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Court rules to extradite Barbados Tridents owner

(Sportsmax) Owner of the Barbados Tridents, exiled Indian businessman Dr Vijay Mallya should be headed home to face fraud...

ST.VINCENT-Case against former model who alleged affair with government minister dismissed

(IWN) Senior Magistrate Rickie Burnett has dismissed for want of prosecution the insulting language charge against 23-year-old former model,...

DOMINICA- Police use tear gas to break-up peaceful protest

The President of the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM), Loftus Durand, is urging supporters to take to streets on Monday until there’s electoral...

BARBADOS-Privatisation of airport being discussed with IFC

The Barbados government says it will provide employees at the Grantley Adams International Airport Inc. (GAIA) an opportunity to become shareholders in...

JAMAICA looking to construct thousands of new hotel rooms

Jamaica says it is hoping to boost the economy through the construction of 6,000 additional hotel rooms early next year.

ST. VINCENT-Man jailed for beating girlfriend whom he accused of having sex with senior...

A magistrate has sentenced a 26-year-old man to three years in jail who assaulted his girlfriend after accusing her of having sex...

US food company recalls “Fiesta Corn” from some Caribbean countries

The US company, Del Monte Foods has recalled over 60,000 cases of incompletely sterilized canned corn from eight countries in the regon.

CCJ President urges Caribbean countries to stop procrastinating and join regional court

The President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders, says while some regional countries that do not need a...

TRINIDAD-Police halt opposition party motorcade

The Movement for Social Justice (MSJ) Monday questioned the decision of the police to halt a motorcade to highlight what it termed...

DOMINICA-PM Skerrit hints at changes to retirement age

The Dominica government says it intends to hold a national consultation on the age of retirement as it pointed out that in...

CARIBBEAN-US immigration agents nab Caribbean nationals in operation targeting criminal aliens

The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says several Caribbean nationals were among 105 foreign nationals taken into custody during...

Remittances to the Caribbean projected to reach new record in 2018

The World Bank  says remittances to low- and middle-income countries, including those in the Caribbean, grew rapidly and are projected to reach...

GUYANA-US diplomat says Guyanese not fully aware of impact of oil discoveries

The United States Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway, Friday said citizens of this Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country are still not fully aware...

ST. VINCENT-Former police officer jailed for having sex with minor

A High Court judge Friday sentenced a former police officer to 45 year in jail after he was found guilty last month...

Buju released from prison

(Jamaica Observer) Reggae singer Buju Banton has been released from the McRae Correctional Facility in Georgia, a source close...

ST. LUCIA-Government to focus on further reducing unemployment

 Prime Minister Allen Chastanet  says while the islands unemployment rate has declined from 25 per cent  to 21.8 per cent during his administration’s...

HAITI-Former head of police charged with 2016 illegal arms shipment

The lawyers representing former director general of the Haitian National Police (PNH), Godson Orelus, is threatening to take legal action against an...

TRINIDAD-Suspect being questioned in death of schoolboy

Police say they are questioning a suspect in the death of a 13-year-old schoolboy, whose body was discovered was discovered in bushes...

JAMAICA says no plan to leave CARICOM

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness Tuesday reiterated that the decision to establish a Commission to review his country’s relationship with the Caribbean...

ST. VINCENT-Investigation launched as Judge recuses herself from election petitions case

The Registrar of the High Court is said to be investigating how 12 matters came to be listed for hearing by Justice...

GUYANA-Foreign Minister brushes aside vote of no confidence in government

Guyana Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge Tuesday dismissed a motion of no confidence filed against the David Granger government, saying it is nothing...

Gayle awarded US$221 000 in damages in defamation suit

West Indies superstar Chris Gayle has been awarded a AUS$300 000 (US$221 000) payout in damages by a New South Wales court,...

If not now when’ – Prime Minister Rowley of CSME

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads of Government were challenged to move the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) forward by Prime Minister of...

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