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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....

CARICOM congratulates Haiti on independence anniversary

Greater Georgetown, Guyana – CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque sent a congratulatory message to the president of Haiti HE Jovenel Moïse to mark the country's...

PM Harris meets with Vanessa Kingori, ground-breaking publisher

  PM Harris meets with Vanessa Kingori, ground-breaking publisher From Valencia Grant, press secretary of the prime minister of St. Kitts and Nevis   LONDON - St. Kitts and...

CARICOM Chief in Future Hurricane Warning

GEORGETOWN, Guyana- Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Ambassador Irwin LaRocque is the latest public figure to warn that Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which...

CARIFORUM to launch 10th EDF on crime, security

CARIFORUM to launch 10th EDF on crime, security From CARICOM Greater Georgetown, Guyana – Cooperation to beat back “the scourge of crime and violence in the Caribbean”...

70M people to be vaccinated as part of Vaccination Week in...

70M people to be vaccinated as part of Vaccination Week in the Americas From PAHO Washington, D.C. — More than 70 million people will be vaccinated...

2019 Caribbean Travel Marketplace to be Held in Jamaica

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) officially announced that the 37th edition of Caribbean Travel Marketplace will be held at the Montego Bay...

Jamaican Wins $1.4m Super Lotto Jackpot

CNS- Super Lotto has another big jackpot winner in Jamaica.The lucky person is now US$1,449,000 richer after the Super Lotto Draw #893 drawn on...

CARICOM Observers Praise, Criticize Grenada Election

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has led the ruling New National Party (NNP) to another overwhelming election win in a...

Immigrant Caravan Camped at US Border, Trump Says No Entry

Tijuana, Mexico (CNN)- Busloads of Central American migrants arrived in this Mexican border city last week and more are coming. But it will likely be...

Grenada PM Confident in Poll Win Promises Health Insurance for All

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has promised to move speedily with the implementation of the National Health Insurance (NHI) after...

Noted Academic Sees Oil Transforming Guyana

By Professor Anthony T. Bryan Within this decade Guyana, one of South America's poorest nations, could be among its richest. In 2015, ExxonMobil and...

Barbados, Jamaica Sign New International Tax Treaty

PARIS, France– Ministers and high-level officials from six countries, including two in the Caribbean, have signed the BEPS Multilateral Convention, the first multilateral treaty...

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...

St. Kitts-Nevis, Republic of Moldova sign joint visa-waiver agreement

St. Kitts-Nevis, Republic of Moldova sign joint visa-waiver agreement From SKNIS London – Through their respective diplomatic envoys, the governments of St. Kitts and Nevis and...

Ships Warned of Grenada Submarine Volcano

Ships sailing in the Caribbean have been told to steer clear of an underwater volcano near Grenada that is showing increased seismic activity. The government...

Harris: “Not on My Watch”…UK News Story of Alleged Caribbean Bribery

NOTE: The following UK news story prompted Prime Minister Timothy Harris to refute any references to his government in a statement published on this...

Truce in Nicaragua After 170 Killed in Demonstrations

(BBC) Nicaragua's government and opposition groups have agreed a ceasefire after weeks of violence that has left about 170 people dead. A truth commission will...

Round World Cyclists Murdered in Mexico

Mexican investigators say two European cyclists did not die in an accident as first claimed - they were murdered. The bodies of Holger Hagenbusch, from...

Tourists Warned of Jamaica Montego Bay Violence

British and Canadian authorities are warning their nationals visiting Jamaica's Montego Bay to limit their movements following a state of emergency over violence and...

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