Tue | Oct 23, 2018

Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Tuesday called for persons to stop disseminating “fake news” saying such actions put a heavy burden on law enforcement and rescue teams dealing with the...

PORT Of SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago legendary calypsonian Winston Bailey, who was due to receive an honorary doctorate from the St Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI) this weekend, died Tuesday. He was...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados government Monday announced that it has started its programme for restructuring the public service and reducing expenditure as it seeks to turn around the ailing economy. Head of the Civil Service Dr...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Haiti has announced a temporary ban on carrying firearms throughout the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country until Thursday as citizens commemorate the 212th anniversary of the assassination of...

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The Bahamas government says it “strongly refutes” media reports that the country has been blacklisted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). “This report is false and...

CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – The Police Welfare Association (PWA) says it wants a one-million dollar compensation package for the relatives of cops killed in the line of duty. Under the existing regulations, surviving family members receive an...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC –The National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) is describing as an attack on women, the decision of the Barbados government to send home clerks, typists and stenographers as part of the 1,500 public workers to be...

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Monday called for a postponement of the November 6 referendum on whether or not Grenada should replace the London-based Privy Council as the island...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados government says at least 1, 500 public workers will be laid off over the next few weeks as it seeks to turn around an ailing economy while acknowledging that sending home one worker “is...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados Agricultural Society (BAS) has called on the government to stop importing chicken wings. Chief Executive Officer James Paul, a former legislator, made the call claiming that a glut is in the offing....
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