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Monthly Archives: May 2019

Housing Dominica and Cyprus housing policy have CBI in common

By Melanius Alphonse Caribbean News Now associate managing editor [email protected] NICOSIA, Cyprus – Cyprus has officially joined the long list of countries engaged in what was previously...

Antigua – Barbuda PM defends LIAT

ST JOHNS, Antigua – Prime Minister Gaston Browne has revealed that matters concerning LIAT are of regional importance and are not hidden matters or only...

Internal and external factors softening business confidence in the Caribbean

By Caribbean News Now contributor NEW YORK, USA – The United Nations (UN) recently cut its predictions for global economic growth in 2019 and 2020...

High-level Ghanaian delegation in Guyana to explore investments

By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The government of Guyana is forging stronger commercial ties with the African continent. Progress is being...

Caribbean News Now appoints new managing editor

MIAMI, USA — Caribbean News Now, the leading voice for Caribbean regional news, information and opinion, is pleased to announce the appointment of Melanius...

Freedom of movement application fails at CCJ

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Citizens of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) “have important rights but to exercise these rights clear documentary evidence of their...

Building resilience to climate change and suitable health systems

By Caribbean News Now contributor GENEVA, Switzerland – The health ministers of the Caribbean and Pacific meet at the 72 World Health Assembly in Geneva,...

St Vincent and the Grenadines to establish cannabis industry

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — Acres Agri, a Vincentian-based company, is continuing its preparation towards the full realisation of the establishment of the medicinal cannabis...

Canada launched $20 million Caribbean resilience facility

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Caribbean small island states are vulnerable to extreme weather events exacerbated by climate change. Lessons learned from the devastating 2017 Atlantic...

Caribbean leaders pay tribute to former Jamaican PM Edward Seaga

By Caribbean News Now contributor KINGSTON, Jamaica – Within hours after news of the passing away of Jamaica's former prime minister, Edward Seaga was announced...

US Coast Guard interdicts 10 Cuban migrants, 2 suspected smugglers near Villa Clara Province

KEY WEST, Florida — The Coast Guard interdicted 10 Cuban migrants and two suspected smugglers Monday 12 miles off Villa Clara Province, Cuba. Coast Guard...

Antigua-Barbuda government signs ten-year cruise line agreement

MIAMI, USA – Minister for tourism, investment and economic development, Henry Charles Fernandez has signed a ten-year agreement with president and chief executive officer...

American Airlines increased airlift to St Kitts-Nevis

BASSETERRE, St Kitts – American Airlines will fly a second weekly non-stop flight from New York’s John F Kennedy international airport (JFK) to St...

Exploring technological solutions to gender-based violence and climate change

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Girls from across Trinidad and Tobago showcased their own original technological solutions to gender-based violence and climate change at...

Mastering the Art of Public Speaking: Being mentally prepared to deliver your speech

By Spence M. Finlayson Giving a speech requires a lot of things to be coordinated very well in order to execute a good speech. One...

Commentary: MLK wasn’t just a womanizer, but a gang-bang rapist too…?

By Anthony Hall It should be common knowledge by now that Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was as much a womanizer as former president...

Commentary: Edward Seaga: A Caribbean Enigma

By Sir Ronald Sanders Edward Seaga was a great Jamaican patriot well deserving of the many tributes that have been paid to him concerning his...

Commentary: The view from Europe: Huawei sanctions raise complex questions

By David Jessop Being a head of government or a foreign minister is a thankless task. Although normally advised by a small number of able civil...

Commentary: Belize need to file a complaint against Guatemala at the UN Security Council...

By Wellington C. Ramos As a Belizean citizen, I am tired of hearing about the Guatemalan military’s attitude towards our citizens as it relates...

Letter: A cleared picture under a brighter sun in Trinidad and Tobago

Dear Sir: All true and honest politicians in the world know that the wealth of their nation is in the development of their people. So...