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ECB Launches a Pilot Digital Version of EC Dollar

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has launched a pilot digital version for the Eastern Caribbean dollar, using its latest app “DXCDCaribe” at a...

20 Deaths in Haiti, as Protests Continue

At least four people have died and dozens were injured between Friday and Saturday in strong protests in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after police used tear...

Ecuador’s Government Caves to Protesters Fuel Subsidy Demands

  BBC- Ecuador's government has agreed to restore fuel subsidies in a deal with indigenous leaders to end mass protests that have brought the capital,...

Trump Ramps Up Cuban Deportations

  MIAMI (AP) — After seeking asylum in the United States at the Mexican border, Pablo Sanchez was placed in a detention center and is...

Bahamas Haitian Round-up, 100+ Deported So Far

  NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The Bahamas has deported more than 100 Haitian nationals less than two weeks after Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis warned...

Bahamas: New US Embassy Groundbreaking in Wake of Dorian

Prime Minister Hubert Minnis NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The United States and the Bahamas say the construction of a new US embassy building here underscores...

A&B Govt. Claim of $3m Customs Fraud

The Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda has alleged that Customs brokers have been involved in a $3 million fraud scam. When pressed to name the...

Haiti Economy ‘Catastrophic’: Government

Port-au-Prince, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) The Haitian government today described the country's economic situation as 'catastrophic' and suggested that this was linked to the...

IOM launches $10m Bahamas Relief Appeal

Nassau – A month after the landing of Hurricane Dorian, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) has launched a $10 million appeal as a...

Miguel-Diaz-Canel Elected Cuban President by Nat. Assembly

Havana, Oct 10 (Prensa Latina) Miguel-Diaz-Canel was elected President of the Republic of Cuba this Thursday, by absolute majority of National Assembly of People's...

A&B to Invest Directly into Struggling Liat Airline

  By Latrishka Thomas The Government of Antigua and Barbuda seems to have found a possible solution to sustaining the cash-strapped airline, LIAT, and is no...

Cuba on Dengue Fever Alert as Mosquitoes Breed

  HAVANA TIMES – While the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes proliferate because of rain, high temperatures and problems with urban sanitation, Cuba’s health authorities have tried...

A&B: Big Bus Scandal in Court Again After 2 years

Wilmoth Daniel (L) Harold Lovell   Antigua and Barbuda politician Harold Lovell has confirmed that police have re-filed charges against him and two other former...

Jamaica: Several Arrests in $50m Education Ministry Fraud

Ruel and Sharen Reid Investigators have charged that nearly $50 million of public funds was diverted to the personal use of discarded Education Minister Ruel...

17 Dead: CARICOM Mission to Haiti on Hold as Violence Increases

  Gleaner- Haiti has been reeling again from another in a series of deadly protests, ignited by calls for President Jovenel Moise to step down...

Mexico: Mayor Broke Election Promise, Tied & Dragged Behind Truck

Image copyright Twitter/@tinta_fresca Image caption CCTV footage captured the moment the mayor was being dragged along the streets   Eleven people have been arrested...

New Tourist Chief Named for Martinique

  New York NY (October 8, 2019) – The Martinique Tourism Authority (MTA) has announced the appointment of François Baltus-Languedoc as CEO of the MTA. Baltus-Languedoc’s...

Embassy in Cuba prepares to host training, professional development session

The Embassy of St. Kitts and Nevis in Cuba continues with its efforts to improve service towards the government and people of the Federation...

Growth and Transformation of the Digital Economy Explored

The public and private sectors and civil society convened at the St. Kitts Marriott Resort on Tuesday to discuss the growth and transformation of...

WHO Chief Calls for Massive Bahamas Aid Effort

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (right), Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) and Dr. Duane Sands, Minister of Health of the Bahamas, tour the...

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