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Sunday, February 18, 2018

Trump Officials Promise More Aid To Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Two U.S. Cabinet secretaries have just visited Puerto Rico and promised to speed up recovery efforts and increase federal...

Death Toll 51 in Peru Bus Crash

LIMA, Peru- Fifty-one people were killed when a bus plunged 100 meters down a cliff and landed on a beach in Peru. Authorities called...

Holiday Declared in Panama after First World Cup Qualifier Win

The president of Panama has declared Wednesday to be a national holiday after the country qualified for the World Cup for the first time...

St. Kitts and Nevis, Gabonese Republic establish diplomatic relations

  From SKNIS London, England – At a ceremony in London at the Gabonese Embassy, the high commissioner of St. Kitts and Nevis and the ambassador...

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...

SKN One of Several Recipients for US Hurricane Damage Aid

The U.S. Government has provided nearly $18.7 million to date in humanitarian assistance to Caribbean countries devastated by hurricanes Irma, Jose, and Maria, among...

Noted Academic Sees Oil Transforming Guyana

By Professor Anthony T. Bryan Within this decade Guyana, one of South America's poorest nations, could be among its richest. In 2015, ExxonMobil and...

Caribbean can only ‘build back better’ with international support, urgent climate...

  Photo: Former United States President Bill Clinton was a special guest at the conference.  ...

World Health Org: 10 Percent Of 3rd World Prescription Drugs Bad...

WASHINGTON, USA – An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries, including those in the Caribbean, is either substandard...

CARICOM embarks on implementation of a harmonized results-based management system

CARICOM embarks on implementation of a harmonized results-based management system From CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana – A series of seminars on the CARICOM Results-Based Management (RBM)...

Minister Richards attends 4th annual meeting of ACP ministers of culture

Photo: Minister Shawn Richards and Minister of Culture for St. Lucia Fortuna Belrose    Minister Richards attends...

BVI launches Flood-Resilient SMART Communities Project

From the CDB Bridgetown, Barbados – Three flood-prone communities in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) will soon benefit from a project that will help them...

Partnerships enhance climate risk management and improve resilience in Belize

  Photo: SIF stakeholders attend a two-day CDB-funded CRM training workshop.   Partnerships enhance climate...

Peru: Violent Demonstrations Over Fujimori Pardon

LIMA, PERU- The police authorities in Peru had a tough time dealing with protesters, who were demonstrating against the official pardon of former Peruvian...

SG: CARICOM’s unity drives it to surmount ongoing challenges

SG: CARICOM’s unity drives it to surmount ongoing challenges From CARICOM Greater Georgetown, Guyana – The unified strength of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has enabled it to...

8-Year-Old Boy Collects More than 1,000 Toys for Puerto Rican Kids

- WOODLAND PARK, New Jersey - An 8-year-old boy from New Jersey is doing his part for kids in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico this holiday season. Jayden...

PM Harris meets with Amazon execs to advance strategy in making...

PM Harris meets with Amazon execs to advance strategy in making government tech services more modern  From the Office of the Prime Minister Toronto, Canada, –...

St. Lucia Now Able to Serve Multiple Cruise Liners

CASTRIES, St Lucia – The disastrous 2017 hurricane season has had little effect in the Caribbean tourism industry with Island nations preparing to welcome...

CARICOM Head Blasts Trump at Community Council Conference

Remarks by the Secretary-General Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocqu AT THE 41st Meeting of the Community Council of Ministers GEORGETOWN, Guyana- I welcome everyone to...

CARICOM records noteworthy successes in 2017 despite challenges

Greater Georgetown, Guyana – The more than US$2 billion pledged at the CARICOM-UN Conference for long-term recovery for hurricane-affected countries and the establishment of...

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