Prime Minister of Barbados Hon. Mia Mottley delivers the 16th Raúl Prebisch Lecture

Prime Minister of Barbados Hon. Mia Mottley delivers the 16th Raúl Prebisch Lecture

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 — GENEVA, Switzerland – Honourable Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados, delivers the 16th Raúl Prebisch Lecture at Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday, 10 September, 2019. I am humbled to have been invited to deliver the 16th lecture to honor this great development thinker. I am also deeply humbled to […]

Guyana Signs Historic Pact to Protect Amazon Forest

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Guyana Signs Historic Pact to Protect Amazon Forest

(Left to right): Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo, Bolivia’s President Evo Morales, Peru’s President Martin Vizcarra, Colombia’s President Ivan Duque, Ecuador’s President Ivan Moreno, Suriname’s Vice President Michael Ashwin Adhin and Minister Trotman in Letecia, Colombia at the historic signing   LETECIA, Colombia, Monday September 9, 2019 – Guyana has joined six other Amazonian countries […]

UN Says Global AIDS Fight Running out of Steam

By James Reinl

UN Says Global AIDS Fight Running out of Steam

NEW YORK, United States (IPS) – The global fight against AIDS is floundering amid cash shortfalls and spikes in new HIV infections among marginalized groups in developing regions, Gunilla Carlsson, executive director of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), said yesterday. Speaking with reporters in New York at UN headquarters, Carlsson, head of UN-led […]

Hurricane Dorian Death Toll on the Rise – Almost Three Times Number Reported on Tuesday; Looting a Concern

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Hurricane Dorian Death Toll on the Rise – Almost Three Times Number Reported on Tuesday; Looting a Concern

NASSAU, The Bahamas, Wednesday September 4, 2019 – As authorities had warned, the death toll from Hurricane Dorian is on the rise, with confirmed fatalities yesterday increasing to 20. Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis, who a day earlier said the deaths stood at seven, told a press conference last night the number had risen again, […]

Five Confirmed Dead as Hurricane Dorian Continues Unrelenting Assault on The Bahamas

Five Confirmed Dead as Hurricane Dorian Continues Unrelenting Assault on The Bahamas

Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis announced the deaths “in the midst of a historic tragedy”, at a press conference yesterday. By Caribbean360 NASSAU, The Bahamas Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis has confirmed at least five deaths in the Abaco Islands of the Bahamas in what he yesterday described as a “historic tragedy”. The dead include […]

CTO Statement on Hurricane Dorian

CTO Statement on Hurricane Dorian

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, 3 Sept. 2019 – The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) expresses our deepest regret and sadness over the loss of life and damage done to the Abacos and Grand Bahama Island by dangerous category 5 hurricane Dorian.  In the wake of this monstrous storm, we have witnessed the pain of those who lost loved […]

PM Harris Expresses Condolences On The Passing Of Kenrick Anderson Georges, Author Of Oh Land Of Beauty!, St. Kitts-Nevis’ National Anthem

PM Harris Expresses Condolences On The Passing Of Kenrick Anderson Georges, Author Of Oh Land Of Beauty!, St. Kitts-Nevis’  National Anthem

“Over 35 years later, our national anthem remains an iconic masterpiece that will forever leave an indelible impression on all citizens and residents of St. Kitts and Nevis and on all of our lives,” Prime Minister Harris said about Kenrick Georges’ beautiful composition, which he wrote to celebrate St. Kitts and Nevis’ Independence in 1983. […]

Why a Jamaican man was jailed for 82 days over inaccurate test results on honey

Why a Jamaican man was jailed for 82 days over inaccurate test results on honey

By Anna-Lysa Gayle, ABC7 ANNE ARUNDEL, Md. (ABC7) — When K-9s started sniffing Leon Haughton’s suitcase, at Baltimore Washington International Airport, he thought they detected the delicious meal he brought back from his birthplace Jamaica. “I had some KFC chicken in the suitcase,” Haughton said. He was shocked when Customs and Border Protection seized three bottles […]

Youth leaders to discuss improving adolescent health in Caribbean

Youth leaders to discuss improving adolescent health in Caribbean

WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The  Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) has announced plans to stage a Youth Leaders Initiative, aimed at bringing together people under the age of 25 to seek innovative ideas and solutions to address health problems that affect adolescents and young people in the Caribbean. PAHO said an estimated 237 million […]

National Security Advisor: Gang Members Wanted This Positive Change In The Country

National Security Advisor: Gang Members Wanted This Positive Change In The Country

Photo: National Security Advisor in St. Kitts and Nevis, (Ret.) Major General Stewart Saunders BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, August 20, 2019 (Press Unit in the Office of the Prime Minister) – The Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis continues to experience an unprecedented period of peace and calm under the current Peace Initiative—something that was yearned […]

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