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Mavado’s Teenage Son Accused of Murder

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The 16-year-old son of dancehall artiste Mavado has been accused of murder and other serious offences. The juvenile has been charged with...

BVI Cuisine promoted at London’s Rum Kitchen

BVI Cuisine promoted at London’s Rum Kitchen From the BVI Tourist Board Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands - The week of March 17-23, the British Virgin Islands hosted...

Opening remarks from SG of CARICOM released

  Photo: CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, middle,  addresses the technical consultations for the CARICOM High-Level Pledging...

CARICOM SG lauds Dominican heading PAHO for second term

CARICOM SG lauds Dominican heading PAHO for second term From CARICOM Greater Georgetown, Guyana – On Thursday, Dominican Dr. Carissa Etienne was sworn in for a...

Sustainable Growth Fund well received by international CBI partners in Dubai

Sustainable Growth Fund well received by international CBI partners in Dubai From the press unit in the Office of the Prime Minister BASSETERRE, St....

US Claims It Donated Nearly $19M in Hurricane Relief Aid

The U.S. Government provided nearly $18.7 million to date in humanitarian assistance to Caribbean countries devastated by hurricanes Irma, Jose, and Maria, among which...

Neckar Island: For Branson a Paradise Lost Amidst Sex Harassment Claim?

If having his private Caribbean island wrecked by a hurricane wasn't enough, British business tycoon Richard Branson says he has no recollection of a...

Guatemala Volcano Deaths Top 109 as Extent of Tragedy Becomes Known

Guatemalan officials say 109 deaths have now been confirmed from this week's eruption of the Volcano of Fire. The National Institute of Forensic Sciences says...

Galapagos Volcano Erupts, Tourists Evacuated

(BBC) The Sierra Negra volcano on the Galapagos island of Isabela is spewing fountains of lava and plumes of ash. Fifty people have been evacuated...

Oxfam Haiti Sex Abuse Witnesses Threatened

A previously unpublished Oxfam report has revealed how three men accused of sexual misconduct in Haiti physically threatened witnesses during an internal investigation. The...

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....

Caribbean Job Bank Offers Hope for Unemployed

FLORIDA, United States –The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has created a “jobs bank” to match candidates with tourism-related employment opportunities. It...

St. Lucia Growing Cassava as Healthy Change from Plain White Bread

         CASTRIES, St Lucia – The Food...

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...

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...

Democracy a Hard Sell in Communist Cuba

HAVANA - Cuban opposition leaders said they failed to get anyone nominated as a candidate for municipal elections, falling at the first hurdle as...

Strong Earthquake Jolts Peaceful Cost Rica

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica - A powerful earthquake measuring 6.5 magnitude struck off the Costa Rica coast on Sunday night, toppling power lines and...

Consumer Protection in Digital Era is CARICOM goal

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     It is important to consider the protection of the consumer as many persons now engage suppliers in a...

Security Council to Discuss Worsening Venezuela Crisis

New York,USA-- U.N. officials say the United States and Italy have organized an informal Security Council meeting on Venezuela aimed at preventing the crisis...

Corn Flakes Could Become Scarce in Venezuela as Kellogg Leaves

Authorities in Venezuela have seized a plant owned by the American cereal manufacturer Kellogg. It comes after the firm announced it was pulling out...

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