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St. Lucia moving to cushion impact of rising consumer prices

St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Phillip J Pierre says his administration will remove the service charge on all price-controlled goods in a bid to cushion...

Caribbean tourism legend John Bell receives CHRIS Lifetime Achievement

John Bell, the first Executive Director of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), has been honored with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at...

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Miramar to host job and education fair with over 70 top companies, colleges, and universities

The City of Miramar Job and Education Fair will return to the Miramar Cultural Center Banquet Hall located at 2400 Civic Center Place, Miramar,...

Florida House Democrats tap Rep. Fentrice Driskell as next leader

Florida House Democrats have tapped Rep. Fentrice Driskell as the caucus’s next leader for the 2022-2024 term, the first Black woman to hold the...

Miami-Dade county pays $4 million for girl with severed spine

Miami-Dade County has agreed to pay a record $4 million for the care of a girl whose spinal cord was severed in a crash...

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President Paul Kagame of Rwanda paid official visits to Jamaica and Barbados last week. He was in Jamaica from April 13-15 and in Barbados from April 15-17. In both countries, President Kagame spoke of the need to strengthen the...
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In a recent address marking the ground-breaking ceremony of a police station in Jamaica, Prime Minister Andrew Holness touted the use of a “national compulsory service program” to radically “change the trajectory of youth-generated crime.” The Prime Minister's speech comes...

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‘Express yourselves’  Paul Hall gives Reggae Boyz freedom in game against Catalonia XI 

“Fail fast, fix it fast and learn fast.” That’s advice Reggae Boyz head coach Paul Hall has dished out to his players ahead of Wednesday’s...

Roye, Munn-Barrow lead at Jamaica’s National Amateur Golf Championship 

Zandre Roye and Jodi Munn-Barrow are the day one leaders in the three-day National Amateur Golf Championship which is being played at Sandals Golf...

Thompson-Herah, Seville impress at Jubilee Series in Kingston  

Back-to-back Olympic Games sprint double champion Elaine Thompson-Herah displayed no ill effects of the “discomfort” which forced her withdrawal from Saturday’s Muller Birmingham Diamond...

Hansle Parchment beats McLeod in world lead at Birmingham Diamond League 

Jamaica’s 2020 Olympic Games 110m hurdles gold medallist Hansle Parchment established a world-leading 13.09 seconds to win his pet event at Saturday's 2022 Muller Birmingham...

Veronica Campbell-Brown Expecting Second Child

Retired Jamaican Olympian Veronica Campbell-Brown is expecting her second child with her husband, Omar. The eight-time Olympic medallist announced her pregnancy via a post on...

CDB president calls for multi-instrument financing for sustainable development in the Caribbean

President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Gene Leon has restated the need for a multi-faceted suite of financing instruments to drive sustainable...

Trinidad’s Private sector welcomes government’s supplemental appropriation package

The Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce (TTCIC) says it is encouraged by the TT$3.81 billion (One TT dollar=US$0.16 cents) supplementary appropriation...

Caribbean MSMEs must use research to grow

The head of the Competitiveness Business Unit at the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, Kareem Guiste, says micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises...

CDB & EU working to increase private sector capacity in St Vincent and the Grenadines

Director of Projects at the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) Daniel Best says two new projects financed by the European Union (EU) are set to...

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