Nobel Prize Laureate Sir Derek Walcott, 87, has died

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By Michael Derek Roberts One of the Caribbean’s great literary giants of the 20th century has died. St. Lucia born, Sir Derek Walcott, passed away on March 17 after a prolonged illness....

Oil in guyana

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Exxon Mobil could be first to start pumping oil in Guyana waters GEORGETOWN, Guyana, – American oil giant Exxon Mobil Corporation is moving full steam ahead with plans to transformGuyana into a major...

A look at territorial expansion in Haiti

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The border control treaties between the two island Nations have benefited Haiti to the detriment of the Dominican Republic. Thus, since 1929, the territory of Haiti has expanded by 6,200 km2,...

Former US missionary in Haiti accused of child sexual abuse

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MIAMI, authorities have charged an Arkansas man with sexually abusing children while working as a missionary in Haiti. Daniel Pye became well-known among missionaries in Haiti as he helped coordinate relief efforts...

Changes in petroleum prices in Barbados

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,...

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