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Saturday, October 19, 2019

First Caribbean Int. Bank Not Leaving Region

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The parent company of First Caribbean International Bank (FCIB) is pulling out of the region. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), which...

Antigua Govt. Investigating Massive Fish Kill

(CNS) The Antigua Department of Environment says it is testing the waters to determine the cause of a fish kill at the McKinnon’s Pond....

Major Reshuffle in Jamaican Govt.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Prime Minister Andrew Holness has reshuffled his Cabinet, making major changes to some vital ministries, including bringing in a recently elected...

PM Harris’s administration continues to prioritize St. Kitts and Nevis-Canada relationship

  PM Harris’s administration continues to prioritize St. Kitts and Nevis-Canada relationship From the Office of the Prime...

Commonwealth to set out anti-corruption framework

The Commonwealth secretariat is developing an anti-corruption framework that will help member countries investigate and prosecute corruption offences. The Commonwealth Anti-Corruption Benchmarks framework is being...

Tobago Autonomy: Another Federation in the Making

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad– Amendments to the Trinidad and Tobago Constitution that, if passed, would give Tobago autonomy, was today presented to Parliament. If...

Florida Nursing School Offering Grants to Lure Students

SOUTH FLORIDA – Sovereign School of Nursing, a South Florida based private school offering Practical Nursing (LPN) and Associate of Nursing (RN) programs, recently announced...

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...

Bahamian pioneer in disease elimination named a PAHO health hero of...

Bahamian pioneer in disease elimination named a PAHO health hero of the Americas From Dr. Godfrey Xuereb, PAHO/WHO Representative NASSAU — Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis, a...

BVI launches Flood-Resilient SMART Communities Project

From the CDB Bridgetown, Barbados – Three flood-prone communities in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) will soon benefit from a project that will help them...

CARICOM Secretariat embraces technology reform to enhance service delivery

  Photo: CARICOM Secretariat and C-DAC officials pose after the signing ceremony.   CARICOM Secretariat embraces...

Mexican Ferry Bombing Still a Mystery, US Warns Tourists

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities said Sunday that a crude explosive device caused a ferry blast that injured more than two-dozen people last month...

Mystery Surrounds Antigua Minister’s Arrest in Britain

Mystery still surrounds the arrest, questioning and then freeing by the London Metropolitan Police of Antigua Tourism and Development Minister Asot Michael after he...

Criminal Charges Proposed in Deadly Brazilian Dam Collapse

BBC- Brazilian federal police have proposed criminal charges against mining giant Vale and German safety firm Tüv Süd and 13 of their employees over...

UNESCO Congrats to Cuba’s Revolution Anniversary

The Organization of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), congratulated Cuba for the 59 anniversary of the victory of the Revolution...

Colombia Election: FARC Does Poorly as Anti FARC Candidates Look Like...

Colombia's conservative parties, opposed to the 2016 peace deal with Farc rebels, have taken the lead in the country's elections. Sunday's vote was the...

Death Toll 75 in Guatemala Volcano Disaster as Eurptions Continue

(CNN) At least 192 people are missing and 75 are known dead as a result of the explosion of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala...

Maduro Claims He’s Been Talking to Trump Officials

    BBC- Venezuela's embattled President Nicolás Maduro said he had been in talks with the Trump administration for months, even as the US ramped up...

Bill Clinton Joins Caribbean Leaders for Hurricane Recovery Talks

 CORAL GABLES, FLA. (WSVN) - Former President Bill Clinton was joined by leaders across the Caribbean at the University of Miami to discuss solutions...

European Investment Bank and CDB Form Caribbean Redevelopment Fund

BONN,Germany – The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have set up an emergency post-disaster reconstruction financing initiative to help the region...

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