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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Puerto Rico’s Fonsi Wins Big at Latin Grammy Awards

LAS VEGAS - The global hit "Despacito" was the big winner at Thursday's Latin Grammy Awards, making good on all four of its nominations,...

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...

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...

T&T: A Phoney Asylum Racket on the Back of Venezuelan Deportations

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad- Immigration officials in Trinidad and Tobago are probing reports that foreigners arriving in the country are being charged a fee...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

EU Reaffirms Its Financial Support for Caribbean Sustainable Development

(CNS) The European Union (EU) reaffirmed its financial support for regional sustainable development and noted that it desired as one of the outcomes, a...

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...

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...

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...

Bahamian Doctor Named Public Health Hero by PAHO

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Dr Merceline Dahl-Regis, a Bahamian public health pioneer known for her work in advancing and verifying regional disease elimination efforts,...

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