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Rape allegations against former Turks and Caicos premier resurface in Florida court

by Caribbean News Now Staff PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands -- The March 2008 allegations of the rape by former Turks and Caicos Islands premier...

Belize government committed to deal severely with trafficking in persons

by Caribbean News Now Staff BELMOPAN, Belize -- The Belize government said it is committed to deal severely with those who engage in trafficking...

Renowned Caribbean academic joins debate on freedom of movement

by Caribbean News Now Staff KINGSTON, Jamaica -- In the light of the complaint by Jamaican national, Shanique Myrie, renowned Caribbean professor Neville Duncan...

Clash between Jamaica PM and attorney forces adjournment of extradition enquiry

by Caribbean News Now Staff KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Emil George, the chairman of the commission of enquiry into the extradition of alleged drug kingpin Christopher...

Olint investors may get money back following plea deal

by Caribbean News Now Staff KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Members of the fraudulent Olint investment scheme may just get back their money after all. The Jamaica...

Japan willing to help Jamaica go nuclear

by Caribbean News Now Staff KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Japan has expressed a willingness to help Jamaica adopt nuclear energy, at a time when the...

Barbados wants to be world number one entrepreneurial hub

by Caribbean News Now Staff BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados wants to be the number one entrepreneurial hub of the world, but the president of...

Social problems in UNASUR discussed at meeting in Guyana

by Caribbean News Now Staff GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- A Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) ministerial meeting on social development is now in progress...

Ethnic imbalance in other areas, not only police, says Trinidad trade unionist

by Caribbean News Now Staff PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The issue of ethnic imbalance should not be confined only to the Trinidad and...

UN rural development agency funds poverty reduction project in Grenada

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- The United Nations rural development agency is to co-finance a $7.5-million project in Grenada designed to alleviate poverty in the...

Jamaican team to probe cavity search claims in Barbados

By Latonya Linton KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- A Jamaican delegation was due to travel to Barbados on Wednesday to investigate claims made by a Jamaican...

Jamaica on track for two million stay-over visitors

Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett (left), speaking with president of the Rotary Club of St Andrew, Charles Ross, during the club’s weekly luncheon on...

IMF approves US$10.7 million disbursement under stand-by arrangement with Antigua-Barbuda

WASHINGTON, USA -- The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has completed the second and third reviews of Antigua and Barbuda’s economic...

Raul Castro reiterates Cuba’s willingness to engage in dialogue of equals with US

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- Cuban President Raul Castro reiterated Cuba’s willingness to engage in dialogue with the government of the United States during a...

USVI Senate vice president responds to governor’s criticism

ST THOMAS, USVI – US Virgin Islands Senate vice-president Louis Patrick Hill expressed surprise at what he viewed as Governor John de Jongh’s criticism...

St Kitts-Nevis government considers wide area network

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (SKNIS) -- Authorities in St Kitts and Nevis are exploring the specifications of establishing a Government Wide Area Network (GWAN) in...

Nevis Tourism Authority celebrates tenth anniversary

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis – On Wednesday, the Nevis Tourism Authority (NTA) celebrated ten years of existence. Within just one year of its establishment, the marketing...

CARICOM project enhances opportunities to benefit from the CSME

CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The CARICOM Trade and Competitiveness Project (CTCP) continues to facilitate more and better opportunities for the people of the CARICOM...

Tourism professionals enthuse over Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- According to award-winning travel writer and author Jeff Greenwald, “Guyana is a country just finding its place on the adventurers’ map,...

Commentary: Change management: A St Vincent and the Grenadines perspective

by D. Markie Spring Turks and Caicos Islands Change management -- an important phenomenon and a systematic approach to coping with change, both from an...