Sun | Apr 26, 2015

Caribbean

The Bahamas government says it views sexual misconduct within schools very seriously. The government is currently investigating an allegation of an incident of sexual misconduct involving four students including one female. The Ministry of...

WASHINGTON, CMC – The Council of Ministers of Finance of Central America, Panama and the Dominican Republic (COSEFIN) and CCRIF SPC, formerly the Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility, on Saturday signed a memorandum of understanding that...

CASTRIES, St.Lucia, Apr. 19, CMC - Taiwan is continuing to assist St Lucia ‎with the financing of a major project aimed at expanding access to technology across the country.Taiwanese Ambassador James Chang, Friday presented Prime Minister Kenny...

ABU DHABI, CMC - Property developers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are offering potential new home owners passports for Antigua and Barbuda, opening up fresh avenues for visa-free travel to a wide array of countries for Emirati citizens,...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – A non-profit group here has been providing “safe food” to children in rural schools in Haiti, according to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).“Every day at lunchtime, dozens of children pour into a newly built...

HAVANA, Apr 5, CMC – Former Cuban President Fidel Castro made a surprise appearance in public last week, greeting a group of Venezuelan visitors as they toured a school here.A report, published in the official Cuban newspaper on Friday, showed...

CASTRIES, St.Lucia, CMC – The two opposition parties here have urged the government to consider removing Value Added Tax (VAT) on all food items.Leader of the Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM), Therold Prudent, said if the government takes such a step,...

BOSTON, CMC – A Haitian man has been ordered to pay over US$7,000 in the aftermath of an incident that led to a flight being diverted when he reacted angrily to a seat being reclined in front of him.The case was part of a series of three incidents...

WASHINGTON, CMC – The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) agency has listed Jamaicans among scores of Caribbean nationals who have been convicted of sex crimes in the United States. The ICE says about 200 immigrants who have been convicted of sex crimes under a Sex Offender Registration (SOR) initiative that started...

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC - The ruling Unity Labour Party (ULP) celebrated its 14th anniversary in office with a mass rally Saturday in Calliaqua, a town east of the capital, with many of the speeches being a celebration of the party leader, Prime...
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