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BVI Envoy Stresses Storm Recovery Over Independence

STATEMENT BY BENITO WHEATLEY, SPECIAL ENVOY OF THE BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS GOVERNMENT, JUNE SUBSTANTIVE SESSION OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON DECOLONISATION (C-24) UNITED NATIONS...

Trouble in Paradise: More than 800 Bahamians Sought Asylum Abroad ...

More than 800 Bahamians sought asylum or refuge in another country in 2018, according to a recent United Nations (UN) report. Attorney General Carl Bethel...

US Caribbean Report: Aimed at Security for America’s Third Border

WASHINGTON-  The US State Department has released its Caribbean Report in which it claims it is pursuing efforts aimed at advancing US interests in...

St. Kitts and Nevis Set to Launch Healthy Lifestyles Initiative

The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis is set to launch an initiative geared towards promoting healthy lifestyles and combating Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), Permanent...

St. Kitts and Nevis medical students honoured during Latin American School...

Three nationals who recently completed their seven-year medical programme in Cuba were honored at a graduation ceremony Tuesday, July 23 at the Karl Marx...

Minister of Public Infrastructure: Water Scarcity May be New Way of...

Minister of Public Infrastructure, Honourable Ian “Patches” Liburd, warned that climate change related challenges such as floods, sea level rise, drought and extreme weather...

Barbados: Student Debt Solved

  BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Student public debt is a major problem in many nations. Barbados feels it has a solution. The cabinet has approved a...

Starved of US Tourism, Cuba Looks to China

Cuba’s Ministry of Tourism has bought ads plastered across buses in Shanghai, Beijing, and Ghangzhou encouraging Chinese tourists to visit the communist island. This...

A&B Govt. Denies Blogger Claims of Involvement with Alleged Criminal

Monte Friesner   By Robert A. Emmanuel, Antigua Observer The Government of Antigua and Barbuda, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has categorically denied allegations about the...

NASDAQ: Guyana Named Fastest Growing Economy

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Guyana has been named the world’s fastest-growing economy by NASDAQ, the second largest stock market in the world. In a report,...

Honduras: Chaos, Violence and Immigration

(CNN)- Dead protesters, a "failed state" and accusations of high-level drug trafficking. This time it's not Venezuela in the headlines, but key US ally...

Haitian Immigrant Programme in US Ends, Thousands Affected

  PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – A programme that would allow Haitian migrants to remain in the United States while waiting on their green...

Windies to Play Series with Afghanistan in November

KABUL, Afghanistan, CMC – West Indies will clash with Afghanistan in a full series next November in India, the Afghanistan Cricket Board has announced. The...

Demonstrations: Haiti President Refuses to Resign

  Port-au-Prince, Haiti – Despite calls for resignation and months of protests that have led hundreds of citizens in Haiti injured and several dead, including...

Jamaica to Leave IMF Scheme After ‘Tremendous Progress’ Financially

    KINGSTON, Jamaica– International Monetary Fund (IMF) Resident Representative, Dr Constant Lonkeng Ngouana, says Jamaica has made tremendous progress over the last six years and...

Russian Foreign Minister Accuses US of Illegal Cuba Sanctions

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in a visit to Cuba, has denounced the US for violating international law by activating Title III of the...

Aspiring entrepreneurs selected for CDB-funded programme

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados –- Two-hundred-twenty-five aspiring technology entrepreneurs will participate in an incubator programme designed to equip them with the skills to take their businesses...

Miners Invade Remote Amazon Tribe, Kill One Person

The Wajãpi indigenous community live in a remote area in northern Brazil   Dozens of armed miners have invaded a remote indigenous reserve in northern...

Cuba Claims to Have Pardoned 2,604 Prisoners

The Cuban Government says it has pardoned 2,604 prisoners in accordance with the provisions of the new Constitution of the Republic that favor social...

Chilean Ambassador pays courtesy call to Hon Jeffers

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- His Excellency Francisco J. Bernales, Non-Resident Chilean Ambassador to St. Kitts and Nevis paid a courtesy call to Hon. Alexis Jeffers,...

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