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More Deaths as Nicaragua Rebellion Flares Again

Image copyright ReutersOpposition activists fought government militias in the streets of Masaya   (BBC) At least three people were killed and many injured as government...

Puerto Rico Elderly Living Dangerously As 2018 Hurricane Season Begins

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico- At 84 years old and battling cancer, Israel Gonzalez Maldonado has lived without electricity for the nine months since Hurricanes...

CARICOM asks OAS Secretary-General to clarify ‘unilateral positon’

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Heads of Government in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have called on the Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary-General, His Excellency...

PM Harris Takes Up Position as Head of SKN Commonwealth Delegation

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, April 19, 2018 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris is...

Guyana to Upgrade Its Water with CDB Loan

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a loan of US$1.3 million to assist in upgrading the water sector...

Corruption & Justice: Brazil’s Popular Ex-President Jailed

SAO PAULO, Brazil- Brazil's former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the current election front-runner,  is starting a 12-year sentence for corruption after surrendering...

Pan Caribbean Anti Aids Partnership to Hold Forum in T&T

The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV...

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...

Trump Plans to Send US Troops to Mexican Border

President Donald Trump has vowed to send the US military to secure the nation's southern border with Mexico. "We are going to be doing things...

Windrush Generation: UK Govt. Offers Compensation after Desperate Immigrant Dies

  by dan ehrlich Grenada native Dexter Bristol, who had lived in the UK since he was 8-years-old, may be the first fatality of the current...

Leaders agree to Queen’s desire next Commonwealth head is Prince Charles

  Leaders agree to Queen's desire next Commonwealth head is Prince Charles By Valencia Grant, press secretary to the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis  BASSETERRE,...

COTED makes strides on CCREEE, resilience in energy, oil and gas...

COTED makes strides on CCREEE, resilience in energy, oil and gas cooperation From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana - Work has advanced toward the full operationalisation of the...

Grenada PM: Commonwealth Complete Negotiations Under Paris Agreement

caribbeannewsservice.com LONDON – CNS Editor 3 minutes CNS-Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell believes that building resilience and a new format through the Paris Agreement are two significant...

World Bank appoints van Trotsenburg Latin America/Caribbean VP

WASHINGTON -- Axel van Trotsenburg, an economist and development expert with over 30 years of experience at the World Bank Group, has been appointed...

Escalating Venezuelan crisis concerns CARICOM

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts –- Strong disquiet over the escalation of the situation in Venezuela and the adverse implications for the people of Venezuela and...

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...

Anguilla Hit With Outrageous UK Irma Aid Demands

The news media has reported the less than adequate hurricane recovery aid given to Caribbean territories as diverse as the British Virgin Islands and...

ILO Report: Unemployment ‘down-slightly’ in Latin American, Caribbean

LIMA, Peru -- After increasing for three years, unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean dipped slightly in 2018, according to the International Labour...

Windrush kids

Among the cruel injustices endured by many members of the so-called “Windrush Generation,” of particular note are the cases of Britain's stateless children. ...

New Dawn for Cuba as New President Ends Castro Era

A new dawn has broken for Cuba as Raul Castro, Cuban president and brother of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, stepped down from office. His...

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