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OECS states to re-engineer teacher education

Approximately 100 education professionals in 10 OECS member states recently participated in the OECS Teacher Education and Professional Development Conference under the theme, “One...

United States Vice President wants to suspend Venezuela from the 35-nation Organisation of American...

United States Vice President, Mike Pence, yesterday asked the countries of the Western Hemisphere to suspend Venezuela from the 35-nation Organisation of American States. According...

Trinidad Cop under probe for helping gun and drug smugglers

A police corporal in Trinidad is now the subject of a criminal probe after allegedly helping in the escape of four men who smuggled...

No coins from Eastern Caribbean Central Bank for Antigua and Barbuda

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is unable to provide Antigua and Barbuda with coins. That’s according to a notice that has been posted for...

Guyanese fisherman killed in second pirate attack off Suriname’s coast

A second piracy attack on a fishing boat in Suriname waters, nearly a week after the first, which left 16 fishermen missing, has resulted...

ECLAC Caribbean releases documentary on impacts of Irma and Maria across the Caribbean

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) sub regional headquarters for the Caribbean has released an exclusive new documentary on the...

UN team to visit Trinidad to investigate Venezuela deportation controversy

The Trinidad and Tobago government says United Nations (UN) Secretary General António Guterres is sending a high powered team to the Caribbean island to...

Guns entering Jamaica via controlled ports due to corruption says Deputy Commissioner of Police

Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Selvin Hay says while it is easy to get firearms into Jamaica via the country's unmanned ports, due to...

Barbados Prime Minister defends stewardship, optimistic of regaining power in general election

Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart yesterday defended the stewardship of his ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) over the last five years and said he...

UK government supports anti-money laundering legislation despite CARICOM concerns

United Kingdom legislators yesterday backed the amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill that the 15-member regional integration grouping, CARICOM, said could negatively...

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