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Caribbean to Celebrate World TB Day with Great Strides in Eliminating...

WASHINGTON DC, United States (IPS) – March 24, observed as World TB Day each year, is the annual opportunity for advocates and interest groups to...

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...

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...

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...

Curacao to Host March Child Rights Seminars

In an effort to connect international children’s rights to realities in the Caribbean Region, the Law Schools of Leiden University and the University of...

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...

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...

LaRocque says all should celebrate women, girls

LaRocque says all should celebrate women, girls From CARICOM The following is a message from Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, secretary-general, CARICOM, on the occasion of March 8’s...

Puerto Rico has Joined Growing Gun Control Movement of US Governors

Governors of two states and Puerto Rico are the latest leaders to link-up with the leaders of Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and New...

IMF Loan Response: General Strike Cripples Argentina

(BBC) Argentina has been brought to a halt by a general strike, called by trade unions in protest against a $50bn International Monetary Fund...

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...

CARIFORUM: Great benefit in strengthened regional relations

  CARIFORUM: Great benefit in strengthened regional relations From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana - A regional consultation on effective platforms for wider Caribbean dialogue being hosted by...

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...

Central American Migrant Caravan Members Seek Asylum in US

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA-- At least 158 Central Americans who traveled in a migrant caravan through Mexico have crossed into the United States this week...

PAHO/WHO calls for grant applications to support programs related to SDGs

PAHO/WHO calls for grant applications to support programs related to SDGs From the PAHO/WHO WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new call for proposals aims to support research...

OAS Panel Accuses Venezuela of Crimes Against Humanity

WASHINGTON (CNS)- An international panel says Venezuelan officials in President Nicolas Maduro’s government have committed crimes against humanity. Three experts authorized by the Organization of...

Police End Church Siege as Nicaragua Violence Continues

(BBC)- Police in Nicaragua have ended the siege of a church where opposition supporters had sought refuge after being attacked by riot police and...

Venezuela Postpones Election by Month, Fears More US Sanctions

The snap presidential election in Venezuela scheduled for April 22 has been pushed back by a month, the National Electoral Council (CNE) has announced,...

Earth Day celebrated April 22 across the world

  Earth Day celebrated April 22 across the world From SKNIS The following is a message from the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association's president, Karolin Troubetzkoy: This Earth...

Unity Call from New Costa Rica President

Carlos Alvarado, who has won Sunday's presidential election in Costa Rica, has called for unity after a divisive election campaign. The centre-left candidate won by...

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