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Dominica PM urges businesses to use insurance payments to help re-build island

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC) — Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Monday called on the owners of businesses damaged by Hurricane Maria last month to use the...

T&T urged to remain earthquake alert

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Wednesday said that Trinidad and...

Former Jamaica PM Edward Seaga has died

Former Prime Minister of Jamaica Edward Seaga has died, the Jamaica Observer Online Edition has reported. Seaga, who turned 89 today, is Jamaica's fifth prime...

Sports Illustrated predicts five gold medals for Jamaica

...American magazine forecasts Bolt will retain titles, but Shelly to lose out Respected American magazine Sports Illustrated has predicted that Jamaica will win 11 medals,...

Caribbean/American legislator dispels rumours about immigration sweep

(CMC) A Caribbean/American legislator has sought to dispel rumours about immigration sweeps at, among other places, a popular Caribbean department store and major hospital...

Cuba cancels parade against homophobia

The Cuban government has cancelled the country's 12th annual march against homophobia. In a Facebook post, the state-run National Centre for Sex Education (CENESEX)...

IT’S CONFIRMED …Warner Park in St. Kitts & Nevis is 2016 CPL Finals venue

- CEO Damien O’Donohoe says CPL Finals will be held in a “fitting arena” The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are delighted to announce that...

56-Y-O Guyanese dies in Antigua jail awaiting sentence for rape

  - Less than two weeks after he was found guilty of rape and remanded to prison and 11 days before he was due...

Bitter taste for Cuba as it imports sugar for the first time

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP)— Sugar: it's so quintessentially Cuban that even a young, machete-wielding Fidel Castro used to hack away at the cane stalks vital to the Caribbean island's...

T&T: Two men executed, dumped along roadway

(Trinidad Guardian) Police have described the killing of two men in Valencia yesterday as a hit. The men were shot in their foreheads and...

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Opposition finds Alves, La Bennet as “unfavourable” candidates for GECOM Chair

The Opposition did not find favour with Attorney Kesaundra Alves and Justice Claudette La Bennet as nominees for the post of chairperson of the...

Stansted ‘disruptive passenger’: Woman faces £85,000 bill

(BBC) A woman who allegedly caused a flight to be diverted due to "extremely disruptive behaviour" has been given an £85,000 bill by an...

Antigua Government not willing to pay price Barbados wants for its LIAT shares

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has disclosed that the US$44 million price Barbados was asking for its LIAT shares was too steep, insisting that while...

Mechanic remanded for possession of high-powered weapon

A 32-year-old motorcycle mechanic was today remanded to prison for the illegal possession of a high-powered weapon. Devon Atkinson, known as “Wild Buck”, of Kitty,...

21-Y-O charged for robbing, shooting Kristian Jeffery

A 21-year-old resident of Alberttown, Georgetown was today charged for the shooting and robbing of motor racer, Kristian Jeffery who was attacked by a...

Top Cop signals intention to replace SOCU Head

Police Commissioner Leslie James has signaled the administration’s intention to replace Sydney James as the Head of the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU). “Later on,...

Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ sentenced to life in prison

(BBC) A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty...

Tennessee Police Warn Of ‘Meth Gators’ Because Of Drugs Flushed Down The Toilet

(CNN) A Tennessee police department is warning residents to stop flushing drugs down their toilet and sinks out of fear they could create "meth...

Coach says fitness a priority as Guyana U-19 training camp commences

By Brandon Corlette With the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament looming, the Guyana U-19 team began their training camp on Monday last with...

95 persons die from snakebite in five years

An estimated 95 persons have died over a five year period as a result of being bitten by venomous snakes, the Ministry of Public...