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May 16th, 2018
Popular Jamaican Reggae Singer on Rape Charge

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KINGSTON, Jamaica - Reggae artist Capleton was released on J$250,000 (US$1,995) bail after appearing in court on a rape charge this morning.

May 16th, 2018
Hundreds of errors found in voters’ list ahead of Barbados polls

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday May 14, 2018 – Two days after the Electoral and Boundaries Commission (EBC) stoutly defended the integrity of the electoral process and openly dismissed allegations of discrepancies on the preliminary voters’ list of just over 256,990 people, investigations by online newspaper Barbados Today have revealed over 500 irregularities, the majority of which affect four constituencies in St Michael.

May 16th, 2018
Suspended Cop & mother charged with passport forgery

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ST JOHN’S, Antigua - A suspended senior police officer and his mother have been charged with fraud related to an alleged racket involving forging Antigua and Barbuda passports.

May 2nd, 2018
The Bahamas to ban single-use plastics by 2020

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NASSAU, Bahamas - Minister of the Environment and Housing Romauld Ferreira has announced that in an effort to simultaneously address marine pollution and waste management, single-use plastics – such as shopping bags, food utensils, straws and Styrofoam food containers – will be banned by 2020.

May 2nd, 2018
Election date finally announced in Barbados: May 24, 2018

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - Barbadians will go to the polls to elect a new government on May 24, 2018.

May 2nd, 2018
Jamaica’s Health Minister encourages neighbouring countries to replicate island’s campaign against NCDs

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KINGSTON, Jamaica - Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton is encouraging other Caribbean countries to join forces and replicate the Jamaica Moves campaign into Caribbean Moves, with the objective of reducing the region’s growing rate of persons living with non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

April 24th, 2018
Bahamas PM ups the alleged corruption ante to $500 million

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NASSAU, Bahamas - Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said on Sunday he was very conservative when he said at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, that The Bahamas loses over $200 million a year due to corruption and estimated the figure at $500 million.

April 24th, 2018
Cayman Islands is least complex jurisdiction to do tax & accounting business

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NEW YORK, United States - When it comes to accounting and tax compliance, two British Overseas Territories in the Caribbean are considered the least complex jurisdictions to do business.

April 24th, 2018
Grenada finds oil? A definite maybe

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ST GEORGE’S, Grenada - In leaked footage of a meeting held during the 2018 Commonwealth heads of government meeting (CHOGM) in London last week, Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell admitted to there being just a slight possibility of oil and natural gas being discovered in the territorial waters of Grenada, but further drilling and firm confirmation is needed, despite having said at a campaign rally just three days before the 2018 general election that oil had actually been found.

April 16th, 2018
64-year-old man charged with threatening to kill Guyana’s President

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Police in Guyana have charged a 64-year-old man who allegedly threatened to kill President David Granger last month.



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