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Saturday, January 19, 2019

SURINAME-Hilarious reactions over the arrest of crack granny

The arrest of a 75-year-old grandmother on drug related charges is resulting in people hilariously trolling police and calling for her release.

Region urged to prepare for possibility of severe outbreak of Dengue Fever

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) has called on health officials across the region to prepare for the possibility of a severe outbreak...

ST. KITTS-PM defends decision not to make IMF report public

rime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris Wednesday said his administration is using the option available to it on whether or not to make...

GRENADA-Government to pay increase pensions to public workers

The Grenada government says it is moving ahead with plans to increase the pension for public sector workers to 70 per cent,...

Sandals pulls out of Tobago

(LOOP) Sandals Resort International has announced that it is pulling out of the Tobago project - one which was expected to...

HAITI-Caribbean American legislators call for more international aid for Haiti

Caribbean American legislators here have called for international support for Haiti, as the country observes the ninth anniversary of the devastating earthquake.

BARBADOS-Government puts temporary freeze on borrowing

The Barbados government has put a temporary freeze on borrowing even as it reported an improvement in the island’s economic position.

CARICOM remains divided on Venezuela – Guyana dispute

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries remain divided on the political situation in Venezuela where President Nicolas Maduro was sworn into office for a...

GRENADA- achieves historic milestone with over 500,000 visitors in 2018

The Grenada Tourism Authority (GTA) says the country -achieved a historic milestone in 2018 welcoming more than half a million visitors to the...

GUYANA-Opposition Leader maintains call for fresh general elections

Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo Wednesday maintained his call for fresh regional and general elections in Guyana following talks with President David Granger...

ST. KITTS-Republic Bank, Scotiabank officials meet with St. Kitts-Nevis PM

Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris Wednesday held “cordial and productive discussions’ with officials of the Trinidad-based Republic Financial Holdings Limited (RFHL) and...

GRENADA-Guyanese national sworn in as new Attorney General

–A former High Court judge was sworn in Tuesday as Grenada’s new Attorney general, the third person to occupy the position since...

Venezuela disputes Guyana’s account of incident involving ExxonMobil ships

 Venezuela Tuesday disputed Guyana’s account of what Georgetown said was the dangerous incursion into local waters after a Norwegian ship hired by...

JAMAICA-Former PM comments on situation in Guyana

Former Jamaica prime minister Bruce Golding says the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) must stand ready to assist Guyana in its current political situation...

Barbados recalls hypertensive drugs

Barbados health authorities have announced the withdrawal of the Citron branded Valsartan after tests conducted by the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency...

TRINIDAD-PM unofficially launches campaign for 2020 general election

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley Sunday night unofficially launched his ruling People’s National Movement (PNM) campaign for at least three elections, including...

US Coast Guard Cutter deters illegal migration, drug trafficking in Caribbean Sea

The United States Coast Guard says the crew of the Cutter Resolute   returned to its homeport in St. Petersburg, Florida following a 59-day...

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS Ruling party presents candidates to contest upcoming general election

The ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) on Saturday presented its slate of candidates to contest the general election that will be held...

JAMAICA- confirms dengue deaths as the island announces epidemic

Jamaica has confirmed two dengue-related deaths for the period January to December last year as it announced that the virus had surpassed...

DOMINICA-Catholic Bishop calls for quick resolution of electoral reform issue

The Bishop of Roseau, ‎Gabriel Malzaire, has called on “those responsible to move with some alacrity”  to deal with the issue of...

CAYMAN ISLANDS- Coral reefs successfully restored

The Department of Environment says a project to relocate pillar coral impacted by disease has been successful. The project...

JAMAICA-Prime Minister and opposition leader hold private meeting – agree to crime talks

 Prime Minister Andrew Holness and leader of the main opposition People’s National Party (PNP), Dr. Peter Phillips have agreed to meet on...

Amnesty International says time to make death penalty history in English-speaking Caribbean

The London-based international human rights organisation, Amnesty International, says while it welcomes a “significant reduction” in the application of the use of...

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