CDB, Canada support energy stakeholders’ push for resiliency solutions

Finding innovative ways to spur investment in making electricity infrastructure climate resilient took centre-stage recently as Caribbean energy stakeholders participated in the Island Resiliency...

Cuban asylum-seeker locked up in ICE detention center commits suicide

A Cuban man who’d spent months seeking asylum in the United States has committed suicide. According to The Washington Post, Roylan Hernandez-Diaz spent his last...

Protesters bar Haiti’s president from visiting historic site

Haiti’s embattled president was forced on Thursday to hold a private ceremony amid heavy security for what is usually a public celebration of one...

Haiti opposition rejects president’s assurances he will fight corruption

Haitian President Jovenel Moise said on Tuesday he was making moves to end the country’s corrupt political and economic system, acknowledging one of the...

Cuba to let citizens buy imports with foreign currencies

The Cuban government says it will allow citizens to use 10 foreign currencies to buy products like televisions and air conditioners at state stores...

Antigua PM tells US agencies correspondent banking relations as important to US as to...

Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, in a packed two-day visit to Washington, DC has told US agencies that the provision of correspondent...

Air Canada scrubs 737 Max from schedule until Feb. 14, affecting thousands

Air Canada is keeping the Boeing 737 Max off its flying schedule until Feb. 14, citing "regulatory uncertainty" that will affect thousands of passengers. The...

Former Jamaica PM injured in accident, to undergo surgery for hip, knee injuries

Former Jamaican Prime Minister PJ Patterson is to undergo surgery at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) on Wednesday for injuries to...

Venezuela boosts worker pay again amid hyperinflation

Venezuela announced a dramatic hike to the minimum wage Monday in a move that critics expect will do little to alleviate widespread suffering in...

Canada issues warning due to ‘high level of violent crime’ in Jamaica

The Government of Canada has updated the emergency status for Jamaica on a travel advisory due to a continued high level of violent crime. In...