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No more oil from Venezuela for Haiti because of Trump

Jude Alix Patrick Salomon, the minister of the economy and finance, has revealed that the financial sanctions imposed by the Trump administration against Venezuela, including limiting banking transactions, have resulted in Venezuela no…

Trinidad & Tobago Set To Elect First Female Head of State

Trinidad and Tobago looks set to get its first female President, with a judge nominated to succeed Anthony Carmona as the next head of state. Meantime, another female jurist will today become Barbados’ next head of state. Read more:…

Two Killed in Plane Crash in Turks and Caicos Islands

Investigations have begun into what caused a small plane to crash after taking off from the airport in Turks and Caicos’ capital, killing both people on board. Acting Commissioner of Police Trevor Botting confirmed that the fatal crash…

Spirit to Increase Flights to St. Thomas in February

On the heels of her visit to New York and Atlanta in November, U.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty is reporting a planned increase in air service to the Territory following a meeting with Spirit Airlines in…

Guyana and Suriname invited to snap Jerusalem summit

The two South American neighbours and Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member countries, Guyana and Suriname, members of the Islamic bloc, have been invited to attend a special summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on…

Post-Hurricane Curfew in Dominica Now Completely Lifted

Dominicans are now free to go about their daily business anywhere in the country without having to worry about rushing home to meet curfew. That’s because the final curfew that remained after Hurricane Maria devastated the Eastern Caribbean…

Five are dead in plane crash at St. Croix airport

A plane crash near the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on Thursday night left all five occupants of the aircraft dead, The Consortium can confirm. Police Commissioner Delroy Richards told The Consortium that the aircraft, a private chartered…

interCaribbean launches new Tortola flights

interCaribbean Airways celebrating 25 years of continuous service has announced new scheduled services from Tortola to five new cities this winter season, making 22 cities served. New services will begin from February 1, 2018, with nonstop…