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IDB and CDB sign MOU

WASHINGTON, Feb 22, CMC – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to strengthen their ongoing partnership in addressing the region’s development priorities. Read more »

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TUCO Clashes With Fya Empress & Lady Gypsy

The courts will be hearing the sound of Calypso soon as Lornette 'Fya Empress' Reid will be taking the Trinbago Unified Calypso Organisation to court after she was disqualified from the Calypso Monarch... Read More »

Murder in Valencia

Trinidad and Tobago has recorded it's 80th murder for 2017. Read More »

Government looking for billions to repay loans

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb 21, CMC – The Jamaica government is seeking J$32 billion (One Jamaica dollar =US$0.008 cents) this fiscal year to repay loans to several bilateral and international institutions, according to the 2017/18 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives. Read More »

CCJ dismisses application filed by Dominican events promotor

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Feb 20, CMC – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Monday dismissed an application filed by Dominican show promoter, Cabral Douglas, accusing the Dominica government of causing a breach of contract with the Jamaican entertainer Tommy Lee Sparta’. Read More »

NY legislator declares Caribbean district ‘Sanctuary Senate District’

NEW YORK, Feb 20, CMC – A New York State legislator has declared his Brooklyn district a “Sanctuary Senate District (SSD) following the executive order of the United States President Donald Trump that critics claim puts in jeopardy the rights of Caribbean and other immigrant populations. Read More »

Wives of CARICOM leaders meeting in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 17, CMC – The first ladies of five Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders have discussed issues aimed at reducing teenage pregnancy, domestic violence, trafficking in persons (TIP) mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS and cervical cancer as well as gender based inequalities in the region. Read More »

Struggles continue for Gayle as Kings lose

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates, Feb 17, CMC – Chris Gayle’s run of low scores in the Pakistan Super League continued on Thursday as his Karachi Kings suffered a seven-run defeat to Sunil Narine’s Lahore Qalanders. Read More »

Bandleaders prepare for Kings and Queens competition

On-track judging for the preliminary round of the senior Kings and Queens competition is happening this evening, 16th February 2017 at the Queens Park Savannah. Read More »

Clashes in France over alleged police violence Details

Dozens of people clashed with police in Bobigny, in western Paris suburbs while trying to gather for a protest against police violence. Read More »

Cabinet concerned about potential lead poisoning in water supply

At today's post- Cabinet news conference, Ministers respond to questions about information revealed during a Joint Select Committee... Read More »

Regional leaders open two-day inster-sessional summit in Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 16, CMC – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders began their two-day inter-sessional summit here on Thursday with the in-coming Chairman and host President David Granger underscoring the need to ensure the further development of the regional integration movement. Read More »

Government eight year billion dollar bond oversubscribed-Central Bank

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Feb 15, CMC – The Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT) said that a one billion dollar (One TT dollar =US$0.16 cents) eight year bond by the Trinidad and Tobago government has been oversubscribed. Read More »

Woman charged for posting false information on internet

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb 16, CMC – A 35-year-old woman, who posted information on the internet claiming that her ex-boyfriend was wanted for rape, assault and murder has been charged under the Cyber Crimes Act, the Ministry of National Security has announced. Read More »

Calypsonian loses appeal

ROSEAU, Dominica, Feb 14, CMC – The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court of Appeal Tuesday dismissed an appeal by calypsonian Abel Jno Baptiste, who had been ordered to pay EC$130,000 (One EC dollar =US$0.37 cents) in damages in a defamation suit brought by a Dominican diplomat. Read More »

Cuban graffiti artist makes his mark in Havana

Three years ago, the whimsical designs of the graffiti artist with the signature Yulier P. began to appear randomly on walls throughout Havana. Read More »

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