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December 19, 2022

CARICOM Sec-Gen in end-of-year address: “…integration process improves the lives of the people of the Caribbean Community”

Going into the fiftieth anniversary year of the 1973 signing of the Treaty of Chaguaramas, CARICOM has hosted fellow African and Pacific regional organizations seeking to [...]
December 15, 2022

International News: Latin American Economic Commission projects deceleration in economic growth for region

Belize is projected for 9.5 percent growth in gross domestic product (GDP) for 2022 and 5 percent for 2023, with only four Caribbean countries surveyed – [...]
December 7, 2022

CARICOM election observation mission signs off on Dominica general election

The election had been called amid calls for electoral reform and at least partially to take advantage of a split in the opposition party.
November 9, 2022

Bahamas main airport to remain open today as Tropical Storm Nicole approached, 11 others closed

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Bahamas main airport, the Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) in Nassau, is to remain open on Wednesday as Tropical Storm Nicole is [...]
October 31, 2022

Regional News: Digicel Chairman develops proposal to assist CARICOM countries in the fight for reparations for slavery

By Benjamin Flowers: Founder and Chairman of the Caribbean-based telecom and media provider Digicel, Irish billionaire Denis O’Brien, has taken actionable steps in his support of [...]
October 30, 2022

Potential Tropical Cyclone 15: Belize watches and waits as Jamaica, Caymans are under storm alert

Jamaica and the Cayman Islands are both under tropical storm watch for conditions to deteriorate within 48 hours. The system is presently southeast of Kingston, Jamaica [...]
October 30, 2022

International News: High-profile Haitian politician killed in apparent gang attack

The apparent gang attack, with assailants riddling Baptiste’s car with bullets in the affluent suburb of the capital Port-au-Prince, comes amid a gang blockade of a [...]
October 29, 2022

International News: Jamaican Ministry of Education investigating ‘collapse’ of hundreds of students at rural high school

By Aaron Humes: Jamaica’s Ministry of Education is investigating a protocol for school devotions after around 200 students fainted during morning devotion at a rural high [...]