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St. Lucia celebrates 40 years of political independence

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet on Friday urged St. Lucians to reflect on the country’s journey as the nation observed the 40th anniversary...

British parliamentary committee calls for British Overseas Territories to legitimise same-sex marriages

The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee wants all British Overseas Territories (OT), including those in the Caribbean, to legitimise same sex...

ST. KITTS-Opposition leader wins passport case

Former Prime Minister and opposition leader, Dr. Denzil Douglas on Wednesday scored a major victory in the  passport case brought against him by...

CURACAO-Venezuela shuts maritime border with Dutch Caribbean islands

 Venezuela has shut the maritime border with the nearby Dutch Caribbean islands of  Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao in an effort to prevent opposition leader...

TRINIDAD -Security officials to address growing population of Venezuelan nationals

National Security Minister Stuart Young says his ministry is in the process of drafting a policy to address the  growing population of Venezuelan...

Guyana Deaf Association urges government to grant them driving privileges

Members of the  Guyana Deaf Association on Monday, issued a call on the Government to examine and implement provisions that would allow persons...

DOMINICA-New female candidate withdraws from electoral race

Just one day after be named as a representative from the ruling Dominica Labour Party, the candidate for the constituency of Marigot...

DOMINICA -PM’s Wife Among 10 women to contest elections on ruling party ticket

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has named nine women, including his wife, Melissa, in a virtual new slate of candidates as the ruling...

HAITI-PM announces several initiatives aimed at ending demonstrations

Prime Minister Jean-Henry Céant has outlined a series of measures, including a decrease in the price of basic commodities, as the government...

CTO projects 6-7 per cent tourism growth in 2019

The Caribbean tourism sector is projected to record strong growth in 2019 on the heels of a stronger-than-expected performance last year.

Police warn of “new fraud scheme” in Trinidad and Tobago

The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) is warning of a “new fraud scheme” involving the use of fraudulent cheques drawn on...

BARBADOS-Government lays Estimates in Parliament ahead of debate on Monday

The Barbados government says it intends to spend an estimated BDS$3.18 billion (One Barbados dollar=US$0.50 cents) ahead of the debate on the...

HAITI-Church leaders urge Haitians to come together and end violence

The Catholic Bishops of the Episcopal Conference Haiti (CEH) are urging Haitians to come together and deal with the political situation confronting...

GRENADA-OAS wants new measures regarding Commonwealth citizens voting in future elections

The Organisation of American States (OAS) says Grenada needs to adopt new measures regarding the registration of Commonwealth citizens wishing to vote...

Regional body optimistic about 2019 tourism forecast

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) has shared the region’s optimistic 2019 tourism forecast of positive growth bolstered by increased airlift,...

DOMINICA- Government demands apology from OAS Secretary General

The Dominica government is demanding an apology from the Secretary General of the Organisation of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, after he...

TRINIDAD- Fishermen abducted by Venezuelan pirates return home

Five  fishermen who were reportedly abducted by Venezuelan pirates have returned home after more than a week

GUYANA- University campus closed due to second bomb threat

The Turkeyen campus of the University of Guyana on Thursday announced that it will be closed for...

New initiative to end political violence in Venezuela

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders have joined their counterparts from Mexico and Uruguay in formalising a plan to address the complex situation that...

ST. VINCENT-Opposition Leader claims ‘no love in the budget’

 Opposition Leader Dr. Godwin Friday on Tuesday invoked the Bible and described as “sounding brass and tinkling cymbals” the EC$1.067 billion (One...

GUYANA-Jagdeo leads protest, calls for general elections

Opposition Leader, Bharrat Jagdeo, Tuesday led supporters of the main opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) in a demonstration near the Guyana Elections...

Caribbean much drier than before – experts

The Barbados-based The Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum (CariCOF) says since December last year, many parts of the Caribbean have become drier.

Interval International Gives To The CHTA Education Fund

Interval International, a prominent worldwide provider of vacation services, and participating resort partners donated $15,000 to the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association...

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