November 21, 2019

Christchurch shootings: New Zealand to ban military style weapons

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From BBC New Zealand will ban all types of semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles following the Christchurch attacks, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said. The announcement comes less than a week after 50 people were killed at two mosques, allegedly by a lone gunman. Ms Ardern said she expected new legislation to be in place […]

Grenada: Prime Minister discusses increased US/Caribbean engagement

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Prime Minister, Dr the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell received a courtesy call Friday from the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs of the United States Department of State, Julie Chung. Dr Mitchell cited a need for more engagement between the United States and Caribbean Governments. “Historically, Grenada and the United States have […]

Embassy of Jamaica in Washington, DC to host ‘Diaspora Connection’

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Book launch of former Prime Minister of Jamaica, Hon. P. J. Patterson by Derrick Scott From South Florida Caribbean News WASHINGTON, DC – The Embassy of Jamaica will host a Jamaica Diaspora Connection event on March 13 that will feature the Washington, DC, launching of former Prime Minister P. J.  Patterson’s book and the staging of […]

Blacklisting, regional political unrest concerns as Bahamas goes to CARICOM meetings

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From EyeWitness News NASSAU, BAHAMAS – Prime Minister 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, on February 26-27, 2019. Heads are expected to engage in several side meetings to advance diplomacy and bilateral agreements […]

St Kitts & Nevis PM Harris updates the public on the key findings of the National Cannabis Commission

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Statement in the St. Kitts and Nevis National Assembly by Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, Prime Minister on the Report of the Marijuana Commission February 20th, 2019 Mr. Speaker, Sir, on April 5th, 2017, the Cabinet announced the establishment of a National Marijuana Commission, to consult with the public and enquire into the wide-ranging issues surrounding Marijuana […]

Quotable Caribbean

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February 3, 2019 “It is very overwhelming. The truth is all of us in the industry work very hard on a daily basis and so many other hoteliers are deserving of this.” – Sunil Chatrani, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the Barbados-based Elegant Hotels Group, and 2019 Caribbean Hotelier of the Year“Sunil (Chatrani) is […]

Grenada’s 45th Independence Day celebrated

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Thursday, February 7, 2019 — The OECS Commission has the honor to extend to the Government and people of Grenada warmest congratulations on the occasion of the nation’s 45th Anniversary of Independence. The Commission acknowledges the profound contribution which Grenada continues to make toward the growth and development of the OECS family and looks forward to continuing […]

Opening Statement by the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris, at his Monthly Press Conference Parliamentary Lounge, Government Headquarters, Basseterre Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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Fellow Citizens and Residents, representatives of the media, I wish all of us a wonderful New Year and I hope that 2019 will be a remarkable year for the positive things that our people and the Country will accomplish. 2018 was a very positive one for us.  Our economy grew for the 4th year in […]

Why Brexit could boost Independence bids by Britain’s last colonies in Caribbean

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From Sputnik News Britain still owns several islands in the Caribbean and there are concerns about how they will be affected by Brexit. Sputnik spoke to the former Prime Minister of the Turks and Caicos Islands. Next week British Prime Minister Theresa May will submit her Brexit deal to Parliament but the chances of it being passed seem […]

Statement by Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris Thursday, December 06, 2018

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My Fellow Citizens and residents, I am pleased to address you today on some important matters of state, which I am sure will affect you positively. And as we draw closer to the yuletide season celebrations during which we experience so much joy and excitement, I bring you only good news. As we approach Budget […]