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25 prison officers called in sick, says Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security minister

Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security Minister Stuart Young said 25 prison officers called in sick yesterday, but this did not affect the operations of...

At least one dead, dozens hurt as thousands protest in Haiti

At least one person was killed and dozens injured as thousands of protesters took to the streets in Haiti yesterday over a corruption scandal...

IMF says recovery in Caribbean has lost momentum

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says its “Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere” has marked down its growth forecasts for Latin America and...

Barbados blacklisted among 21 countries with ‘golden passport’ schemes

The forum of the world’s richest nations has placed Barbados on a blacklist of 21 countries whose so-called “golden passport” schemes are deemed a...

Eight inmates shot during prison unrest in Guyana

The Ministry of Public Security in Guyana yesterday confirmed that eight inmates were shot during efforts to quell the unrest at the Lusignan Prison...

Grenada Opposition wants CCJ Referendum postponed

Grenada’s main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Monday called for a postponement of the November 6 referendum on whether or not it should...

Man burnt to death as fire destroys house in Trinidad

Trapped by his fear of being outdoors, a man was burnt alive in a fire which destroyed his home in Penal, Trinidad on Monday...

Trinidad Government announces replacements for Petrotrin

The Trinidad and Tobago Government said on Saturday that two companies will replace the now defunct state run oil refinery Petrotrin. They are Heritage Petroleum...

Barbados Prime Minister outlines restructuring plan which will affect 1500 public workers

Mostly temporary workers, but not more than 1,500 people across the public sector, will be laid off over the next few weeks, Barbados Prime...

Haiti death toll from earthquake rises to 18

Haiti said 18 people have now been confirmed dead following the 5.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked the French-speaking Caricom country on October 6. The Directorate...

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