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Seven Prisoners Killed in Bolivia Prison Riot

Seven inmates were killed in a notoriously overcrowded prison in Bolivia when police stormed the penitentiary. About 2,000 officers raided Palmasola jail in Santa...

Florida Taking Advantage of Hurricane Wrecked Holiday Islands

What has been the Caribbean's pain looks to be Florida's gain, with tourist hotel bookings reportedly rising fast. Several South Florida hotels are anticipating...

Third Time Lucky…Leftist Obrador Finally Wins Mexico Presidency

  MEXICO CITY (CNN)-  Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has declared victory in Mexico's presidential election, as preliminary results showed the leftist veteran politician, who had...

Unity Call from New Costa Rica President

Carlos Alvarado, who has won Sunday's presidential election in Costa Rica, has called for unity after a divisive election campaign. The centre-left candidate won by...

Anguilla Hit with Outrageous UK Irma Aid Conditions

By Dan Ehrlich The news media has reported how less than adequate hurricane recovery aid has been given to Caribbean territories as diverse as...

Harry & Megan Marry, Honeymoon Destination Still a Mystery

NS Editor 2 minutes Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been declared husband and wife, following a ceremony at Windsor Castle. But the mystery remains where...

Harris: “Not on My Watch”…UK News Story of Alleged Caribbean Bribery

NOTE: The following UK news story prompted Prime Minister Timothy Harris to refute any references to his government in a statement published on this...

CDB Offers Major Funding For Anquilla Electric Repairs

THE VALLEY, Anguilla – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved more than US$5 million in funding to support the Anguilla Electricity Company Limited...

Guyana: Malaria Cases Down, HIV Cases Up

(CNS) Guyana is reporting a decline in malaria cases but the situation is less encouraging for HIV. While its prevalence had been decreasing to a...

Seaborne Being Sold to Florida’s Silver Airways-Tickets Still Good

  SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, – Seaborne Airlines is being sold to Florida based Silver Airways after losses it attributes to the...

Jamaican Wins $1.4m Super Lotto Jackpot

CNS- Super Lotto has another big jackpot winner in Jamaica.The lucky person is now US$1,449,000 richer after the Super Lotto Draw #893 drawn on...

Sir Dennis Byron to be honoured at special sitting in Antigua

Sir Dennis Byron to be honoured at special sitting in Antigua From the Caribbean Court of Justice PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - The president of the Caribbean...

Strong Earthquake Jolts Peaceful Cost Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - A powerful earthquake measuring 6.5 magnitude struck off the Costa Rica coast on Sunday night, toppling power lines and...

PM Harris leads St. Kitts-Nevis delegation to London for Commonwealth conference

PM Harris leads St. Kitts-Nevis delegation to London for Commonwealth conference From the press unit in the Office of the Prime Minister BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Prime...

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...

24 Latin American, Caribbean Nations in Environmental Rights Pact

  Officials from 24 Latin American and Caribbean states have signed a legally binding environmental rights pact containing measures to protect land defenders, almost two...

World Health Org: 10 Percent Of 3rd World Prescription Drugs Bad...

WASHINGTON, USA – An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries, including those in the Caribbean, is either substandard...

Nearly 350 Rescued from Caribbean Human Trafficking Ring

Nearly 350 victims of human trafficking have been rescued by police in 13 Caribbean and Latin American countries. Police throughout the Caribbean were involved,...

AM Luxury Resort / Residence Complex Planned for St. Lucia

CASTRIES, St Lucia--Two of AMResorts’ luxury, all-inclusive resort brands are coming to St Lucia, marking the company’s first foray in the Caribbean island. The resorts...

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