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Trinidad PM stands by embattled minister

(L-R) Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Transport and Works Minister, Jack Warner PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has issued a statement...

COTED must set the pace in ICT, says Barbados minister

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- Barbados Minister of Commerce and Trade, Senator Haynesley Benn told ministers and other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) officials with responsibility for...

Cuba condemns US sanctions against Venezuelan state oil company

HAVANA, Cuba -- The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued an official declaration strongly condemning recent sanctions imposed by the government of the...

Cayman Islands to develop national energy policy

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman islands (GIS) -- The Cayman Islands is arguably facing several challenges in the energy sector that may impede the future development...

St Kitts-Nevis Development Bank to focus more on social development

Board members, management and staff of the Development Bank of Saint Kitts and Nevis pose for a group picture after a church service in...

Norwegian investor demonstrates confidence in Nevis

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis (NIA) -- Despite global financial and economic challenges, another entrepreneur has shown “strong investor confidence in Nevis.” Last Thursday, officials from the Nevis...

Cayman entrepreneurs energise Montserrat during YES Caribbean

Cayman fashion designer Luigi Moxam and dancer Susan Barnes perform Saturday evening during the Dance Excell recital following the closing of the YES Caribbean...

Grenada launches first pure bee pollen and other herbal capsules

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- On Wednesday, May 25, 2011, Grenada took another step forward in developing its agri-business industry when Jessamine Eden, the sprawling...

Commentary: Law and Politics: Why we always going backwards?

By Lloyd Noel To think that we are powerless in bringing forth changes for improvement in our lives is to have already given up and...

Commentary: Time for the OECS to re-engage Canada’s new government

By Ian Francis The 41st Canadian General Elections resulted in the ruling Conservatives getting their long desired majority. After 31 years, the New Democratic Party...

Letter: Support needed for Caribbean ECOmagination entry

Dear Sir: In my earlier announcements I indicated that we need support for our entries in the ECOmagination technology competition. That may seem a bit...

Letter: Arnhim Eustace – St Vincent’s rogue politician

Dear Sir: The leader of the opposition in St Vincent and the Grenadines has for some time now been referred to as "Mr Clean." That...

Grenada wins Windward Islands Twenty20 Championship

by Michael Bascombe ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- Grenada won the Windward Islands Twenty20 Championship in Dominica on Sunday, defeating the hosts by 77 runs at...

Ministers must do better, says CARICOM chairman

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Grenada’s prime minister, Tillman Thomas, on Friday expressed dissatisfaction with the absence of...

ICTs pivotal to advancing CARICOM Single Market and Economy, says assistant secretary-general

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The thirty-sixth special meeting of the Caribbean Community’s (CARICOM) Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) got underway in Grenada on...

Cholera cases increasing in Haiti province

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti -- Health partners in Haiti are responding promptly to increasing cases of cholera in the Ouest department to ensure that...

US$6 billion needed for Jamaica’s road infrastructure, says minister

By Athaliah Reynolds KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- Minister of Transport and Works, Michael Henry, says Jamaica’s infrastructure is in such a state that it will...

IDB president calls on Caribbean to cut poverty to 10pct of population by 2025

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- The nations of Latin America and the Caribbean have an unprecedented opportunity to attain human development standards comparable to the...

Caribbean films to screen in New York

NEW YORK, USA -- The stage is set for the first CaribbeanTales New York Film Showcase at the Spike Lee Screening Room at Long...

Hindus greet Trinidad and Tobago on Indian Arrival Day

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Hindus have sent greetings to Trinidad and Tobago, one of the wealthiest nations in the Caribbean, as it celebrates...