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Cuban boat turned from Cayman Islands

BoatCAYMAN ISLANDS --A Cuban boat with 29 persons aboard that included five women, which arrived at an East End dive resort on Grand Cayman on Saturday morning, was directed to move on by Cayman Islands immigration and police officials. The vessel departed at 9:00am.

According to the immigration officers, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson had ordered that no Cuban boat was allowed to land or receive...

Jamaica to regulate medical marijuana industry

KINGSTON--A Cannabis Licensing Authority is to be established to regulate the proposed hemp and medical marijuana...

Politically-motivated armed gang in Haiti threatens to attack government targets

gangsPORT AU PRINCE, Haiti--Haitian police authorities have revealed that a politically-motivated, armed group in the...

Russian spy ship visits Cuba on eve of US-Cuba talks

ShipHAVANA--A Russian intelligence warship docked in Havana on Tuesday, on the eve of US-Cuba talks in the Cuban capital...

CAL pilots taken off duties after JetBlue near collision

FlightPORT-OF-SPAIN--Safety inspectors from the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority (TTCAA) were due to hold...

Ministry calls off search and rescue for missing ASL aircraft

asl203GUYANA--Despite an intensive 21 days of aerial and ground searches in mountainous and densely forested terrain in...

Suriname drug bust four men arrested

drugsPARAMARIBO--Police made a sizeable haul of cocaine at an industrial area in Paramaribo Friday afternoon. Four men...

TT $.5m in ganja seized near UWI

ganjaTRINIDAD--More than TT $500,000 of high-grade marijuana plants were seized Thursday, by officers of St. Joseph Police...

Standard & Poor’s downgrades Sagicor Life two notches

sagicorBRIDGETOWN--The New Year opened with news for Sagicor Corporation that was not good: on December 30, Standard and...

Guyana rejects British call for resumption of Parliament

RejectGUYANA--Britain is under attack by the government of Guyana after its high commissioner in Georgetown, Andrew Ayre...

Caribbean must “move expeditiously” to prepare for massive earthquake – UWI

QuakeTRINIDAD--The Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the University of the West Indies (UWI) is warning the region to "move...

Bahamas bribery claim puts spotlight on current board members & cabinet

bribeNASSAU, The Bahamas--Last month's revelation that Alstom SA, a French power and transportation company, had paid a...

Charred body in burning car

charPARAMARIBO--Police are being tight-lipped regarding the investigation into the charred body of a woman that was found...

Caricom wants to use Chinese funds for debt-restructuring

caricBEIJING, China--Caribbean Community Caricom countries want to use the US $3 billion concessionary facility announced...

Growth foreseen in region’s yachting sector as OECS States attend 57th Toronto Boat Show

yachtCASTRIES, St. Lucia--Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Member States have embarked on a joint approach...

Gloomy future for GuySuCo as low sugar prices forecast

guyGEORGETOWN, Guyana--The news is getting gloomier for the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo). It is unlikely that the...

BWU still pursuing Tribunal option

unionBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--The majority of former workers of the National Conservation Commission (NCC), who are...

Caricom must fully implement ‘bold’ strategic plan – Christie

caricGEORGETOWN, Guyana--The Bahamas Prime Minister Perry Christie says it’s important for the Caribbean Community...

Fishing management must be strengthened

fishBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--With the majority of commercially harvested fish species either being fully exploited or...

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