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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Bahamian pioneer in disease elimination named a PAHO health hero of...

Bahamian pioneer in disease elimination named a PAHO health hero of the Americas From Dr. Godfrey Xuereb, PAHO/WHO Representative NASSAU — Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis, a...

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...

New Cuban Leader Proposes Liberal Reforms

Presidential term limits and the legalisation of same-sex marriage are amongst reforms being proposed by Cuba's national assembly. The intention is to constitutionally formalise the...

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...

Regional Rum Producers at T&T Taste-Meet

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Regional rum producers, members of the West Indies Rum and Spirits Producers Association (WIRSPA), have been meeting to discuss...

Haitian Immigrants Suing Trump Over their US Resident Status

A GROUP of Haitian immigrants are suing US president Donald Trump and homeland security officials over the closure of a programme that allows them...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Partners commit to support HIV response sustainability

Partners commit to support HIV response sustainability From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana - The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that...

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...

South American Tennis Great Maria Bueno Dies at 78

South America's most successful female tennis player, Maria Bueno of Brazil, has died in hospital at the age of 78. Bueno won 19 major titles...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Bahamians To Be Hit With Sharp Sales Tax Rise

NASSAU, The Bahamas – From July 1 the Bahamas value added tax (sales tax) will jump from 7.5 to 12 percent which means residents...

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