Caribbean News

CARICOM Inter-Sessional Meeting discussions conclude on high note

March 01, 2018

Caribbean Community leaders discussed a number of topical issues ranging from disaster management, mitigation and recovery to mandatory evacuations for regional citizens during natural disasters...

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DPM Turnquest attends IDB Governors' Annual Consultation in Kingston

February 27, 2018

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and IDB Governor, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest led a Bahamas delegation to the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) 7th Annual Consultation...

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At CARICOM, First Ladies, Mrs. Moise and Mrs. Minnis Have Meeting

February 27, 2018

Wife of the President of the Republic of Haiti, Mrs. Martine Moise (right), and wife of the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Mrs. Patricia Minnis held a formal meeting on Monday at the Marriott in Port-au-Prince...

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PM Minnis attends Inauguration of Cap-Haitian/Labadee Road

February 27, 2018

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis returned to Haiti’s capital late Saturday afternoon after completing a busy morning schedule that took him outside of Port-au-Prince for most of the day...

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High Level Meeting Joint Communique-Port-au-Prince
High Level Meeting Joint Communique-Port-au-Prince

February 26, 2018

On Sunday, 25 February 2018, a High Level Meeting was held at the National Palace of the Republic of Haiti between the President of the Republic of Haiti, His Excellency Jovenel Moise and Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Dr. the Honourable Hubert Minnis, MP...

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High Level Bilateral Meetings in Port-au-Prince

February 26, 2018

Current Bilateral Meetings of President of the Republic of Haiti Jovenel Moise and Prime Minister Hubert Minnis in Port-au-Prince at the National Palace.

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President Moise welcomes PM Minnis to Haiti; delegation kicks-off full weekend schedule

February 26, 2018

President of the Republic of Haiti, His Excellency Jovenel Moise, welcomed Bahamian Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis to Port-au-Prince Saturday morning, continuing an acquaintance established almost one year ago...

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Prime Minister Minnis left for CARICOM

February 26, 2018

Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis, pictured accompanied at LPIA by Commissioner of Police Anthony Ferguson, departed today for the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting...

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February 26, 2018

The Bahamas’ advance delegation to the 29th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) arrived in the Republic of Haiti late Thursday afternoon...

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Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects' physically Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects 'physically threatened' witnesses

February 19, 2018

Oxfam has revealed that three of the men accused of sexual misconduct in Haiti physically threatened witnesses during a 2011 investigation.

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Mikw Antonius of Telesur Elected to CANTO Board

February 12, 2018

Mike Antonius is the newest member on the CANTO Board of Directors. Mr. Antonius who is the Acting Managing Director of Telesur, replaced outgoing Director Opal Neil of Cable & Wireless Communications at the 34th Annual General Meeting...

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RBDF Investigates Haitian Landing

February 12, 2018

Police patrolling the Marshall Road area early this am discovered three l undocumented Haitian nationals...

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Cayman Tech City hosts D10e Conference on Fintech and Decentralization

February 10, 2018

The Cayman Islands is Emerging as World Leader in FinTech and Cayman Tech City is Playing a Significant Role in Supporting the Development of new Technology

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Antigua Parliament Passes Bill to allow Possession of Small Amounts of Ganja
Antigua Parliament Passes Bill to allow Possession of Small Amounts of Ganja

February 08, 2018

Antigua and Barbuda’s Parliament has given the nod to a Bill decriminalizing the possession of up to 15 grammes of cannabis. The Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill, passed yesterday by the Lower House...

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Day Two Forged Ahead with the Caribbean Disaster Management Forum at the Helm
Day Two Forged Ahead with the Caribbean Disaster Management Forum at the Helm

February 07, 2018

Trends in technology, media and communications; Staying connected during a disaster; and Cloud technology were some of the titles of the sessions on day two of CANTO's 34th Annual General Meeting...

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January 30, 2018

Expedia Hosts the First Ever Caribbean Tech and Travel Summit During CHTA. The Expedia group, one of the world’s leading travel companies is utilizing its participation in Caribbean Travel Marketplace to reiterate its commitment to support destinations throughout.....

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Abandoned by the country of his birth
Abandoned by the country of his birth

January 22, 2018

JEAN Rony Jean-Charles, the Bahamas-born man who, according to relatives, went "missing" after three months at the Carmichael Road Detention Centre, has been found in a North Haitian slum...

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CIBC FirstCaribbean appoints New Chief Information Officer and Managing Director, Technology Operations
CIBC FirstCaribbean appoints New Chief Information Officer and Managing Director, Technology & Operations

January 20, 2018

Regional bank CIBC FirstCaribbean recently announced the appointment of Esan Peters as Chief Information Officer and Managing Director, Technology & Operations, with effect from 1st February 2018.

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CIBC FirstCaribbean Suspends Banking Service on South Caicos
CIBC FirstCaribbean Suspends Banking Service on South Caicos

January 18, 2018

CIBC FirstCaribbean wishes to advise its clients on South Caicos that weekly visits by the bank’s staff to provide banking services through its agency there will be suspended with immediate effect...

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Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared a state of emergency in St. James
Prime Minister Andrew Holness has declared a state of emergency in St. James

January 18, 2018

This means that extraordinary powers have been given to the security forces and some rights have been suspended...

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