Sun | Dec 16, 2018

Caribbean

NEW YORK, CMC –A Grenadian American lawyer in Brooklyn has been indicted on a grand larceny charge for allegedly withholding proceeds from the US$1.7 million sale of a building in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn owned by a...

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC) – Grenada police have declared a zero-tolerance policy against the use of pyrotechnic material such as firecrackers, scratch bombs, sparklers, and other similar explosives during the Christmas season....

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The Barbados government says it will provide employees at the Grantley Adams International Airport with an opportunity to become shareholders in a company under an arrangement which will also result in the airport...

PARAMARIBO, Suriname, CMC – The Suriname-based CARICOM Competition Commission says any impact the proposed acquisition of Scotiabank by the Trinidad-based Republic Financial Holdings Limited will be assessed in accordance with the Revised...

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba announced Tuesday night that its citizens will be offered full internet access for mobile phones beginning this week, becoming one of the last nations to offer such service. Mayra Arevich, president of the Cuban state...

GUATEMALA CITY, CMC – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says Caribbean countries are seeking to consolidate measures to maintain elimination and avoid reintroduction of poliomyelitis, or polio, as it is commonly called. PAHO said...

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – The Bermuda government is to crack down on loan sharks. The House of Assembly heard that loan sharks have worsened the problems of people in financial difficulty. Junior Finance Minister Wayne Furbert said he knew of...

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...
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