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FirstCaribbean Bank files for proposed US public offering

FirstCaribbean Bank files for proposed US public offering From FCIB BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited (“FCIB” or “First Caribbean”) today announced that it has...

Dominica PM Assures UWI Students

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has sought to assure Dominicans enrolled at the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies, Barbados,...

Guyana in Day of Mourning for Murdered Fishermen

(CNS) Guyana on Monday observed a national day of mourning for the victims of the massacre of Guyanese fishermen off the Coast of Suriname...

UWI Backs CARICOM in Protest Against EU Tax Haven Blacklist

  KINGSTON, Jamaica – The European Union's Blacklist of countries offering tax havens for foreigners of which four are in the Caribbean has created a...

Argentina holds regional cooperation workshop

Argentina holds regional cooperation workshop From the Embassy of the Argentine Republic in Saint Lucia BARBADOS - The Argentine government, through the Argentine Fund for...

Caribbean summit to formalise school drug, security policies

CASTRIES, St. Lucia –- Primary and secondary school drug policies and school security to protect nine-to-25 years old youth are being discussed during a...

IMF Not Impressed with Barbados’ Economy, Declining Reserves

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The International Monetary Fund is not bowled over by Barbados’ economic progress or the Government’s plans to fix the island’s spiralling debt...

Nevis premier urges Windrush generation to benefit from British compensation offer

Nevis premier urges Windrush generation to benefit from British compensation offer From NIA CHARLESTOWN, Nevis - The Honourable Mark Brantley, premier of Nevis, is appealing to British...

Cuba: Castro Era to End in April, Communism to Remain

The Castro Family hold of power in Cuba could end next April. That's when Cuban President Raul Castro plans to step aside, two months...

T&T Firm Invests in Costa Rica Wind Park

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – MPC Capital’s investment platform for renewable energies in the CARICOM region, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund, and Trinidad and...

Bahama’s Baha Mar Steps Up to Host Branson’s Necker Cup

Virgin founder, Sir Richard Branson has never been one to shy away from a fight when he’s passionate about a cause. In late August...

US Congress Moving on Massive Puerto Rico Aid Legislation

WASHINGTON DC, USA - The Senate is pushing ahead with a $36.5bn hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of...

Now Canada Pulls Embassy Staff Out of Cuba

The Canadian government has recalled families of its diplomatic staff in the Cuban capital, Havana. The move comes as 10 Canadians continue to show unexplained...

Import Duties Obstructing Planned Barbados Solar Cell Plant

With construction of a planned US$20 million solar photovoltaic manufacturing plant in Barbados yet to get off the ground, officials of the Canada-based Deltro...

Truce in Nicaragua After 170 Killed in Demonstrations

(BBC) Nicaragua's government and opposition groups have agreed a ceasefire after weeks of violence that has left about 170 people dead. A truth commission will...

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...

2,000 Attend Westminster Abbey Windrush 70th Anniversary Service

(BBC) More than 2,000 people attended a thanksgiving service marking 70 years since the arrival of Caribbean migrants on the Empire Windrush ship to...

Germans on Trial for Massive Gun Exportation to Mexico

Six ex-employees of German gunmaker Heckler & Koch have gone on trial in Stuttgart, accused of illegally sending guns to strife-torn parts of Mexico. The...

Minister Richards attends council of ministers’ meeting in Martinique

Minister Richards attends council of ministers’ meeting in Martinique From SKNIS BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Deputy Prime Minister the Honourable Shawn Richards was in Martinique Feb....

Costly Solar Power Looking Good for Hurricane Areas

More resilient, small-scale electric systems powered by the sun are looking increasingly attractive for Caribbean islands plunged into darkness after hurricanes Irma and Maria,...

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