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Climate change impacts to be discussed at CDB’s 47th Annual Meeting

Climate change impacts to be discussed at CDB’s 47th Annual Meeting

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is calling attention to the work that remains to be done to strengthen the Region’s resilience to climate change impacts. On May 24, 2017…

Trump Russia inquiry: Former FBI boss to lead probe

Trump Russia inquiry: Former FBI boss to lead probe

BBC. A former FBI boss has been named special counsel to oversee an inquiry into Russia’s alleged meddling in the election and any Trump campaign ties. In naming…

Venezuela’s crisis takes a toll on education

Venezuela’s crisis takes a toll on education

Venezuela has been battling with a political and economic crisis for months which has now started to affect even music schools in the country. Anti-government protests and lack of…

The Government says it is too early to give an estimate, but the cost to the country from relentless rains over the past three days could be staggering, considering that…

St Vincent PM warns CARICOM of plot against Venezuela

St Vincent PM warns CARICOM of plot against Venezuela

KINGSTON, St. Vincent, May 16 2017 – Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves has cautioned the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to refrain from allowing a small group of powerful nations to dilute the…

Moscow (CNN)Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered to provide a transcript of a controversial Oval Office meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, raising the…

Venezuela death toll rises to at least 42

Venezuela death toll rises to at least 42

CARACAS (Reuters) – The death toll in Venezuela’s six-week wave of anti-government unrest has risen to at least 42, according to the state prosecutor’s…

CNN     President Donald Trump shared highly classified information with the Russian foreign minister and Russian ambassador to the US in a White House meeting last week, The Washington Post first…

CARICOM SG ready to welcome new Bahamian PM’s fresh ideas

CARICOM SG ready to welcome new Bahamian PM’s fresh ideas

CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque is looking forward to an early briefing with new Prime Minister of The Bahamas Dr. Hubert Minnis on matters relating to the Caribbean Community…

Cyber-attacks from WannaCry ransomware slow but fears remain

Cyber-attacks from WannaCry ransomware slow but fears remain

BBC. A computer malware that has spread across 150 countries appears to be slowing down, with few reports of fresh attacks in Asia and Europe on Monday. However staff beginning…