Canadian prime minister to visit Cuba

November 12, 2016 admin 0

OTTAWA, Canada — The prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, on Tuesday announced that he will pay official visits to Cuba and Argentina from November 15 to 18, and will travel to Peru from November 19 to 20 to participate in the 2016 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ meeting. Canada enjoys strong, long-standing relations with Cuba. During the official […More]

Dozens of illegal Haitian migrants discovered in St Martin

November 7, 2016 admin 0

MARIGOT, St Martin — Police officers of French border control, Police aux Frontières (PAF), who suspected trafficking of migrants in Marigot Bay in the French part of the island of St Martin/St Maarten), discovered during a control operation conducted with support of Customs and the gendarmerie, that 52 illegal migrants, mostly of Haitian nationality (28 men, 17 women and 7 […More]

Some regional central bank banks turn to SWIFT to combat de-risking threat

November 7, 2016 admin 0

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — Eight regional central banks have signed up to adopt the sanctions screening service and Know Your Customer (KYC) Registry provided by the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) in an effort to combat the threat posed to the region by de-risking measures imposed in correspondent banking relationships. The trend of de-risking – the decision taken by […More]

Heavy rains flood Central

October 27, 2016 admin 0

Torrential rains at midday resulted in flash flooding along Endeavour Road, Chaguanas today. The rain, which began around noon, saw nearby tributaries overflowing into the road and traffic slowing to a crawl. Businesses quickly moved goods positioned near the street as water levels rose quickly. The flash flooding, typical to Central during the rainy season, dissipated as the rain ended […More]

DISRESPECT FOR OUR DEAD

October 20, 2016 admin 0

IF a country’s humanity is measured by how it treats its dead, then Trinidad and Tobago is failing, based on the horror that exists within the walls of the Forensic Science Centre in St James. In the refrigerated section of the building located in one of the most affluent areas of the country, are the bodies and body parts of […More]

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