November 17, 2019

Drug trafficking is a global problem foist upon Caribbean countries

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By Bocchit Edmond FromJjamaica Observer Violent crime is down in countries across the Caribbean. Jamaica’s prime minister said that homicides fell by 22 per cent last year. Homicides in the Dominican Republic have been on a downward trend since 2011. In the Bahamas, statistics for 2018 highlight an overall drop in crime from the previous year […]

Haiti ‘laden with challenges’ but also hope, UN Security Council told

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From Caribbean News Now NEW YORK, USA — Haiti is “laden with challenges, but also hope”, the head of the UN mission in the country told the Security Council on Wednesday, against the backdrop of ongoing political unrest in the Caribbean country. Triggered by violent demonstrations and numerous allegations of government mismanagement of public funds, […]