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Barbados Govt. Plans on Having a Piece Of Marijuana Industry

(CNS) The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) Government is pressing ahead with plans to get its share of the globally evolving medicinal marijuana industry. Minister of...

5 Killed in St. Croix Fiery Plane Crash

ST CROIX, US Virgin Islands – Five people have died in the fiery crash of private charter aircraft Friday night at St. Croix's...

2,000 Attend Westminster Abbey Windrush 70th Anniversary Service

(BBC) More than 2,000 people attended a thanksgiving service marking 70 years since the arrival of Caribbean migrants on the Empire Windrush ship to...

No Same Sex Marriage in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Minister of Social Care and Community Development Steve Blackett has made it clear that same-sex marriage will not be tolerated in...

Former Rebel Leader Timochenko Running for Colombian Presidency

The leader of the demobilised Farc rebel group has announced he will run for president in 2018. Rodrigo Londoño, known as Timochenko, signed...

ExxonMobil in 8th Oil Strike Off Guyana

US oil giant ExxonMobil has announced it has struck oil offshore Guyana yet again this time at the Longtail-1 exploration well. This represents eight out...

24 Latin American, Caribbean Nations in Environmental Rights Pact

  Officials from 24 Latin American and Caribbean states have signed a legally binding environmental rights pact containing measures to protect land defenders, almost two...

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...

Trump Defends Zero Tolerance on Immigration

WASHINGTON DC (BBC)- President Donald Trump has said he will not allow the US to become a "migrant camp", as he stood by his...

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,...

U.S. Shale Growth Could Support Caribbean Oil Storage Terminals

Caribbean oil terminals hurt by dwindling Venezuelan supply and a market that encourages traders to pull oil out of tank may get a shot...

BVI launches Flood-Resilient SMART Communities Project

From the CDB Bridgetown, Barbados – Three flood-prone communities in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) will soon benefit from a project that will help them...

Mia Mottley Sworn in as New Barbados Prime Minister

(CNS)Less than 24 hours after she led her Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to victory in the May 24 general election, Mia Amor Mottley, 52,...

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,...

Ships Warned of Grenada Submarine Volcano

Ships sailing in the Caribbean have been told to steer clear of an underwater volcano near Grenada that is showing increased seismic activity. The government...

5 Arrested in Record T&T Drug Bust

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad–    In what's being termed the largest cocaine bust ever here, two employees of an aviation services company and two security...

CDB Assists Storm Wrecked Anguilla, Where is UK Money?

The Caribbean Development Bank has approved a US$5.6 million loan to assist the Government of Anguilla, a British territory, in meeting its fiscal obligations...

Joint regional dialogue focuses on ending AIDS stigma

  Joint regional dialogue focuses on ending AIDS stigma From the CARICOM Secretariat GREATER GEORGETOWN, Guyana - The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that...

Jamaica: Three Murdered in Day Of Drive By Mayhem

The ongoing murder mayhem in St James claimed another three lives and left several persons nursing gunshot wounds as gun-toting thugs struck in three...

PM Harris in NYC for conference as UN announces formalization of...

Photo 1: In late 2015, geothermal exploration exercises began in the Sandy Point area around Brimstone Hill, going to the top of...

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