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Sunday, January 20, 2019

Registration Strong for Caribbean Travel Maketplace

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Registration for this month’s Caribbean Travel Marketplace, to be held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in San Juan,...

Puerto Rico: Lawsuit Filed to Reveal True Maria Death Toll

SAN JUAN (CNS)-Puerto Rico’s Institute of Statistics announced it has sued the U.S. territory’s health department and demographic registry to obtain data on the...

CARICOM issues call for nominations for Energy Personality Award

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

T&T Firm Invests in Costa Rica Wind Park

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – MPC Capital’s investment platform for renewable energies in the CARICOM region, MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Fund, and Trinidad and...

Former Brazil President Faces Jail Time

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will be imprisoned while he appeals his corruption conviction, the country's Supreme Court has ruled. He is...

Guatemala Volcano Deaths Top 109 as Extent of Tragedy Becomes Known

Guatemalan officials say 109 deaths have now been confirmed from this week's eruption of the Volcano of Fire. The National Institute of Forensic Sciences says...

US Congress Passes Haiti Cholera Relief Bill

Included in the $1.3 trillion spending package that was passed by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump on Friday is $10 million to...

T&T: A Phoney Asylum Racket on the Back of Venezuelan Deportations

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad- Immigration officials in Trinidad and Tobago are probing reports that foreigners arriving in the country are being charged a fee...

USVI And Michigan National Guard in Partnership

LANSING, Mich., USA - Following devastation from back-to-back hurricanes, the Virgin Islands National Guard and the Michigan National Guard have developed a partnership to...

CDB puts spotlight on Caribbean at high-level event on climate resilience

  Photo: The CDB president (fourth from left) joins officials for a group photo during one...

Same Sex Marriages are Okay Again in Bermuda

HAMILTON, Bermuda– Same sex marriages are back on in Bermuda. First the court gave the green light for same-sex marriages in Bermuda, then Parliament...

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...

Fun, Games Galore on Symphony of Seas

ST. NAZAIRE, France--Royal Caribbean International took delivery of Symphony of the Seas, reportedly the world's largest cruise ship, at a signing ceremony on the...

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...

LaRocque’s Opening Remarks at 46th COETD Meeting

GEORGETOWN, Gyuana- Caribbean Community Secretary General Irwin LaRocque opened the 46th meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COETD) by challenging the...

CARICOM participates in monitoring, evaluating the CSME

CARICOM participates in monitoring, evaluating the CSME From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana - Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states will be participating in a workshop for...

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...

Prime Minister Harris Champions the Cause of OECS UK Pensioners...

  Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis is seeking the intervention of UK Prime Minister Theresa May in ensuring...

Ecuador’s VP to Stand Trial for Alleged Corruption Plot

QUITO, ECUADOR - A court in Ecuador has paved the way for a criminal trial to begin against the nation's vice president in an...

Puerto Rico’s Fonsi Wins Big at Latin Grammy Awards

LAS VEGAS - The global hit "Despacito" was the big winner at Thursday's Latin Grammy Awards, making good on all four of its nominations,...

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