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Cuba Expects Bumper Tourist Trade Despite US Blockade

  Telesur- The Caribbean country gets ready for high season in the tourism sector, expecting more than four million visitors, despite the mediation of commercial...

US, UK Call on Grenada to End Forced Child Labour, Gender...

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (CMC) — Officials in the United Kingdom and the United States have called on the Government of Grenada to undertake legal...

Mexico: 16 Mutilated Bodies Hanging from a Bridge, Dumped on a...

BBC-Mexican police have found the bodies of nine people hanging from a bridge and seven more corpses hacked up and dumped on the road. The...

8 Killed in Another Mexican Mass Murder

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The bodies of eight slain men were found in southern Michoacan state Friday — the same day President Andrés Manuel...

Puerto Rico Police Probe Gunfight Death of American Airlines Pilot

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico police said Tuesday that an autopsy report will help determine who killed an American Airlines pilot...

Barbuda Council to Retain Control of Island’s Resources

By Elesha George The Barbuda Council said it will not agree to make changes to the Barbuda Local Government Act that may cause it to...

Haiti Opposition Will Re-Start Mass Protests to Remove Pres. Moise

President Moise accused of high treason PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – Opposition political parties say they will resume anti-government protests next week to force President...

FirstCaribbean Bank with $110M Loss for 2nd Quarter

CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank, which operates in Jamaica and throughout the region, recorded a net loss of US$110 million for the April second quarter,...

Guyana Celebrates Its First Oil Exports, Record GDP

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s government on Thursday prepared to sell its first barrels of oil after the discovery of large quantities of oil...

Vincentian, Jamaican athletes take CARICOM 10K titles

Vincentian, Jamaican athletes take CARICOM 10K titles From CARICOM JAMAICA - Vincentian athlete Linda McDowald took her second title in the women’s leg of the annual...

T&T in Plan to Repatriate its Citizens in Barbados

Stuart Young   by PETER CHRISTOPHER peter.christopher@guardian.co.tt Minister of National Security Stuart Young says a diplomatic note has been sent to Barbados officials concerning COVID-19 testing for Trinidad...

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...

St. Lucia to Levy Accommodation Fee on Tourists

ASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA– Following consultations with stakeholders in the industry, Government will be introducing a tourist accommodation fee to be used for destination marketing...

Hamilton addresses World Health Assembly in Geneva

Hamilton addresses World Health Assembly in Geneva The following is the address given by the Hon. Eugene Hamilton at the 71st World Health Assembly-WHA71 Geneva Switzerland May 21-26: Salutations, St. Kitts and...

As Coronavirus Seeps Into Haiti, a DWB Medic Talks of the...

Aid workers in Haiti are bracing for a COVID-19 outbreak that may prove nearly impossible to contain. The Caribbean country has officially reported fewer than 20...

Mexico: Woman’s Horror Murder Sparks Femicide Protests

Hundreds of people gathered in Mexico City on Friday to protest against the murder of a young woman. Ingrid Escamilla, 25, was stabbed to...

Caribbean: Not Eating Regularly, Yet Still Getting Fatter

Latin America and the Caribbean is facing an obesity epidemic while paradoxically the number of people facing food insecurity in the region continues to...

PM Urges CWWA Conference to Spur Further Action on Caribbean Water...

The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, is urging participants to use the 28th Annual Caribbean Water and...

NASDAQ: Guyana Named Fastest Growing Economy

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Guyana has been named the world’s fastest-growing economy by NASDAQ, the second largest stock market in the world. In a report,...

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...

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