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BAHAMAS-Prime Minister to undergo surgery

Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis is to undergo “minor” surgery on Wednesday, according to an official statement issued here Tuesday. The statement from the Office...

TRINIDAD- Bloody start to the new year

At least five people have been killed since the start of the New Year as Trinidad and Tobago recorded a total of 494 murders...

JAMAICA-Opposition critical of government’s economic policies

The main opposition People’s National Party (PNP) is expressing concern about what it termed the “under-performance” of the Jamaican economy. In a statement, the PNP...

GUYANA-Pensioner dies after son sets her on fire

(News Room) Seventy – three – year old Mengree Dahri known as ‘Gladys’ succumbed to injuries at the Georgetown Public Hospital on Thursday, December 28,...

Jamaica to export tonnes of alumina to China

Jamaica’s largest alumina refinery, Alumina Partners of Jamaica (ALPART), will on Friday ship 35,000 tonnes of alumina to China, the first shipment since the...

JAMAICA- Four-year-old shoots and kills himself

A four-year-old boy is dead in Jamaica and police are now probing the circumstances that resulted in his demise. He has been identified by the...

New head of state for Barbados

Prominent jurist Justice Sandra Mason will become Barbados eighth Governor General when she is sworn into office on January 8 next year. She replaces Sir...

US scientists get early look at hurricane damage to Caribbean coral reefs

Scientists from the University at Buffalo, New York (UB) and California State University (Cal State) - Northridge have gotten an early look at the...

Rihanna calls for end to gun violence after death of cousin

The Barbados born international singer, Rihanna, has called for an end to gun violence in her country after her 21-year-old cousin was shot and...

BARBADOS – Dirty tap water spoils Christmas for some residents

(Barbados Nation News) WHILE MOST BARBADIANS were having a merry time with family and friends yesterday, some folk in the north were experiencing a brown...