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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Medical Study: Nearly 5,000 Puerto Ricans Have Died from Maria

Nearly 5,000 people died in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria, more than 70 times more than the official government death toll, according to a...

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...

Canada commits to CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for hurricane-ravaged countries

  Photo: CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and new Canadian Ambassador to CARICOM HE Lilian Chatterjee ...

2017 Was Safest Ever For Commercial Aviation

The safest in the history of commercial civil aviation, that's what 2017 turned out to be. This is clear from parallel surveys on the...

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...

Grenada, CDB tackling poverty through climate-smart agriculture

  Photo: Refurbished building at the Mirabeau Campus will house TAMCC Environmental Sustainability Programme.  ...

Economic Turmoil, Violence, More Dead Bodies Plague Brazil

(BBC)- Following a prolonged gun battle between drug gangs and the Brazilian Authorities , rescue teams in Brazil have retrieved the bodies of seven...

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...

Central America Death Toll at 22 As Nate Strengthens to Hurricane

It may not yet be a hurricane but tropical storm Nate has killed at least 22 people in Central America as it battered the...

CARIFORUM states to build capacity to respond to drug problem

CARIFORUM states to build capacity to respond to drug problem From the CARICOM Secretariat GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Representatives of the Forum of Caribbean States (CARIFORUM) will hold...

Second Earthquake in 3 Day Hits Trinidad

(CNS)- An earthquake, the 2nd here in three days,  with a magnitude of 4.7 was felt in sections of Trinidad shortly after 2 p.m....

CDB president: Protect countries’ fiscal stability in shift to clean energy

  CDB president: Protect countries’ fiscal stability in shift to clean energy From the CDB ...

Regional Economy Rising, but Key Sector Investment Needed

WASHINGTON DC, USA – Economic growth in Latin America and the Caribbean is picking up, thanks to stronger demand at home, and a favourable...

OAS Panel Accuses Venezuela of Crimes Against Humanity

WASHINGTON (CNS)- An international panel says Venezuelan officials in President Nicolas Maduro’s government have committed crimes against humanity. Three experts authorized by the Organization of...

USVI Planning Its Long-Term Post Hurricane Tourism Recovery

U.S. Virgin Islands – Following the impact of two Category 5 hurricanes in September, not to mention its new designation as the Caribbean murder...

High Handling Costs at USVI Forces InterCaribbean to Cancel Planned Route

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands – InterCaribbean Airways has cancelled planned services to St Thomas and St Croix in the US Virgin Islands (USVI). In...

Guatemala Police Claim to have Captured MS-13 Leader

Police in Guatemala say they have captured a leader of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, street gang, on a par with Islamic State...

Stansfield Scott Exhibit the Humanitarian Side of Capitalism

TAMPA, Florida – In the wake of the current hurricane season the food services firm Stansfeld Scott reached out to their distribution partners from...

Militant Trinidad Street Protest after Police Shooting

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad– A police gun battle Monday which left a 25-year-old man dead lead to civil protests by East Port of Spain...

St. Kitts-Nevis, Republic of Moldova sign joint visa-waiver agreement

St. Kitts-Nevis, Republic of Moldova sign joint visa-waiver agreement From SKNIS London – Through their respective diplomatic envoys, the governments of St. Kitts and Nevis and...

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