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Jamaica considering bio-fuel production

Jamaica is looking into producing its own bio-fuel and increasing the current mix of ethanol in petrol to about 20 per cent. Principal Director of...

Guyana Government refusing to pay CPL 500,000 US dollars

The Guyana government says it will not pay US $500,000 dollars to organizers of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) until it sees a contract...

Trinidad police investigating the shooting of a prison officer outside his home

Police in Trinidad are investigating whether the shooting of a prison officer outside his San Fernando home was a hit ordered from behind prison...

Jamaica Health Ministry to reduce harmful consumption of alcohol by 3%

The Ministry of Health in Jamaica through the National Strategic and Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of non-communicable diseases plans to reduce...

Sanitation workers on strike in Barbados as union enters Phase 2 of industrial action

A day after calling out public servants to protest, the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW) in Barbados has instructed employees its represents at...

Police in Jamaica launch campaign to intercept illegal guns

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) has launched its latest crime fighting initiative, designed to reduce the number of guns available for use in murders...

CARICOM letting the United Nations take the lead in resolving the Haiti-Dominican Republic matter

CARICOM has pledged not to ease the pressure on the Dominican Republic in response to the country’s immigration crackdown. But it will only be doing...

St. Kitts PM tells his colleagues to focus on eliminating AIDS in the region

St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris is urging policymakers and practitioners in the region to find the formula for scaling up...

Public workers in Barbados to engage in a mass protest march on Monday

Thousands of public sector workers in Barbados are expected to take to the streets on Monday morning to protest the Government’s handling of the...

Venezuela faces beer drought after brewery closures

Venezuela is facing the prospect of a national beer shortage because of striking workers at two breweries. Unions linked to President Nicolas Maduro have forced...
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