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CARICOM OAS Members Split Over Venezuela Expulsion Resolution

WASHINGTON, USA – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries were split when the Organization of American States (OAS) voted to pass a resolution that can initiate...

Trump Ready for “Rocket Man” After Chaotic G7 Summit

SINGAPORE  (CNN)- President Donald Trump touched down in this Southeast Asian city-state Sunday evening, 36 hours before his highly anticipated summit with North Korean...

T&T to Host HIV, Aids Prevention Conference

The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), says it will host a meeting in Trinidad and Tobago later this month aimed at how...

Even Irma Couldn’t Stop Antigua Sailing Week

CNN- Warm Caribbean trade winds blow across tilting decks and spray lashes sun-bronzed bodies. The rigging creaks and hums and crews trim sails as the...

EU Reaffirms Its Financial Support for Caribbean Sustainable Development

(CNS) The European Union (EU) reaffirmed its financial support for regional sustainable development and noted that it desired as one of the outcomes, a...

CARICOM Heads Attend High Level UN Meet on Peace, Security

Greater Georgetown, Guyana- On the invitation of United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque attended a High-level Interactive Dialogue with other...

Unity Call from New Costa Rica President

Carlos Alvarado, who has won Sunday's presidential election in Costa Rica, has called for unity after a divisive election campaign. The centre-left candidate won by...

CARICOM, UN Environment discuss closer cooperation

CARICOM, UN Environment discuss closer cooperation From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has expressed strong interest in strengthening...

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...

Haiti Protests: Peacekeepers Being Replaced by New UN Mission

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council approved a resolution Tuesday establishing a political mission in Haiti starting Oct. 16 that will officially...

CTU to present tech workshop in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

CTU to present tech workshop in St. Vincent and the Grenadines The following attachment is from SKNIS: PR 005.18 - ICT Week SVG

Haiti: 5 Americans Among Eight Arrested for ‘Terrorism’

Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN)-Haiti's leader has accused eight men, including five Americans, of being "terrorists" on a mission to destabilize his government. Prime Minister Jean-Henry Ceant...

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...

Jet Blue Offering Winter Flights to Guadeloupe from NY

NEW YORK, USA — JetBlue has said it intends to grow in the Caribbean with new nonstop seasonal winter service between New York’s John...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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