Fri | Oct 20, 2017

Caribbean

Prime Minister Skerrit said he held discussions with the insurance companies and urged that payment be made as quickly as possible to property...

WASHINGTON, CMC – British tycoon Sir Richard Branson has called for rebuilding hurricane-ravaged Caribbean islands with more durable housing and sustainable energy to limit the damage of future storms.

Environmental advocacy groups in Trinidad and Tobago are raising alarm over what they say is a massive oil spill in Chaguaramas.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT) says the local economy remains growth-challenged at present. The CBTT's forecast comes even as it acknowledged that early signs of improvement have appeared in...

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, today announced limited operations to several hurricane-battered regional countries, including Dominica and the British Virgin Islands (BVI). The airline said it would...

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – Police were searching for a man who allegedly raped a six-year-old girl resulting in her undergoing emergency surgery yesterday. Media reports state that the child had been found by relatives yesterday morning...

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC): Prime Minister Roosvelt Skerrit Friday dismissed as “nonsense” suggestions that food supplies were being used for partisan politics and urged those behind these allegations to cease saying it, as it was hurting...

ROSEAU, Dominica (CMC): President Charles Savarin has called on all groups in the country to condemn the looting of several businesses, including the water and sewerage company as Dominica recovers from the ravages of Hurricane Maria blamed for the...

UNITED NATIONS, CMC – Declaring that he has come “straight from the front line of the war on climate change,” Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit yesterday called for urgent action in addressing the issue, as his country...

GEORETOWN, Guyana, CMC  – Two men have been held by the police as investigations continue into the rape and murder of a teenager. This was confirmed by the Guyana Police Force yesterday. The police report that the body of 31-year-old...
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