Grenada PM discusses debt and assistance in Washington

October 13, 2017 admin 0

WASHINGTON, USA — Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has begun a series of meetings with World Bank and International Monetary Fund officials on the first day of a five-day visit here that will also see him attending the World Bank annual general meeting. During the week, Mitchell will also attend a Commonwealth finance minister’s meeting and also lead the […More]

Chinese company offers new town for Barbuda

October 13, 2017 admin 0

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — A Chinese firm specializing in energy and housing met with the Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda on Wednesday. The company showed interest in constructing a new town in Barbuda, according to Cabinet notes. They proposed to construct a complex of several “high-rise apartment buildings” that could resist hurricane winds exceeding 200 mph, Antigua News Room reported. “The complex […More]

Vessel with 159 pounds of cocaine intercepted north of Puerto Rico;

May 15, 2017 admin 0

Vessel with 159 pounds of cocaine intercepted north of Puerto Rico; three arrested AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico — US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) detected a single engine vessel on Tuesday evening attempting to smuggle more than 159 pounds (72 kilos) of cocaine north of Arecibo. Puerto Rico Police Department marine units intercepted the vessel and […More]

Female passenger from St Lucia detained in Guyana money laundering probe

May 15, 2017 admin 0

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Police in Guyana said that they have arrested and detained a woman who had arrived on a flight from Saint Lucia on Thursday night after she was found to be in possession of US$44,688, which she failed to declare to authorities. The 36-year-old woman had traveled to Saint Lucia recently, reportedly as a visitor. However, she could […More]

OAS general assembly to be held in Cancun, Mexico

May 15, 2017 admin 0

WASHINGTON, USA — The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Wednesday agreed to change the venue of the next general assembly of the organization to the city of Cancun, in Mexico. The dates will stay the same: June 19 to 21. The proposal, presented by the permanent representative of Mexico to the OAS, Luis Alfonso de […More]

PRESIDENT TRUMP IMMIGRATION CASE ALARMS THE CHIEF JUSTICE

April 27, 2017 admin 0

U.S. chief justice alarmed at Trump administration immigration case stance By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts took issue on Wednesday with the Trump administration’s stance in an immigration case, saying it could make it too easy for the government to strip people of citizenship for lying about minor infractions. Roberts and other Supreme Court justices […More]

Reggae on the Beach kicks off this year’s Barbados Reggae Festival

April 27, 2017 admin 0

By Jewel Crichlow BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — This year’s annual Barbados Reggae Festival kicked off on Sunday on Pirates Cove Beach with some great performances. Two top local mixologists, Philip ‘Casanova’ Antoine and Bryan ‘Fresh’ McLeod, were also working their magic in the VIP section. Some of the local performers appearing at the event were SK and Natalie Harewood, Scrilla, Mole, […More]

STREAMING LIVE THIS SATURDAY on FACE BOOK

April 23, 2017 admin 0

STREAMING LIVE THIS SATURDAY on FACE BOOK View on Caribbean-People-Newspaper Facebook page The Classic Man HOWARD HUGHES hosts The World’s Best Eclectic Radio Show every Saturday Morning from 9am thru 3pm (USA – Eastern Time) on WPAT/930AM. Also streaming live on wpat930am.com – YOU JUST HAVE TO LISTEN TO BELIEVE! Please spread the breaking news and forward to as many […More]

Caribbean Bracing For Increase In Criminal Deportees

March 30, 2017 admin 0

By LK Hewlett BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — An expected increase in the number of Caribbean nationals that will be deported from the US for serious crimes in the coming months is being considered by many Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries as a threat to their national security. US President Donald Trump has not only signaled his administration’s intention to accelerate […More]

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