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A&B, Grenada in OECS Sickle Cell Test Project

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC – The St. Lucia-based Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) said Monday that babies being born in Grenada and Antigua-Barbuda...

Noted Trinidadian Actor Kong Murdered

Murdered: Raymond Choo Kong   Noted Trinidadian actor Raymond Choo Kong has been murdered. Police said the body of the 69-year-old award winning producer, director, and...

Puerto Rico Governor Won’t Resign But Won’t Seek Re-Election

BBC- Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló has said he won't stand for re-election next year, after more than a week of protests calling for...

Bad Gas Scandal: Jamaicans Affected Could Get Govt. Compensation

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Almost 400 Jamaican motorists will be compensated, to the tune of $24.5 million, for damages to their vehicles resulting from the...

St. Lucia Readies to Host annual CARICOM Conference

CARICOM CASTRIES, St Lucia — The 40th meeting of the conference of heads of government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) 15 member States, will be...

Parliament Recognizes Youth Voices at Regional Debate

Four youth representatives from St. Kitts who participated in the 15th Regional Youth Parliament held in Trinidad July 17 were recognized by the Federal Parliament...

Colombia: Protest Murders of Indigenous People

Members of the indigenous guard are not armed but carry a staff adorned with the red and green colours of the Nasa group   Members of...

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...

US, Panamanian Officers Capture Cocaine Filled Boat

The United States Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agency says its crew along with the Panamanian Navy recently captured a “cocaine-filled go-fast style vessel”...

Medical Marijuana Set to Grow in SV&G

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Tuesday July 16, 2019 – Legal Medicinal marijuana is set to be reality here with the first set...

St. Kitts-Nevis top among OECS CIP countries on Henley Passport Index

St. Kitts-Nevis top among OECS CIP countries on Henley Passport Index From Henley & Partners  BASSETERRE, St. Kitts and Nevis — St. Kitts and Nevis is once again...

Jamaica Sets Summer Tourism Record Despite State of Emergency

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett says arrival figures for July show that an estimated 250,584 visitors arrived on the island, the highest...

US State Dept. Assails Jamaica Sex Assault Crimes

by Jerome Reynolds, Assistant Editor-Online, Jamiaca Gleaner The United States Department of State continues to paint a dim picture of rape and sexual assault in...

Jamaica: New Tourist Safety Officer Appointed

Edmund Bartlett KINGSTON, Jamaica- Minister of Tourism, Hon Edmund Bartlett has appointed a new director of Visitor Safety and Experience, Major Dave Walker, to further...

St. Kitts-Nevis honours Winnie Mandela’s contributions

St. Kitts-Nevis honours Winnie Mandela's contributions From the press unit in the Office of the Prime Minister BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Prime Minister of St. Kitts...

PM Harris to host open forum May 20 in Tabernacle

PM Harris to host open forum May 20 in Tabernacle From the Office of the Press Secretary  BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The good governance and prosperity agenda...

Hard Pressed Haiti Spending $89m for New Parliament Building

Port-au-Prince, Jul 17 (Prensa Latina)- Haiti''s new parliament building, being built on some 40,000 square meters of land, will cost the public purse 89...

US Coast Guard Detain More than Haitian, Cuban Migrants from Boats...

MIAMI, July 10– The United States Coast Guard says it has detained more than 50 migrants from Haiti and Cuba during the Fourth of...

Trump Freezes All Venezuelan Govt. Assets in Stand-off Escalation

The Trump administration has frozen all Venezuelan government assets in a significant escalation of tensions with socialist leader Nicolás Maduro. It places Washington’s trade...

Former UK Cop Convicted of Date Rape in Antigua

Daily Telegraph- A former UK Metropolitan Police officer has been jailed in Antigua for raping a woman who he drugged while on holiday. Lee Martin-Cramp, 26,...

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