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Trump Defends Zero Tolerance on Immigration

WASHINGTON DC (BBC)- President Donald Trump has said he will not allow the US to become a "migrant camp", as he stood by his...

Mavado’s Teenage Son Accused of Murder

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The 16-year-old son of dancehall artiste Mavado has been accused of murder and other serious offences. The juvenile has been charged with...

Conservative Newcomer Iván Duque Wins Colombia’s Presidential Election

4 minutes   BOGOTA, Colombia (BBC)- Conservative political newcomer Iván Duque has been elected president of Colombia. At a victory rally in the capital Bogotá, he...

Present, Past US First Ladies Voice Concern Over Immigrant Children

(BBC) The former US First Lady Laura Bush has condemned a controversial policy that splits up families who illegally enter the country. Her comments...

EU Reaffirms Its Financial Support for Caribbean Sustainable Development

(CNS) The European Union (EU) reaffirmed its financial support for regional sustainable development and noted that it desired as one of the outcomes, a...

Haiti Bans Oxfam from Country Over Sex Scandal

(BBC) Oxfam GB has been banned from operating in Haiti after its staff were accused of sexual misconduct following the 2010 earthquake. Haiti's government said...

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...

17 Dead in Caracas Nightclub Stampede

CARACAS, Venezuela-(BBC) At least 17 people have been killed in a stampede in a nightclub in the Venezuelan capital Caracas, the Interior Minister Néstor...

IMF Officials Pleased With Jamaica’s Economic Progress

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CNS) An International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation has ended a one week visit to Jamaica saying that economic progress is reflected in...

Mexico in Deadliest Ever Political Campaign

MEXICO CITY (PRI) As Mexico prepares for elections on July 1, the country is facing an unprecedented wave of political violence — 113 political candidates...

Major Accountancy Firm Back in St. Lucia a Good Sign for...

CASTRIES, St Lucia – One of the big four accountancy firms, PwC, has returned to St Lucia. And officials of the company say it’s...

Coke Partner Buys Barbados Soft Drink Co.

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Barbados Bottling Company Limited (BBC) has been sold. Parent company Banks Holdings Ltd (BHL) has disclosed that the soft drink manufacturer...

CARICOM Heads Attend High Level UN Meet on Peace, Security

Greater Georgetown, Guyana- On the invitation of United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque attended a High-level Interactive Dialogue with other...

Jamaican Consumers to be Hit by Currency Devaluation

(CNS) With the country absorbing news that the local currency is now trading at its lowest against the US dollar a warning is being...

Delegates from the Caribbean Region to Attend Major Biodiversity Meet

Greater Georgetown, Guyana- More than fifty delegates from around the Region are expected to be in Guyana for a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) workshop to...

Dr. Douglas Appointed to Pan American Health Commission

(CNS) Former prime minister Dr Denzil Douglas has been appointed a member of a high-level Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) Commission that will propose...

US Atty. Gen. Rules Domestic Abuse, Gang Violence Not Grounds for...

WASHINGTON DC- The US attorney general has ruled that victims of domestic abuse and gang violence should no longer generally qualify for asylum in...

Barbados: A Spoon-Full of Sugar with Bitter Medicine

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced she was fulfilling some of her Barbados Labour Party’s (BLP) election promises, including scrapping a controversial tax,...

A&B PM Knocks US Foreign Policy, Praises China

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has ridiculed the foreign policy of the United States of America, reducing it to a “plate of food as a...

Trump, Rocket Man are Now Pals, Sign Friendship Pact…But What about...

SINGAPORE--(CNN) - Nearly five hours of unprecedented and surreal talks between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un culminated on Tuesday...

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