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Brazil Downs Peru for Copa America Title

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL- Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus scored once, assisted another goal as Brazil won a first Copa America title in 12 years,...

Fyre Festival Promoter in Plea Deal, Could Get 10 Years

NEW YORK, United States – The promoter of the disastrous Fyre Festival in the Bahamas that left festival goers stranded without adequate food, water...

Best Fishing Practices being Finalized with UN FAO

(CNS) The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) has been working along with United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to develop a set of...

Role of renewables is focus as region observes Energy Month in...

  Photo:  Flashback of participants on the 2015 Energy Walk   Role of renewables is...

British court confirms St. Kitts-Nevis has no contract with PV Energy...

British court confirms St. Kitts-Nevis has no contract with PV Energy Ltd. From SKNIS Basseterre, St. Kitts - A British High Court has confirmed that it has...

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...

LaRocque: CARICOM needs concessional financing for climate resilience 

LaRocque: CARICOM needs concessional financing for climate resilience  From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana – The Caribbean community’s goal of creating a climate resilient region...

400 Kilos of Cocaine Seized at Argentina’s Russian Embassy

Buenos Aires - Police have seized nearly 400 kilos of cocaine from the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires and arrested several members of a...

CTO Chief: 2018 Will be a Time Of Caribbean Rejuvenation

  BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– "An era of rejuvenation" is what the Secretary General of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has termed 2018. Hugh Riley, in a...

New Tax Dodging, Money Laundering Laws at UK Caribbean Territories

British Prime Minister Theresa May was forced today to open up tax havens accused of sheltering “dirty money” to avoid a landmark Commons defeat. In...

Two Sacked in Growing Guyana Gold Board Scandal

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Guyana Gold Board (GGB) has fired two of its longstanding employees allegedly involved in some racket of financial irregularities, even...

6.8 Earthquake Shakes Bolivia, Little Damage Reported

La Paz, Bolivia - A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Bolivia on Monday, but it was so deep that there were no reports of injuries...

CARICOM participates in monitoring, evaluating the CSME

CARICOM participates in monitoring, evaluating the CSME From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana - Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states will be participating in a workshop for...

Maduro Wins a Flawed Re Election in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezeula(CNN)- President Nicolas Maduro was declared the winner of Venezuela's presidential election Sunday, in a vote that has been criticized both inside and...

IMF Team Finds Barbados in a Bad Place Economically

At the request of the newly elected Government of Barbados, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Bert van Selm visited Bridgetown on...

Carissa F. Etienne begins second term as PAHO director

Carissa F. Etienne begins second term as PAHO director From PAHO/WHO WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)...

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...

Texas First State with Troops at Mexican Border

The US state of Texas is deploying National Guard members to the border with Mexico following a call from President Donald Trump. A Guard spokesman...

What Hurricane? Jamaica Tourism Sector Booming

Despite a record hurricane season Jamaica’s tourism sector is growing by leaps and bounds, attracting levels of local and foreign investments never seen before according...

Sandals Hotels Blast Antigua PM for Tax Dodging Slander

  ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Sandals Resorts International has slammed Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne for what it has described as “vicious, sustained...

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