Jamaicans Head to the Polls Today

Staff Consortium | September 03, 2020

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Nearly two million Jamaicans are eligible to cast ballots for a new government on Thursday with the two major political par...

U.S. Attorneys General Continue Effort to Protect Caribbean ‘Dreamers’ From Deportation

Staff Consortium | August 31, 2020

NEW YORK,  CMC – New York Attorney General Letitia James says she is co-leading a coalition of 17 attorneys general across the United States in con...

St. Kitts Government Attempts Explanation for Allowing Two Cruise Ships to Dock at Island's Port

Staff Consortium | August 20, 2020

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, CMC – The St. Kitts-Nevis government has defended its decision to allow two ships of the Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines to visi...

Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Says Ruling Party Won Election

Staff Consortium | August 11, 2020

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley Monday night declared victory for his ruling People’s National Movement (PNM) in th...

Voters in Trinidad and Tobago Head to the Polls Monday

Staff Consortium | August 09, 2020

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Voters in Trinidad and Tobago go to the polls on Monday to elect a new government following allegations of corruption...

Medical Team From Cuba to Arrive in British Virgin Islands to Help With COVID-19

Staff Consortium | July 23, 2020

HAVANA, Cuba, Jul 23, CMC – Twenty-two Cuban medical professionals are scheduled to arrive here on Thursday to assist the government in its fight ag...

Community Center

Daycare Centers in Barbados to Reopen June 22

Staff Consortium | June 12, 2020

BARBADOS — While it is back to work for most Bar...

Two Die as Fire Swept Through House in St. Lucia

Staff Consortium | February 22, 2020

CASTRIES. St. Lucia, CMC – Two elderly people di...

BVI Police Seek Help to Locate Wanted Man

Angela Burns | February 13, 2020

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS — BVI police is seeking t...

Business

BVI Losing Money as it Waits for Governor to Approve Medicinal Marijuana Act, Says Premier Fahie

Ernice Gilbert | October 13, 2020

An Act Authorizing The Implementation Of A Medicinal Marijuana Industry In The British Virgin Islands, Which Was Passed In The British Territory's House Of Assembly In July, Was Promoted As A Source Of Revenue For The Government. But Three Months Later, Bvi Governor Augustus Jaspert — Appointed By The British Monarch On The Advice Of The British Government — Have Yet To Approve The Act, Leaving The Territory Which Is Already Losing Millions Of Tourism-related Dollars Because Of The Coronavirus Pandemic, In A Worse Position Financially. Bvi Premier Andrew Fahie Said During An Interview With 248 Media On Friday, (via Bvi News), That The Government…

Pandemic Opportunities: St. Croix Family Launches Residential and Commercial Cleaning Business as More People Work, Learn From Home

Ernice Gilbert | October 13, 2020

St. Croix — The Deadly Coronavirus Has Laid Waste To Many Businesses, Some Even Generational, As Customers — Spooked By The Disease And Under Government Lockdown Orders — Stay At Home And Seek Online Alternatives. Yet As More People Stay Inside, With Children Participating In Virtual Learning And Some Companies Letting Their Employees Work From Home, Opportunities Once Thought Risky Are Now Proving To Be The Winning Business Models.  Enter Jaclyn O'garro, A St. Croix Native Whose Penchant For Cleaning Has Been A Given Among Family And Friends For Years. In Fact Long Before Covid-19, Ms. O'garro Would Crisscross The Island Cleaning Homes And Businesses…

New Oil Discovery in Guyana Expands Already Vast, 8 Billion Oil-Equivalent Barrel Reserves

Staff Consortium | September 09, 2020

Georgetown, Guyana, Cmc – Guyana Tuesday Reiterated That It Would Enact Policies To Ensure That Citizens Benefit From The Country’s Resources As The Us-oil Giant, Exxonmobil Said It Had Made  its 18th Discovery Offshore Guyana At The Redtail-1 Well. It Said That The Discovery Will Add To The Previously Announced Estimated Recoverable Resource Of More Than Eight Billion Oil-equivalent Barrels On The Stabroek Block. “i Assure You That The Government Will Do Everything Possible To Ensure Benefits From This And Other Sectors Enhance The Lives Of All Our People,” Natural Resources Minister, Vickram Bharrat , Said In Welcoming The Latest Discovery.…

Barbados Set to Introduce National Digital Identification

Staff Consortium | June 19, 2020

Bridgetown, Barbados, Cmc – Barbados Is Working Toward Introducing A National Digital Id, Which Could Be Rolled Out Over The Next Six Months. Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley Shared This Information On Wednesday As She Spoke About The Delivery Economy, Which Has Emerged Significantly With The Covid-19 Pandemic. “the Delivery Economy Is Right Now With Us And We Only Need To Nurture It….  for Decades, The Supermarkets Were Trying To Do It, They Never Got Anywhere; Banks Were Trying To Do It, They Didn’t Get Any Buy-in And All Of A Sudden, Everybody Now Realises Contactless Commerce Is Here And Needs To Be Exploited,” Said Mottley  was Speaking At…

Entertainment

St. Lucia Jazz Festival, Set for May 7-9, Includes Patti LaBelle, Other Big Names

Staff Consortium | March 04, 2020

The 2020 St. Lucia Jazz Festival Kicks Off On May…

Jamaica Government Calls on Grammys to Place Reggae Award in Main Show

Staff Consortium | February 06, 2020

Jamaica — Jamaica Minister Of Culture, Gender, Entertainment…

Machel Montano Hints At Marrying His Longtime Girlfriend During Final Machel Monday on Feb. 17

Staff Consortium | January 27, 2020

  Trinidad — "look How Long Me And Me Girl Dating...…