Changes in petroleum prices in Barbados

Barbadians will see a change in petroleum prices. The price of gasoline will decrease while the prices of diesel and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) will increase. The retail price of gasoline will...

Jamaica police use Whatsapp to tackle sexual exploitation of children

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is using WhatsApp to tackle the sexual exploitation of children via social media. Speaking at a JIS ‘Think Tank’ recently, Head of the Corporate...

Jamaican scientists close to creating affordable Hepatitis C drug from cannabis

KINGSTON, Jamaica, – Research scientists say they have discovered properties in Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the major bioactive compounds in the cannabis plant, that have the potential to provide affordable treatment...

President Trump and T&T PM vow to deepen ties

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr Keith Rowley, and US President Donald Trump on Sunday agreed that both administrations will continue to strengthen the relationship...

Dual Jamaican-US Citizen sentenced in lottery fraud scheme in Jamaica

CHARLOTTE, USA -- A dual Jamaican and US citizen charged in connection with the operation of a Jamaican-based fraudulent lottery scheme was sentenced on Friday in Charlotte, North Carolina. doj_logo.jpg Felecia Roxanne...

CDB urges region to create environment for economic growth

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is projecting that the region will experience economic growth of approximately 1.7 percent in 2017. However, CDB director of economics, Dr Justin Ram,...

Caribbean nationals urged to take care when traveling

MIAMI, – A Florida immigration attorney, Dahlia Walker-Huntington, is warning Caribbean nationals with green cards who have been charged with a crime in the United States to postpone overseas travel. In...

Malnutrition Killing Inmates In Haiti Jails

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb 20 2017 – Dozens of emaciated men with sunken cheeks and protruding ribs lie silently in an infirmary at Haiti’s largest prison, most too weak to stand. The...

Concern over Trump’s immigration policies grows

keith Mitchel Grenada PM GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 18 2017 – Leaders of the 15-nation Caribbean Community expressed concern Friday that US President Donald Trump’s immigration policies could lead to a slowdown in...

School, books, and venereal disease

Growing alarm as contraction of STDS among Trinidadian school children rises PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad authorities are grappling with an alarming level of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) among schoolchildren. Last year alone, five...

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