First Ambassador of Norway to CARICOM Accredited

Strengthening Already Good Relations Between the Region and that Country (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) - CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Tuesday accredited...

Barbados Government to Axe Around 1,500 Jobs

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The Barbados government says at least 1,500 public workers will be laid off over the next few weeks as it...

Jamaica Hotel Worker Charged With Raping Two US Visitors

Claims he was Having Consensual Sex With the Women KINGSTON, Jamaica – Police have charged the entertainment coordinator of a hotel in the north-west of...

UAE Providing Funds for Projects in several Caribbean Countries

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is providing US$34.5 million to fund renewable energy projects in the Caribbean that are built to...

St. Lucia Elected to Chair Tourism Body

NASSAU, Bahamas – St. Lucia has been elected as the new chair of the Barbados-based Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), following the two-year term of...

Barbados Names International Pop Star Rihanna as Diplomat

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Barbados government has appointed international pop icon, Robyn Rihanna Fenty, popularly known as Rihanna, as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, with...

Mother Calls For Justice for her Son

Demonstrators Demand Police Officer Who Fatally Shot St. Lucian Man in Dallas be “Locked Up” DALLAS, TEXAS (CMC) – Demonstrators Friday night demanded that a...

Jamaica Bans Plastic Bags, Straws and Styrofoam

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica Monday became the latest Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country to announce a ban on Styrofoam, single use plastic bags and straws. Antigua...

Former Jamaican Prime Minister Hails Kofi Annan as “a Visionary”

Says the Caribbean Will Remember him for his "Constant Attention" KINGSTON, Jamaica – Former Prime Minister of Jamaica, P. J. Patterson has hailed the late...

Jamaica Making it Easier to Adopt Children

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica government says it is seeking to update legislation that would make the adoption of children less tedious and conform...
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