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Caribbean leaders cautious about regional ferry service

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders were adopting a more cautious approach towards establishing a regional ferry service that has been bandied about for...

French investors explore opportunities for medical evacuation services to English speaking Caribbean

 A group of investors from Europe and the French Caribbean have been exploring the possibility of providing medical evacuation services as well...

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS-Opposition party wins BVI elections

Eight years after it was swept out of power, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) headed by Andrew A. Fahie, won Monday’s general...

CXC worried at high rate of absenteeism

The Barbados-based Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) Tuesday said poor preparation during the January sitting of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) is...

Regional leaders meet in St. Kitts in a changing regional and global environment

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders open a two-day inter-sessional summit here on Tuesday, overshadowed by the unfolding economic and political events in Venezuela,...

TRINIDAD-Police Commissioner threatened with jail

 A High Court judge has threatened to jail Police Commissioner Gary Griffith for contempt of court if he fails to carry out...

Cubans go to the polls to vote on new constitution

Cubans are heading to the polls on Sunday to vote in a referendum on a draft constitution to update its 1976 charter...

OAS Boss Responds To Criticism From Caricom, Dominica

The Secretary General of the Organisation of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, says he stands by his “statements and actions’ as he...

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,...

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