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DOMINICA-Opposition wants bond removed for Haitians arriving in Dominica

The main opposition United Workers Party (UWP) is calling on the Dominica government to end the practice of requiring Haitians to pay...

US Coast Guard searching for cruise ship crewmember in Caribbean Sea

The United States Coast Guard  on Wednesday morning said   it was still searching   for a missing crewmember, who went overboard from the Royal Caribbean cruise...

HAITI-Gunmen burn sub-police station demanding release of suspected gang members

 Police have restored order to Savane Pistache, the second district in the capital, Port-au-Prince, after heavily armed gunmen set fire to several...

ST. LUCIA-Major drug trafficking network between St. Lucia and Martinique dismantled

The authorities in neighbouring Martinique have dismantled a major drug trafficking operation between St Lucia and the French Caribbean territory.

GUYANA- to file complaint with UN after Venezuela’s interception of ExxonMobil vessel

The Government of Guyana says it intends to file an official complaint with the United Nations (UN), over the interception of an...

BARBADOS-CRIME-Pensioner shot and killed by stray bullets

An 83-year-old pensioner was shot and killed by stray bullets in the heart of the capital on Friday night as police appealed...

GUYANA-Government backbencher defends his vote that topples coalition

Government back bencher Charandaas Persaud, said his conscience had been “stifled for long” as he defended his decision to vote with the...

BREAKING: GUYANA government falls under motion of no confidence

A high-stakes gambit by the PPP/C paid off tonight when APNU+AFC MP Charrandass Persaud voted for the opposition motion of no-confidence meaning...

BELIZE-Police officer shot and killed

Police were continuing their search for a man who reportedly shot and killed a police officer, who along with his common-law wife...

JAMAICA-Parliamentary Committee recommends criminal offense for willful transmission of STIs

A Joint Select Committee of Parliament has recommended that amendments be made to the Offences Against the Person Act (OAPA), to make...

TRINIDAD-Health authority investigates woman’s death after giving birth

 Director of the  South West Regional Health Authority, Albert Persaud says an investigation has been launched into the circumstances that led to the...

ST. VINCENT-Man jailed after being found guilty of raping his wife

A 39-year-old man, who was found guilty of raping his wife four years ago, has been sentenced to 13 years in jail.

ST. KITTS-PM welcomes date for debate on motion of no confidence

Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris Wednesday welcomed the date given by Speaker Michael Perkins for the debate of the motion of no...

Range Park Hyatt St. Kitts named Best Hotel in the Caribbean

(PRESS RELEASE) Range Developments, the leading developer of luxury branded hotels in the Eastern Caribbean, is delighted to have...

GUYANA-Government says it will not defer debate on vote of no confidence

The Guyana government says it has no intention of postponing debate on an opposition inspired vote of no confidence against it amid...

DOMINICA-Political activist, former government minister arrested

Prominent local conservationist and political activist, Athie Martin, was released on EC$7,500 (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) bail Tuesday after he was charged...

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.

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