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Corruption: Dutch Enact Direct Rule of St. Eustatius

ORANJESTAD, St Eustatius – The day-to-day running of the tiny Dutch Caribbean territory of St Eustatius is being taken over by The Netherlands Government,...

2017 Was Safest Ever For Commercial Aviation

The safest in the history of commercial civil aviation, that's what 2017 turned out to be. This is clear from parallel surveys on the...

Caribbean Leaders to Attend G7 Summit in Canada

(CNS) The chairman of the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping, President Jovenel Moise of Haiti and Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness are among world...

OAS Panel Accuses Venezuela of Crimes Against Humanity

WASHINGTON (CNS)- An international panel says Venezuelan officials in President Nicolas Maduro’s government have committed crimes against humanity. Three experts authorized by the Organization of...

US Navy Group Gets Humanitarian Award for Hurricane Relief

ATLANTIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Sailors and Marines attached to the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group were awarded the Humanitarian Service Medal for providing initial...

Harry & Megan Marry, Honeymoon Destination Still a Mystery

NS Editor 2 minutes Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been declared husband and wife, following a ceremony at Windsor Castle. But the mystery remains where...

CARICOM Chief Notes Environment, Ocean Days with Challenge to Region

  GEORGETOWN, Guyana- CARICOM Secretary General Irwin Larocque speaking on World Environment Day (June 5) and World Oceans Day (June 8): "It gives me pleasure to...

T&T Man New UN Economic Development Chief

NEW YORK, United States – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has announced the appointment of Elliott Harris of Trinidad and Tobago as Assistant Secretary-General...

CARICOM Observers Praise, Criticize Grenada Election

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has led the ruling New National Party (NNP) to another overwhelming election win in a...

5 Killed, Several Wounded as Gunman Opens Fire at US Newspaper...

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, USA- A gunman opened fire at a local newspaper in Maryland, USA killing five people and wounding many more. Staff at the Capital...

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...

Jamaica Seeks Money to Strike Oil

KINGSTON, Jamaica– This island nation could be sitting on oil bonanza but needs money to make the money an oil strike would bring. Two...

Caribbean Export, CDB partner to help women-owned businesses

Caribbean Export, CDB partner to help women-owned businesses From the CDB BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Accessing finance to fund business ventures has long been an issue across...

CDB funds USD$30M project to upgrade streetlights in Suriname

CDB funds USD$30M project to upgrade streetlights in Suriname From the CDB BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a loan of USD$30...

US has Most of World’s Mass Shootings, But Overall Gun Deaths...

(CNN)The United States. Home to liberty, the pursuit of happiness and the most mass shootings in the world. Yet, overall it's way behind Latin...

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...

US CONOCO Attempts to Grab Venezuela Caribbean Oil

(Reuters) - U.S. oil firm ConocoPhillips has moved to take Caribbean assets of Venezuela's state-run PDVSA to enforce a $2 billion arbitration award over...

Venezuela’s Oil Co. Mimics a Collapsing Nation

PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela — For a country with one of the world's largest oil reserves, Venezuela petroleum industry is going broke, just as...

CARICOM SG lauds Dominican heading PAHO for second term

CARICOM SG lauds Dominican heading PAHO for second term From CARICOM Greater Georgetown, Guyana – On Thursday, Dominican Dr. Carissa Etienne was sworn in for a...

AM Luxury Resort / Residence Complex Planned for St. Lucia

CASTRIES, St Lucia--Two of AMResorts’ luxury, all-inclusive resort brands are coming to St Lucia, marking the company’s first foray in the Caribbean island. The resorts...

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