Caribbean & International

American Airlines Caribbean Employees Group host safety seminar in Guyana

A team of American Airlines workers, who all have a Caribbean background, is currently in Guyana as part of the airline’s Caribbean Employee Business Resource Group. This afternoon the group hosted will a “Safety in Aviation Seminar” at the Art Williams & Harry Wendt Aeronautical school for the students of the school. According to Guyanese Abina […]

Trinidad Police rescue 69 persons from slave-like conditions at Church facility

(Trinidad Guardian) Six­ty-nine peo­ple rang­ing from the ages of 19 to 70 years have been found locked away in cages at a church lo­cat­ed along the East­ern Main Road in Arou­ca on Wednes­day morn­ing. These peo­ple both men and women are be­lieved to be vic­tims of “mod­ern day slav­ery” and “hu­man traf­fick­ing” ac­cord­ing to Com­mis­sion­er of […]

Maduro optimistic as talks restart with Opposition

(BBC) Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro said he was “optimistic” as talks between the government and the opposition to resolve the country’s political crisis resumed on Monday. The two sides have been engaged in a bitter power struggle since January and preliminary talks held in May in Oslo petered out without an agreement. Mr Maduro said […]

Fly Jamaica lays off all staff members

It is not the departure that they might have been preparing for, but on the same day that the Fly Jamaica Chief Executive Officer issued a press statement, announcing that the airline hopes “to restart flight operations in a couple of months”, redundancy letters were issued to all of the airline’s staff members. The letters […]

Widespread protests in Venezuela against Maduro as Trump recognises Opposition Leader as interim President

There are widespread protests in Venezuela against the Nicolas Maduro administration and the protesters might now be emboldened by the decision of the US President to announce that the US will not recognize Mr. Maduro as president. US President Donald Trump announced this afternoon that he recognises Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the country’s […]

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