Wed | Apr 1, 2015

Caribbean

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...

Cuba's state telecom agency Etecsa has granted approval to an artist Kcho to open the country's first public wireless hub at his cultural centre. Kcho, who has close ties to the Cuban government, is operating the hub using his own,...

NEW YORK, Mar 15, CMC -- A 14-year-old girl allegedly involved in the vicious attack on another teenage girl at a McDonald’s restaurant in Brooklyn has been apprehended in Atlanta, Georgia, just moments away from flying off to Jamaica.The police...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,CMC – The Communications Workers Union (CWU) Sunday said the Telecommunication Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (TATT) has left the “back door wide open” for the British telecommunication giant, Cable and Wireless...

Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar has challenged members of the police to implement a 15-point plan designed to restore confidence in the police force. President Ramotar, who delivered an address at the opening of the annual Officer’s...

Barrister, John Masters, has been appointed the new Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Governor of the British Overseas Territory, Peter Beckingham, made the announcement yesterday. Masters will take up the...

Police in Trinidad are searching for thieves who stole a quantity of cash and household appliances from the Gender, Youth and Child Development minister, Clifton De Coteau as he slept at his brother’s house over the weekend. The Police say a...

Jamaican investigators probing alleged extrajudicial killings by members of the Royal St Lucia Police Force have found that a blacklist or death list existed. In a radio and television address last night, Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony said...
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