GEORGETOWN, GUYANA, DECEMBER 18, 2014 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) says it welcomes the thawing of relations between the United States and Cuba and the move towards the re-establishment of diplomatic ties.
WASHINGTON DC, December 18, 2014 - While announcing a normalization of relations with Cuba, U.S. President Barack Obama has also quietly signed a new raft of sanctions against Russia into law, the State Department announced Wednesday.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, December 17, 2014 - The Dominica Ministry of Employment, Trade, Industry and Diaspora Affairs, in partnership with the CARICOM Secretariat, is developing a CSME Communication Plan. A recent workshop brought representatives from the public and private sectors around the table to formulate a strategic approach for sustainable information flows on the CSME in Dominica.
SANTA CRUZ, St Elizabeth December 16, 2014 -Former Prime Minister PJ Patterson says while it is important for government to meet the IMF requirements, the administration must make sure that even as it meets those obligations, appropriate attention is paid to growth and development.
Strasbourg, 14 December 2014/ ACP: The epidemic that has killed more than 6,000 people in several countries in West Africa has put into focus the fragility of developing economies in Africa, the Caribbean and Pacific (ACP countries).
KINGSTON, December 17, 2014 - Minister of Mining and Energy, Phillip Paulwell, is to meeting with petroleum marketing companies on Thursday, as the Government looks to secure greater reduction in prices for consumers at the gas pumps.
ST. LUCIA, December 16, 2014 - St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony has rejected a proposal from the United Kingdom for the island to waive its death penalty, in exchange for assistance in solving crime.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Dec. 16, 2014: For years the question has been asked and left unanswered, but Caribbean Americans may now have a better idea of how many undocumented Caribbean immigrants are living across the length and breadth of the United States.
Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe on Sunday announced that he was resigning along with several ministers in the wake of violent anti-government protests and a commission’s call for him to step down.
With the 13th summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) concluding Sunday, the bloc of left-leaning Latin American and Caribbean countries strongly rejected U.S. interference on the region, particularly in light of new sanctions announced against Venezuela this week.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AFP) -Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says the recently imposed US sanctions against the country's government officials amount to no more than an intimidatory tactic that could start a conflict between Washington and Caracas.
KINGSTON, December 14, 2014 - Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, says students who leave the school system without marketable competencies will not be left behind, as the Government will continue second chance programmes.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, December 10, 2014 – T&T Attorney General Anand Ramlogan says says statistics from 2010 to October 2014 has shown that “the number one country with deportees from Trinidad and Tobago is not the African continent, but Guyana.
HAVANA, Cuba December 9, 2014 - Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller has credited Cuba with assisting Jamaica to become a world leader in athletics, noting that the GC Foster College, which was a gift to Jamaica from Cuba in the 1970s, has been responsible for training many of Jamaica´s outstanding athletes and coaches.
WASHINGTON DC, December 10, 2014 - The intelligence committee of the United States Senate has released its long-awaited congressional report detailing the CIA’s use of torture on prisoners in the wake of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
HAVANA, Cuba, December 9 - Cuba and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Monday concluded their fifth summit in Havana with a commitment to strengthen economic and commercial relations as well as co-operation in areas of health, education, climate change and intensifying their integration.
The ruling Dominica Labour Party (DLP) on Monday secured its fourth consecutive term in office with Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit winning his third consecutive term in office in a battle against the main opposition United Workers Party (UWP).
MONTEGO BAY, December 8, 2014- Minister of Education, Rev. Ronald Thwaites, says transformation of the Montpelier facility, in St. James, into a second campus for the Anchovy High School, is far advanced and should be officially opened in January 2015. The restructuring exercise is being undertaken by the Government at a cost of $120 million.
KINGSTON, Jamaica December 8, 2014 - An application requesting permission for Convener of the Tivoli Committee Lloyd D'Aguilar to be allowed to attend hearings of the West Kingston Commission of Enquiry has been rejected.
HAVANA,Cuba December 8, 2014 - Leaders from the 15-member Carribean Community bloc of nations are set to take part in the fifth Cuba-Caricom summit on Monday to discuss issues including economics and trade, education, and the environment.
HAVANA, Cuba, December 8, 2014 - Jamaica's Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has called for greater dialogue and constructive engagement in the effort to secure progress and prosperity for the people of Jamaica, Cuba and the rest of the Caribbean. She said Jamaica and Cuba shared a rich history and that Jamaica will continue to stand steadfast with Cuba in the struggle to attain peace, progress and sustainable development in that country, in Jamaica and in the entire Caribbean region.
HAVANA, Cuba, December 8, 2014- Cuban President General Raul Castro Ruz told Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Leaders that despite his country’s economic difficulties, “we will honour our pledge to co-operate and share our modest achievements with our sister nations in the Caribbean.”
HAVANA, Cuba December 8, 2014 - Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda and Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Gaston Browne, has called on the United States President and Congress to end its “senseless embargo of Cuba now.”
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad December 8, 2014 - After failing to convince the Trinidad and Tobago Court of appeal why they should remain in the country, fifteen illegal Ghanain migrants were deported yesterday by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago via a chartered Caribbean Airlines (CAL) plane at a cost of $2.6 million dollars
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec.7, 2014 - The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) and other regional education stakeholders have been challenged to further restructure the curricula and tests for students to significantly enhance their ability to thoroughly analyze questions and problems, and come up with practical answers and solutions.
HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 7 (acn) Cuban economy will continue to improve despite the US blockade, external financial restrictions and the international situation, said Economy minister Marino Murillo as he submitted the 2015 Economic Plan at a meeting of the Council of Ministers presided over by President Raul Castro.
HAVANA, Cuba, Dec 6 (acn) The Panamanian government on Thursday officially invited Cuban President Raul Castro to the Summit of the Americas, which will be hosted by that central American nation April 10-11, 2015, the Panamanian Foreign Ministry announced.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana Dec 5, '14 - The Caribbean Community, on the invitation of the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica, has sent a CARICOM Electoral Observer Mission to monitor the General Elections to be held on 8 December 2014.
The Alliance For Change (AFC) on Saturday declared that it was ready to take over leadership of a broad pro-democracy coalition including A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) in an effort to remove the People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) from government.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana December 6, '14- Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar said on Saturday he would call early elections in the New Year, putting paid to local and international calls for him to lift the suspension of Parliament.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, December 6, 14 - Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Portia Simpson Miller will lead Jamaica’s delegation to the Fifth Summit of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba, which will be held in Havana, Cuba, on Monday, December 8, 2014.