System in Drug Verification Programme

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Caribbean Regulatory System (CRS) has launched VigiCarib – a voluntary regional system for CARICOM states to report adverse...

CARICOM SG commends Grenada’s unwavering commitment to integration

CARICOM SG commends Grenada’s unwavering commitment to integration From the CARICOM Secretariat Georgetown, Guyana – As Grenada celebrates its 44th anniversary as an independent nation Feb....

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