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Barbados: Government slammed over ‘fat’ children

Barbados Today:-There are too many obese children in Barbados and Government must accept its fair share of blame, according to Chancellor of the University of the West Indies Sir...

Regional discussion to focus on adequate pay for nurses

Antigua Observer:-Three-hundred nurses from 22 countries will converge in Antigua & Barbuda beginning this weekend for the Caribbean Nurses Organisation 30th Biennial Conference, and President of the Caribbean Nurses...

CARICOM to support relief and recovery efforts in Haiti and The Bahamas post Hurricane...

Press Release:-Barbados, October 14, 2016 (CDEMA) – The Caribbean Community will rally support for its Member States, Haiti and The Bahamas, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew. This...

Barbados examines medical use of marijuana

Barbados Today:-One day after Prime Minister Freundel Stuart told church leaders the “nefarious” illegal drug – as well as firearms – trade was “haunting” the country and threatening the...

Bedbugs infest Antigua airport

Antigua Observer:-The authorities have identified the species of a bug which has been causing quite a bother for staff at VC Bird International Airport. Chief Health Inspector Lionel Michael confirmed...

Barbados: PM concerned about drugs and guns

Barbados Today:-Prime Minister Freundel Stuart today reached out to the Church for divine intervention as his Government struggles to combat the “nefarious” illegal drug and firearms trade, which he...

Guyana: Cubans held with bogus immigration stamps in passports

Demerara Waves:-City Magistrate Judy Latchman on Tuesday ordered three Cubans to post bail at GYD 80,000 each after they appeared in court on fraud charges. It is alleged that on...

Liat and LIALPA clash on Pension Fund again

Antigua Observer:-A five-year-old public spat over a pension fund between LIAT management and the Leeward Islands Airline Pilots’ Association (LIALPA) has reared its head again. LIALPA has said the time...

Antigua: Elderly man found guilty of murder

Antigua Observer:-Umberto Schenato, the elderly man who was charged with murdering his ex-wife, Edda Schenato, has been found guilty after a trial that lasted a week and a-half, and...

Antigua: Chinese men jailed for forged travel documents

Antigua Observer:- Forty-three-year-old Jianming Chen and Qianqian Chen, 22, have begun their 12 months’ sentence locked behind the big red gates of Her Majesty’s Prison. Magistrate Ngaio Emanuel handed down the...