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Friday, April 19, 2019

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...

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...

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Wins Global Award

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica’s Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has been named Tourism Minister of the Year Worldwide. The new honour comes after receiving his...

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...

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...

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.,...

Caribbean summit to formalise school drug, security policies

CASTRIES, St. Lucia –- Primary and secondary school drug policies and school security to protect nine-to-25 years old youth are being discussed during a...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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

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