Caribbean News

ECCB’s commemorative bank note wins two international awards

The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) is the proud recipient of two global awards for its 40th Anniversary $2 Commemorative Banknote, which was launched in Antigua and Barbuda on 1 December 2023.

Tragic Drowning Incident Claims Life of 39-Year-Old Woman in Grand Bahama

On May 30, 2024, authorities reported the tragic drowning of a 39-year-old woman in Grand Bahama. The police responded to a distress call shortly before 6 pm concerning a woman in distress while swimming at a beach in Williams Town.

Antigua: Woman Found with Cocaine Strapped to her body at Airport

A 30-year-old woman is in police custody, after she was found with cocaine and cannabis at V.C Bird International Airport.

SKN Agriculture Dept Is Monitoring The Mango Tree Disease Outbreak

The Ministry of Agriculture’s Plant Quarantine Unit in St. Kitts and Nevis is closely monitoring a recent outbreak of a disease affecting the island’s mango trees.

CariCOF reiterates 2024 a year of climate extremes for Caribbean

The Barbados-based Caribbean Climate Outlook Forum (CariCOF) is reiterating its earlier warning that 2024 is shaping up to be a year of climate extremes in the Caribbean.

OECS 8th Council of Ministers of Agriculture Meeting Focuses on Advancing...

Under the theme "Advancing Regional Cooperation on Food Security", the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) convened its 8th Meeting of the OECS Council of Ministers of Agriculture (COMA) on Friday, May 17th, 2024, in Montserrat.

Political activist, talk show host charged in connection with call to...

An executive member of the political party, the Working People's Alliance (WPA), Kidackie Amsterdam was Thursday charged under the Cyber Crime Act with using a computer system to encourage or incite persons to commit a criminal offence against the President of Guyana.

Trinidad: Police arrest Canadian YouTuber, charges him with sedition intent

Canadian YouTuber Christopher Hughes, widely known as Chris Must List, has been charged with sedition by local police after videos showed him allegedly interviewing reputed gang members in various parts of the country.

Vybz Kartel, co-accused remain behind bars

Dancehall star Vybz Kartel and two of his three co-accused will remain behind bars after a judge rejected the habeas corpus application submitted by their attorneys Thursday.

Guyana: Election fraud trial to begin on July 29

After a three-year delay, the trial into alleged electoral fraud by former senior functionaries of the Guyana’s elections body is now set to begin on July 29 before City Magistrate Leron Daly.