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  • Seaborne Airlines resumes service to Antigua-Barbuda
    ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Seaborne Airlines resumed its non-stop service between the carrier’s hub in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and Antigua and Barbuda on Friday. The service represents the only non-stop connection between Antigua and Barbuda and Puerto Rico. Passengers from over 30 destinations in the Americas...
  • Commentary: Why not Westminster representation for all British Territories?
    An influential Tory MP has said that increased devolution powers to the Home countries have made lack of Westminster representation for the Crown Dependencies and the British Overseas Territories a great unfairness. It was time, he said, to end the outdated system of treating them like colonies.
  • Cayman Islands speaker denies committing any crime
    GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- The speaker of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly is insisting that he will be completely cleared of the allegations that he groped a casino worker in Florida last week. After returning to Grand Cayman on Friday evening amid calls for his resignation, Bush claimed...
  • Venezuela opposition avoiding meeting, says St Vincent PM
    KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- Speaking on the current situation in Venezuela, St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves said President Nicolas Maduro wants to have a conversation with the opposition; however, the opposition is avoiding the conversation.
  • US Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescues 88 Haitian migrants
    MIAMI, USA -- The US Coast Guard and the Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) rescued 88 Haitian migrants on Friday off Little Inagua, Bahamas. A Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, deployed to Great Inagua, located the Haitian migrants on the island and...
  • Letter: The Grenada government and court system must now examine its conscience
    Twenty-two-year-old Dileion Hypolite was charged with non-capital murder in the death of her on-again off-again boyfriend Kadeem Scantlebury on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at Richmond Hill. She was denied bail at her first court appearance at the St George’s Number Two Magistrate Court, by Magistrate...
  • CDB approves funding to strengthen disaster risk management capacity in Jamaica
    BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The board of directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved grant funding to the government of Jamaica to strengthen the disaster risk management capacity of Portmore Municipal Corporation (PMC). Due to its location, geology and socio-economic...
  • WestJet announces Calgary service to Belize
    CALGARY, Canada -- WestJet has announced new non-stop weekly service between Calgary and Belize, effective November 3, 2017. The service is part of the airline's seasonal schedule for the winter of 2017-18, which includes more flights from Calgary. "WestJet will increase service from Calgary by...
  • US embassy conducts search and seizure training in St Vincent and the Grenadines
    KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- The US Embassy, through its Military Liaison Office, conducted training with the St Vincent Coast Guard on vessel boarding as well as search-and-seizure techniques in St Vincent and the Grenadines from July 17-21. US Marine Forces South (MARFORSOUTH) and the...
  • Commentary: The benefits of shutting down the citizenship programme in Antigua-Barbuda
    The bitter tumult over Antigua and Barbuda’s citizen by investment programme (CIP) is sailing too close to madness. The programme was introduced in 2013 in response to a prolonged recession and the reduction of traditional sources of funding. Today, however, the controversy invites madness.
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