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Demonstrators stage sit-ins in Venezuela

Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro took to the streets of Caracas on Monday, this time staging day-long sit-ins on major streets and highways. Read more »

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Caribbean IMF warns of financial problems associated with the withdrawal of CBRs

WASHINGTON, Apr 24, CMC – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says financial fragilities occasioned by the decrease in the number of correspondent banking relationships (CBRs) could undermine the long-run... Read More »

NEMO warns La Soufriere volcano still active

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Apr 24, CMC – The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) is warning that the La Soufriere Volcano remains an active volcano and “will erupt again”. Read More »

WHO Hepatitis Report

New WHO data reveal that an estimated 325 million people worldwide are living with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The WHO Global hepatitis report, 2017 indicates that the large majority of these people lack access to life-saving testing and treatment. Read More »

Venezuela and Caribbean to strengthen integration

CARACAS, Apr. 21, CMC – Venezuela and the Caribbean will be working towards strengthening coming projects and regional integration. Read More »

The United Nations expressed concern over the recent developments in Venezuela

The United Nations expressed concern over the recent developments in Venezuela and urged the Government and the opposition to make all efforts to lower tensions and prevent further clashes. Read More »

The Playlist: The Flick

On this episode of The Playlist, we introduce you to The Flick. They're a group of young musicians bound by big dreams and a family like bond. Take a look.... Read More »

The Spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund got underway Thursday in Washington.

The Spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund got underway on Thursday in Washington. Read More »

World Bank Supports Tourism Development in the Eastern Caribbean

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2017 – Tourism-dependent communities in Grenada, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines will benefit from better connectivity, better infrastructure, and improved tourism market development as a result of a US$ 26 million regional project approved by the Board of Directors of the World Bank. Read More »

Task force to review barring of financially delinquent final year UWI students from sitting exams

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr. 20, CMC – The Ministry of Education will be establishing a special task force to review the barring of financially delinquent final year students at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus from sitting exams. Read More »

Bill O'Reilly out at Fox News Channel after 20 years

Bill O'Reilly has lost his job at Fox News Channel following reports that five women had been paid millions of dollars to keep quiet about harassment allegations. Read More »

PAHO develops new guidelines to help reduce alcoholic consumption in the Caribbean

WASHINGTON, Apr. 19, CMC – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says it has developed new principles for regional countries to consider in developing regulations for alcoholic consumption and related harms. Read More »

MX Prime receives love from Boston

Soca artiste Edghill "MX Prime" Thomas has received a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition from the United States Congressman for the 7th district, Massachusetts, Micheal Capuano, for his "outstanding contribution to the popularity of the cultural artform of Soca music". Read More »

Growth returns to Latin America and the Caribbean, counter-cyclical polices being pursued – World Bank

WASHINGTON, Apr. 18, CMC – The World Bank says that countries in the Caribbean and Latin America are now pursuing counter-cyclical fiscal policies , in that they spending more in bad times and saving in good times. Read More »

Facebook video killer shoots himself to death

The man who randomly killed a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook shot himself to death on Tuesday in Pennsylvania, police said. Read More »

ECLAC wants regional integration promoted beyond trade

BUENOS AIRES, Apr.16, CMC – The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, wants regional integration promoted in specific areas beyond trade. Read More »

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