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Monday, April 22, 2019

Just a Routine Arrest: Asot Michael Speaks but Doesn’t Say Much

The now former Antigua Tourism Minister Asot Michael, who was mysteriously arrested and questioned by British police Tuesday when he landed at London's Gatwick...

Ships Warned of Grenada Submarine Volcano

Ships sailing in the Caribbean have been told to steer clear of an underwater volcano near Grenada that is showing increased seismic activity. The government...

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...

CARICOM issues call for nominations for Energy Personality Award

  CARICOM issues call for nominations for Energy Personality Award From CARICOM   Greater...

Rihanna Comes Out for Mottley in Barbados Election

Rihanna showed some support for BLP leader Mia Mottley (right). BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbadian superstar Rihanna has entered the political scene of her homeland by...

SKN to Benefit from EU Geo-Thermal Scheme

NEW YORK, USA —St. Kitts and Nevis plus four other eastern Caribbean nations Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, and St Vincent and the Grenadines will...

Venezuela Launches Oil Backed Cryptocurrency

CARACAS, Venezuela– Venezuela has formally launched its new oil-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro, as it seeks to pull itself out of economic crisis. The Nicolás Maduro...

Curacao to Host March Child Rights Seminars

In an effort to connect international children’s rights to realities in the Caribbean Region, the Law Schools of Leiden University and the University of...

Child Marriage Common in USA

Believe it or not, but most American states have no hard and fast minimum marriage age. And new figures reveal more than 200,000...

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...

Present, Past PMs to Take Part in CARICOM Conference

Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Dr. Hon. Ralph Gonsalves and former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Mr. Bruce Golding are scheduled to...

UK PM Pledges Confidentiality in Windrush Helpline Calls

LONDON (CNS) As thousands of immigrants flood help lines Briitish Prime Minister Theresa May has pledged that information received by a taskforce set up...

CDB president announces up to USD$800M for disaster recovery

CDB president announces up to USD$800M for disaster recovery From CDB BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Dr. W. Warren Smith today announced...

Guyana: Criminal Gang at Border Spurs Greater Police Presence

GEORGETOWN, Guyana- MORE police ranks will be heading to bordering communities in the country’s western region in response to reports members of the Venezuela-based...

Venezuela Chaos: At Home, at the UN

CARACAS,Venezuela - While Venezuela's debt crisis baffled foreign investors in Caracas, over in New York several nations staged a walkout of a UN conference...

Venezuela’s Oil Co. Mimics a Collapsing Nation

PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela — For a country with one of the world's largest oil reserves, Venezuela petroleum industry is going broke, just as...

Ninjaman & Son plus One Get Life For 2009 Murder

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A month after being found guilty of the March 17, 2009 murder of Ricardo ‘Ricky Trooper’ Johnson, the 51-year-old deejay Ninjaman,...

New Poll: Barbados Rated Tops Among Tourists

BERLIN, Germany– Barbados is tops in tourist satisfaction according to the 2017 Destination Satisfaction Index (DSI) which has the Caribbean island No. 1 The DSI,...

Trinidad & Tobago Gets First Woman President

  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Longtime jurist Paula-Mae Weekes will serve as Trinidad and Tobago’s sixth president and the first woman to hold the...

U.S. Embassy hosts Zika TechCamp program to help stop spread of...

Photo: Participants of the Zika TechCamp collaborate during a group activity.   U.S. Embassy...

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