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This Is A Really Big Deal: Guyana Signs Off On Historic...

DEORGETOWN, Guyana--September 30th, 2020─Minister of Natural Resources, Vickram Bharrat on Wednesday signed the Payara offshore development license with ExxonMobil, effectively catapulting Guyana’s petroleum sector...

Antigua and Barbuda Re-elected To Presidency Of The Caribbean Telecommunications Union.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago--28th September 2020–-Represented by Melford Nicholas, Minister for Information, Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Information Technology, Antigua and Barbuda was re-elected...

Holness Calls For COVID-19 Pandemic Sustainable Global Recovery Plan.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--September 30th,2020--Prime Minister Andrew Holness, is calling for an extraordinary, inclusive and sustainable global management and recovery process for the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. He...

‘Is This When I Drop Dead?’ Two Doctors Report From The...

Danielle Renwick, The Guardian--August 14, 2020--Health workers across the country looked on in horror when New York became the global epicenter of the coronavirus....

Trinidad Launches New National ID Card.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad--The Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) launched a new styled National Identification Card on Monday, September 28, 2020. The new ID card...

Bermuda Police To Vote On Covid-19 Austerity Pay Cut.

HAMILTON, Bermuda--September 29th, 2020--The Bermuda government announced yesterday that after many weeks of negotiations it has reached agreement in principle with the Bermuda Police Association...

Tablets For 20,000 Teachers In Jamaica.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--September 29th, 2020--E-Learning Jamaica Limited (eLJam) has reported that the distribution of more than 20,000 computer tablets to the nation’s teachers under the...

Making It Personal: Trump And Biden Dual With Microphones In Reality...

CLEVELAND, Ohio--September 29th, 2020--In the most eagerly awaited dual since Vice President Aaron Burr took on Alexander Hamilton in a gunfight in 1804, former...

Venezuela Aims To Overcome US Sanctions With New Legislation, Maduro Says.

BUENOS AIRES (Sputnik) - Venezuela is working out a new law that will help overcome the effects of US sanctions imposed on the country,...

Getting Away From It All: Covid-19 Champs St. Lucia Now...

CASTRIES, St. Lucia--UK carrier TUI Airways begins its winter weekly direct flight from London Gatwick to Hewanorra International Airport on November 3, 2020. Along with...

Saudi Arabia Woos Guyana, Antigua Over World Trade Organization Directorate

GEORGETOWN, Guyana--Saudi Arabia is seeking Guyana’s support for its candidacy for the director-generalship of the World Trade Organization (WTO). On Monday evening, the Arab...

Barbados To Start Using Tracking Bracelets, Other High Tech Devices, For...

It appears likely that Barbados will soon be introducing quarantine tracking bracelets for some Covid-19 citizens or tourists. Word of this came from Minister of...

CARICOM And UNEP Extend Cooperation On Environment.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC)— The Caribbean Community (Caricom) has launched the third phase of the Caribbean Hub sub-program of the multilateral environment agreements project in...

Slave Owner Memorial To Be Removed From English Parish Church After...

(BBC) DORCHESTER, England--A memorial to an 18th Century slaver will be removed from the church wall of an English market town, following a vote...

Oil-Rich Guyana Government Will Grease The Wheels For Tourism Recovery With...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana--In a statement issued Friday Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali says the government of the newly oil-enriched nation will continue to implement policies and...

Covid-19 Conspiracy Theories Taking Over In Jamaica, Says Health Minister.

KINGSTON, Jamaica--Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. Christopher Tufton, says the spread of conspiracy theories is threatening to undermine the country’s fight against the...

Dottin Slams 50, But Cold Comfort For Windies Women In Chilly...

DERBY, England--England ladies won again yesterday at Derby to put the home team 3-0 up in the 5-match series and seal the series. The first...

Far Out West in Haiti: Rapper Bringing Light To Islands?

WASHINGTON - American rap star and third-party U.S. presidential candidate Kanye West visited Haiti on Friday. The surprise visit of the US presidential candidate...

Latin American Leaders To US And China: We Are The World,...

(MercoPress)--Latin American leaders have appealed at the United Nations for free access to a future Covid-19 vaccine, urging major powers to share their know-how...

Moo To You Too: Can Caribbean Grow Magic Seaweed That Reduces...

Cows belch—a lot. And their burps (as well as those of other ruminants) make them the top polluters of methane, a greenhouse gas that...

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