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Regional nurses excelling at specialised training at UWI

(PRESS RELEASE) – The first cohort of Caribbean nurses undergoing specialist training to care for kids with cancer and blood disorders have all successfully completed the first semester. Thirteen nurses from Barbados, The Bahamas, Jamaica,…

Grenada’s serial suer is himself being sued

Grenada’s notoriously litigious prime minister, Dr Keith Mitchell, is now himself on the receiving end of a defamation claim made by Senator Nazim Burke. In a letter dated January 30, 2017, to Mitchell, lawyers acting for Burke asserted…

Road rehabilitation project launches in Antigua-Barbuda

On Thursday, February 9, the government of Antigua and Barbuda officially launched a road rehabilitation project to upgrade the Sir George Walter Highway and Friars Hill Road. The project is being funded through a grant of GBP13.9 million…

Trinidad and Tobago crime woes continue unabated

While Trinidad and Tobago may be outside the usual hurricane belt, unlike many of its Caribbean neighbours that frequently get hit by tropical cyclones, the twin island republic does have its own storm of violent crime to contend with on a…

St Lucia PM Staying Out of Minister’s Nude Photos Scandal

St Lucia’s Prime Minister Allan Chastanet has refused to be drawn into any controversy regarding investigations involving Minister in the Ministry of Finance Dr Ubaldus Raymond. Raymond landed in the spotlight after nude photos said to be…

USVI Among Casualties in LIAT’s Announced Route Cuts

Regional airline LIAT has announced the first causalities of its route cuts. The Antigua-based airline said in a statement that, “as part of its efforts to achieve greater profitability and improve efficiency”, it would stop servicing the…