Monday, December 9, 2019

Dominica again hints at legal action against Ross University

“My view to the government is that we should pursue Ross where compensation is concerned. We had a lease agreement with Ross and Ross...

Jamaica grapples with outbreak of Dengue Fever

Health Minister Dr Christopher Tufton has declared that the island is now experiencing an outbreak of dengue fever. Tufton made the disclosure at an emergency press...

Amnesty International urges countries to do away with death penalty

The London-based international human rights organisation, Amnesty International, says while it welcomes a “significant reduction” in the application of the use of the death...

CMO Chief Retires – New Chief Onboard

The CARICOM Secretariat today announced the retirement at the end of November 2018 of Mr Tyrone Sutherland, long-serving Coordinating Director of the Caribbean Meteorological Organization...

Several killed as boat sinks in Suriname

The search was continuing Friday for survivors after a boat sank on the Coppename River leaving as many as 11 people dead and several...

Steep pressure gradient to cause hazardous weather conditions this weekend

Strong and gusty winds are forecast to move across most of the Caribbean this weekend – Friday through Sunday. Meteorologist/Climatologist Dale Destin says these winds...

Jamaican to appear in court on drug related charges

A Jamaican national is scheduled to appear in court in Barbados on Thursday after being slapped with drug related charges recently. Williams, 50, was charged...

Shooting brings Jouvert to premature end in St Kitts

Despite an unprecedented presence of law   enforcement officers from the RSS, the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force and the St. Kitts-Nevis Defence...

St Kitts government easily defeats motion of no confidence

The St Kitts-Nevis government Monday easily brushed aside a motion of no confidence filed against it by Opposition leader Dr Denzil Douglas, who claimed...

Former Jamaica security minister Dwight Nelson dies

Former Minister of National Security Dwight Nelson is dead. Nelson died at home last night surrounded by family members. He was 72. Nelson, who held the national...