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NY governor grants Caribbean nationals clemency

NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has granted pardons to several Caribbean nationals, including five Jamaicans, convicted of minor...

Dominican Republic sends soldiers to border to prevent illegal Haitian migrants

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) — The Dominican Republic has sent 600 soldiers to reinforce the border with Haiti in a bid to prevent...

Digicel Group CEO dies suddenly in Germany

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of telecommunications company Digicel , Alex Matuschka von Greiffenclau, died suddenly yesterday while on holiday with his family in his...

“We have a lot to be proud of and a lot more to accomplish”...

In his end of the year message, Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness has said that the Caribbean...

Scandal involving Brazil president-elect’s son clouds inauguration

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A lingering scandal involving Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro’s son has soured his inauguration next week and tarnished the reputation...

CARICOM reaffirms support for Guyana’s sovereignty, territorial integrity in face of Venezuela threat

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it views with grave concern the reported interception by the Venezuelan navy on Saturday, 22 December 2018 of a...

Trinidad MP says Charrandas Persaud a regional hero

(Trinidad Guardian) Opposition MP Barry Padarath yesterday hailed Guyana MP Charrandas Persaud as a hero for democracy in the Caribbean and warned the Dr Keith...

Fly Jamaica begins process to compensate passengers in crash landing

KINGSTON, Jamaica Observer — Fly Jamaica has begun taking steps towards compensating passengers who suffered loss when its Boeing 757-200 aircraft overshot the runway at...

Jamaica: Second paternity test positive for pastor accused of sex with 12-year-old girl

(Jamaica Gleaner) A second paternity test has all but concluded that the Kingston pastor who is facing criminal charges for repeatedly having sex with a...

ILO says unemployment in the Caribbean dipped slightly in 2018

LIMA (CMC) – The United Nations' International Labor Organization (ILO) says unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean dipped slightly in 2018 after figures...

Recent Articles

Suspect in Eccles execution-style killing arrested in private hospital

One of the alleged perpetrators who shot and killed a young father execution-style on Tuesday night in the vicinity of the two Brothers Service...

No-confidence cases: Submissions filed in the High Court

The various parties in the legal challenges relating to the no-confidence vote have filed and sent out their submissions to the High Court. In one,...

Letter: If GECOM cannot cope then the staff should be replaced

Dear Editor, I want to throw this out there - does it make sense that on one hand the constitution, which is the supreme law...

Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) — At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday's rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents...

Miner accused of fraud gets bail

A miner found himself before the Court on Wednesday after he allegedly failed to return funds obtained following the sale of car parts to...

West Indies bat first at Bridgetown as England leave out Stuart Broad

ESPNcricinfo- West Indies won the toss and chose to bat on the opening day of the first Test against England in Barbados. England have selected...

PPP/C presidential candidate on the move, begins outreach in Berbice

Newly elected People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) presidential candidate, Irfaan Ali travelled to Berbice, on Tuesday, where he was given a resounding welcome as he...

Man executed in Eccles

A man was on Tuesday evening gunned down in the vicinity of the Two Brothers Service Station, Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) by two...

EYEWITNESS: Dragging their feet…

…but digging their grave It was a bit surprising the PNC’s still insisting the elections be dragged out – via their unilaterally appointed GECOM Chair,...

CCAC preparing legislation to protect rights of customers who shop online

With the use of online shopping vastly expanding, the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC) has taken up the task of expanding its mandate...