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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...

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...

CARICOM Heads Attend High Level UN Meet on Peace, Security

Greater Georgetown, Guyana- On the invitation of United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque attended a High-level Interactive Dialogue with other...

Trump Ready for “Rocket Man” After Chaotic G7 Summit

SINGAPORE  (CNN)- President Donald Trump touched down in this Southeast Asian city-state Sunday evening, 36 hours before his highly anticipated summit with North Korean...

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...

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...

PM Harris to discuss Caribbean migration issue at #10 Downing Street

PM Harris to discuss Caribbean migration issue at #10 Downing Street While in London for the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), the Hon. Dr....

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,...

CARICOM Chief Notes Environment, Ocean Days with Challenge to Region

  GEORGETOWN, Guyana- CARICOM Secretary General Irwin Larocque speaking on World Environment Day (June 5) and World Oceans Day (June 8): "It gives me pleasure to...

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...

Even Irma Couldn’t Stop Antigua Sailing Week

CNN- Warm Caribbean trade winds blow across tilting decks and spray lashes sun-bronzed bodies. The rigging creaks and hums and crews trim sails as the...

CARICOM, UN Environment discuss closer cooperation

CARICOM, UN Environment discuss closer cooperation From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has expressed strong interest in strengthening...

CTO in Pact with BITT Inc. to Promote Digitial Currency in...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), the region’s tourism development agency, has entered into an agreement with blockchain technology company, Bitt Inc.,...

70M people to be vaccinated as part of Vaccination Week in...

70M people to be vaccinated as part of Vaccination Week in the Americas From PAHO Washington, D.C. — More than 70 million people will be vaccinated...

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...

First Caribbean WTO Farm Trade Chief Confirmed

Guyana’s Ambassador to the World Trade Organization (WTO) John Deep Ford (right) was selected by WTO members. WASHINGTON DC, United States (CNS)– Guyana’s Ambassador to...

T&T to Host HIV, Aids Prevention Conference

The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), says it will host a meeting in Trinidad and Tobago later this month aimed at how...

More Deaths as Nicaragua Rebellion Flares Again

Image copyright ReutersOpposition activists fought government militias in the streets of Masaya   (BBC) At least three people were killed and many injured as government...

CTU to present tech workshop in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

CTU to present tech workshop in St. Vincent and the Grenadines The following attachment is from SKNIS: PR 005.18 - ICT Week SVG

Puerto Rico Elderly Living Dangerously As 2018 Hurricane Season Begins

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- At 84 years old and battling cancer, Israel Gonzalez Maldonado has lived without electricity for the nine months since Hurricanes...

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