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Peru Pres. Resigns Over Corruption Charge, Faces Uncertain Future

Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has quit over a vote-buying scandal. He has denied wrongdoing but said he did not want to be an...

Stacy Cox Elected Pres. of Caribbean Hotel Executives Assn.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico– Caribbean tourism industry professional Stacy Cox has been elected president of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE) for...

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),...

St. Vincent & Grenadines Given Drought Warning

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent– St. Vincent and the Grenadines has become the latest Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country to warn nationals about the low level of...

Present, Past PMs to Take Part in CARICOM Conference

Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Dr. Hon. Ralph Gonsalves and former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Mr. Bruce Golding are scheduled to...

Grenada PM Confident in Poll Win Promises Health Insurance for All

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has promised to move speedily with the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) after...

US Hurricane Aid: A Fraction of What’s Needed?

WASHINGTON, USA - The White House has asked asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those affected by the recent...

Popular Canadian newspaper features Prime Minister Harris

  Popular Canadian newspaper features Prime Minister Harris Press Unit in the Office of the Prime...

Moderate Quake Hits T&T, No Injuries

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 struck the Caribbean Islands on Saturday evening. According to local media reports, the quake...

Trump: When the Wall Goes Up, Drug Trafficking Will Go Down

Washington D.C.(ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Monday reiterated that the building of US-Mexico border would help to stem the flow of illegal...

FirstCaribbean Bank files for proposed US public offering

FirstCaribbean Bank files for proposed US public offering From FCIB BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited (“FCIB” or “First Caribbean”) today announced that it has...

NFL Tweets Trump Puerto Rico

After the epic destruction in Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria, US President Donald Trump had stayed largely silent on the matter -- tweeting...

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...

Hurricane Harvey: US Bureaucracy Shames a Wealthy Nation

HOUSTON, Texas- According to local reports, tens of thousands of Houston residents still lack stable housing three months after the Hurricane Harvey made landfall....

Round World Cyclists Murdered in Mexico

Mexican investigators say two European cyclists did not die in an accident as first claimed - they were murdered. The bodies of Holger Hagenbusch, from...

US Navy Group Gets Humanitarian Award for Hurricane Relief

ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines attached to the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group were awarded the Humanitarian Service Medal for providing initial...

European Investment Bank and CDB Form Caribbean Redevelopment Fund

BONN,Germany – The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have set up an emergency post-disaster reconstruction financing initiative to help the region...

Haiti Re-Establishes Military

PORT-AU-PRINCE- Haiti’s president has heralded the re-establishment of the country’s military after 22 years, a divisive issue in the impoverished Caribbean nation which has...

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...

Royal Caribbean in Massive CocoCay Overhaul

NEW YORK — Royal Caribbean's private island in the Bahamas, CocoCay, is about to get a massive makeover that will include the addition of...

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