BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The government of St. Kitts-Nevis on Wednesday unveiled plans for transforming the residence of the Federation’s first national hero into a museum saying that the country must recognize the contributions of those who have served with distinction in the process of nation-building.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Public Alert Notification System (PANS) that allows emergency alert information to be shared on a nationwide scale has been officially launched by the Office of Disaster Preparedness and Management (ODPM).
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Prime Minister Dr. Terrance Drew has paid glowing tribute to the late Randall Robinson, the human rights activist and lawyer known for his advocacy against South African apartheid and for Haitian democracy.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Organization of American States (OAS) says the Mission of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to the hemispheric body has donated a painting by artist Calvert Jones to the Art Museum of the Americas, the Caribbean country’s first donation to the permanent collection of the OAS museum in Washington.
NEW YORK, New York - Haitian-American legislator, Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn, has welcomed the confirmation of Judge Rowan Wilson by the State Senate to the position of Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of the State of New York, New York’s highest court.
NEW YORK, New York – Former St. Vincent and the Grenadines ambassador to the United Nations, Dennie Wilson, has died of cardiac arrest, his wife, Indica has confirmed.
KINGSTON, Jamaica– Jamaica's Passport, Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) has announced that it will begin issuing a new high-security electronic or E-passports document to the public on March 31.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Calypsonian David Rudder Friday confirmed that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease as he gets ready for a major show here next month to mark his 70th birthday.
NEW YORK, New York – A Belize real estate developer, Andris Pukke, has been charged with wire fraud and engaging in unlawful monetary transactions in connection with the alleged embezzlement of more than US$13 million from Sanctuary Belize, a real estate development in Belize that he directed and controlled.
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – The State Department in the United States says that it has been notified of the kidnapping of two US citizens who were on a trip to visit family here.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The local theatre community is mourning the passing of Winston ‘Bello’ Bell, best known for being one half of the comedic duo Bello and Blakka, who died on Saturday after experiencing medical complications.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Barbados Light & Power Company (BLPC) Tuesday said that it had safely restored 75 percent of its customers following an island wide blackout that disrupted water supplies and operations at the island’s airport.
NASSAU, Bahamas – The Bahamas government says it has joined a brief filed by Mexico in the United States Court of Appeal in the First Circuit, in support of a US$10 billion suit to hold US gun manufacturers liable for the harm caused by their products.