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July 9th, 2019
Jamaica PM wants to grow trade with Cayman


GEORGE TOWN, Cayman - Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness said during his recent visit here for the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Constitution that he hopes to see more trade between his country and Cayman. Speaking at one of several events he attended, he said he had engaged in bilateral talks with Premier Alden McLaughlin to see how the trading relationship could improve and to remove stumbling blocks such as the visa requirements.

July 9th, 2019
Barbados inks oil contract with Jamaica


BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Barbados National Terminal Company Limited says it is now getting its supply of oil from Petrojam in Jamaica following the closure last November of the state-owned PETROTRIN oil refinery in Trinidad and Tobago.

July 9th, 2019
T&T infant dies after stepping into path of pick-up


ARIMA, Trinidad & Tobago - Two-year-old Amara Reason has died. The infant was struck by a vehicle on Saturday morning along La Retreat Road, Arima and since then, she had been warded in a critical condition at the Mt Hope Hospital.

July 4th, 2019
Five killed in Haiti following torrential downpour


PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – Five were killed and three people are missing following heavy rains that lashed the capital on Wednesday.

July 4th, 2019
Outgoing CARICOM Chairman urges region to maintain position on venezuela


CASTRIES, St Lucia – Outgoing Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Chairman, Dr Timothy Harris, Wednesday praised the regional integration grouping for its stance on the economic and political situation in Venezuela, saying it must remain an honest broker in the South American country.

July 4th, 2019
T&T Family abandons new home after bandit attack


SAN FRANCIQUE, T&T - Armed with a blow torch, a gang of “professional thieves” broke into the home of a Penal family and robbed them of thousands in cash and valuables early Tuesday.

June 27th, 2019
American woman killed by shark in the Bahamas


An American woman has died after she was attacked by a shark while snorkeling in the Bahamas, authorities said.

June 24th, 2019
Another American tourist dies in Dominican Republic


An American died last week while vacationing in the Dominican Republic, bringing the total of U.S. citizens who died while traveling on the island to at least eight this year and 11 in the past year. Vittorio Caruso, 56, died on June 17 while vacationing on the island, CBS News New York reported.

June 18th, 2019
Guyana announces fresh elections after CCJ Ruling


GEORGETOWN, Guyana – President David A. Granger today, June 18, 2019, said voters will be given a new opportunity to elect a government after the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) validated a motion of no confidence against his administration that had been passed in the National Assembly on December 21, last year.

June 10th, 2019
T&T teacher crashes, charged with drunk driving


SAN FERNANDO, Trinidad & Tobago - A 52-year-old primary school teacher who crashed her vehicle into a ditch in San Fernando on Monday afternoon, has been charged with drunk driving.


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