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Friday, March 22, 2019

Capitalist Lesson:Cuba Doesn’t Have Cash to Even Buy Chinese Goods

HAVANA - Chinese exports to Cuba have plunged this year in the latest sign of a worsening in the Communist-run island's financial situation, which...

After Florida: Police Questioning Jamaican Teen over School Shooting Threat

KINGSTON, Jamaica –In the wake of last week's Florida high school massacre, a Jamaican teenager who threatened to carry out a mass school shooting...

Federation Ship Banned for Breaking North Korea Sanctions

In what has been described as an unprecedented move, a ship registered in St.Kitts and Nevis is accused of violating North Korean sanctions and...

Bill Clinton in Caribbean Visit to Assist the Relief Effort

NEW YORK, United States – Former United States President Bill Clinton will visit the region next week, as his foundation launches an effort to help...

Former Rebel Leader Timochenko Running for Colombian Presidency

The leader of the demobilised Farc rebel group has announced he will run for president in 2018. Rodrigo Londoño, known as Timochenko, signed...

Floating Trash Islands Another Problem for Caribbean

Caribbean governments are sparring over the “trash islands” floating off their shores, huge mounds of waste that include everything from plastic bottles to bags...

Antigua & Barbuda PM Follows SKN in Blasting US Drug Money...

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has denounced the US State Department for its hostile acts towards the region...

China Signals Trade War with US Over Latin America, Caribbean

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) -China is seeking to replace the US as Latin America's main trading partner and member states have signaled they are open...

2nd State of Emergency Declared in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica– A slew of murders and rampant crime in parts of the parish of St Catherine has prompted authorities to declare a State...

5 Killed, Several Wounded as Gunman Opens Fire at US Newspaper...

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, USA- A gunman opened fire at a local newspaper in Maryland, USA killing five people and wounding many more. Staff at the Capital...

Oxford, Cambridge Seek More African, Caribbean Students

TARGET OXBRIDGE, a highly successful programme that has helped 81 black students gain places at Oxbridge is set to expand dramatically with the support...

Haiti Embarrasses US in Donations for Caribbean Recovery

The Trump Administration appears to be the tightwads of the international community where financial aid for the Hurricane ravaged Caribbean is concerned. More than $2...

St.Vincent & the Grenadines PM Names Son Finance Minister

  KINGSTOWN, St Vincent and the Grenadines– Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves has handed over the important finance ministry to his son in a Cabinet...

5.3 Strength Earthquake Hits Trinidad & Tobago Area

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.3 was felt in sections of Trinidad and neighbouring countries shortly before 10 p.m. (local time) on Friday. The...

Jamaican Police Constable Murdered in Apparent Drive-by Shooting

A police constable was shot and killed on Waterloo Road, Kingston Tuesday in what appears to be a drive-by ambush from a moving car....

Cuba’s Lung Cancer Vaccine Attracts American Sufferers

American Lung cancer sufferers are flocking to Cuba for a revolutionary treatment developed there and not offered in the US. Jose DiFabio, who was...

Jamaican Clergyman Pleads Guilty To Sex with Underage Sisters

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A Moravian pastor in Jamaica will know in March next year what punishment he will face for having sex with two...

Musk Begins Rewiring Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN,Puerto Rico--Tesla head Elon Musk has begun making good on his promise to help rebuild Puerto Rico's hurricane ravaged electrical system. Wednesday, reports confirmed...

Joint regional dialogue focuses on ending AIDS stigma

  Joint regional dialogue focuses on ending AIDS stigma From the CARICOM Secretariat GREATER GEORGETOWN, Guyana - The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that...

St. Kitts & Nevis Named to Travel Hot Spot List

NEW YORK, USA – Protravel International, one of the travel industry’s leading luxury travel agencies has shared some favourite fall and winter travel...

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