Monday, June 24, 2019

Tag: Caribbean

New York Couple Still Missing After Mysteriously...

A desperate search is underway for a New York couple who vacationed to the Caribbean, then vanished without a trace with no sign of...

UK to Substantially Drop Tax Rates, to...

Once free of European Union strictures following its exit from the EU, European finance ministers and financial experts have expressed concern that Brexit could...

Congress: Obama Administration to Blame for Haitian...

A bipartisan group of 158 members of Congress has accused the Obama administration of a failure of leadership over the cholera scandal in Haiti,...

Guyana and Brazil to Use Chinese Fund...

Georgetown, Guyana – The governments of Guyana and Brazil will try to tap China's $10 billion Latin American infrastructure fund to finance a 350-mile...

Haitian Presidential Candidate to Run Again During...

The top finisher in Haiti’s disputed presidential vote confirmed his participation Wednesday in a rerun of the first round, legitimizing the scheduled Oct. 9...

Legislation Designed to Strengthen U.S. Engagement with...

WASHINGTON, USA — Representative Eliot Engel, ranking member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, on Monday praised passage in the U.S. House of...

Usain Bolt’s Olympic Gold Medal in Jeopardy...

Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has reportedly failed a "B" sample test for the use of a banned stimulant at the 2008 Beijing Games, which...

West Indies Cricket Team Celebrates Victory with...

“Champion” is the tune recurring in the minds of cricket fans around the world. West Indies cricketers have used the dance step throughout the...

UN to Host Strategic Planning Retreat in...

A Strategic Planning Retreat (SPR) for the UN Multi Country Sustainable Development Framework (UN MSDF) for the Caribbean will be held on December...

Barbados Prime Minister Urges the Commonwealth to...

Prime Minister of Barbados Freundel Stuart has urged members of the Commonwealth to invest in Caribbean Community (Caricom) member states. Stuart, in an address on...

Designers from the Caribbean, U.S. and Dominican...

The fourth edition of Haiti Fashion Week kicked off today at Karibe Hotel, with the theme Nourrir Haiti (Nurture Haiti). More than 40 designers from...

Trough Expected to Remain Across Jamaica and...

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Meteorological (Met) Service of Jamaica says the tropical wave that is west of Jamaica will continue moving farther west. However,...

Forecast Says Hurricane Danny Is Expected to...

FLORIDA, United States – Hurricane Danny has strengthened overnight, but the tiny hurricane is being forecast to weaken. At 5 a.m. the National Hurricane Centre...

The Caribbean Coconut Industry Will Now Be...

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — The European Union is financing a project aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of small-scale coconut farmers by identifying market...

Barbados, Other Caribbean States Back Off From...

Barbados and other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states will go the route of diplomacy and not protest on the issue of reparations for native genocide...

Strengthening Caribbean Agriculture, Supporting Small Farmers Necessary...

The head of the United Nations agriculture agency underlined yesterday the huge importance of agriculture and farming to countries of the Caribbean during an...

Antigua-Barbuda and Montserrat Forge Closer Ties Between...

Prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne and premier of Montserrat Donaldson Romeo, each just months into their first term in office,...

Mexican Drug Cartel May Be Funding Guyana...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Oslo Times — When President Barack Obama signed the 2010 financial regulations bill into law, the primary focus was to clean up the bad business...

Number of Americans Visiting Cuba Doubles in...

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — Visits by US citizens to Cuba are on the rise in spite of Washington's sanctions against Havana, a blog article...

Jamaica Hotel Projects Create Jobs for Thousands

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism and entertainment minister, Dr. Wykeham NcNeill, and finance and planning minister, Dr. Peter Phillips, have hailed the significant investments...

United States Commits $400,000 to Body Cameras...

THE UNITED States government has committed US$400,000 (J$45.4 million) to purchase body cameras for the Jamaican police, moving the long-anticipated project one step closer...