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Barbadians have re-elected the ruling Barbados Labour Party (BLP) into government with a consecutive clean sweep of the 30 seats in Parliament. Preliminary results showed that the BLP won the election that Prime Minister Mia Mottley called 18...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Barbadians are voting for a new government three and a half years after they overwhelming elected the Barbados Labour  Party (BLP). It is the first time in Barbados history that the two main political parties are being...

High Court judge Justice Cicely Chase is expected to hear later today an injunction filed for by a  member of the minority opposition Barbados Sovereignty Party seeking to stop Wednesday’s general election.

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Dozens of anti-vaccination protesters in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe attacked a hospital director and other medical staff following recent violent demonstrations against vaccines and COVID-19...

NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC – The Bahamas government has signalled its intention to scrap a five per cent tax on lottery winnings that the previous administration had announced in 2018. While the so-called patron tax was never implemented by the...

PARAMARIBO, Suriname, CMC – The Public Works Employees' Organization (WOOW) has condemned the decision of the Government not to pay workers who have been staying off the job since April last year. “Since he took office, we have...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Leaders of the two main political parties in Barbados remained confident of victory in the January 19 general elections, as candidates were nominated on Monday to contest the snap election that Prime Minister Mia...

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – A widescale investigation has been launched following the attempted assassination of Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry on Sunday morning. According to police reports, at least one person was killed and...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: COVID positive Barbadians in isolation are being encouraged to stay put on election day, January 19. Head of the COVID-19 Monitoring Unit, Ronald Chapman, indicated that persons at the Harrison's Point Isolation...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados: Several minority opposition political parties are holding talks with a view to forming a coalition to contest the January 19 general election that Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced this week, 18 months ahead of the end of...
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