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Police kill man who held bus passengers hostage in Rio

Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff broadcast live on television.

Belize, Jamaica, Cuba sweep Caribbean Media Awards

Media houses from Belize and Jamaica swept most of the awards at the 2018 Caribbean Media Awards presented during the 50th Caribbean Broadcasting Union (CBU) General assembly here on Tuesday night.

CARICOM Day Reception at the United Nations a Marked Success

Ambassadors, Delegates, Staff and Friends of CARICOM gathered in the Sputnik Area of the United Nations Headquarters on Monday July 1, 2019, for a Caribbean style Reception in celebration of CARICOM Day.  This was a commendable initiative…

Guyana President and Opposition Leader to Meet on CCJ Ruling

Guyana's President David Granger has invited Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo to meet with him to discuss the political situation in Guyana resulting from last week’s decision of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) that the no-confidence…

Communiqué of the 67th Meeting of the OECS Authority

The Sixty-Seventh Meeting of the OECS Authority was held at the Royalton Antigua Resort and Spa, Antigua and Barbuda, on June 18th 2019, under the Chairmanship of the Honourable Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda.

Villagers—Land grabbing, drug, human trafficking in Carapichaima

There is said to be an “in­va­sion” of Colom­bians and Venezue­lans at Brick­field in Cara­pichaima which are caus­ing grave con­cerns by vil­lagers who are claim­ing that il­le­gal ac­tiv­i­ties are on a ram­pant in­crease in­clud­ing…