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ST. KITTS-Prime Minister says crime is the country’s greatest challenge

Prime Minister Harris has reiterated the government’s commitment to the fight against crime but also said the public’s help is needed. During Wednesday press briefing,...

BAHAMAS – OAS observers issue preliminary recommendations

The Electoral Observation mission of the Organisation of American States (OAS/EOM) to The Bahamas has urged the government to consider modernizing its electoral processes...

GUYANA-Security boosted around Parliament building

The Guyana Police Force has extended its cordon around the Parliament building  to include several nearby streets. This is being done while the nation assembly...

Opposition wins Bahamas election

(Caribbean News Service) — Dr. Hubert Minnis led the main opposition party to victory on Wednesday, ousting the ruling party in General Elections. Prime Minister...

BAHAMAS-Bahamians vote in general election

Bahamians are voting on Wednesday to elect a new government in what could be a close race between the governing Progressive Liberal Party (PLP)...

GUYANA-Government to make provisions for workers with downsizing of sugar industry

With plans in the making to downsize the production of sugar, the Government says provisions are being made for workers in the industry. Minister of...

BARBADOS – Central Bank tightens monetary policy

Acting Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados Cleviston Haynes has announced changes to the monetary policy as the Government seeks to address the...

GUYANACCJ orders Guyana to refund Trinidad company millions in “unlawful” environmental tax

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has ordered Guyana to refund the Trinidad-based beverage company, SM Jaleel (SMJ) and its subsidiary here over Guyana’s...

ST. LUCIA-Prime Minister unveils EC$1.5 billion budget

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Allen Chastanet late Tuesday presented his first ever budget to Parliament with a promise to pursue an aggressive...

CARIBBEAN-PAHO calls for improved hand hygiene to prevent antimicrobial resistance

As part of the “SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign,” the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) calls for improved hand hygiene to prevent antimicrobial...