Monday, January 20, 2020

Barbados PM warns of attempts to divide the Caribbean

Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley has warned of attempts to divide the 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping, as some regional leaders get ready to...

Jamaican drug trafficker may sue Barbados Immigration Department

A local attorney is demanding answers from a regional carrier and the Barbados Immigration Department about why one of her clients was detained for...

BVI government to distribute land for marijuana production

British Virgin Islands has taken a somewhat unconventional approach to action its medicinal marijuana initiative. Premier Andrew Fahie said his government will distribute half-acre lots...

Pathway to Barbados citizenship for high-net-worth individuals

Government is building a new immigration platform to allow high-net-worth individuals who want to reside and invest in Barbados to get permanent residency status...

Former Barbados Gov’t minister Donville Inniss convicted of money laundering, conspiracy

Former government minister Donville Inniss has been found guilty of all three criminal counts he faced in a United States federal district court. A 12-member...

Displaced families await post-quake housing in Puerto Rico

The Antonetti family sat in the shade of a tree eating orange slices while contemplating the long day ahead of them in a dusty...

Guyana to host 1st meeting of PANCAP-CVC-COIN Technical Advisory Group

The Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) will host the first meeting of the PANCAP-CVC-COIN Technical Advisory Group for the Multi-Country Caribbean Global...

Guyana’s first LGBTQ+ place of worship opens

A place of worship, specifically opened for persons of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer+ (LGBTQ+) community, has opened its doors in Guyana, inewsguyana...

37 charged in Puerto Rico to Wisconsin drug smuggling case

Federal prosecutors have charged 37 people accused of sending cocaine and other drugs from Puerto Rico to Wisconsin and elsewhere in the country using...

Trinidad doctor killed during botched kidnapping attempt

A Trinidadian medical doctor was killed and another seriously injured during a botched kidnapping, after the vehicle in which they were travelling with their...