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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Canadian Bank to Initiate Contacless Payment Cards in Caribbean

BRIDGETOWN, BarbadoS – The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has revealed plans to introduce contactless payments across the Caribbean by enabling ‘Tap-and-pay’ capability on...

Recriminations in Guatemala as Volcano Death Toll Reaches 99

(BBC) Ninety-nine people are known to have died in Guatemala's Fuego Volcano eruption and now opposition politicians in country want the head of the...

Same Sex Marriages are Okay Again in Bermuda

HAMILTON, Bermuda– Same sex marriages are back on in Bermuda. First the court gave the green light for same-sex marriages in Bermuda, then Parliament...

Antigua Opposition Calls for Protest March Against Government

(CNS) Residents are being urged by the Antigua opposition to take to the streets in a march this Thursday to demand of the government...

Restructuring Crippling Debt is PM Mottley’s Priority as Barbados Parliament Opens

(CNS) A new session of the Barbados Parliament began on Tuesday with the new administration of Prime Minister Mia Mottley outlining a number of...

Antigua Govt. Investigating Massive Fish Kill

(CNS) The Antigua Department of Environment says it is testing the waters to determine the cause of a fish kill at the McKinnon’s Pond....

Death Toll 75 in Guatemala Volcano Disaster as Eurptions Continue

(CNN) At least 192 people are missing and 75 are known dead as a result of the explosion of the Fuego volcano in Guatemala...

Guyana: Malaria Cases Down, HIV Cases Up

(CNS) Guyana is reporting a decline in malaria cases but the situation is less encouraging for HIV. While its prevalence had been decreasing to a...

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...

Hurricane Guarantee: Cayman’s Tourist Marketing Scheme

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – With an unpredictable hurricane season now officially underway, the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism is offering visitors peace of...

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...

Taiwan to Loan Haiti $150m for Infrastructure Development

(CNS) Taiwan says it will lend ally Haiti $150 million for infrastructure development in a bid to shore up relations amid a renewed diplomatic...

Puerto Rico: Lawsuit Filed to Reveal True Maria Death Toll

SAN JUAN (CNS)-Puerto Rico’s Institute of Statistics announced it has sued the U.S. territory’s health department and demographic registry to obtain data on the...

New Cuban Leader Proposes Liberal Reforms

Presidential term limits and the legalisation of same-sex marriage are amongst reforms being proposed by Cuba's national assembly. The intention is to constitutionally formalise the...

Police End Church Siege as Nicaragua Violence Continues

(BBC)- Police in Nicaragua have ended the siege of a church where opposition supporters had sought refuge after being attacked by riot police and...

Drug Court Workshop Being Held to Educate Law Enforcers

GEORGETOWN, Guyana - A number of representatives from the judiciary, wider legal sector and welfare sectoR in Barbados will benefit from a Drug Treatment...

New Barbdos MP Switches Sides to Become Opposition Leader

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– A new MP in Prime Minister Mia Mottley's new government  has left the Barbados Labour Party to become leader of the opposition. But Bishop Joseph...

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...

CDB Assists Storm Wrecked Anguilla, Where is UK Money?

The Caribbean Development Bank has approved a US$5.6 million loan to assist the Government of Anguilla, a British territory, in meeting its fiscal obligations...

Guyana to Upgrade Its Water with CDB Loan

The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a loan of US$1.3 million to assist in upgrading the water sector...

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