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Sunday, March 24, 2019

Who needs Money? Montserrat to Go Digital

PLYMOUTH, Montserrat – Montserrat Premier Donaldson Romeo has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Barbados-based financial technology company Bitt Inc., to create...

Death Toll 51 in Peru Bus Crash

LIMA, Peru- Fifty-one people were killed when a bus plunged 100 meters down a cliff and landed on a beach in Peru. Authorities called...

Pilot Feared Dead, Wife Rescued After Bahamas Plane Crash

NASSAU, Bahamas — The United States Coast Guard is searching for a 57-year-old man after hoisting his wife to safety when the single-engine plane...

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...

CARICOM secretary-general: Seize opportunity to help hurricane-hit countries build back better

  Photo: Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, CARICOM secretary-general; the Honourable Paula Gopie-Scoon, COTED chair and minister of...

PM Harris’s administration continues to prioritize St. Kitts and Nevis-Canada relationship

  PM Harris’s administration continues to prioritize St. Kitts and Nevis-Canada relationship From the Office of the Prime...

US Hurricane Aid: A Fraction of What’s Needed?

WASHINGTON, USA - The White House has asked asked Congress for $44 billion in supplemental disaster assistance to help those affected by the recent...

Grenadian Politician Among Trio Arrested for Drugs in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana– Basil Williams, a34-year-old politician, was one of three men jointly charged with conspiracy to import and trafficking cannabis, after a compressed quantity...

Jamaican Gang Activity Down as State of Emergency Bites Hard

KINGSTON, Jamaica–The Enhanced Security Measures – formerly referred to as a State of Emergency – in the northwestern parish of St James is making...

Let the Battle Begin: Mexico in Trade War with America

(BBC) Mexico has announced new tariffs on US products in response to Donald Trump's decision to impose steep duties on imports of steel and...

Impeachment Process of Peru’s President Begins

Lawmakers in Peru have initiated impeachment proceedings against President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski over alleged corruption. Opposition lawmakers filed the motion against the president Friday, saying...

CARIFORUM: Great benefit in strengthened regional relations

  CARIFORUM: Great benefit in strengthened regional relations From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana - A regional consultation on effective platforms for wider Caribbean dialogue being hosted by...

OXFAM Could Lose Millions from Sex Scandal

Senior leaders of British aid organization Oxfam are to meet UK government officials Monday amid warnings it could lose public funding over allegations its...

Major Reshuffle in Jamaican Govt.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Prime Minister Andrew Holness has reshuffled his Cabinet, making major changes to some vital ministries, including bringing in a recently elected...

Barbados PM Mottley Claims Previous Government Has Wrecked the Economy

Prime Minister Mia Mottley at her first post-Cabinet press briefing, flanked by Attorney General Dale Marshall (left) and Minister in the Ministry of Finance...

Ships Warned of Grenada Submarine Volcano

Ships sailing in the Caribbean have been told to steer clear of an underwater volcano near Grenada that is showing increased seismic activity. The government...

Premier Amory represents St. Kitts and Nevis at Jamaican conference

  Premier Amory represents St. Kitts and Nevis at Jamaican conference From the press unit in the Office...

Guatemala Police Claim to have Captured MS-13 Leader

Police in Guatemala say they have captured a leader of the notorious Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, street gang, on a par with Islamic State...

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...

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