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ST. KITTS-St. Lucian academic named judge of Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court

Professor Eddy Ventose, the St. Lucian-born academic, who featured prominently in a legal battle to ensure that his name was included on...

DOMINICA-PM urges residents to be prepared even as Isaac downgraded to tropical storm

 Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Tuesday urged citizens to be “fully prepared’” as Dominica was placed on a hurricane watch despite Hurricane Isaac...

ST. VINCENT-Man in penis slashing case drops charge

iWN-The man who, in July, had to get 16 stitches to his penis to close a gash inflicted by his girlfriend, on...

St. Lucia PM wants justice for national shot and killed in United States

St. Lucia Prime Minister Allen Chastanet Monday said “ a lot of immigrants” entering the United States were fearful for their lives...

Trinidad Parliament to debate CCJ move next year

The Trinidad and Tobago government says it will table legislation next year seeking to make the Caribbean Court of Justice, (CCJ), the...

JAMAICA making it easier to adopt children

The Jamaica government says it is seeking to update legislation that would make the adoption of children less tedious and conform to...

Hurricane Isaac holding steady in strength

Hurricane Isaac, the fifth hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season, was holding steady in its strength as it moves towards the...

US based cryptocurrency exchange to launch new trading platform for Caribbean and Latin America

The US-based cryptocurrency exchange agency Bittrex, has announced a partnership with a   Cryptofacil, a new cryptocurrency trading platform designed to accommodate citizens in...

St. Lucian man killed when policewoman enters wrong apartment

An investigation has been launched by the Dallas police and the Dallas County District Attorney’s office following an incident late Thursday in...

GUYANA-Teachers end strike, resume work on today

The Ministry of Education and the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) have agreed to send their industrial dispute to arbitration paving the way...

GUYANA-Government and teachers agree to send dispute to arbitration

The Ministry of Education and the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) have agreed to send their industrial dispute to arbitration paving the way...

New government named in Haiti

Haiti has unveiled a new government, two months after  prime minister Jack Guy Lafontant, resigned following days of violent protests against fuel...

BERMUDA-Florence intensifies to a Category 3 hurricane as it drifts towards Bermuda

Bermudians were upgrading their storm supply kits as Hurricane Florence intensified on Wednesday to a powerful Category 3 storm packing maximum sustained...

Jamaica issues fewer work permits

Jamaica is recording a decline in the number of work permits allocated to foreigners to work in the country.

DOMINICA-IMF wants Dominica to set up Savings Fund to deal with natural disasters

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is urging the Dominica government to create a savings fund for natural disasters as it urged Roseau...

TRINIDAD-Businesswoman charged with labour exploitation of foreign national

 A 67-year-old businesswoman is due to re-appear in court on October 1 after she was charged with receiving a 27-year-old Bolivian national...

UNITED STATES-Millions expected to converge in Brooklyn for West Indian American Carnival

Over three million people are expected to converge on Brooklyn’s sprawling Eastern Parkway in New York on Monday, for the largest carnival...

TRINIDAD-New Police Commissioner issues warning to criminals

Newly appointed Police Commissioner Gary Griffith has warned criminals that “no street, no community, nowhere in this country is going to be...

ST. VINCENT-MARIJUANA-Parliament to debate marijuana legislation

Parliament will meet on Thursday for the first reading of three pieces of legislation as the St. Vincent and the Grenadines government...

New York police increase security for Caribbean J’Ouvert

The  New York Police Department (NYPD) says it is heightening security for this year’s Caribbean J’Ouvert celebration in Brooklyn,  saying that it is still...

Former governor calls for full internal self-government for Montserrat

Former acting governor, Sir Howard Fergus, is urging Montserrat to move towards full internal self-government as the debate continues here regarding the...

Dominica government issues warning to criminals

The Dominica government has warned that it has adopted a zero-tolerance attitude towards crime here and urged citizens to cooperate fully with...

Guyana attracts billions in investments so far this year

The Guyana Office for Investment (GO-INVEST) says it has attracted investments worth more than GUY$12.5 billion (One Guyana dollar=US$0.004 cents) during the...

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