Caribbean & International

Barbados, Jamaica and Bahamas added to EU money laundering blacklist; Guyana officially delisted

The European Commission has announced that three Caribbean countries, Barbados, Jamaica and The Bahamas, have been added to its latest blacklist of countries that are considered high risk with strategic deficiencies in their regime against money laundering and countering terrorist financing. While the three CARICOM states became the latest to be added to the blacklist, […]

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 […]

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