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Saturday, April 20, 2019

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...

US Authorities Predict Near or Above Normal Hurricane Season

FLORIDA, USA – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a 75 per cent chance that the 2018 Atlantic...

Amnesty Int. Accuses Nicaraguan Govt. of Using Paramilitary to Supress Dissent

Amnesty International has accused the Nicaraguan government of colluding with paramilitary groups to suppress weeks of student-led demonstrations against President Daniel Ortega. It said the...

Prime Minister Mottley Says Barbados Will Stick with the CCJ

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – New Prime Minister Mia Mottley says Barbados will be sticking with the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). The assurance camw with Mottley...

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...

Medical Study: Nearly 5,000 Puerto Ricans Have Died from Maria

Nearly 5,000 people died in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria, more than 70 times more than the official government death toll, according to a...

BVI Accuses UK Govt. of Trust Betrayal, Heavy Handedness

British Virgin Islands (BVI) diplomat Benito Wheatley has told Number 10 Downing Street that the United Kingdom (UK) Government has undermined the partnership between...

New Barbados PM Pledges to Give Previous Ministerial Pay Hike to...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley continued making political history yesterday, naming the largest Cabinet the country has ever seen and having Cabinet...

2018 Hurricane Season: Early Arrival Storm Drenches Cuba

HAVANA, Cuba – Subtropical Storm Alberto dumped 12 centimetres of rain on Cuba’s Artemisa region in less than eight hours, as it made its...

Former Barbados PM: Election Defeat is My Fault

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados–  Freundel Stuart, the now former Barbados prime minister,  took full responsibility for his Democratic Labour Party’s (DLP) unprecedented defeat at the polls...

Second Earthquake in 3 Day Hits Trinidad

(CNS)- An earthquake, the 2nd here in three days,  with a magnitude of 4.7 was felt in sections of Trinidad shortly after 2 p.m....

Guyana: Five Arrested, 16 Women Freed, in Possible Human Trafficking Ring

(CNS)- GUYANA- Five people, including a security guard, are assisting police in their investigations after 16 women, including 14 Venezuelans were rescued from a...

Pacific Islands Fisheries Group Touring Caribbean

{CNS)- The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) and the FAO Subregional Office for the Pacific Islands (FAO SAP) in Samoa are collaborating to host...

Guyana Celebrates 52nd Independence Day

{CNS)- Guyana is marking the 52nd anniversary of its political independence from Britain on Saturday with President David Granger using the occasion to remind nationals...

CARICOM Head Welcomes Prime Minister Mottley

GEORGETOWN, Guyana- CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated new Barbados Prime Minister Hon. Mia Mottley on her ‘truly historic achievements’ following Thursday’s General...

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,...

Rihanna Comes Out for Mottley in Barbados Election

Rihanna showed some support for BLP leader Mia Mottley (right). BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Barbadian superstar Rihanna has entered the political scene of her homeland by...

Dominica Establishes Hurricane Relief Employment Programme

(CNS) The Dominica government has announced the establishment of a special employment programme to bring relief to citizens who would have lost their jobs...

Grenada Wins 14th Gold Medal at Britain’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show

LONDON (CNS)- The Pure Grenada exhibit at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018 named ‘Grenada-The Road to Success’ has won a highly coveted gold...

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