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Caribbean

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, CMC – Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr Timothy Harris has promised that citizens will not have to worry about any new taxes for the time remaining in his administration’s term in office. Team Unity...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC -Chief Justice Ivor Archie has lost his case at the Privy Council, in which he had sought to stop the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago from inquiring into the allegations against him. The Chief Justice had...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Ministry of Health and Wellness on Wednesday expressed concern about the high rates of syphilis, a sexually transmitted infection (STI), among pregnant women in Barbados. Dr Anton Best, Senior Medical...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, CMC – Police Commissioner Ian Queeley has confirmed that a quantity of drugs to be used as evidence in a pending criminal case had been stolen from the police headquarters and that law enforcement officials are...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Democratic Labour Party (DLP) has elected attorney Verla DePeiza as its new leader as it seeks to rebuild following the defeat it suffered during the May 24 general election in Barbados. “...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Regional Nursing Body (RNB) has agreed to a recommendation from Jamaica for a review to be conducted of the Regional Examination for Nurses Registration (RENR) as managed by the Barbados-based Caribbean...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana,  CMC – The Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) Monday said its members will embark on strike action from August 27 so as to ensure an agreement is reached with the Ministry of Education. Union president Mark Lyte,...

HAMILTON, Bermuda,  CMC – Bermuda's Speaker of the House of Assembly, Dennis Lister, has rebuked legislators for behaving like a “classroom of schoolchildren” after photographs were taken of members sleeping during...

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – The Bermuda Tourism Authority (BTA) says visitor spending has risen for the 10th consecutive quarter. The BTA’s chief executive officer, Kevin Dallas, says while visitors spent less per person...

NEW YORK, CMC – Jamerican Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has launched a scathing attack on United States President Donald J. Trump’s immigration policies, describing them as ongoing assaults on immigrants.  “In the White...
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