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Friday, February 28, 2020

Only Medical Grass Legal in SVG

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — The St Vincent and Grenadines (SVG) government has no immediate plans to legalise marijuana, Finance Minister Camillo Gonsalves told Parliament...

Barbados Oil Exploration Begins Next Year

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Exploration of Barbados’ potential offshore petroleum resources is expected to begin within the next year. Speaking in Trinidad at a regional symposium...

Another Immigrant Scandal May be Brewing in UK

CNS- About 1,000 highly skilled migrants may be deported from the UK for security reasons, as the Home Office has refused “indefinite leave to...

Drug Ring Ambush kills 14 Mexican Police Officers

Burnt police vehicles.  Drugs-related violence has taken a heavy toll in Mexico over the years  BBC=Fourteen police officers have been killed and three injured following...

Calls for Growth in Caribbean Outsourcing Sector

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Calls are being made for greater levels of priority to be given to the outsourcing sector given the existing contribution of...

SimplyHelp Foundation Continues to Make Meaningful Donations to Local Institutions

Items including children goods, gift sets, clothing, sporting equipment, electrical devices, household items and stationery were donated to the Government of St. Kitts and...

CARICOM Secretariat embraces technology reform to enhance service delivery

  Photo: CARICOM Secretariat and C-DAC officials pose after the signing ceremony.   CARICOM Secretariat embraces...

Ambassador Saunders: Trump Owes Apology to Haiti

A Statement from Ambassador Sir Ronald Saunders The effect of the inappropriate depiction of Haiti, El Salvador and all African nations as “shithole” countries is...

Trinidad & Tobago Gets First Woman President

  PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Longtime jurist Paula-Mae Weekes will serve as Trinidad and Tobago’s sixth president and the first woman to hold the...

Same Sex Marriages are Okay Again in Bermuda

HAMILTON, Bermuda– Same sex marriages are back on in Bermuda. First the court gave the green light for same-sex marriages in Bermuda, then Parliament...

Foreign Minister Attends Special COFCOR Meeting

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of CARICOM gathered today in New York for their Twelfth Special Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community...

2017 Third Warmest Year on Record

Scientists from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have confirmed that Earth’s long-term warming...

Out of Africa: ‘They’re Coming to America’ via Ecuador

Wars, famine, drought and grinding poverty are forcing thousands of people from developing nations in Africa  to seek refuge in the developed West. And...

Antigua and Barbuda Claim Top Spot in CBI Stakes

Antigua and Barbuda claims it has jumped slightly ahead of St. Kitts and Nevis in the Citizenship by Investment stakes, based largely on its...

Cuba Will Not Be Bullied by the Trump Administration

LIMA, Peru (ACN) — Cuba will not accept threats or blackmail from the US government, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla reiterated before heads of...

Last Ditch Appeal to Stop UK Deportations

Guardian, BBC- Two emergency judicial reviews have been lodged in the high court by lawyers trying to halt a charter flight scheduled to leave...

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...

Labour Stakeholders Pleased with Wide-Ranging Involvement in Policy Decisions

The inclusive measures implemented by the Federal Ministry of Labour in St. Kitts and Nevis to enhance labour administration and strengthen industrial harmony have...

USVI And Michigan National Guard in Partnership

LANSING, Mich., USA - Following devastation from back-to-back hurricanes, the Virgin Islands National Guard and the Michigan National Guard have developed a partnership to...

Mexico 2nd to US in Obesity Worldwide

Out of the OECD countries, Mexico has the second highest rate of obesity, the United States is first. He was discussing the introduction of a...

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