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Thursday, July 18, 2019

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...

Security Council to Discuss Worsening Venezuela Crisis

New York,USA-- U.N. officials say the United States and Italy have organized an informal Security Council meeting on Venezuela aimed at preventing the crisis...

Florida Taking Advantage of Hurricane Wrecked Holiday Islands

What has been the Caribbean's pain looks to be Florida's gain, with tourist hotel bookings reportedly rising fast. Several South Florida hotels are anticipating...

Minister Richards attends 4th annual meeting of ACP ministers of culture

Photo: Minister Shawn Richards and Minister of Culture for St. Lucia Fortuna Belrose    Minister Richards attends...

Democracy a Hard Sell in Communist Cuba

HAVANA - Cuban opposition leaders said they failed to get anyone nominated as a candidate for municipal elections, falling at the first hurdle as...

$660M Drug Bust, Colombia’s Biggest

BOGOTA, Colombia - Police in Colombia have discovered 12 tonnes of cocaine believed to have a street value $660 million in the country’s biggest...

Haiti 2016’s Worst Weather Victim

BONN, GERMANY - Haiti, which was hit last year by its strongest hurricane in 50 years, has been ranked the country worst-affected by extreme...

Puerto Rico Population Crisis: Should We Stay or Should We Go?

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - More than 140,000 Puerto Ricans have left the Island since Hurricane Maria hit. And the disaster has set off...

CARICOM secretary-general: Seize opportunity to help hurricane-hit countries build back better

  Photo: Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM secretary-general; the Honourable Paula Gopie-Scoon, COTED chair and minister of...

CARICOM secretary-general opens trade meeting in Guyana

  Photo: CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, right, makes remarks at the opening of the 45th Meeting...

U.S. Embassy hosts Zika TechCamp program to help stop spread of...

Photo: Participants of the Zika TechCamp collaborate during a group activity.   U.S. Embassy...

Ambassador of Guyana presents credentials to CARICOM secretary-general

  Ambassador of Guyana presents credentials to CARICOM secretary-general From CARICOM   Georgetown, Guyana...

Ambassador of Guyana presents credentials to CARICOM secretary-general

Ambassador of Guyana presents credentials to CARICOM secretary-general From CARICOM   Georgetown, Guyana – H.E. Charlene Phoenix, ambassador of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana to the Caribbean...

Canada commits to CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for hurricane-ravaged countries

  Photo: CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and new Canadian Ambassador to CARICOM HE Lilian Chatterjee ...

New Study: Lessons to be Learned from Caribbean Mammal Extinction

Thousands of years agg the forests of the Caribbean islands hosted more than 130 species of diverse mammal life, ranging from sloths and giant...

UN Teams Helping Dominica Rebuild Safe, Lasting Structures

In the wake of the 2017 hurricane season the United Nations migration agency has been supporting local tradespeople in Dominica with safe construction skills...

Sandals Hotels Blast Antigua PM for Tax Dodging Slander

  ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Sandals Resorts International has slammed Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne for what it has described as “vicious, sustained...

Partnerships enhance climate risk management and improve resilience in Belize

  Photo: SIF stakeholders attend a two-day CDB-funded CRM training workshop.   Partnerships enhance climate...

San Juan Mayor Claims Puerto Rico Death Toll Much Higher than...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz has said that the death toll in the wake of Hurricane Maria is much higher...

Storms Gone, Southwest Begins Regular Flights to Turks and Caicos

Southwest Airline began flying in to Turks and Caicos Sunday and will now operate daily service between Florida’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Providenciales...

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