Caribbean News

CARIFORUM-UK EPA offers new opportunities

April 16, 2019

A few days ago, the British government published the text of the CARIFORUM-UK Economic Partnership Agreement (UK EPA) that will govern trade in goods and services with the Caribbean, assuming Britain leaves the European Union (EU) sometime later this year.

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Barbados' sensible bail amendment

April 16, 2019

Dear Editor, Before any Bahamian government or commissioner of police gets too comfortable with the recent marginal reductions in several categories of violent crime, we would do well to finally address the underlying matter at the heart of our violent crime problem.

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Migrants caught heading from Cuba up to 50

April 16, 2019

THE wave of migrants from Cuba taking the treacherous journey to Florida continues to persist, and to date some 50 Cubans intercepted in Bahamian seas have been brought to Grand Bahama in the last two weeks...

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P.M. Minnis in meeting with President Trump, Now!
P.M. Minnis in meeting with President Trump, Now!

March 22, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon Dr Hubert Minnis is taking part in a multilateral meeting between Caribbean Heads of State and Government and US President Donald J Trump today!

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Court action halts shanty town builds
Court action halts shanty town builds

March 18, 2019

THE Supreme Court order blocking the government from clearing out shanty towns in the country now prevents those residents from altering or expanding those communities...

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Surgeons from South Florida to Share Latest Advancements during the 47th Annual Scientific Education Conference in Bahamas
"Surgeons from South Florida to Share Latest Advancements during the 47th Annual Scientific Education Conference in Bahamas"

March 13, 2019

The Medical Association of the Bahamas has invited the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon Dr. Alex Fokin, and Pediatric Otolaryngologist Dr. Sweeti Shah, from the South Florida Institution Memorial Healthcare System...

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15 Foreign Nationals Convicted in Grand Bahama Magistrate's Court
15 Foreign Nationals Convicted in Grand Bahama Magistrate's Court

March 06, 2019

On March 5th 2019, (12) Haitian nationals, (2) Chinese nationals and (1) Colombian national were arraigned in Magistrate’s Court #3 before Magistrate Rengin Johnson. They were convicted of the following charges respectively...

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At CARICOM, Prime Minister Meets with President of Estonia

February 26, 2019

Bahamas Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis convened a CARICOM bilateral meeting, February 26, 2019 with the President of Estonia, H.E. Mrs. Kersti Kaljulaid to discuss enhancing cooperation...

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PM & Foreign Affairs Minister at the Opening of the 30th CARICOM Inter-Sessional Meeting

February 26, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis (seated right) and Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield confer at the opening of the 30th Inter-Sessional...

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PM Minnis Chats with Jamaica's PM Holness Upon Arrival in St. Kitts for CARICOM

February 26, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, along with Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness arrived in Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis, today, for the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting...

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Foreign Ministers meets ahead of CARICOM Inter-Sessional Opening
Foreign Ministers meets ahead of CARICOM Inter-Sessional Opening

February 26, 2019

Caribbean foreign ministers met ahead of the official start of the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government on Monday, February 25, 2019 in a special meeting of the Community Council of Ministers...

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CARICOM Leaders at Dinner Meeting with UNCTAD Secretary General

February 26, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis (fourth left) and Foreign Affairs Minister, the Hon. Darren Henfield attended a dinner meeting today with United Nations Conference...

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Prime Minister Minnis to attend CARICOM Inter-Sessional Meeting in St. Kitts
Prime Minister Minnis to attend CARICOM Inter-Sessional Meeting in St. Kitts

February 25, 2019

The Cabinet Office announces that Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis will travel to St. Kitts on Monday, February 25, 2019 for the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of the Heads of Government Meeting...

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Blacklisting and regional political unrest concerns, as Bahamas goes to 30th CARICOM Inter-Sessional
Blacklisting and regional political unrest concerns, as Bahamas goes to 30th CARICOM Inter-Sessional

February 25, 2019

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert A. Minnis will lead a delegation to the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), in St Kitts, February 26-27, 2019...

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Advanced Team to the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting at CARICOM Arrive in St. Kitts & Nevis

February 25, 2019

The Advance Team to the 30th Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM arrive in Basseterre, St. Kitts & Nevis, Sunday, February 24, 2019, led by Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Darren Henfield...

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Repatriation Exercise Resumes: 112 Persons Return to Port-au-Prince

February 22, 2019

On February 22nd 2019, The Department of Immigration resume all repatriation activities to PortAu-Prince, Haiti with a total of (112) Haitian nationals escorted by a team of joint Law Enforcement Officers onboard a Bahamasair chartered flight...

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"Access Accelerator Confirms it is on the Right Track Following Visit to Jamaica"

February 21, 2019

A team from the Access Accelerator Small Business Development Centre (SBDC) visited Jamaica from February 10th-13th, 2019...

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Service resumes for Haiti illegals
Service resumes for Haiti illegals

February 21, 2019

WITH Haiti's civil unrest "quieting down", Foreign Affairs Minister Darren Henfield yesterday confirmed repatriations to the country will resume "as soon possible", noting the government is concerned about the detention centre's capacity...

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End of Temporary Closure of the Embassy of The Bahamas in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
End of Temporary Closure of the Embassy of The Bahamas in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

February 20, 2019

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, following up on its release of 15 February 2019, takes this opportunity to advise the general public that...

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The Government of The Bahamas temporarily halts deportations to Haiti
The Government of The Bahamas temporarily halts deportations to Haiti

February 18, 2019

Due to political unrest and violence in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the Government of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas has temporarily ceased all deportations to that country...

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