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August 12th, 2017
Marijuana farming damaging St Lucia’s woodlands

CARIBBEAN 360

CASTRIES, St Lucia – Officials at the Forests and Lands Department in St Lucia have cautioned that marijuana cultivation is endangering the island’s forest reserves.

August 12th, 2017
Fmr Cayman Islands premier won’t face charge for groping casino waitress

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands- The Speaker of the House in the Cayman Islands McKeeva Bush will not have to face a misdemeanour battery charge after all.

August 4th, 2017
Major airport on LOCKDOWN after 'BOMB' found in hand luggage

DAILY STAR

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport in Puerto Rico was shut down after the shock finding in its Terminal B security checking area.

August 4th, 2017
Former Bahamas Labour Minister on bribery charges

CARIBBEAN 360

NASSAU, Bahamas - A third member of the former Perry Christie-led Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) administration has been hauled before the law courts on a string of bribery charges.

August 4th, 2017
No IMF: Dominica to Stay the Course, Says PM

CARIBBEAN 360

ROSEAU, Dominica - With projections that Dominica is on track to post 3.1 per cent economic growth for fiscal year 2017/2018, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has scoffed at suggestions that his Government was in need of a helping hand from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

August 4th, 2017
Jamaica to amend Gun Court Act

CARIBBEAN NATIONAL WEEKLY

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Plans are afoot by the Jamaican government to amend the Gun Court Act to allow for all non-capital murder cases to be tried by a judge only.

August 4th, 2017
Soldiers Implicated in Payroll Scam at Trinidad & Tobago Defence Force

CARIBBEAN 360

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - An intense investigation is underway within the Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force (TTDF) after authorities uncovered TT$2 million (US$296,363) in salary over payments.

July 25th, 2017
20,000 in Barbados march against tough tax measures

CARIBBEAN 360

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - With the support of more than 20,000 Barbadians, the island’s four main trade unions and the Barbados Private Sector Association (BPSA) yesterday took to the streets to march against the austerity measures imposed by the Freundel Stuart administration.

July 24th, 2017
Tourism earns US$1.46 billion for Jamaica in six months

CARIBBEAN 360


KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica generated US$1.46 billion in tourism earnings during the first six months of the 2017 calendar year to record an impressive 7.5 per cent increase over the corresponding period in 2016.

July 24th, 2017
Fmr Cayman Islands Premier arrested in US for butt grabbing

CARIBBEAN 360

FLORIDA, United States - The Speaker of the House in the Cayman Islands has been charged after allegedly grabbing the buttocks of a female casino employee in Florida.



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