Category : Caribbean News

by Staff - 3 days ago

Barbados Tutor Quits After Exam Results Controversy

The part-time tutor at the Barbados Community College (BCC) has quit amid a controversy over leaked exam results, local reports say. Barbados Nation quoted tutor in ethics and citizenship,  Reginald Knight, as saying that he made a mistake and had ap...

by Staff - 3 days ago

Gunmen Kill 11 People In Brazil

BBC News:– Masked gunmen killed 11 people indiscriminately after bursting into a bar in the northern Brazilian city of Belém on Sunday. The shooting happened in Guamá, a poor and violent neighbourhood of the city in the Amazon region. Local med...

by Staff - 4 days ago

T&T: Probe Into Absence Of Official During CSEC Exam

Trinidad Guardian:- Even as in­ves­ti­ga­tions con­tin­ue in­to the cheat­ing scan­dal which oc­curred dur­ing last Wednes­day’s CSEC Math ex­am at the Tran­quil­li­ty Gov­ern­ment Sec­ondary School, a par­al­lel in­ves­ti­ga­tion has been launched i...

by Staff - 4 days ago

Trump Breaks Silence Amid Alabama Abortion Ban Row

BBC News:- US President Donald Trump has outlined his “strongly pro-life” views on abortion amid controversy over strict new laws passed in several states. Mr Trump said he was against abortion except in cases of rape, incest or a “...

by Staff - 4 days ago

Arnold Schwarzenegger Attacked At South Africa Event

BBC News:– Video footage has shown Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger being attacked at an event in South Africa. The 71-year-old former California governor was interacting with fans during a skipping competition at his Arnold Classic Africa...

by Staff - 4 days ago

ECFH & BOSL Report Strong Financial Results for 2018

Press Release:– East Caribbean Financial Holding Company Ltd (ECFH) and its sole subsidiary Bank of Saint Lucia Ltd, the island’s largest indigenous bank, has once again delivered a strong performance for another consecutive year. For the finan...

by Staff - 5 days ago

Austrian Vice Chancellor Quits Over Video

VIENNA (Reuters) – Austria’s vice chancellor and longtime far-right leader, Heinz-Christian Strache, said on Saturday he was stepping down over video footage that threatened to bring down the right-wing coalition government. Strache was shown i...

by Staff - 5 days ago

CDB-Funded Gender Project Underway

Press Release:– A team of experts on gender mainstreaming has ended an inception mission in Saint Lucia as the Government of Saint Lucia moves to ensure gender equality in its plans and strategies for Saint Lucia’s development. The “Mainstreami...

by Staff - 5 days ago

St Jude Hospital Gets X-Ray Machine

Press Release:- Patients at the St. Jude Hospital are expected to benefit from an improvement of diagnostic imaging services following the handover of floor mounted X-ray machine. Chairman of the St. Jude Board Wayne Harrow says he is confident that...