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  (NATION NEWS) – Barbados has lots of reasons to be rejoicing today. The country is set to be removed from the European Union’s (EU) damaging tax list. Reuters news agency reported yesterday that EU officials had proposed to remove eight of the 17 jurisdictions it recently blacklisted as non-cooperative tax jurisdictions after they offered to […]

(JAMAICA OBSERVER) – MEMBER of Parliament for St Catherine North Central Natalie Neita is to appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court next month to answer to an assault charge. It is reported that on January 8, approximately 11:00 am, Neita — who was acting in the capacity of a consultant in the Human […]

A 70-year-old taxi driver in the Cayman Islands has been charged with the death of Jamaican medical doctor, Vary Jones-Leslie. The taxi driver, who was not identified by the police, has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving and causing death by careless driving after the crash at Owen Roberts International Airport on July 17, […]

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Jamaica is sending a women’s bobsled team to the Olympics for the first time. Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian, who drove for the U.S. at the 2014 Sochi Games, will pilot the Jamaican sled in the Pyeongchang Olympics next month. It’ll likely be pushed by Carrie Russell, a sprinter who helped Jamaica win gold […]

  By Ann Maloney NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune In an ideal world, jerk chicken would be grilled over an open fire scented with pimento wood, the sounds of sizzling meat mingling with the gentle lapping of waves and a favorite reggae tune. These days, Clinton “Johnny” Haughton of Montego Bay, Jamaica, owner of Johnny’s Jamaican Grill, makes […]

A Southern California couple are in custody after one of their daughters called 911 and led authorities to their home, where 12 of her siblings were inside, including “several children shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks in dark and foul-smelling surroundings.” The discovery in Perris, Calif., came after the 17-year-old daughter — whom […]

  Japan’s public broadcaster sent out a false alert warning of a North Korean missile on Tuesday, just three days after Hawaii residents received an erroneous message about an incoming missile. “North Korea appears to have launched a missile … The government urges people to take shelter inside buildings or underground,” the message read, according to […]

GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) said it is deeply disturbed by reports about the use of derogatory and repulsive language by the president of the United States in relation to CARICOM member state, Haiti, and other developing countries. Last week, US President Donald Trump called Haiti and Africa “shitholes” during an immigration meeting […]

By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Caribbean Airlines (CAL) now flies twice weekly to Cuba from its Port of Spain (POS) hub on Tuesdays and Saturdays and these flights are linked to CAL’s network including Georgetown (GEO), Guyana, but a survey of the airfares that CAL is offering reveals […]

Minister of Natural Resources, Raphael Trotman on Monday defended the 2016 agreement between United States (US) oil giant, ExxonMobil, and Guyana, saying that there were several risks including Venezuela’s unresolved border claim. Noting that persons have been expressing concern about what Guyana did not get in the contract but are losing sight of the achievements, […]


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