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Monday, September 24, 2018

Belize Refutes US Human Trafficking Charge

(CMC) – Belize Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington, says he has not seen “any evidence which suggests that our people are involved in human trafficking”...

Brantley represents St. Kitts and Nevis at 21st COFCOR

Brantley represents St. Kitts and Nevis at 21st COFCOR From SKNIS Nassau, Bahamas - The Honourable Mark Brantley is among other CARICOM foreign ministers at the...

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,...

Congressional Tax Reform Needs to Address Puerto Rico

By Carlos "Johnny" Mendez, Speaker of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives Puerto Rico is starting to recover from what the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

Jamaican Clergyman Pleads Guilty To Sex with Underage Sisters

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A Moravian pastor in Jamaica will know in March next year what punishment he will face for having sex with two...

Paraguay OKs Extradition of Former FIFA Official to US

A judge in Paraguay has authorised the extradition to the US of Nicolás Leoz, the former president of Conmebol, South America's football confederation. Mr...

Child Marriage Common in USA

Believe it or not, but most American states have no hard and fast minimum marriage age. And new figures reveal more than 200,000...

Health Agency Issues Major Dengue Fever Warning for Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad- The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is warning regional residents to “gear-up for the possibility of a major outbreak of...

US Won’t Hit EU and Some Latin American Countries with Tariffs

A senior US official has said that the European Union (EU) and six other countries will be exempt from steel and aluminium tariffs announced...

Massy United Takes $250M Plus Hurricane Insurance Hit

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– Massy United Insurance will pay out in excess of US$250 million to hundreds of customers, many of whom are in St. Kitts and...

PM Harris heads to Hong Kong after successful Dubai visit

PM Harris heads to Hong Kong after successful Dubai visit From the press unit in the Office of the Prime Minister BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Prime Minister...

CARICOM OAS Members Split Over Venezuela Expulsion Resolution

WASHINGTON, USA – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries were split when the Organization of American States (OAS) voted to pass a resolution that can initiate...

CCJ Outlaws Mandatory Death Penalty in Barbados

(CNS) BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The High Court in Barbados can no longer impose mandatory death sentences on convicted murderers.The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ),...

UN Pledges Support for Haiti’s Sustainable Development

The United Nations will remain side by side with Haiti on the country"s path to sustainable development, the Organization"s senior official in the island...

Maduro Wins a Flawed Re Election in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezeula(CNN)- President Nicolas Maduro was declared the winner of Venezuela's presidential election Sunday, in a vote that has been criticized both inside and...

US Authorities Predict Near or Above Normal Hurricane Season

FLORIDA, USA – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a 75 per cent chance that the 2018 Atlantic...

Fly Jamaica Crew Member Found with Cocaine Taped to His Legs

NEW YORK, United States – A crew member on Fly Jamaica Airways recently discovered that he could not get a leg up on US...

New Poll: Barbados Rated Tops Among Tourists

BERLIN, Germany– Barbados is tops in tourist satisfaction according to the 2017 Destination Satisfaction Index (DSI) which has the Caribbean island No. 1 The DSI,...

Top EU Official Pledges Continued Support for Cuba

HAVANA- European Union Foreign policy and security chief Federica Mogherini has stressed predictability in the bloc's ties with Cuba as she slammed the new...

First Caribbean WTO Farm Trade Chief Confirmed

Guyana’s Ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO) John Deep Ford (right) was selected by WTO members. WASHINGTON DC, United States (CNS)– Guyana’s Ambassador to...

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