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VENEZUELA/US TIES: Venezuela Socialist Government Wants Restored Ties With US

September 27, 2019 admin 0

Venezuela Socialist Government Wants Restored Ties With US Venezuela’s socialist government on Wednesday called on the United States to restore diplomatic ties with Caracas after it opened talks with fringe opposition parties. Venezuela broke off relations with the United States after Washington recognised opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president on January 23. Vice President Delcy Rodriguez told reporters in […More]

GUYANA NEWS UPDATE: Jagdeo “disappointed” over CARICOM’s silence on Guyana’s political situation

September 23, 2019 admin 0

While international organisations and other stakeholders have joined the resounding call for democracy to prevail in Guyana, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has remained noticeably silent on the situation, which can have far-reaching consequences for other Member States. Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo today called out the regional organisation for not commenting on Guyana’s situation, where a caretaker government is still functioning […More]

PM Rowley’s Washington DC Visit Described as Fruitful

September 19, 2019 admin 0

PM Rowley’s Washington DC Visit Described as Fruitful. Venezuela A Major Topic Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley on Tuesday said fewer countries in the region now want a military intervention to oust Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro. He made the comment during a press briefing held upon his return from his trip to Washington DC. The Prime Minister recalled that in […More]

CARIBBEAN ISLANDS SIGNED ICT AGREEMENT

October 11, 2018 admin 0

Grenada, St Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines sign 15-year ICT contract KINGSTON, Jamaica – The governments Grenada, Saint Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines have signed a 15-year agreement with ICT managed services provider, Digicel. Working with technology partners, Cisco and Fortinet, the 15-year agreement sees Digicel delivering a future proofed fibre optic network infrastructure, with every […More]

VS Naipaul Is Dead

August 13, 2018 admin 0

VS Naipaul Is Dead Reports out of the United Kingdom quotes his wife, Lady Naipaul, as confirming his death. According to the BBC, she said he died surrounded by those he loved. Naipaul was 85. Born Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul in Trinidad, Naipaul published more than 30 books including his masterpiece House for Mr Biswas, Mimic Men, Miguel Street, Mystic Masseur and A […More]

ANTIGUA-BARBUDA ELECTION: Antigua-Barbuda Labour Party wins resounding new mandate

March 23, 2018 admin 0

Antigua-Barbuda Labour Party wins resounding new mandate ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Prime Minister Gaston Browne led his Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) to a resounding win in the general elections on Wednesday. After an often controversial campaign, the ABLP emerged victorious, on track to win 15 of the 17 seats. The opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) seemed likely to […More]

Caribbean & Latin America: Corruption on the rise in the Caribbean

March 22, 2018 admin 0

Corruption on the rise in the Caribbean By LK Hewlett BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — Corruption is on the rise in Latin America and the Caribbean, says Transparency International, an organization dedicated to fighting corruption on a global scale. The agency described corruption as a scourge that hurts ordinary people every day across the region, which when they speak out […More]

Corruption on the rise in the Caribbean

March 15, 2018 admin 0

Corruption on the rise in the Caribbean By LK Hewlett BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — Corruption is on the rise in Latin America and the Caribbean, says Transparency International, an organization dedicated to fighting corruption on a global scale. The agency described corruption as a scourge that hurts ordinary people every day across the region, which when they speak out […More]

UN Agency Says Latin America and Caribbean Must Radically Transform Food Habits to Combat Obesity

March 15, 2018 admin 0

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday March 9, 2018 – A “radical transformation” of food systems and food habits is critical to combat the growing scourge of overweight and obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean, the United Nations food security agency said on Wednesday. “Eradicating hunger must not be our only concern […] in a region where 7 per cent of children under the […More]

Tobago Closer to Self-Governance

March 15, 2018 admin 0

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Friday March 9, 2018 – Amendments to the Trinidad and Tobago Constitution that, if passed, would give Tobago autonomy, was today presented to Parliament. Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said the Constitution (Amendment) (Tobago Self Government) Bill, 2018 was developed “after a very long and transparent process of research, extensive public consultations and a genuine desire to […More]

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