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  • Jamaican man in major Bahamian drug bust denied bail November 20, 2018
    NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – A 40-year-old Jamaican man was denied bail and will re-appear in court on February 27 next year after he was charged jointly with a Bahamian national following the seizure of nearly two million US dollars’ worth...
  • Guyana police officer shot and injured by gunmen November 14, 2018
    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Guyana police say they have launched an investigation into a shooting incident near the Venezuelan border that left a police officer injured from gunshot wounds yesterday. The police said a wooden vessel ferrying...
  • Grenada Gov't hints at court action to prevent strike by public workers November 14, 2018
    ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – The Grenada government says it is moving to prevent trade unions from taking strike action as the situation regarding the amount of gratuity and pension to be paid to public workers escalated yesterday. A...
  • Earthquake recorded offshore Barbados November 11, 2018
    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 was recorded offshore Barbados shortly after 9:00 a.m. today. The US Geological Survey says the earthquake was located at Latitude 15.56 N, Longitude 49.86W and at a depth of 7...
  • FBI uncovers visa corruption network, Haitians arrested November 8, 2018
    NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says it has uncovered a corruption network involving senior Bahamian immigration officials and Justices of the Peace. It’s reported that in October 2016, the...
  • Caribbean faces challenges if global inflation rises – World Bank November 8, 2018
    TOKYO,  CMC – The World Bank has warned that further upward acceleration of global inflation from record low levels may impair efforts in emerging and developing economies, such as those in the Caribbean, to sustain the low inflation...
  • Grenada records significant increase in hand, foot and mouth infections November 7, 2018
    ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Grenada is experiencing a significant increase in the number of children affected by the hand, foot and mouth disease when compared to 2016, epidemiologist Shawn Charles has said. “From our records,...
  • IDB approves US$100M loan for Barbados’ macroeconomic emergency programme November 7, 2018
    WASHINGTON, CMC – The Inter-American Bank (IDB) says it is providing a US$$100 million loan to help Barbados bolster its macroeconomic emergency programme. The Washington-based financial institution said it approved the loan as the new...
  • Antigua PM disappointed at outcome of referendum on CCJ November 7, 2018
    ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Prime Minister Gaston Browne has expressed his “utmost disappointment” at the failure of his administration to get voters to support the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as Antigua...
  • B'dos state broadcaster to send home more than half its workforce November 6, 2018
    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados Workers Union (BWU) says the state-owned Caribbean Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has announced plans to send home more than half of its 230-strong workforce while also agreeing to a proposal by the...
  • T&T police search for killers of pregnant teen, three men November 6, 2018
    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Police yesterday launched a search for those responsible for murdering a 19-year-old pregnant woman and her husband in Arua. The bodies of Danielle Yearwood and her husband Ricardo “Mamoo” Daloo were...
  • Antigua, Grenada vote in CCJ referendum November 6, 2018
    ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Grenadians and Antiguans are casting their ballot today on whether or not to replace the London-based Privy Council as the island’s final court. Two years ago, they narrowly rejected the bill that...
  • Judge pleads not guilty to careless driving charge in T&T November 6, 2018
    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – High Court judge Kevin Ramcharan has pleaded not guilty to a charge of careless driving after the office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) discontinued a case of dangerous driving against him yesterday...
  • Haitian nationals detained after refused entry into B'dos November 5, 2018
    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Barbadian authorities say they have detained two Haitian nationals, who were among 13 people from the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country denied entry into the island last weekend. Police said...
  • Grenada PM warns voters against misleading info on CCJ referendum November 5, 2018
    ST GEORGE’S, Grenada CMC – Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell is urging Grenadians not to be swayed by misleading information that today’s referendum is aimed at making widespread amendments to the Grenada constitution. Grenadians...
  • Guyana gov't takes over control of Berbice Bridge November 5, 2018
    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Guyana government today said it had taken control of the Berbice Bridge in the interest of public safety amid efforts by the company operating the facility for hefty increase in the toll paid by motorists and...
  • Another earthquake rattles Trinidad and Tobago November 1, 2018
    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago started November in the same manner as it ended the previous month with an earthquake rattling the twin-island republic. The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St Augustine campus of...
  • Trinidad gearing up for more heavy rains October 31, 2018
    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago still mopping up after heavy rains that caused widespread flooding and damage in the south and central parts of the island, is preparing for the passage of yet another inter-tropical...
  • Trinidad hit by 7th quake in a week October 28, 2018
    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Another earthquake was felt in sections of Trinidad and Tobago today. The Seismic Centre at the University of the West Indies (UWI), St Augustine Campus, says the  4.1 magnitude earthquake...
  • BVI institutes policy to protect public officers in the workplace October 28, 2018
    TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC – The Government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) says a policy is now in place to protect the health, safety and welfare of public officers in the workplace.  On Friday, the Government...

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