Thu | Feb 22, 2018

Caribbean

Forty-five political candidates have been nominated to contest the March 13 general election in Grenada. The majority of the candidates will represent the ruling New National Party (NNP) and the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC)....

The police in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) are investigating the discovery of marijuana in boxes of imported baby products. The BVI police report that the packages entered the country late last week through a well-known multinational courier...

Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves of St Vincent and the Grenadines has stepped down from the Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB). This paves the way for his son  – the new Vincentian Minister of Finance Camillo...

WASHINGTON (CMC): Seven Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are to benefit from a new multi-country strategy for technical cooperation in health through 2024. The strategy was signed between the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and...

CARDIFF (CMC): A 50-year-old Welsh accountant has dramatically changed his plea and admitted laundering almost US$2.5 million stolen from the Bermuda government while he worked on the island. Jeffrey Bevan, from the town of Cwmbran, admitted...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC): The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Monday appealed for support from law abiding citizens as the twin island republic recorded the highest number of murders in the month of January for any one year. At least 59...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Security will be heightened at the Guyana/Venezuela border in the wake of the discovery of an illegal road that links both countries. Minister of State Joe Harmon says there has been growing concern from Guyanese in...

Authorities have ended their search for the parts of a plane that crashed in The Bahamas last week and the bodies of the victims. A small amount of debris was recovered from the crash that occurred last Wednesday morning, shortly after the Piper...

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC): The United States Ambassador to Guyana, Perry Holloway, Monday urged Caribbean countries to seriously tackle the issue of money laundering in the region. Addressing the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF)...

ST. JOHN’S,  Antigua, CMC – Prime Minister Gaston Browne of Antigua and Barbuda has invited the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation to invest more with the Government. Browne made the call while speaking during recent...
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