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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...

U.S. Shale Growth Could Support Caribbean Oil Storage Terminals

Caribbean oil terminals hurt by dwindling Venezuelan supply and a market that encourages traders to pull oil out of tank may get a shot...

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...

Medical Study: Nearly 5,000 Puerto Ricans Have Died from Maria

Nearly 5,000 people died in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria, more than 70 times more than the official government death toll, according to a...

No Same Sex Marriage in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Minister of Social Care and Community Development Steve Blackett has made it clear that same-sex marriage will not be tolerated in...

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...

St. Lucia Deaths Spur Alcoholic Beverage Alert

CASTRIES, St Lucia – St Lucia’s Chief Medical Officer Dr Merlene Fredericks has raised a public health alert following four unusual deaths just days...

Rihanna Comes Out for Mottley in Barbados Election

Rihanna showed some support for BLP leader Mia Mottley (right). BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbadian superstar Rihanna has entered the political scene of her homeland by...

A Playground for the Rich Planned for Belize Island

BELIZE CITY, Belize – Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announced plans for the development of Caye Chapel, a private island in Belize featuring oceanfront...

Now Dominican Republic Chooses Chinese Money Over Tawain Friendship

  Wash. Times - China is expanding its influence in Latin America — most recently with a push to pump loans and investment into the...

Bill Clinton in Caribbean Visit to Assist the Relief Effort

NEW YORK, United States – Former United States President Bill Clinton will visit the region next week, as his foundation launches an effort to help...

St. Lucia receives CARICOM support for tourism

  St. Lucia receives CARICOM support for tourism From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana - On March 16, the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) and the government of...

After Florida: Police Questioning Jamaican Teen over School Shooting Threat

KINGSTON, Jamaica –In the wake of last week's Florida high school massacre, a Jamaican teenager who threatened to carry out a mass school shooting...

PM Harris heads to Hong Kong after successful Dubai visit

PM Harris heads to Hong Kong after successful Dubai visit From the press unit in the Office of the Prime Minister BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Prime Minister...

Cuba President to be Special Guest at CARICOM 39th Annual Meet

KINGSTON, Jamaica-  Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel will be one of the special guests of the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of...

Barbados Oil Exploration Begins Next Year

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Exploration of Barbados’ potential offshore petroleum resources is expected to begin within the next year. Speaking in Trinidad at a regional symposium...

CDB: Technical support, diversity critical in Caribbean’s shift to clean energy

  Photo: The panel following a session titled “Caribbean Energy Leadership and the Power of Networks” Oct....

Enormous Coke Bust off El Salvador

Mexico City - Officials in El Salvador say the country's navy has seized nearly 1.7 metric tons of cocaine from a semi-submersible boat off...

Major financial institutions willing to reassess development financing policy

PHOTO:  (L-R) Ambassador Colin Granderson, assistant secretary-general, foreign and community relations, CARICOM Secretariat; His Excellency Javier Maria Carbajosa, Plenipotentiary...

Brantley represents St. Kitts and Nevis at 21st COFCOR

Brantley represents St. Kitts and Nevis at 21st COFCOR From SKNIS Nassau, Bahamas - The Honourable Mark Brantley is among other CARICOM foreign ministers at the...

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