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Saturday, April 20, 2019

Costly Solar Power Looking Good for Hurricane Areas

More resilient, small-scale electric systems powered by the sun are looking increasingly attractive for Caribbean islands plunged into darkness after hurricanes Irma and Maria,...

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...

Mexico 2nd to US in Obesity Worldwide

Out of the OECD countries, Mexico has the second highest rate of obesity, the United States is first. He was discussing the introduction of a...

St. Kitts-Nevis nationals living abroad express nation-building interest

St. Kitts-Nevis nationals living abroad express nation-building interest From the press secretary of the prime minister  BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – At a successful town hall-style meeting...

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...

CARICOM OAS Members Split Over Venezuela Expulsion Resolution

WASHINGTON, USA – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries were split when the Organization of American States (OAS) voted to pass a resolution that can initiate...

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,...

Bahamian pioneer in disease elimination named a PAHO health hero of...

Bahamian pioneer in disease elimination named a PAHO health hero of the Americas From Dr. Godfrey Xuereb, PAHO/WHO Representative NASSAU — Dr. Merceline Dahl-Regis, a...

Dominica PM Assures UWI Students

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has sought to assure Dominicans enrolled at the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies, Barbados,...

Pre Hurricane Season Storm Kills 4 in Cuba

HAVANA (CNS)- Flooding in central Cuba caused by torrential rainfall in the wake of the subtropical storm Alberto has killed four people and prompted...

Cuba President to be Special Guest at CARICOM 39th Annual Meet

KINGSTON, Jamaica-  Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel will be one of the special guests of the 39th Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of...

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...

Central American Migrant Caravan Members Seek Asylum in US

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA-- At least 158 Central Americans who traveled in a migrant caravan through Mexico have crossed into the United States this week...

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...

Caribbean Leaders accept UK PM Apology

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, April 17, 2018 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – Caribbean leaders accepted an apology issued by UK...

US Immigration Officials Swoop on Caribbean Criminal Illegals

NEW YORK, USA– Nine Caribbean nationals were among 55 people arrested in New York as the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) executed...

CDB Offers Major Funding For Anquilla Electric Repairs

THE VALLEY, Anguilla – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved more than US$5 million in funding to support the Anguilla Electricity Company Limited...

Cruise Ends in 8-year-old’s Death

A family’s Caribbean trip ended in tragedy when an 8-year-old girl fell two stories from a deck on board a cruise ship the Carnival...

Hours Before Election Antigua & Barbuda PM Claims IMF Debt Paid

ST JOHN’S, Antigua– Just hours before residents of Antigua and Barbuda went to the polls this morning, Prime Minister Gaston Browne announced that...

Guatemala Volcano Deaths Top 109 as Extent of Tragedy Becomes Known

Guatemalan officials say 109 deaths have now been confirmed from this week's eruption of the Volcano of Fire. The National Institute of Forensic Sciences says...

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