JAMAICA-Opposition calls for end to tax on fuel

The main opposition People’s National Party (PNP) Friday called on the government to immediately scrap the existing tax on fuel that was intended to...

Survey finds most Bahamians unable to make ends meet based on present salaries

A significant number of Bahamians believe that their salaries were not sufficient to “make ends meet” according to a survey conducted by the Central...

EU to remove two Caribbean countries from blacklist of tax havens

Two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are likely to be removed from the European Union list of tax havens next week, when European finance ministers...

BARBADOS-Lawyers want Chief Electoral Officer to obey CCJ ruling

Attorneys representing Commonwealth citizens resident in Barbados have called on the Chief Electoral Officer, Angela Taylor, to have their clients registered ahead of the...

PM Harris denies bribery allegations, Opposition calls for his resignation

The St. Kitts-Nevis government has distanced itself from allegations that it was among Caribbean countries that received bribes from a British investor as Opposition...

ST. LUCIA-Former Prime Minister suggest curfews as part of hurricane preparedness

Former St Lucia Prime Minister Stephenson King, says curfews should be considered as part of preparation here for the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season. “I believe...

Montserrat wants to remain British colony

Montserrat has asked the ‘Special Committee on Decolonization (C-24)’ to withdraw the 2012 request to have the British Overseas Territory removed from the list...

CCJ rules St. Lucian academic must be registered to vote in Barbados elections

The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Sunday ruled that a St. Lucian-born academic should be registered as an elector to cast a ballot...

IMF says prospects for Caribbean economic growth are improving

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Friday said that the prospects for economic growth in the Caribbean region are improving, with growth in both tourism-dependent...

Finance Minister says Trinidad and Tobago’s economy has turned around

The Trinidad and Tobago government Thursday said that the country’s economy has turned around but urged continued discipline and production in order for the...

Caribbean Airlines records increase in revenue

Regional carrier, Caribbean Airlines (CAL), is reporting a 21 per cent increase in revenue over the last year. In a statement on Thursday, the Airline...

ST. KITTS welcomes new recruits from Grenada & St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Twenty-nine young men from  Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines arrived here on Wednesday to serve as officers in the Royal St. Christopher and...

PAHO wants focus on preventing congenital transmission of Chagas

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is calling for greater focus in preventing congenital transmission of Chagas in the Americas, including the Caribbean.  Chagas is...

Coast Guard seizes a ton of marijuana in Caribbean Sea

The United States Coast Guard says an estimated one ton of marijuana had been seized during a 71-day deployment of the Cutter, Resolute in...

Suspects held in Guyana and Suriname into deadly piracy attack

At least eight suspects were held in Suriname and Guyana over the past 24 hours as law enforcement authorities continue their probe into deadly...

Guyanese company ordered to pay millions to architect firm

The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Friday ordered the Guyana-based New Building Society Ltd to pay an architect firm more than GUY$15 million...

JAMAICA-Search continues for missing plane with three people on board

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) is leading the search for a Cessna aircraft with three people on board reported missing on an internal flight...

ST-KITTS-PM strongly opposed to cannabis decriminalisation

(WINN FM) Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris is voicing strong objection to the decriminalization or legalization of marijuana in St Kitts and Nevis. In brief...

JAMAICA-Gunmen go on killing spree

At least two children were shot and killed as gunmen went on a rampage in the Westmoreland, Jamaica’s westernmost parish on Tuesday in what...

JAMAICA-Opposition Leader Apologises For Middle Finger Gesture In Parliament

(Gleaner) Leader of the Opposition Dr Peter Phillips has apologised for showing his middle fingers in Parliament on Tuesday during a discussion on the problems...

BARBADOS-ELECTIONS-Anglican priest urges Barbadians not to sell their votes

Barbadians preparing to elect a new government on May 24 have been urged not to sell their votes and instead use critical thinking in...

DOMINICA- Linton re-elected unopposed as UWP leader

Lennox Linton was re-elected unopposed as the leader of the main opposition United Workers Party (UWP) and called on supporters to ensure a change...

BERMUDA–Bulgarian visitor jailed after raids on cash machines

A 37-year-old Bulgarian national has been jailed for two years by a Supreme Court judge for conspiracy to commit theft by rigging cash dispensers...

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