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June 12, 2015

Unrest in Guyana over rice market and petrocaribe funds

Under a trade agreement with Venezuela, Guyana supplies rice to Venezuela and the proceeds go to the PetroCaribe fund which is used to pay the rice [...]
April 30, 2015

Belizean Entrepreneur participates at the Women’s Innovation Network of the Caribbean program

Besides their Caribbean heritage and passion for productivity, these go-getters had something else in common, each had been competitively selected to take part in the first-ever [...]
April 21, 2015

Jamaica plants first legal marijuana plant

Recently the Dangerous Drugs (Amendment) Act 2015 became effective, starting the movement towards a medical marijuana industry in the country; and according to a statement from [...]
February 24, 2015

PM Barrow attends CARICOM summit in the Bahamas

The terse press release from the PM’s office was short on specifics other than saying that Mr. Barrow will return to the country on Sunday and [...]
December 2, 2014

Prime Minister Barrow to attend CARICOM-Cuba Summit

Tuesday, December 2, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Caribbean Community leaders, including Prime Minister Dean Barrow will gather in Havana, Cuba on Monday of next week [...]
September 30, 2014

Caribbean Community consults on dangerous consumer goods

Tuesday, September 30, 2014. AARON HUMES Reporting: Consumer recalls are a fact of life, however they sometimes come too late to reverse damage or even death [...]
August 20, 2014

Tropical disturbance shows signs of development

Wednesday, August 20, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A Tropical Disturbance approaching the Windward Islands looks like it’s headed for development into a named storm.  Forecast [...]
May 20, 2014

UWI ends contract with Professor Brendan Bain

Tuesday, May 20, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: The Jamaica Gleaner newspaper is reporting that the University of the West Indies today relieved Professor Brendan Bain [...]