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Official: Caribbean conch, lobster under threat due to illegal fishing

LobstROSEAU, Dominica--The future of the Caribbean's conch and lobster fisheries remains under threat despite regional efforts to protect it, regional fisheries officials said here Wednesday.

The issue is at the top of the agenda of the 12th meeting of the Caribbean Fisheries Forum, the main technical and scientific decision-making body of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM). The...

Video of child being beaten goes viral, mum stands by her decision

vidPORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--The Trinidad and Tobago government has called on parents to use "non-physical forms of...

Cuba’s growing private sector is hungry for flora and fauna

floraCUBA--The lack of markets to supply raw materials for Cuba's new private sector, along with the poverty in isolated...

Rawle Nelson charged with Stealing, forgery in Grenada

fraudST. GEORGE'S, Grenada--Rawle Nelson, a freelance journalist, has been charged by police in Grenada with two counts of...

Reports untrue of chikungunya in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

untrueST. VINCENT--There are no confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus in St. Vincent and the Grenadines...

One of the most important food crops in the World under threat in the Caribbean

banaNEW YORK, United States--Caribbean banana producing countries have been warned to be on their guard against the...

BARP members display ‘top gear’

hatBRIDGETOWN--It was a hat affair last Saturday at Sunbury Great House and Plantation in St. Philip where the Barbados...

Woman held with coke ball in vagina

cokePARAMARIBO--Police arrested a 24-year-old woman at Johan Adolf Pengel Airport on Sunday, with a huge 11-cm-long...

Suriname’s first female jet captain takes flight

jetPARAMARIBO--Pictures of Suriname's first female jet captain conducting her first flight instilled pride over the...

Non-profit group urges Jamaica to lead scientific research of marijuana

marijKINGSTON, Jamaica--The founder of a United States-based non-profit organisation is urging Jamaica to become a world...

Suriname police receive digital fingerprint system

fingPARAMARIBO--Police have a new weapon in their fight against crime: an advanced computerised fingerprint system.

The...

Former Trinidad and Tobago President Robinson dead at 87

PMdeadTRINIDAD--Former president Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, who once told Trinidad and Tobago that he was committed...

Trust fund set up to help Caribbean manage debt

debtWASHINGTON DC--The World Bank says a successful multi-donor trust fund has launched a new phase with commitments from...

Suriname’s historic cathedral now Caribbean’s fifth basilica

cathePARAMARIBO--Suriname's historic St. Peter and Paul Cathedral now has the status of basilica, one of only five...

Tourist drowns trying daredevil swim in rough sea off St. Thomas

drownST. THOMAS, USVI--An American tourist's Caribbean vacation abruptly ended in tragedy when he drowned while attempting...

Bouterse may swap Presidential symbols: use shawl, not chain

symb-2PARAMARIBO--The National Assembly has made a Solomon's ruling about whether the Presidential Chain of Office may be...

Artiste Vybz Kartel gets life in prison

VybzJAMAICA--Dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel, and three other men convicted of murder, have been sentenced to life in...

St. Lucia latest Caribbean island to see chikungunya

chikST. LUCIA--St. Lucia has recorded its first case of the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya.

However, national...

Yet another Trinidad & Tobago minister fired by Persad-Bissessar

firedTRINIDAD--Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar disclosed on Monday afternoon, March 31, that she had taken the...

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Official: Caribbean conch, lobster under threat due to illegal fishing
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ROSEAU, Dominica--The future of the Caribbean's conch and lobster fisheries remains under threat... Read more...
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