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St. Vincent, Grenadines Named in Trump Campaign Indictments

WASHINGTON, USA — St Vincent and the Grenadines were two of several locations for banks allegedly used by former Trump campaign chief and campaign...

2017 Had Record Air Travel on Back of Stronger World Economy

 A record 4.1 billion passengers took to the skies in 2017 on-board some 37 million scheduled flights globally, the United Nations civil aviation agency...

T&T, Vietnam Seeking Closer Ties with Cuba

Vietnam and Trinidad and Tobago are seeking stronger ties with Cuba for different goals. During an official visit to Cuba, Communist Party of Vietnam's...

Marijuana Legalized in Canada in Time For Halloween

(CNS)  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says recreational marijuana will become legal in Canada on Oct. 17. Trudeau made the proclamation during question period Wednesday,...

As Nicaragua Protest Deaths Soar, a Human Rights Group Condemns Authorities

(CNN) A human rights watch group is accusing Nicaraguan authorities of using excessive force, threats and torture against demonstrators since protests began in the...

Man Arrested in Guyana in Death Threat to President

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Police in Guyana have charged a 64-year-old man who allegedly threatened to kill President David Granger last month. Motilall Balkaran faced two charges...

South American Tennis Great Maria Bueno Dies at 78

South America's most successful female tennis player, Maria Bueno of Brazil, has died in hospital at the age of 78. Bueno won 19 major titles...

Cuba Will Not Be Bullied by the Trump Administration

LIMA, Peru (ACN) — Cuba will not accept threats or blackmail from the US government, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla reiterated before heads of...

Movie Making Booming in Caribbean

Film production is surging in the Caribbean and Central America despite natural – and some political – turmoil, according to Variety. “The region’s film industry...

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...

PM Harris joins UN secretary-general in calling for new, better approach...

  PM Harris joins UN secretary-general in calling for new, better approach to assist Caribbean’s development ...

PM Skerrit: ‘Dominica has no issue with St. Kitts-Nevis reducing its...

PM Skerrit: 'Dominica has no issue with St. Kitts-Nevis reducing its CBI price' From SKNIS BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – In a clear and direct rebuke to...

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...

Pre Hurricane Season Storm Kills 4 in Cuba

HAVANA (CNS)- Flooding in central Cuba caused by torrential rainfall in the wake of the subtropical storm Alberto has killed four people and prompted...

Oxford, Cambridge Seek More African, Caribbean Students

TARGET OXBRIDGE, a highly successful programme that has helped 81 black students gain places at Oxbridge is set to expand dramatically with the support...

US Won’t Hit EU and Some Latin American Countries with Tariffs

A senior US official has said that the European Union (EU) and six other countries will be exempt from steel and aluminium tariffs announced...

5 Arrested in Record T&T Drug Bust

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad–    In what's being termed the largest cocaine bust ever here, two employees of an aviation services company and two security...

Fidel Castro’s Eldest Son Commits Suicide

HAVANA (Reuters) - The eldest son of late Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, committed suicide on Thursday aged 68 after being...

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...

Desperate Puerto Ricans Choose to Drink Toxic Water?

More than  35 percent of Puerto Rico's residents -- American citizens -- remain without safe drinking water. It's clear some residents are turning to...

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