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Thursday, July 18, 2019

JLP leadership fight gets nasty as Deputy threatens to leave

- Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) Deputy Leader Dr Christopher Tufton, who is expecting a challenge to his position in November, has declared that...

CARICOM deplores threatened economic boycott of the Bahamas

 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Friday (September 27) said it deplored the threatened economic boycott of The Bahamas and attacks on that country’s economic interests...

CARICOM appeals to international community to support review of `graduation’

 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has appealed to the international community to support the Region’s call for the immediate review of the criteria used...

Haiti victim says impunity for UN military rapists fuels sexual violence

By Rachel Belt Caribbean News Now Contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- A Haitian policewoman, who was the victim of a rape attempt from a UN soldier...

LIAT accepts resignation of CEO

- The Board of Directors of LIAT has accepted the resignation of Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ian Brunton effective October 1, 2013. A...

Over 238 arrested, 2,200 kg of narcotics seized in Haiti anti-drug effort

By Joe Colas Caribbean News Now Contributor PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haiti's anti-drug unit chief said on Monday that 238 suspected drug traffickers have been arrested...

Trinidadian among dozens killed in Kenya mall siege

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A Trinidadian national, employed as a research economist in Kenya, was among several people killed when Shabab militant attackers held...

30 suitcases of cocaine from Venezuela turn up on Air France Flight

- There was something odd about the 30 suitcases that showed up on a flight from Venezuela. The colorful bags weren't registered to...

Doubts over T&T- Guyana power project

- The Guyana government has cast doubts over a multimillion-dollar project spearheaded by a T&T firm aimed at boosting that country’s electricity supply. Last...

St Vincent Prime Minister’s son new Foreign Affairs Minister

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent - Former St. Vincent and the Grenadines Ambassador to the United Nations, Camilo Gonsalves, was on Monday sworn in as the...

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Higher standards needed for persons seeking to become teachers – BVI Minister

By: Davina Ramdass  As CARICOM embarks on an initiative to review existing teaching standards, a recommendation has been made for there to be a higher...

“Pepper spray saved my life” – survivor of Norton St. shooting

By: Kizzy Coleman For two years, she suffered severe beatings at the hands of a man she truly loved and wanted to please. She was battered...

AmCham Guyana says companies must be held accountable for damage to environment

The need for companies to make an effort to reduce their carbon footprint, observe health and safety policies, and be held accountable by the...

Guyana and Japan looking to further strengthen bilateral cooperation

Guyana and Japan are looking to further strengthen bilateral cooperation, particularly in the area of energy. This was highlighted on Wednesday morning when President David...

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,...