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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

A&B Rastafari Community Express Gratitude for New School

By Carlena Knight The Nyabinghi tribe of Antigua and Barbuda has expressed its gratitude to the government, particularly Prime Minister Gaston Browne, for his efforts...

CDB funds programme to increase social resilience to natural disasters

CDB funds programme to increase social resilience to natural disasters From the CDB BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Despite the high vulnerability of the Caribbean region to natural...

Pedro Pierluisi New PR Governor…But Only if Island’s Senate Says OK

SAN JUAN (Reuters) - The handpicked successor to disgraced Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello was sworn in on Friday after Rossello stepped down, but...

44 Dominican Migrants Caught by US Coast Guard, Sent Back to...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — The US Coast Guard Cutter Donald Horsley (WPC-1117) repatriated 44 Dominican migrants and transferred them to Dominican Naval authorities...

Peru in Chaos as VP Refuses Presidency, Resigns

Mercedes Aráoz was named interim leader by opposition but declined the honor.    Peru's vice-president has resigned from her post after declining the opposition's nomination to...

T&T: Watson Duke, Sedition Case Defendent Out on $250, 000 Bail

  Pub­lic Ser­vices' As­so­ci­a­tion (PSA) Pres­i­dent Wat­son Duke has been re­leased on $250,000 bail af­ter ap­pear­ing in court to an­swer a sedi­tion charge. Duke, who is...

USAID Launches project to support NGOs

USAID Launches project to support NGOs From the U.S. Embassy of Barbados The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Local Capacity for Local Solutions (LC4LS)...

St. Kitts and Nevis entertainers ‘mash up de place’ at Carifesta...

Port of Spain, Trinidad The SKN All Star Band and vocalists — Rucas HE and Deli Ranks — were in top form Monday as...

Jet Blue Official Headlines CTO Forum, Praises the Caribbean Market

  BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Mike Pezzicola, the head of commercial for JetBlue Travel, will headline the Caribbean Tourist Organization's (CTO) first Caribbean Tourism Sector Outlook...

Jamaica: Several Arrests in $50m Education Ministry Fraud

Ruel and Sharen Reid Investigators have charged that nearly $50 million of public funds was diverted to the personal use of discarded Education Minister Ruel...

Report: Economic Growth Slows in Region

                               ECLAC Exec. Secretary Alicia Barcena       South America has mainly been affected by the economic crisis in Argentina along with the weakening of its currency,...

CDB signs grant agreement with University of Guyana for new library

CDB signs grant agreement with University of Guyana for new library From the CDB ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), the government of...

Tourists to Curacao Required to File OnLine Immigration Card

Travellers heading to Curacao are now required to fill in the Digital Immigration Card . Passengers visiting the island can now go online to...

NIA Environment Minister hopeful for UNDP assistance for environmental projects 

Hon. Spencer Brand, Minister of Environment in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is hopeful that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) would assist with...

Jamaican Actor Louie Rankin Dies in Car Crash

Louie Rankin alongside Rapper DMX (left) in 'Belly' ONTARIO, Canada – Jamaican actor and recording artist Louie Rankin, widely known for his roles in the...

A&B PM Warns: Writing on the Wall for Fossil Fuels

The West Indies Oil Company (WIOC) will be forced to change its business model immediately or risk imminent collapse, according to Antigua and Barbuda...

PM Harris congratulates Mia Mottley as Barbados’ first female prime minister

PM Harris congratulates Mia Mottley as Barbados' first female prime minister From the press unit in the Office of the Prime Minister BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Prime...

CBI Scheme Aids Dominica’s Dramatic Post-Maria Recovery

LONDON- PR  Newswire -- After Hurricane Maria, the Dominican government spent EC$582.6m from Citizenship by Investment (CBI) receipts to support the island's recovery and...

Mexican Ambassador: Mexico May Try to Extradite El Paso Suspect

Public Radio Int.: At least eight of the 22 people murdered at the Walmart in El Paso were Mexican nationals. Mexico's Foreign Ministry called...

Men in Dominican Drug Ring Walk Free from Canadian Court

  One of the locations police searched in 2016 in connection with Operation Hydra which saw four men charged with various offences including cocaine importation...

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