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Caribbean Public-Private Climate Coalition Formed

PARIS, France– The Caribbean Climate-Smart Coalition, an ambitious public-private initiative aimed at funding a US$8 billion investment plan to transform the region into the...

CARICOM, Poultry Assoc. Work Towards Single Market

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     A team from the CARICOM Secretariat met members of the CARICOM Poultry Association (CPA) April9 to ascertain how...

Partners commit to support HIV response sustainability

Partners commit to support HIV response sustainability From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana - The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that...

Toronto: Van Driver Kills 10, Injures 15 in Sidewalk Rampage

Canadian investigators are piecing together information about the man accused of driving a van into multiple pedestrians at a busy Toronto intersection Monday, killing...

CARICOM mounts observation mission for Antigua-Barbuda’s elections

CARICOM mounts observation mission for Antigua-Barbuda’s elections From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has mounted an observation mission for Antigua and...

Milner Out, Freedom In at UWI

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad– It was a long time in coming. But it now has. The oldest Halls of Residence at the University of...

Dominica PM Pledges to Use Aid Funds Wisely

Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit on Thursday promised the World Bank that his hurricane battered country would use funds made available to it “wisely”...

LaRocque: EU assistance crucial to sustainable development

LaRocque: EU assistance crucial to sustainable development From the CARICOM Secretariat  Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana – CARICOM and CARIFORUM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque said in his...

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...

Canada Had Embassy Trouble With Cuban Sounds, Too

OTTAWA, Canada—It's not just America's problem with Cuba. The Canadian Government has admitted it sent a doctor to Cuba last summer to examine Canadian...

CARICOM Meeting: Crime, Disasters, Regional Single Market Top Agenda

6-8 minutes WHEN Caribbean Community (Caricom) heads of government gather for the 39th Regular Meeting in St James this week, they will be tackling a...

Jamaican Rapper Capleton Out On Bail from Rape Charge

2 minutes KINGSTON, Jamaica – She yelled rape but he claims it was extortion. Reggae artist Capleton was released on J$250,000 (US$1,995) bail after appearing in...

Bahama’s Baha Mar Steps Up to Host Branson’s Necker Cup

Virgin founder, Sir Richard Branson has never been one to shy away from a fight when he’s passionate about a cause. In late August...

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...

Conservative Newcomer Iván Duque Wins Colombia’s Presidential Election

4 minutes   BOGOTA, Colombia (BBC)- Conservative political newcomer Iván Duque has been elected president of Colombia. At a victory rally in the capital Bogotá, he...

Trump Keeps Guantanamo Prison Open

WASHINGTON, United States, Fri – United States President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep America’s detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, open. He...

Fugitive Mexican Governor to Be Extradted from Panama

Panama City, Panama- This country has announced it would extradite a former Mexican governor to Mexico on charges of corruption. According to the Panama foreign...

Mexican Pres. Won’t Pay for Wall Or Meet Trump

CNN)Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has called off an official trip to Washington to meet with President Donald Trump after a tense phone call...

Canada commits to CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for hurricane-ravaged countries

  Photo: CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and new Canadian Ambassador to CARICOM HE Lilian Chatterjee ...

A Changing Climate, World Economy Increases Need for Durable ISPs

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent and the Grenadines – The threat of climate-driven natural disaster and the struggle to keep pace with the global digital economy...

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