CARICOM Marks 47th Anniversary of Relations with Cuba

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, December 9, 2019 - Sunday the eighth of December marked the 47th anniversary of the historic establishment in 1972 of diplomatic relations betgween the Republic of Cuba and  Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, the four independent Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries at that time.

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ANTIGUA | 'Climate Crisis Is About Our Existence': Antigua-Barbuda PM

On the sidelines of 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly currently happening in New York City, teleSUR met the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne to discuss the challenges and issues facing the Caribbean region, one of the most affected by the impacts of climate crisis, as it was seen with the devastation caused earlier this month in the Bahamas by Hurricane Dorian.

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Barbados Residents on a Tropical Storm Watch

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, August 25, 2019 - Residents across Barbados have been urged to closely monitor the approach of Tropical Storm Dorian as a tropical storm watch has been issued for the island. That means that tropical storm conditions are possible within the watch area, generally within 48 hours.
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JAMAICA | PNP concerned over increased United States sanctions on Cuba

KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 15, 2019: The People’s National Party (PNP) is expressing grave concern about the increased economic sanctions on Cuba imposed by the United States authorities. The Party is again calling for an end to the 60 year old blockade against the sovereign nation.

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CARICOM | Rowley Flays Trump Snub - Mottley wants zone of Peace

PORT-OF-SPAIN- Trinidad, March 22, 2019 - The Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Dr. Keith Rowley is not perturbed by what is said to be a snub by the US President Trump in excluding TT from his meeting on Friday with five Caribbean leaders.

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Lower profits, stiffer laws force sale of foreign banks in Guyana, Caribbean

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, December 7, 2018 - The Canada-headquartered Scotiabank and India’s Bank of Baroda have decided to sell out their operations in Guyana and other Caribbean countries due to declining profits and tighter anti-financial crimes legislation, Finance Minister Winston Jordan said.

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CARIBBEAN | Scotiabank says Caribbean Remains Important

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Scotiabank is not pulling out of the region insisted Scotiatbank's senior vice-president and head of the Caribbean South and East, Stephen Bagnarol  yesterday. Instead, it has decided to focus on its core markets, where they have “size and scale.”

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