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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Jamaica PM Supports Review of CARICOM Contribution Scale

Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness has embraced the Bruce Golding-led Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Review Commission's proposal for greater equity in the assessment and calculation...

2017 was Mexico’s Deadliest Year

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – This was a record breaking year for Mexico, the deadliest ever since records of such tragedies began in 1997. Aside...

Now Dominican Republic Chooses Chinese Money Over Tawain Friendship

  Wash. Times - China is expanding its influence in Latin America — most recently with a push to pump loans and investment into the...

Venezuela Clamps Down on Media

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Venezuela's all-powerful constitutional assembly has passed a wide-reaching law that clamps down on the media and orders prison sentences of up...

Undocumented Aliens a Big Problem for Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic's Directorate General of Migration (DGM) reported that, in November, 10,696 foreigners from six countries were expelled or not admitted at...

Hearing set for Sunday on Ventose appeal in Barbados vote

From the Caribbean Court of Justice BARBADOS - The hearing of the appeal of Eddy Ventose v The Barbados Chief Electoral Officer is set for...

St. Lucia receives CARICOM support for tourism

  St. Lucia receives CARICOM support for tourism From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana - On March 16, the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) and the government of...

Paradise Papers Uncover Depth of Offshore Banking, Tax Dodging

What are the Paradise Papers? The Paradise Papers are a huge leak of financial documents that throw light on the top end of the...

CDB president: Protect countries’ fiscal stability in shift to clean energy

  CDB president: Protect countries’ fiscal stability in shift to clean energy From the CDB ...

What Hurricane? Jamaica Tourism Sector Booming

Despite a record hurricane season Jamaica’s tourism sector is growing by leaps and bounds, attracting levels of local and foreign investments never seen before according...

Haiti Suspends Oxfam Operation Over Sex Scandal

PORT AU PRINCE- Haiti has temporarily banned Oxfam from operating in the country following allegations of sexual misconduct among its staff, the country announced Thursday. Haiti's...

SKN to Benefit from EU Geo-Thermal Scheme

NEW YORK, USA —St. Kitts and Nevis plus four other eastern Caribbean nations Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, and St Vincent and the Grenadines will...

New Tax Dodging, Money Laundering Laws at UK Caribbean Territories

British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced today to open up tax havens accused of sheltering “dirty money” to avoid a landmark Commons defeat. In...

Actress Sheryl Lee Ralph Placed On Caribbean Institute’s “Wallof Fame”

The Washington-based Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) has inducted Jamaican American actress Sheryl Lee Ralph into its “Wall of Fame” in commemoration of National...

Browne Wins Another Term as Antigua & Barbuda PM

Got it! ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Thursday March 22, 2018 – It wasn’t the clean sweep he was hoping for, but Prime Minister Gaston Browne yesterday...

USD$65.5M rehabilitation-reconstruction project launches in BVI

USD$65.5M rehabilitation-reconstruction project launches in BVI From the CDB BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has launched a Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Project in the...

Cayman Couple Challenging Same Sex Marriage Ban

(CNS) A Caymanian attorney and her partner, a nurse from the United Kingdom, are challenging the government’s decision to refuse their application to marry. In...

UK Holding Charity Summit to Fight Sexual Exploitation

British charities are to set out action to prevent the sexual exploitation exposed at Oxfam and other NGOs, in a bid to restore public...

8 Cops Fired for Blaming 1,200 Pounds of Missing Drugs on...

  Eight Argentine police officers have been dismissed for blaming 1,200 pounds of missing drugs on mice. Investigators discovered 540kg (1,191lb) of marijuana missing from a...

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