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Guyana: Woman convicted for abandoning her baby

Demerara Waves:-A mother was on Tuesday fined 100,000GYD for abandoning her baby by the roadside because of “child father issues”. The charge against Jewel Coates is that on September 20,...

Antigua faces another Chinese CIP lawsuit

Antigua Observer:-The Government of Antigua & Barbuda is facing a second lawsuit in as many days from an applicant of the Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP), who allegedly invested...

Bravo bashes WICB on Simmons’ sacking

Barbados Today:- Veteran all-rounder and former West Indies captain, Dwayne Bravo, has lashed out against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), following the board’s decision to sack national coach, Phil...

Barbados: No devaluation !

Barbados Today:- Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler today sought to dismiss anxieties that Barbados would be forced to devalue its currency and enroll in an International Monetary Fund (IMF) programme...

Hurricane Matthew lashes Haiti

(CNN)Hurricane Matthew pounded western Haiti Tuesday, packing powerful winds and heavy rain as it crossed the country. "The river has overflowed all around us," church pastor Louis St. Germain said....

Antigua shelves multi-million Iraqi-funded CIP project

Antigua Observer:- The Government of Antigua & Barbuda has shelved plans for an Iraqi-funded Citizenship by Investment programme (CIP) project which, when announced six months ago, was reported by Prime...

Guyana: University students protest tuition fee hike

Demerara Waves:- Several University of Guyana (UG) students on Monday began what is scheduled to be a week of protests against the University’s recently announced 5% increase in fees. The students,...

Haiti braces for Hurricane Matthew

(CNN)Haiti braced for a brutal beating early Tuesday as Hurricane Matthew slowly closed in on the Caribbean nation. The storm packing 145-mph winds had already killed at least three people,...

Barbados: 26 pregnant women diagnosed with Zika

Barbados Nation:- WITH 26 PREGNANT WOMEN diagnosed with the Zika virus this year, Barbados could see more babies being born with microcephaly. There are already two born with the suspected condition...

Jamaica gets first taste of Matthew

Jamaica Observer:- IF the rain which affected the Corporate Area and other sections of the island yesterday is an indication of the effects of Hurricane Matthew, Jamaica will be in...