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CARICOM heads make CSME recommendations

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government have made a number of recommendations for consideration at their next conference, which they hope will make the business of living and working in the region much more viable for all. This…

Another Potential Storm in the Making

While all eyes are on an unpredictable Hurricane Florence, forecasters have indicated that another system is developing in the Atlantic and could become a tropical depression within the next few days. The broad area of low pressure, which…

Health care crisis focus of planned protest march in St Lucia

The health care crisis in Saint Lucia is a major subject on the minds of Saint Lucians all week heading into Sunday, September 9, 2018, the anniversary of the fire at the ill-fated St Jude Hospital, and the protest march and rally planned…

Trinidad unions threaten to shut country down on September 7

Following Tuesday’s announcement that the state-owned Petrotrin oil refinery will be shut down, leaving some 2,600 workers without a job, unions in Trinidad have threatened industrial action on September 7 in solidarity with the Oilfields…

Structure of Barbados’ Military to Be Reviewed

The structure of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) will be reviewed in the coming months to ensure that it is best placed to deal with current and emerging threats to the island’s national security. Attorney General and Minister of Legal…