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T&T: Oil Discovered On-Shore

Touchstone Exploration Inc.  announces that the Company has made a significant crude oil discovery with the Cascadura-1ST1 well on the Ortoire exploration block, onshore...

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Honored as Best Female Athlete of 2019

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaican sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was honored as the Best Female Athlete of 2019 at the Panam Sports Awards on December 13. At...

Confirmed: Remains of 50 People Found in Mass Mexican Grave

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Human remains discovered last month at a farm outside the city of Guadalajara have been confirmed as belonging to at...

Jamaican Med Student Crowned Miss World

Image copyright Getty Images Toni-Ann Singh has won the 69th Miss World beauty pageant. LONDON (BBC)- It's the first time in history that black...

Well Known British Author Murdered in DR

A murder enquiry is under way after the body of a Brit author was found buried in woods in the Dominican Republic. Lindsay de Feliz's...

Report: A Decade of Low Caribbean Economic Growth

According to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC): “The three fastest growing economies for 2019 were Dominica (9.0 percent), Anguilla...

UK Reasserts Its Pledge to Help Jamaica with Crime Fight

Gleaner- British High Commissioner Asif Ahmad says the United Kingdom has no plans anytime soon to cease funding anti-violence and anti-crime initiatives in Jamaica....

Mia Mottley Speaks at Kenya Celebration

Prime Minister of Barbados, the Rt. Hon. Mia Amor Mottley and President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House on December 11, 2019. Barbados Prime Minister...

T&T: Flu Deaths at 32 Amidst Vaccination Drive

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Ministry of Health has confirmed that the number of people who have died as a result of...

Bahamas: Up to 50 Dorian Dead Remain Unclaimed

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) – Health Minister Dr Duane Sands says that weeks after the passage of Hurricane Dorian, there are bodies that remain unclaimed...

Aid Needed: Haitians on Verge of Starvation

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – As the months of violent protests slowly subside in Haiti, the country’s residents now face another major crisis- extreme hunger and famine. According...

MLB Diamondbacks to Open DR Training Facility

(Photo courtesy of the Arizona Diamondbacks) What do David Ortiz, Pedro Martinez, Robinson Cano, Juan Marichal, Albert Pujols and Bartolo Colon all have in common...

Grenada Hosts Dazzling Festival of Lights

  To crown the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) Year of Festivals in 2019, Pure Grenada, the Spice of the Caribbean debuted its newest event, Festival...

Cuba Cited as Good Example for Disabled Care

Foto: Periódico Ahora Holguin, Cuba, Dec 10 (Prensa Latina) Cuba today is an example to the world for its political commitment to caring for people...

Dominica: Tourism Re Starts After Turbulent Election Campaign

  ROSEAU, Dominica – Tourism officials in Dominica declared that the island was open for business following the general elections, as cruise ships resumed calls...

Haitian Opposition Rejects New U.S. Call for Dialogue

Port-au-Prince, Dec 9 (Prensa Latina) The opposition Consensual Alternative for the Refoundation of Haiti rejected on Monday the request for dialogue of the government...

Endangered Species: Mexican Fishing Boats Illegal Activity

Dozens of endangered totoaba fish are seen captured inside small fishing boats in the Gulf of California, near San Felipe, Mexico. Sea Shepherd operates...

Bolivia Report: Morales Failed in Attempt to Rig Election

Evo Morales in exile BBC- An independent international audit of Bolivia's disputed election in October has detailed "deliberate" and "malicious" efforts to rig the vote...

David Ortiz Steps Out for First Time

Red Sox legend Ortiz makes first appearance in Dominican Republic since being sho   SANTO DOMINGO (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz made his...

Dominica: Skerrit and DLP in Landslide Election Win

ROSEAU, Dominica – It was a landslide victory for the governing Dominica Labour Party (DLP) at the December 6 General Election in Dominica, as...

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