Caribbean News Now! Daily Headlines

Caribbean News Now! Daily Headlines

Caribbean News Now! Daily Headlines


Bermuda government denies bribery allegations

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HAMILTON, Bermuda — In a statement from the ruling One Bermuda Alliance (OBA), spokesman Don Grearson said the party has no comment to make on allegations of bribes solicited by government ministers from developer Michael MacLean contained in an affidavit.

Panama issuing residency permits to foreign nationals for cash

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PANAMA CITY, Panama — Statistics released by Panama’s immigration agency show that over 6,000 foreign nationals, primarily from Venezuela and Colombia, have received residency papers, as of June 10, 2015, in exchange for a reported $1million fee. It seems that the cash-strapped…

CBP agriculture specialists in Miami seize live birds arriving from Cuba in laptop bag

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MIAMI, USA — US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Field Operations (OFO) agriculture specialists working at Miami International Airport discovered two live pigeons wrapped in brown and blue tape and one finch inside a small plastic bottle on July 2. Agriculture specialists discovered the…

CDB partners with IDB to launch second campaign to promote road safety in the Caribbean

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — A picture is worth a thousand words, and a video could possibly save a life. That’s the thinking behind the second annual staging of Proyecto Luz Amarilla (Project Yellow Light), a video contest that invites young people from Latin America and the Caribbean to get creative.

Commentary: The View from Europe: Recognising that tourism matters

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When Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government met in Barbados at the start of the month, their proceeding were dominated by a discussion of Venezuela’s unjustified claim to much of Guyana’s coastline and most of its exclusive economic zone, and to the marine jurisdictions of a number of…

Commentary: UDP candidate defeats PUP to become new Dangriga representative

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When People’s United Party (PUP) representative for Dangriga town, Srawee and Hope Creek villages, Ivan Ramos, resigned his seat about one month ago, the government of Belize scheduled a by-election on July 8 to replace him. Due to the way this representative was replaced by a new candidate…

Letter: True separation of powers

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It’s startling, to say the least, how innate its seems to be for Jamaicans to push aside and negate the basic rights of their fellow Jamaicans on the basis of every imaginable division and difference that exists today — these more than others: gender, colour, political persuasion, address and most certainly…

Letter: SVG-Yurumein Honorary Citizenship

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Garifuna Nation Inc., an organization formed in pursuant of UNDRIP article 36 welcomes the recent announcement of Hon. Arnhim Eustace Parliamentary Leader of the Opposition of St Vincent and the Grenadines with regard to his intentions to grant Honorary Citizenship to all Garinagu worldwide.

Poets Corner: Caribbean Woman – Proverbs 31

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Hello, Ms Marilyn P. May, truth teller, soul capturer, illustrator, Hello, Ms Marilyn P. May, I bid you great tidings, And… I wish you a bountiful, bright, and a remarkably very grand day, For you have managed to capture the essence, the worth, the soul, the legacy, the dignity, the history, the agony and the true victory…