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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...

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...

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