Sunday, April 14, 2024

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Former Surinamese president Bouterse ineligible to enter United States

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on former Surinamese President Desiré Delano Bouterse and six former Surinamese military officials for alleged “gross violations of human rights.” State Department spokesman...

Data shows Bajan contacting hitman

KINGSTON – Phone data evidence showed that there was continuous communication between Barbadian-born businessman Omar Collymore and the...

Bacterial infection kills seven babies in Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN – Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh Friday confirmed that at least seven babies had died at...

U.S. hurricane forecasters embark on preparedness mission to the Caribbean

NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center - With the 2024 hurricane season fast approaching, NOAA and the U.S. Air...

No decision yet on troops for Haiti

It is still unclear if Barbadian armed forces will be dispatched to Haiti as part of a regional...

Former CCJ president Michael de la Bastide passes

Trinidad and Tobago- Former chief justice Michael de la Bastide and first president of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has died. His relatives confirmed...

PAHO warns Caribbean of increase in dengue cases

WASHINGTON – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is warning of an upsurge in dengue cases in the Americas including Barbados and the French islands...

Minor stabs relative to death

NASSAU – The murder toll in The Bahamas climbed to 34 so far this year after two people, including a 25-year-old man, who was...

Sir Hilary to address UN

KINGSTON – Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, will address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) today,...

IMF approves more funds for Suriname

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has granted Suriname a waiver for nonobservance of a performance criterion and will also allow the Dutch-speaking Caribbean Community...

Haiti one step away from famine, warns UN

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Haiti, Ulrika Richardson, is warning that the situation in the gang-ravaged capital Port-au-Prince has gone...