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World Health Org: 10 Percent Of 3rd World Prescription Drugs Bad...

WASHINGTON, USA – An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries, including those in the Caribbean, is either substandard...

Trump Tells 60,000 Hatians in US Time to Go Home

The Trump administration said it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work...

Non-Communicable Diseases Jamaica’s Leading Cause of Death

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have emerged as the leading cause of death in Jamaica over the past 30 years. That disclosure from Regional...

ILO Report: Unemployment ‘down-slightly’ in Latin American, Caribbean

LIMA, Peru -- After increasing for three years, unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean dipped slightly in 2018, according to the International Labour...

Guyana to Upgrade Its Water with CDB Loan

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a loan of US$1.3 million to assist in upgrading the water sector...

CDB to Assist Caribbean Musicians with Digital Production

RIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday March 1, 2018 – Streaming services, some with up to 140 million users worldwide, have revolutionized the business of music. Yet,...

Mystery N.Y. Suicide Of Golden Crust Caribbean Boss

NEW YORK,USA- Mystery surrounds the apparent suicide of Lowell Hawthorne, 57, founder and CEO of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, who is...

PM Harris leads St. Kitts-Nevis delegation to London for Commonwealth conference

PM Harris leads St. Kitts-Nevis delegation to London for Commonwealth conference From the press unit in the Office of the Prime Minister BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Prime...

CARICOM Head Blasts Trump at Community Council Conference

Remarks by the Secretary-General Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocqu AT THE 41st Meeting of the Community Council of Ministers GEORGETOWN, Guyana- I welcome everyone to...

A&B PM: Election Will Be Sooner Than Later

ST JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda– Residents of Antigua and Barbuda have been told they will go to the polls very soon. In fact, Prime Minister...

US Still Refuses to Lift Cuba Boycott

The United States, at the UN General Assembly, voted against ending its nearly 60-year-old economic embargo on Cuba. The shift back to a "no" vote,...

Caribbean: “Pretty but Dangerous?”

“Pretty but dangerous,” is how one Miami attorney describes the Caribbean. The greatest danger in visiting the Caribbean islands might not be the frequency...

Brantley engages with Canada’s minister in the margins of COFCOR

Brantley engages with Canada’s minister in the margins of COFCOR From SKNIS Nassau, Bahamas - Exploiting the opportunity to dialogue with Canada to reiterate our national development...

Caribbean Court of Justice Orders Barbados to Allow a St. Lucia...

In a ruling that could be far reaching in the region, the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Sunday ruled that a St Lucia-born...

10 Killed in Bogota Bridge Collapse

At least ten people were killed Monday after a bridge collapsed near Bogota, Colombia, according to the country's Civil Defense authorities. Known as the Chirajara...

LaRocque welcomes ministers to Community Council of Ministers annual meeting in...

Remarks by the Secretary-General Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque at the 41st meeting of the Community Council of Ministers in Georgetown, Guyana, Jan. 15, 2018: From CARICOM    Greater...

Leaders agree to Queen’s desire next Commonwealth head is Prince Charles

  Leaders agree to Queen's desire next Commonwealth head is Prince Charles By Valencia Grant, press secretary to the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis  BASSETERRE,...

CARICOM SG commends Grenada’s unwavering commitment to integration

CARICOM SG commends Grenada’s unwavering commitment to integration From the CARICOM Secretariat Georgetown, Guyana – As Grenada celebrates its 44th anniversary as an independent nation Feb....

CDB: Technical support, diversity critical in Caribbean’s shift to clean energy

  Photo: The panel following a session titled “Caribbean Energy Leadership and the Power of Networks” Oct....

Antigua,Barbuda Legalize Grass

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Antigua and Barbuda’s Parliament has given the nod to a Bill decriminalizing the possession of up to 15 grammes of cannabis. The...

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