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Caribbean

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, CMC - Leader of the Opposition in St Kitts and Nevis Dr Denzil Douglas has filed a motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Dr Timothy Harris. Douglas is contending that the Prime Minister presents a...

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – People who knowingly infect others with HIV could face criminal prosecution if the government accepts the recommendations of a parliamentary committee established to review several pieces of legislation including the...

HAMILTON, Bermuda - School teachers in Bermuda have returned to the classroom after their sick-out yesterday following a call from Education Commissioner Kalmar Richards. Teachers initially started their industrial action to...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders began a two-day special summit in Trinidad and Tobago on Monday discussing ways of improving the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) that was intended to deepen the...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says he's happy to see a Caribbean institution playing an even bigger role in the banking system arising from the decision by Scotiabank to sell its...

WASHINGTON, CMC – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says violence against women perpetrated by an intimate partner continues to be a violation of human rights and a widespread public health problem in the Americas, including the...

MAURITIUS, CMC – Reggae music, the genre that originated in Jamaica, on Thursday secured a coveted spot on the United Nations’ list of global cultural treasure. UNESCO, the world body’s cultural and scientific agency, added reggae...

MIAMI, CMC – A group of tourism-focused organisations has joined forces to help protect and regenerate Caribbean reefs. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) on Wednesday said it has collaborated with the non profit...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados government says an estimated BDS$25 million have been paid in income tax refunds based on the 2017 tax filing period. Finance Minister Ryan Straughn said that over the next three years the government...

OTTAWA, Canada, CMC – The Bank of Nova Scotia Tuesday confirmed that it would be selling its insurance operations in Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago as part of a shake-up of its businesses that also included the plans to exit nine Caribbean...
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