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Puerto Rico Population Crisis: Should We Stay or Should We Go?

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO - More than 140,000 Puerto Ricans have left the Island since Hurricane Maria hit. And the disaster has set off...

Stacy Cox Elected Pres. of Caribbean Hotel Executives Assn.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico– Caribbean tourism industry professional Stacy Cox has been elected president of the Caribbean Society of Hotel Association Executives (CSHAE) for...

UWI remembers former resident tutor Edith Bellot

    UWI remembers former resident tutor Edith Bellot From The UWI School of Continuing...

Leaders agree to Queen’s desire next Commonwealth head is Prince Charles

  Leaders agree to Queen's desire next Commonwealth head is Prince Charles By Valencia Grant, press secretary to the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis  BASSETERRE,...

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...

Venezuela’s Oil Co. Mimics a Collapsing Nation

PUNTO FIJO, Venezuela — For a country with one of the world's largest oil reserves, Venezuela petroleum industry is going broke, just as...

LaRocque welcomes ministers to Community Council of Ministers annual meeting in...

Remarks by the Secretary-General Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque at the 41st meeting of the Community Council of Ministers in Georgetown, Guyana, Jan. 15, 2018: From CARICOM    Greater...

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...

Floating Trash Islands Another Problem for Caribbean

Caribbean governments are sparring over the “trash islands” floating off their shores, huge mounds of waste that include everything from plastic bottles to bags...

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...

Texas First State with Troops at Mexican Border

The US state of Texas is deploying National Guard members to the border with Mexico following a call from President Donald Trump. A Guard spokesman...

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...

IMF Loan Response: General Strike Cripples Argentina

(BBC) Argentina has been brought to a halt by a general strike, called by trade unions in protest against a $50bn International Monetary Fund...

Royal Caribbean in Massive CocoCay Overhaul

NEW YORK — Royal Caribbean's private island in the Bahamas, CocoCay, is about to get a massive makeover that will include the addition of...

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...

Health Agency Issues Major Dengue Fever Warning for Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad- The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is warning regional residents to “gear-up for the possibility of a major outbreak of...

Building climate-resilient community among matters for CARICOM meeting

Building climate-resilient community among matters for CARICOM meeting From the CARICOM Secretariat Greater Georgetown, Guyana – The Caribbean community’s push to build a more climate-resilient community...

Maduro Wins a Flawed Re Election in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezeula(CNN)- President Nicolas Maduro was declared the winner of Venezuela's presidential election Sunday, in a vote that has been criticized both inside and...

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...

Another Honour for a Favourite Son of Barbados

OXFORD, UK- Keble College has unveiled a new portrait to honour Sir James Cameron Tudor, who in 1942 was the first person of African-Caribbean...

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