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Salt tax on cards for Barbados

The Barbados Government is proactively taking steps towards ensuring citizens are taxed on salty foods in the future.  During her budgetary address in March, Barbadian...

Children in Jamaica urged to use helpline to access mental health support

Jamaican Children’s Advocate, Dian Gordon Harrison, is encouraging children in need of mental health support to make use of the SafeSpot helpline. The call comes...

CXC launches investigations into possible Maths leak

The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC®) has launched investigations on learning of a possible paper leak on Wednesday, May 17, 2023. In a press release issued...

US praises Guyana after fugitive arrested

The United States has praised law enforcement authorities in Guyana following the arrest of “a federal fugitive who fled the United States to seek...

Grenada introduces e-testing for CPEA

Forty-students from Grenada had the opportunity to complete their Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA) online. The students, who wrote the exam on May 4 and...

Massive salary increase for Jamaican politicians

Jamaica’s politicians, including those at the local government level, are set to benefit from massive increases in their salaries over a three-year period ending...

Guyana seeking build business and bilateral relations with Qatar

Guyanese President Dr Mohammed Irfaan Ali is in Qatar seeking to build business and bilateral relations between both nations. Ali arrived in the Qatari capital...

Cuban Ambassador commits to improving agriculture in Barbados

Cuba’s new Ambassador to Barbados, Yanet Stable Cárdenas, is committed to working to improve agriculture in both countries. Ambassador Cárdenas indicated this during a courtesy...

Four Caribbean countries on CDC watch level for Dengue fever

Some Caribbean countries have been reporting increased dengue fever cases with four under the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Watch Level...

Surinamese Government moving to protect dam

President Chandrikapersad “Chan” Santokhi says his administration will do everything it can to protect the dam after concerns had been raised that recent economic activities near...
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