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The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries has been commended for hosting the 35th Regional Conference of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). “Thank you for organising this conference in a short time,” Director-General of the FAO, José Graziano da Silva, said at […]

New Area Development Manager for North America, Central America and the Caribbean Athletics Association –NACAC AA The NACAC Council in its meeting February 3, 2018 chose Professor Luis Roberto Reeves as the new Development Manager in the Area Association that consists of 31 Member Federations and 4 Associate Members. An experienced, bilingual athletics national coach […]

Representatives of six eastern Caribbean countries — Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines — have signed a health technical cooperation agreement with the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization’s regional office, known as PAHO/WHO. The 2018-2024 Cooperation Strategy for Barbados […]

WASHINGTON – The White House dug in Wednesday for President Donald Trump’s pick for a plum Caribbean diplomatic post, despite concerns that he’s a “tinfoil hat” conspiracy theorist who smeared Ted Cruz and other Trump rivals in 2016 with unfounded, tabloid-style allegations. “The President looks forward to Leandro Rizzuto’s swift confirmation by the Senate, and […]

KINGSTON (Reuters) – The United States, Mexico and Canada are already studying how to mitigate the impact on the Caribbean and oil refiners if the U.S. decides to sanction Venezuelan oil, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday. Speaking en route between Colombia and Jamaica, his final stop on a tour of Latin America, […]

he Government alone cannot shoulder the responsibility of lessening the plight of the nation’s most vulnerable children. Members of the private sector and the public must also act if these youngsters are to see a brighter future, many-time World and Olympic champion Usain Bolt has asserted. In a speedy response to the fire that destroyed […]

By: Derek Achong Fifty five years after it was formed by legendary calypsonian Lord Kitchener, the Kalypso Revue tent is set to close due to financial constraints. The announcement was made by the tent’s head Michael “Sugar Aloes” Osuna during a press conference at its traditional home at SWWTU Hall on Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain, yesterday afternoon. […]

Tempers flared in the Senate yesterday, when Opposition Senator Wade Mark shouted across the floor at Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi. Mark’s outburst to Al-Rawi came while Mark was starting debate on a private motion to annul the Freedom of Information Order 2017. The Order exempts the Strategic Services Agency (SSA) from the provisions of the […]

Celebrated Caribbean songstress Ophelia Marie performs her famous Cadence-Lypso music style Under The Trees of The Normandie, St Ann’s for Carnival 2018. Marie, of Dominica, is back at The Normandie after her sparkling appearance here a few years ago. With the recent hurrricane devastation to Dominica, Marie has shown her resolve to rise above the […]

  (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 […]


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