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GRENADA-Opposition calls for postponement of next month’s referendum

The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Monday called for a postponement of the November 6 referendum on whether or not Grenada...

ST. KITTS-Opinion poll gives ruling party significant edge to win next election

The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Research Services Inc. (CARDES) Monday said if an election were called now in St. Kitts-Nevis, the ruling Team...

Barbados government to axe more than 1,000 jobs

The Barbados government says at least 1, 500 public workers will be laid off over the next few weeks as it seeks...

BARBADOS-Farmers call on government to stop importing chicken wings

The Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS) has called on the government to stop importing chicken wings. Chief Executive Officer James...

Regional security body deploys forces to St. Kitts Nevis

Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris says the Barbados based Regional Security System (RSS) has been invited to deploy forces across the federation.

Jamaica divests airport operations to Mexican group

The government of Jamaica has divested the operation of the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) to Mexican entity, Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico...

GRENADA- Man convicted for releasing naked photos of woman

The first person to be convicted for violating a section of the Electronic Crimes Act has been fined EC$35,000 (One EC dollar=US$0.37...

TRINIDAD-Opposition Leader wins defamation lawsuit against her former cabinet colleague

A High Court Wednesday ruled in a of Opposition Leader Kamla Persad Bissessar, in her defamation lawsuit against the Sunshine Publishing...

Grenadian goes to CCJ after being denied entry into Trinidad

A Grenadian national is asking the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to decide whether or not Trinidad and Tobago breached his right...

OECS urges international community to come to the aid of Haiti as death toll...

The St. Lucia-based Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission Tuesday called on the international community to launch a swift, coordinated and...

JAMAICA-Hotel worker charged with raping two US visitors

Police have charged the entertainment coordinator of a hotel in the north-west of the island with raping two American tourists last month.

GRENADA-Nearly 80,000 registered to vote for November 6 referendum

Electoral officials here said Monday that an estimated 80,000 people have registered to vote in next month’s referendum as Grenadians decide whether...

TRINIDAD-Coffin with severed chicken head found outside court building

Court and Process police are reviewing CCTV footage in an effort to determine who placed the severed head of a chicken tied...

HAITI-Earthquake kills at least 10, injures more than 100

At least 10 people were killed and several others injured after an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 rocked northwest Haiti on...

Grenada criminalises the use of electronic devices at polling booths

 Parliament Friday approved an amendment to the People’s Representation legislation that will among other things criminalise going into a polling booth on...

ST. VINCENT-Prime Minister Gonsalves hints at a fifth term

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, one of the longest-serving head of government in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is hinting at seeking a...

ST. VINCENT-Finance Minister peeved at high bank charges

The St. Vincent and the Grenadines government is expressing concern at the taxes being imposed by banks on customers, particularly those using...

GUYANA-Man given life sentence for raping eight year-old child

A 34-year-old man was sentenced to life imprisonment after he was found guilty of raping an eight-year-old child three years ago.

BERMUDA-Jamaican denies smuggling heroin into Bermuda

A 37-year-old Jamaican national has denied smuggling US$647,000 worth of heroin into Bermuda earlier this year. Omar Davy pleaded...

ST. VINCENT-US sanctions hurting St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves Tuesday said that the United States sanctions on Venezuela is affecting St. Vincent and the Grenadines as...

BARBADOS-IMF approves US$290 million in Extended Fund Facility for Barbados

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Monday announced that it had approved US$290 million under an Extended Fund Facility (EFF) for Barbados as...

DOMINICA-Savarin re-elected President, opposition stages walkout

President Charles Angelo Savarin, 75, was on Monday re-elected to serve as Dominica’s head of state even as opposition legislators staged a...

Caribbean Airlines withdraws aircraft after strong smell of alcohol

Caribbean Airlines (CAL) Friday said it had withdrawn one of its aircraft from service after the cockpit crew was alerted “by a...

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