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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...

Minister Brantley Takes Part in Ministerial Meeting between Caribbean Leaders and Secretary...

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Aviation, the Honourable Mark Brantley is currently in Jamaica for a U.S.-Caribbean Ministerial Dialogue, a Policy Discussion on U.S.-...

Deadly Record: Police in Brazil Kill 5 People Daily

The killing of an eight-year-old girl during a police operation last year sparked outrage.   BBC- The number of police killings in Rio de Janeiro reached...

US Sec. of State Warns CARICOM of ‘Easy Money’ from China

KINGSTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on a visit to Jamaica on Wednesday, cautioned nations against taking “easy money” from China,...

Dominica Opens Embassy in Abu Dhabi, UAE

ABU DHABI -- Dominica today opened its new embassy in Abu Dhabi, inaugurated by the country's Prime Minister, Dr. Roosevelt Skerrit. Numerous high-level attendees were...

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...

NDMD receives final consignment of multi-million dollar gift from Japan

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA), through the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD), recently received the final consignment of a multi-million dollar gift package from...

Venezuela Secret Service Raids Opposition Office

Venezuelan secret service agents have raided the offices of opposition leader Juan Guaidó while he is on a visit to the UK. Footage showed hooded...

From the Caribbean, Died Loved, Yet Alone In US: Do You...

Dwight Claxton, a homeless veteran who died in Mount Vernon, is mourned by neighbors so moved by his passing that hey want to make...

US Sec. of State Pledges Support for Venezuela’s Guaido

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido (L), US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo   US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says his country will take additional measures...

Brazil Quits Latin American, Caribbean Community

Brazil’s Minister of Foreign Relations Ernesto Araújo announced on his Twitter that Brazil decided to suspend its participation in the Community of Latin American...

Veteran Caribbean Journalist Bernie Diederich Dies in Haiti at 93

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bernard “Bernie” Diederich, a longtime journalist in the Caribbean region who braved dictators and disasters, has died in his adopted homeland...

Guatemala Breaks Diplomatics Relations With Venezuela

Alejandro Giammattei waves to the crowd accompanied by his daughter Ana Marcela after he was sworn-in as president of Guatemala at the National Theater...

11 Attackers Killed by Mexican Troops Near US Border

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican soldiers killed 11 attackers near the Mexico-Texas border Thursday, Tamaulipas state authorities said. Around 2:30 p.m. soldiers on patrol...

Prime Minister Meets with U.S. Delegation

St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, met and held discussions with several high-level officials from the United States Department...

Mexico to Stop Central American Immigrants Reaching US

Mexico says it will not grant transit visas or free passage for hundreds of migrants who have left Honduras in an attempt to reach...

US To Expand Asylum Seeker Deportation Program

Asylum seekers planning route to US border MEXICO CITY (AP) — The United States began sending Honduran and Salvadoran asylum seekers to Guatemala in November...

AP Report: Making Sense of Venezuela’s Govt. Chaos

  CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — With two men claiming the presidency for nearly a year, Venezuela’s political landscape has been messy for a while now....

Giant Galapagos Tortoise Saves His Species from Extinction

BBC- A giant tortoise whose legendary libido has been credited with saving his species from extinction is to return to the wild on the...

Permanent Representative to the OAS Seeks to Enhance Visitor Experience at...

Dr. Everson Hull, St. Kitts and Nevis’ Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Organisation of American States in Washington, D.C., said he is working...

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