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As tiny Tuvalu sinks, PM fights to save the archipelago’s identity

TUVALU (CU)_Due to the global climate crisis, which has already caused irreparable harm and is expected to make the country uninhabitable in the coming...

Whale carcasses to be buried in the sea in Tasmania

After a major whale stranding even on the west coast of Tasmania, close to 200 whales were hauled back into the sea for burials...

St Kitts and Nevis will focus on upliftment of women and youth…

ST KITTS AND NEVIS (CU)_Dr. Terrance Drew, the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis' Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, spoke during the 77th...

Saint Lucia showcases strong recovery at Annual CTO Conference

SAINT LUCIA (CU)_Saint Lucia sent representatives to the Caribbean Tourism Organization's (CTO) 2022 annual conference, which took place in the Cayman Islands from September...

A New Fusion of Music and Cigars…

P La Cangri, one of the best DJs and Latin musicians in New York, visited Davidoff of Geneva a few years ago, and that's...

Antigua and Barbuda Plan Referendum to Become Republic Within 3 Years

The Caribbean country's Prime Minister told British media on September 10 that Antigua and Barbuda intend to hold a vote on becoming a republic...

St Kitts and Nevis declare that laws criminalizing LGBT people are unconstitutional

ST KNITTS AND NEVIS (CU)_UNAIDS applauds the St. Kitts and Nevis High Court's decision declaring that laws criminalizing homosexual acts are unconstitutional and must...

Saint Lucia releases official CXC results for May/June 2022 sitting

CASTRIES, SAINT LUCIA (CU)_ The Official Release of CXC Results for the May/June 2022 sitting was held on Monday, September 5, 2022, at the...

Guyana expects billion-dollar oil earnings this year

GEORGETOWN, GUYANA (CU)_ According to the central bank, Guyana is projected to make more money this year from its production share of offshore oil...

St Vincent and the Grenadines working to reopen EU market for seafood!

ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES (CU)_The St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) government is attempting to resume commerce with the European Union. SVG is...

Canada stabbings: Police hunt suspects after killing spree in Saskatchewan

CANADA (CU)_Police in Canada have launched a massive manhunt for two men wanted for allegedly killing at least 10 people with knives in a...

New Grenada Parliament opens

Grenada (CU)_Wednesday marked the beginning of the first session of Grenada's new Parliament, with Governor General Dame Cecile La Grenade detailing the socio-economic plans...

Canadians with Sri Lankan Origins receive Platinum Jubilee Medal

The Canadian Government honoured a few citizens with a Platinum Jubilee Medal in celebration of the seventieth anniversary of the reign of Her Majesty...

IMF predicts five percent economic growth for St. Vincent and the Grenadines

ST VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES (CU)_Although St. Vincent and the Grenadines' economic growth outlook is "positive," the International Monetary Fund (IMF) notes that the...

Canada announces funding to support Pakistan amid flood disaster

Canada (CU)_Global Affairs Canada stated on Monday that the federal government will provide $5 million in an effort to "ramp up" the humanitarian response...

Volcano Watch In Samoa

CARRIBBEAN (CU)_ Since late July, the Manua Islands of American Samoa in the South Pacific have experienced earthquakes. These earthquakes are probably related to...

Jamaican farmers struggle to contend with changing climate

Jamaica (CU)_Mount Airy, a rural area in central Jamaica, is already oppressively hot at nine in the morning. Chocolate-brown dust clouds erupt from behind...

Guyanese agro-processors can get $1M, training to push their businesses

Guyana (CU)_Through the Economic Development Accelerator program, at least 40 Guyanese agro-processors can gain access to critical business training and $1 million in interest-free...

Public granted access to Gros Piton trail!

Saint Lucia (CU)_ In response to concerns raised by members of the public regarding the obstruction of access to the Gros Piton Trail through...

Canada’s health-care system is crumbling

CANADA Liz LeClair of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, endured agonizing stomach agony and vomiting for 36 hours without receiving any assistance from an emergency. Her experience...

An off-the-grid holiday hut almost all of it by hand on an island in the Bahamas!

The Brillharts, who operate their own architecture firm, had recently finished building their own home in Miami and were eager to get to work...

‘Government too involved’

BARBADOS - There’s too much Government involvement in the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) with both of the traditional political parties dipping into its more...

BDF reports staff shortage

BARBADOS - The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) is understaffed. But even in the face of that shortage said Chief of Staff, Commodore Errington “Ricky” Shurland,...

CHANDERPAUL’s THIRD TON OF THE YEAR!

WEST INDIES/ JAMAICA - Tagenarine Chanderpaul made a masterful century which was the highlight of the fourth and final day of the second four-day...

Holyoke celebrates Puerto Rican heritage with downtown festivities

PUERTO RICO - There has been cross cultural development since the dawn of time where people from different background would leave their homes to...

James Franco to play Fidel Castro in ‘Alina of Cuba’!

CUBA - As part of his return to acting, James Franco is set to play Fidel Castro in an upcoming biopic about the late Cuban leader's daughter. The film, titled...

As August begins, the electricity supply is still siling in Cuba

CUBA - The Electric Union of Cuba announced a deficit of up to 20% in the energy supply, after three days of relative stability...

Clay for Children or a Vaccine Against COVID-19?

CUBA - Cuba’s State newspaper Granma wants to leave behind this month of July, of accumulation of anomalies for the regime, with some news that aims...

As August begins, the electricity supply is still siling in Cuba

CUBA - The Electric Union of Cuba announced a deficit of up to 20% in the energy supply, after three days of relative stability...

West Indies beat India by 5 wickets in second T20I.

WEST INDIES - It looks like the Caribbean is now taking up cricket as their religion one island and country at a time. It...

Cops increase security at Besson Street Police Station

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - One woman had to be treated at hospital for a gunshot wound following a shooting incident in Port-of-Spain. According to police,...

Marburg Virus: How Prepared Are We?

GHANA - This year, two cases of Marburg virus disease (MVD) were reported in the Ashanti region of Ghana, according to the World Health...

Rain hampers 3rd ODI in Port of Spain

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - India opener Shubman Gill got stranded at 98* as India's innings got cut short by rain at the Port of...

YUBERJEN MARTINEZ TO FIGHT IN BARRANQUILLA, COLOMBIA THIS WEEKEND

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Two-time Olympians Yuberjen “Tremendo” Martinez and Leonel de los Santos, both managed by Fighter Locker, will be in action this Friday...

“Boys Are Young, but…”

WEST INDIES - Following his side's 119-run win over West Indies in the third and final ODI, Indian skipper Shikhar Dhawan said that the young players...

India Team led by Shikhar Dhawan Arrives in Trinidad for 3-match ODI Series

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - Team India has arrived in the Caribbean for the three-match ODI series, starting Friday. The team will be led by Shikhar Dhawan...

Electric motorcycles flood Havana amid diesel shortages

CUBA - The young people come and go on their electric motorcycles at this highway outside Cuba´s capital where they perform stunts and talk...

Anguilla lifting pre-arrival testing

ANGUILLA - When someone says the Caribbean the first thing pops in to your mind in VACATION. This is true 100% of the time...

Simmons announces retirement from international cricket

WEST INDIES – it is always the glory days that is remembered by most sportsman and the fans of the game. A lot of...

The Visionary from Antigua

ANTIGUA - The sense of isolation, of being alone in the natural world, is pervasive in Frank Walter’s art, and yet one can also...