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UN tells Haiti: ‘Proof is in the pudding’ on corruption

The United Nations, which last month launched a fresh mission to promote long-term development in Haiti, has had it with nice words: when it...

Barbados government to rename road in honour of Rihanna

The Barbados government says it will rename Westbury New Road in the St. Michael parish in honour of Barbadian-born international pop icon, Robyn Rihanna...

Dominica Prime Minister Promises Students at UWI Government Will Help

Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has sought to assure Dominicans enrolled at the Cave Hill campus of the University of the West Indies in...

Suspected cocaine-trafficking semi-submersible seized; Guyanese and Venezuelan arrested

Guyanese authorities have seized a semi-submersible vessel believed to be used in the smuggling of large quantities of South American cocaine to other countries. The...

St. Lucia seeking to ban sale of soft drinks in schools

The St. Lucia government says it is undertaking a campaign aimed at discontinuing the sale of soft drinks on school compounds. The Ministry of Health...

UN groups want ‘specific steps’ to respond to violence against women in the Caribbean

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) are urging Latin America and the Caribbean countries to take “specific steps” to...

Cuba honors Fidel on death anniversary

Cuba will commemorate the first anniversary of the death of Fidel Castro on Saturday as it looks ahead to the post-Castro era. Ceremonies marking the...

US Coast Guard offloads ton of cocaine seized in Caribbean

The United States Coast Guard says the crew of the Cutter Pelican has offloaded about one ton of cocaine, worth an estimated US$23 million...

Prisoner calls 911 and threatens to kill Guyana’s President

A prisoner yesterday morning allegedly called the emergency 911 number and threatened to kill the President of Guyana, Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels said. When...

Two killed as gunmen fire at passenger bus in Jamaica

Jamaica Police say two people, including the driver of a public passenger bus, were shot and killed after the vehicle came under heavy gunfire...

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