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BARBADOS-Consumer group monitoring “cereals cancer link” debate

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) says it is monitoring local and international reports indicating that certain cereals imported into...

ST. KITTS-Police officer shot and killed during robbery

The St. Kitts-Nevis government has condemned the murder of a senior police officer, who was shot and killed during an apparent robbery...

TRINIDAD-Courier company warns against importing sex toys

A courier company has warned customers that it is still illegal to import sex toys into Trinidad and Tobago.

DOMINICA-Ross University official defends decision to relocate to Barbados

 The chief executive officer at Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM),  Lisa Wardell, has defended the decision of the US-owned tertiary institution...

TRINIDAD-CRIME-Doctor murdered at office

Police officers were searching for two gunmen who stormed into the private practice office of a medical practitioner and shot him dead in...

TRINIDAD-Chief Justice loses Privy Council appeal

Chief Justice Ivor Archie has lost his case at the Privy Council, in which he had sought to stop the Law Association...

ST KITTS-Prime Minister promises no new taxes under current administration

Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr. Timothy Harris has promised that citizens will not have to worry about any new taxes...

BARBADOS-Rise in syphilis cases among pregnant women

The Ministry of Health and Wellness on Wednesday expressed concern about the high rates of syphilis, a sexually transmitted infection (STI), being...

St. Kitts to review minimum wage, again

Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, has said that his Team Unity administration is committed to...

ST. VINCENT-Man jailed for cursing acting Police Commissioner

A senior magistrate has sentenced a 56-year-old man to one month in jail after he pleaded guilty to using obscene language to...

DOMINICA-Opposition party wants answers on Ross University departure

The main opposition United Workers Party (UWP) is calling on the Dominica government to make public the recent 25-year agreement it signed...

ST. VINCENT-PM says no blame should be afforded to his regional colleagues on Ross...

St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves Monday said he would not blame either his Dominican or Barbadian counterparts...

GUYANA-Teachers plan strike for new school term

The Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) Monday said its members will embark upon strike action from August 27, so as to ensure an...

TRINIDAD-Rowley to contest leadership of ruling party

The leader of the ruling People’s National Movement (PNM), Dr. Keith Rowley said he will head a slate contesting the leadership of...

BARBADOS-Opposition party elects new leader as it seeks to rebuild following crushing election defeat

The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) has elected attorney Verla DePeiza, as its new leader, as it seeks to rebuild following the convincing...

GUYANA-Economy sees growth of 4.5 per cent

Finance Minister Winston Jordon says the country’s economy grew by 4.5 per cent during the first half of the year.  Jordan made the revelation as...

BELIZE-NCFC calls for investigation into the death of seven year old primary school student

The National Committee for Families and Children (NCFC) is calling for “a thorough investigation” into the death of a seven-year-old primary school student who...

Dominica government refutes allegations that island was not prepared for Ross University re-opening

The Dominica government had informed the US-owned Ross University School of Medicine  that it could have resumed its operations on the hurricane struck island...

ST. VINCENT-Opposition party not in favour of CCJ “at this point in time”

The main opposition New Democratic Party (NDP) says it will campaign against any effort “at this point in time” to make the Trinidad-based Caribbean...

St. Lucia imposes visas on Venezuelans

The main opposition St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) is questioning the decision of the government to impose visa restrictions on Venezuelan nationals while granting...

Barbados ex-minister charged in United States with laundering bribes

(Reuters) A former minister in the government of Barbados has been criminally charged in the United States with laundering bribes he received from a Barbadian...

Guyana’s Foreign Direct Investment quadrupled in 2017

The Economic Commission for Latin America is reporting that  Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in Guyana increased from US$58 million in 2016 to US$212 million last...

Ross University, Dominica’s largest private sector investment leaves the island after 40 years

(dominicavibes.dm) Ross University School of Medicine, which had been operating in Dominica for forty years, has decided to shut down its operations here. The university relocated...

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