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Grenada’s Spicemas Festival Set for August

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada –  Grenada has the distinction of hosting Spicemas, the last and arguably the best Carnival experience, carded for August 13th and...

Jamaica PM Supports Review of CARICOM Contribution Scale

Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness has embraced the Bruce Golding-led Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Review Commission's proposal for greater equity in the assessment and calculation...

Cayman Couple Challenging Same Sex Marriage Ban

(CNS) A Caymanian attorney and her partner, a nurse from the United Kingdom, are challenging the government’s decision to refuse their application to marry. In...

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...

UN Claims Hundreds Killed in Venezuela by Govt. Thugs

Venezuelan security forces have carried out hundreds of arbitrary killings under the guise of fighting crime, the UN's human rights body says. In a report,...

A&B Losing Hope of Settling Dispute with US Over Online Gaming...

Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador Sir Ronald Sanders says his country is losing all hope of a settlement. GENEVA, Switzerland- Antigua and Barbuda is losing hope...

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...

XXXTentacion Murder Suspect Arrested

(CNN)A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder in the fatal Broward County, Florida, shooting of rapper XXXTentacion, police said Thursday. Authorities...

ExxonMobil in 8th Oil Strike Off Guyana

US oil giant ExxonMobil has announced it has struck oil offshore Guyana yet again this time at the Longtail-1 exploration well. This represents eight out...

Cuba Seeking Trade, Investment from Wider Caribbean

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Businesses in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean are being encouraged to explore opportunities for trade and investment with Cuba. Deputy Minister of...

Puerto Rico Elderly Living Dangerously As 2018 Hurricane Season Begins

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- At 84 years old and battling cancer, Israel Gonzalez Maldonado has lived without electricity for the nine months since Hurricanes...

Marijuana Legalized in Canada in Time For Halloween

(CNS)  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says recreational marijuana will become legal in Canada on Oct. 17. Trudeau made the proclamation during question period Wednesday,...

Jamaica to Fight Crime with CCTV Cameras all Over the Island

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Government will install 1,000 closed-circuit televisions (CCTVs) in strategic locations across the island by the end of the year,...

Trump Forced to Back Down on Child Immigrants

International condemnation is growing against the US policy of separating migrant families at its border and has finally caused US President Donald Trump to...

Two Bermuda Citizens Arrested in UK on Terror Charges

Two Bermudian men have been arrested in the United Kingdom on terrorism related charges. Bermuda police confirmed today that the men – Hisham Waheed Muhammad,...

More Deaths as Nicaragua Rebellion Flares Again

Image copyright ReutersOpposition activists fought government militias in the streets of Masaya   (BBC) At least three people were killed and many injured as government...

Pan Caribbean Anti Aids Partnership to Hold Forum in T&T

The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV...

Legal Grass?…Warning Not To Overtax Marijuana Producers

NEW YORK, USA– Caribbean governments contemplating the decriminalization of the cannabis industry have been warned by one United States expert not to overtax the...

Life Sentence for Man Who Killed Argentine Transgender Activist

(BBC)- A court in Argentina has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for the brutal murder of high-profile transgender activist Diana Sacayán. She was...

Rapper XXXTentacion Shot Dead in Florida

5-6 minutes Image copyright Shutterstock MIAMI (BBC)- US rapper XXXTentacion, who quickly rose to fame with two consecutive hit albums, has been killed aged 20. He...

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