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Things Aren’t So Great in California

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - The US state of California is often connected to the wealth of Beverly Hills and the glamour of Hollywood. But a...

US Still Refuses to Lift Cuba Boycott

The United States, at the UN General Assembly, voted against ending its nearly 60-year-old economic embargo on Cuba. The shift back to a "no" vote,...

First Woman President of T&T Takes Office

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Paula-Mae Weekes has been sworn in as the first female President and sixth overall Head of State of Trinidad...

Be Prepared: Next Hurricane Season Could be as Bad as the...

As parts of the U.S. and Caribbean continue to repair and rebuild following last year’s devastating hurricane season, forecasters are now saying that 2018...

Fun, Games Galore on Symphony of Seas

ST. NAZAIRE, France--Royal Caribbean International took delivery of Symphony of the Seas, reportedly the world's largest cruise ship, at a signing ceremony on the...

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...

Minister: Crime Hurting Caribbean Tourism

CNS-Jamaica Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has said crime and security concerns were hurting the Caribbean’s potential to generate greater returns from its tourism product,...

Import Duties Obstructing Planned Barbados Solar Cell Plant

With construction of a planned US$20 million solar photovoltaic manufacturing plant in Barbados yet to get off the ground, officials of the Canada-based Deltro...

Venezuela Postpones Election by Month, Fears More US Sanctions

The snap presidential election in Venezuela scheduled for April 22 has been pushed back by a month, the National Electoral Council (CNE) has announced,...

Caribbean Disaster Agency Highlights 5 Key Areas of Concern at Meet

(CNS) The region’s disaster management chief, Ronald Jackson, has highlighted five critical areas of focus as the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) seeks...

Silver Airways acquires Seaborne Airlines

Silver Airways acquires Seaborne Airlines to create leading independent airline  From Seaborne Airlines FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., and San Juan, Puerto Rico – Silver Airways and Seaborne Airlines today announced...

Puerto Rico has Joined Growing Gun Control Movement of US Governors

Governors of two states and Puerto Rico are the latest leaders to link-up with the leaders of Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York and New...

Sandals Hotels Blast Antigua PM for Tax Dodging Slander

  ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Sandals Resorts International has slammed Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne for what it has described as “vicious, sustained...

As Nicaragua Protest Deaths Soar, a Human Rights Group Condemns Authorities

(CNN) A human rights watch group is accusing Nicaraguan authorities of using excessive force, threats and torture against demonstrators since protests began in the...

Mia Mottley Sworn in as New Barbados Prime Minister

(CNS)Less than 24 hours after she led her Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to victory in the May 24 general election, Mia Amor Mottley, 52,...

Desperate Puerto Ricans Choose to Drink Toxic Water?

More than  35 percent of Puerto Rico's residents -- American citizens -- remain without safe drinking water. It's clear some residents are turning to...

CARICOM Head Blasts Trump at Community Council Conference

Remarks by the Secretary-General Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocqu AT THE 41st Meeting of the Community Council of Ministers GEORGETOWN, Guyana- I welcome everyone to...

Jamaica State of Emergency Extended

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Senate has unanimously approved two motions to extend the State of Public Emergency in parts of the parish of St...

Trump: When the Wall Goes Up, Drug Trafficking Will Go Down

Washington D.C.(ANI): United States President Donald Trump on Monday reiterated that the building of US-Mexico border would help to stem the flow of illegal...

Jamaica Highway 2000 case study explores lessons learnt for PPP projects

Jamaica Highway 2000 case study explores lessons learnt for PPP projects From the CBD BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Highway 2000, implemented in Jamaica at a total cost...

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