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The Bahamas: Jamaican strippers charged

A judge slapped four Jamaican women with various immigration charges when they appeared in court here on Tuesday. The women -Shamara Shantell Francis, 26,  Affrikkca Ezinma...

ST. VINCENT: Woman leaves boyfriend with 16 stitches to his penis

(iWN) Senior Magistrate Rickie Burnett on Monday vacated a guilty plea by a woman who told the court she had accidentally inflicted the cut that left her...

Cruise Passenger Arrivals to St. Kitts Exceed 1 Million

 The St. Kitts Tourism Authority and Ministry of Tourism are pleased to announce that St. Kitts received its millionth cruise passenger today, reaching the...

US immigration agents nab Caribbean nationals in enforcement sweep

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says officers from its Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Newark, New Jersey Field Office arrested...

GUYANA-Police detain chartered aircraft

A privately chartered aircraft which arrived at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Monday, has been detained by the police who suspect that the...

BERMUDA-Opposition party questions delay in opening of Bermuda’s first casino

Almost four years after legislators gave the green light for the introduction of casinos in Bermuda, the island seems no closer to the first...

Passenger tries to smuggle snake onto flight to Barbados

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Miami International Airport stopped a woman on her way to Barbados attempting to sneak a Python on a...

BARBADOS-UWI principal proposes law school for Barbados

A proposal for Barbados to establish its own law school has been put forward by Principal of The University of the West Indies (UWI),...

Man shot dead during St. Vincent carnival

(iWN) Carnival celebrations in St. Vincent and the Grenadines have been marred by the shooting death Monday morning of a man in the heart of...

JAMAICA-Court allows fresh evidence in Vybz Kartel case

The Court of Appeal has granted leave for new evidence to be introduced in the case involving  entertainers Adijah “Vybz Kartel” Palmer, Shawn “Shawn...

Tropical Storm Warning discontinued for Dominica, Beryl Weakens further

A Tropical Storm Watch is now in effect for Dominica as the remnants of Beryl are now racing towards the Leeward Islands. A Tropical Storm...

TRINIDAD-Energy Ministry seeks help as oil well ruptures

The Ministry of Energy is seeking overseas help as an oil well that ruptured in the Gulf of Paria continues to spew oil and...

US Coast Guard offloads US$2 million worth of marijuana seized in Caribbean Sea

The United States Coast Guard says crewmembers aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Thetis have offloaded 2,116 pounds of marijuana in Key West, Florida after...

HAITI- Violent protests erupt as Haitians protest hike in fuel prices

At least three people were reportedly killed here on Friday as Haitians protested following a government announcement of a hike in the price of...

Hurricane Watch to be issued for Dominica at 5:00 pm

(DNO) A Hurricane Watch will be issued for Dominica at 5:00 pm as Hurricane Beryl approaches the Lesser Antilles. A Hurricane Watch means that hurricane conditions...

Leaders say moving forward with CSME requires more than talk

  Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads began their 39th Annual Meeting on Wednesday with their newest colleague urging them to allow the integration movement to be owned...

GRENADA-CCJ-Acting PM: Education campaign ahead of referendum must convince people of CCJ’s good

Acting Prime Minister Gregory Bowen has warned members of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Advisory Committee that the education and awareness campaign for...

CDB says significant reform needed to transform regional aviation industry

President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Warren Smith, is calling for a new paradigm in the aviation industry, defined by connectivity which...

GRENADA-Opposition leader announces resignation

Leader of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Nazim Burke, has announced his resignation, three months after the March 13 general election in...

St. Vincent supports OECS health insurance

The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines says it does not think national health insurance is practical because of the size of the...

BAHAMAS-One killed, ten injured in Exuma boating accident

One person is dead and several others injured following a boating accident off the coast of the island of Exuma on Saturday. According to. Health...

ST. LUCIA-Opposition urges government to take a stance on marijuana

The leader of the main opposition St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP), Philip J. Pierre, has asserted that this country must take a position on...

BARBADOS-Public servants to receive pay increase in August

Director of Finance and Economic Affairs, Ian Carrington says public servants will receive a five per cent salary increase in August. According to Carrington, paperwork...

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