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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...

Caribbean Finally Represented on American Internet Registry

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Two Caribbean women, for the first time, will sit on the advisory panel of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN). ARIN...

Silver Airways acquires Seaborne Airlines

Silver Airways acquires Seaborne Airlines to create leading independent airline  From Seaborne Airlines FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., and San Juan, Puerto Rico – Silver Airways and Seaborne Airlines today announced...

CDB joins global partnership to combat climate change

  Photo: President Smith (right) discusses the CDB’s decision to join the NDC Partnership with moderator Jennifer...

Cuban President Co-Chairs CARICOM-Cuba Conference

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Cuban President Raul Castro was in Antigua and Barbuda on an official visit to attend the sixth Cuba-Caribbean Community (CARICOM)...

New Barbdos MP Switches Sides to Become Opposition Leader

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– A new MP in Prime Minister Mia Mottley's new government  has left the Barbados Labour Party to become leader of the opposition. But Bishop Joseph...

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...

CDB to promote resilient recovery, climate action for the Caribbean at...

  CDB to promote resilient recovery, climate action for the Caribbean at UN Climate Change Conference ...

Venezuela Chaos: At Home, at the UN

CARACAS,Venezuela - While Venezuela's debt crisis baffled foreign investors in Caracas, over in New York several nations staged a walkout of a UN conference...

Only Medical Grass Legal in SVG

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — The St Vincent and Grenadines (SVG) government has no immediate plans to legalise marijuana, Finance Minister Camillo Gonsalves told Parliament...

5 Killed, Several Wounded as Gunman Opens Fire at US Newspaper...

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, USA- A gunman opened fire at a local newspaper in Maryland, USA killing five people and wounding many more. Staff at the Capital...

US Congress Moving on Massive Puerto Rico Aid Legislation

WASHINGTON DC, USA - The Senate is pushing ahead with a $36.5bn hurricane relief package that would give Puerto Rico a much-needed infusion of...

High Commissioner Sherry Tross presents letters of introduction to Canadian PM

High Commissioner Sherry Tross presents letters of introduction to Canadian PM From SKNIS OTTAWA, Canada – On Feb. 14, the federation’s newly appointed High Commissioner to...

Odebrecht Scandal: Peru’s Pres. Beats Impeachment Vote

The Congress in Peru has voted not to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski over alleged corruption. There were cheers and applause in the chamber...

Caribbean: “Pretty but Dangerous?”

“Pretty but dangerous,” is how one Miami attorney describes the Caribbean. The greatest danger in visiting the Caribbean islands might not be the frequency...

Nevis premier urges Windrush generation to benefit from British compensation offer

Nevis premier urges Windrush generation to benefit from British compensation offer From NIA CHARLESTOWN, Nevis - The Honourable Mark Brantley, premier of Nevis, is appealing to British...

Barbados Govt…Need Cash Reserves? Go Private

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbados’ foreign reserves problem is so serious that Government is seeking a US$60 million to US$70 million bail-out from the private...

World Largest Cruise Ship Ready to Sail

Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, the World’s largest cruise ship will be officially launched this month but won't sail the Caribbean until October. The...

Grenada to host CDB’s 48th annual meeting

From the CDB Bridgetown, Barbados – Grenada will host the 48th annual meeting of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), which...

Barbados Elect. Comm. Ignores Court Ruling, Says Commonwealth Citizens Can’t Vote

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Electoral and Boundaries Commission (EBC) is holding firm to its position that Commonwealth citizens in Barbados are not eligible to...

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