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Monday, January 27, 2020

Cuba: A New Theme Park, Higher Wages Despite US Boycott

Summer Fun   Despite the US economic blocade, life goes on as usual in Cuba with the announcement of new theme park about to open...

Haiti Opposition Condemn Moise’s Slide to One-Man Rule

    PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haitian opposition politicians on Tuesday condemned the country’s slide into rule by decree under President Jovenel Moise after the failure to...

Jamaica Dependent on Foreign Security Services in Trans-National Crime Fight

National Security Minister Dr Horace Chang says that Jamaica will have to continue collaborating with major external partners in handling transnational crimes until it...

Cuba Celebrates Anniversary of Castro’s Revolution

A girl waves Cuban flags during an event commemorating the 58th anniversary of Fidel Castro's declaration that the revolution he was leading in the...

Barbados Health Officials Warn of Vaping Risks

  BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Ministry of Health and Wellness has warned Barbadians about the dangers of vaping, particularly on the heels of reports of...

Jet Blue Offering Non-Stop N.Y.- Guyana Service

  NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) today announced it is again expanding its large Latin America and Caribbean network with new nonstop service between...

Barbados UN Ambassador’s Keynote Address at CTO Conference

  St. Vincent- It is wonderful to be in the Caribbean, in the beautiful country of St Vincent and the Grenadines, amongst brothers and sisters...

CARICOM Swings into Action For Bahamas Evacuations

  Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said yesterday he will meet with Cabinet to discuss a possible evacuation plan for those residents on Abaco and...

Colombia: Protest Murders of Indigenous People

Members of the indigenous guard are not armed but carry a staff adorned with the red and green colours of the Nasa group   Members of...

US Disappearing From Havana Trade Fair

HAVANA (AP) — The Havana International Trade Fair is where Cuba puts the best face on its struggling economy. There are state-run restaurants stocked with...

PR to Ignore US Law Banning Cockfighting

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico will defy the U.S. government by adopting a law Wednesday to keep cockfighting alive, bidding to...

Jamaica: New Head Teacher Favours Flogging for Paedophiles

The newly installed president of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), Owen Speid would like to bring back flogging with the banned cat o' nine...

Pope Francis Offers Blessings and Prayers on Anniversary of Independence

His Holiness Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church and Sovereign Leader of Vatican City State, has conveyed a congratulatory message to the government...

Sonic Attack: Cuban Scientists Discount Vague American Study

Cuba has dismissed the findings of a US academic study which found brain abnormalities in US diplomats who worked in Cuba. The research follows accusations...

European Investment Bank Gives Green Loans to Dominican Rep.

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing two green loans to banks in the Dominican Republic to provide financing for energy efficiency and renewables. The...

World Travel Market: Cuba Promoted a Safe Tourist Destination

London- Cuba is being promoted as a safe and authentic tourist destination at the World Travel Market, against the backdrop of the US economic,...

UN Human Rights Rep Urges Venezuela to Free Protesters

CARACAS, Venezuela – UN high commissioner for human rights Michelle Bachelet, beckoned Venezuela to free incarcerated protesters and declared the crisis-wracked nation faced a...

21 Killed in Guatemala Bus Crash

The early morning accident killed at least 21 people and left a dozen wounded, according to the national disaster agency. (AP Photo/Carlos Cruz)   GUATEMALA CITY...

BVI Opposition MP Chooses Country Over Party

The Hon. Alvera Maduro-Caines ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI- Third term legislator, Sixth District Representative and Opposition Member with the National Democratic Party (NDP), the Honourable...

Puerto Rico Governor Won’t Resign But Won’t Seek Re-Election

BBC- Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló has said he won't stand for re-election next year, after more than a week of protests calling for...

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