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T&T Islamic group leader says ISIS runaways should return home

Umar Abdullah, the head of the Islamic Front of Trinidad and Tobago, says nationals fighting with ISIS should be allowed to return to the country freely. Abdullah says the Government should create fertile soil for these men and their families to return from Syria and other battlegrounds. However, former National Security Minister Gary Griffith says Read More

Date expected for local government elections in Guyana

Guyana’s Minister of Communities Ronald Bulkan is set to announce the date for the long overdue local government elections tomorrow morning. A release from the Ministry states that the Minister will be hosting a press conference to announce the date, which is expected to be in March or April 2016. Local government elections were last Read More

WICB head Cameron turns down CARICOM meeting on board’s dissolution

Following calls to have the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) dissolved, the board’s president Dave Cameron said he was too busy to have a meeting with CARICOM leaders on the matter. Cameron was invited to an urgent meeting earlier this month by Grenada’s Prime Minister Keith Mitchell to discuss a review panel’s report which calls Read More

Dominica PM calls for action on health, climate change in OECS meeting

A fresh appeal has been made for a health scheme within the Eastern Caribbean, as the region faces a rise in chronic non-communicable diseases. Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit made the call at the 62nd OECS meeting in Roseau. He says such diseases can have adverse effects on individual personal finances in the country, unless Read More

France extends state of emergency to overseas territories after Paris attacks

France’s Minister of Overseas Territories George Pau-Langevin says the state of emergency declared by President François Hollande following the terrorist attacks in Paris has been extended to the Caribbean islands of Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, Réunion, St. Martin and St. Barthélemy. Hollande declared the state of emergency last weekend after the ISIS terrorist group Read More

Two-day OECS meeting held in Dominica

The 62nd Meeting of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) heads of government began in Dominica this morning. The meeting is being held today and tomorrow at the State House Conference Centre in Roseau. Dominica was chosen specifically as host this year to further demonstrate the OECS commitment to the country’s recovery efforts following Read More

Montserrat drafting new strategy to revive tourism sector

The government of Montserrat says it will soon have a clearer idea of what to do to get the tourism industry back on its feet. The first draft of the new tourism strategy will be in the hands of Ministers as early as next month. According to reports, consultants are planning to submit their draft Read More

T&T PM warns of ISIS threat, says things are worse now than 25 years ago

Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Keith Rowley says the so-called Islamic State group is a global threat, and that the country is now more vulnerable to the threat of ISIS than it was to the threat of terrorism in 1990. The T&T Guardian has confirmed that there are about 89 Trinidadian nationals, including families known Read More

SVG political parties sign code of conduct ahead of elections

In St. Vincent and the Grenadines, representatives from three political parties running in the December 9 elections have signed a Code of Conduct with guidelines on their activities during the election campaign. The signing ceremony was held this morning at the Methodist Church Hall in Kingstown, and was attended by representatives from the ruling Unity Read More

Jamaica hospitals hit by deadly outbreaks now under new management

The boards of management at two hospitals in Jamaica have been dissolved. The Office of the Prime Minister announced that Cabinet has approved the appointment of new boards for the University Hospital of the West Indies and the Western Regional Health Authority; the latter will be chaired by hotelier Tony Hart. Both hospitals have been Read More

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