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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Brantley-Pompeo Meet: De Risking, Blacklisting Discussed

By Loshaun Dixon Federation Minister of Foreign Affairs Mark Brantley pitched regional issues as they relate to ‘de-risking’ and blacklisting to USA Secretary of State...

Pompeo: ‘No Attempt to Divide CARICOM’

US Sec. of State Mike Pompeo (L), Jamaica PM Andrew Holness Prime Minister Andrew Holness and United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo both stressed...

Strong US Economy Spurs Caribbean Tourism

New data from ForwardKeys has revealed tourism to the Caribbean grew by 4.4 per cent in 2019, in step with worldwide growth. Analysis of the...

Where 250 Died: Murder Charges Filed in Brazil Dam Collapse

Brazilian prosecutors have filed charges including murder in relation to the collapse of a dam a year ago that killed at least 250 people. The...

Caribbean American Immigrants Allowed to List Ancestry on Census Form

Felicia J. Persaud   CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 21, 2020: For the first time in the history of the U.S. Census, persons from...

No Joke: Iranian Politician Offering $3m to Kill Trump

Reuters- An Iranian lawmaker has offered a $3 million reward to anyone who assassinates President Trump — adding that the Islamic republic could avoid...

SKN at Odds with Barbados: ‘US Meet Won’t Divide CARICOM’-Brantley

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — Foreign Affairs Minister Mark Brantley says St Kitts-Nevis does not regard the move by the United States to invite...

Mexico: Immigrant Surge Driven Back into Guatemala

BBC- Hundreds of migrants who waded across a river on Mexico's southern border have been stopped from entering the country on their way to...

Haiti Near Top of Food Deprived Nations

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Global Hunger Index (GHI) has ranked Haiti 111th out of 117 countries — an indication of an...

Jamaica: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Tajay Gayle Honored

  KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaican sprinters, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Tajay Gayle were named the 2019 RJRGleaner Sports Foundation Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year at...

PM Mottley: Barbados Won’t Help US Divide Region

  Jamaica Observer- Barbados Prime Minister and Caribbean Community (Caricom) Chair Mia Mottley, in a stinging rebuke of the Donald Trump Administration, says her Government...

Immigrant Surge: Mexican Officials Close Guatemala Border

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities closed a border entry point in southern Mexico on Saturday after thousands of Central American migrants tried...

Commission Meets on Possible New Election Boundaries

Atty. Gen. Vincent Byron   By Loshaun Dixon   New electoral boundaries could be used for the next general elections after Attorney General Vincent Byron announced a...

Former Barbados Minister Guilty in US Corruption Case

A former member of the Barbados Parliament, Donville Inniss, who also served as the Minister of Industry of Barbados, was found guilty today by...

More Heavy Evidence as Trump’s Impeachment Trial Begins

  As the  President's impeachment trial begins, an aide to Donald Trump's lawyer claims the president "knew exactly what was going on" with efforts to...

US Lawsuit Seeks to Confiscate Epstein’s Virgin Islands

  HAVANA (AP) — A lawsuit filed by prosecutors in the Virgin Islands says multimillionaire sex offender Jeffery Epstein used two private islands in the...

Venezuela: Pro Govt. Supporters Attack Opposition Lawmakers

Opposition member's car damaged   BBC- Pro-government groups in Venezuela have attacked a convoy of opposition lawmakers outside the parliament building in central Caracas. Opposition leader Juan...

St. Lucia Jazz Festival 2020 Names Show Openers

Castries, Saint Lucia (January 14, 2020) –  The Lineup for the 2020 St.Lucia Jazz, May 7-9, has been announced by the Saint Lucia Tourism...

Mexico: 29 Bodies Found in Another Mass Grave

BBC- The bodies of at least 29 people have been found in a mass grave on the outskirts of the city of Guadalajara in...

Harry & Meghan: The British Royal Family in Transition to Reality

Mi The British royal family could be at risk.Chris Jackson/Getty Images   The existence of the British monarchy could be at risk now that...

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