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Friday, November 16, 2018

On the Run: Accused Murderer of Trinidadian Wife Kills Self

FLORIDA, United States– What began as a domestic violence homicide investigation by law enforcement officials in Florida has turned out to be a murder-suicide,...

Dominica Establishes Hurricane Relief Employment Programme

(CNS) The Dominica government has announced the establishment of a special employment programme to bring relief to citizens who would have lost their jobs...

UWI Backs CARICOM in Protest Against EU Tax Haven Blacklist

  KINGSTON, Jamaica – The European Union's Blacklist of countries offering tax havens for foreigners of which four are in the Caribbean has created a...

UN Claims Hundreds Killed in Venezuela by Govt. Thugs

Venezuelan security forces have carried out hundreds of arbitrary killings under the guise of fighting crime, the UN's human rights body says. In a report,...

Jamaica leads the Most Nations in Murder-Suicides

Jamaican men are killing their spouses and then themselves at a higher rate than men in the United States and most other countries in...

FirstCaribbean withdraws IPO

FirstCaribbean withdraws IPO From FirstCaribbean Bridgetown, Barbados - FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited has announced the withdrawal of the US registered public offering and listing of its...

US’s Windrush Fiasco?: 90,000 Legal Honduran US Residents Could be Expelled

WASHINGTON(CNN)- Nearly 90,000 Hondurans who have lived in the US at least two decades could be forced to leave the country after the Trump...

Barbudan’s Ask: “Where Did the $50m Reconstruction Aid Go?

CNS- As a new hurricane season approaches Barbudan campaigners say there is little sign of relief funds from the 2017 hurricanes reaching Barbuda –...

Blacklist: Caribbean Nations Caving-in to EU Economic Threats

A main reason why the UK voted to leave the European Union was its forced subservience to EU laws and regulations that were destroying...

Puerto Rico Population Crisis: Should We Stay or Should We Go?

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - More than 140,000 Puerto Ricans have left the Island since Hurricane Maria hit. And the disaster has set off...

San Juan Mayor Claims Puerto Rico Death Toll Much Higher than...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz has said that the death toll in the wake of Hurricane Maria is much higher...

St. Lucia Expects Removal from EU Tax Haven Blacklist

The St Lucia government stated it expects to join fellow Caribbean Community (CARICOM) neighbours, Barbados and Grenada, in being removed from a new list...

CDB launches project to improve resilience in Ile-à-Vache, Haiti

  CDB launches project to improve resilience in Ile-à-Vache, Haiti BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – On March 3, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the government of Haiti...

CIBC FirstCaribbean appoints new private wealth investment adviser

CIBC FirstCaribbean appoints new private wealth investment adviser From CIBC FirstCaribbean George Town, Cayman Islands – Regional bank CIBC FirstCaribbean recently announced the appointment of Paul Michael...

2nd State of Emergency Declared in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica– A slew of murders and rampant crime in parts of the parish of St Catherine has prompted authorities to declare a State...

COTED green-lights Agriculture Regional Emergency Response team

    Photo: The 71st Special Meeting of COTED on agriculture approved the Emergency Response Sub-Committee....

Haitian Immigrants Suing Trump Over their US Resident Status

A GROUP of Haitian immigrants are suing US president Donald Trump and homeland security officials over the closure of a programme that allows them...

Barbados Based Sagicor has Record Profits with Country Buried in Dept

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Sagicor Financial Corporation is flourishing while Barbados and other Caribbean economies battle fiscal and debt problems. Group chief operating officer Ravi Rambarran...

Windrush: UK may have Ordered 7,000 Foreign Students Deported

LONDON- In more fall-out from the Windrush Generation scandal the "Financial Times" reports the  UK Home Office may have falsely accused as many as...

Daughter of Bahamian Immigrants Now A Republican Congressional Candidate

by Nick Fouriezos There are a record number of women running for the US Congress this year, and none of them have a background quite...

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