In The Spotlight
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CARIBUPDATE/Dec 9, 2016) – Grenada’s Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr Keith Mitchell has just moments ago announced that public servants will get a salary increase in the New Year.
LOS ANGELES (CARIBUPDATE/Dec 7, 2016) – Ziggy Marley, one of the may prolific recording sons of late legend Bob, is in line for yet another Grammy, and so too is the up- and-coming Jamaican band Raging Fyah.
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC/Dec 6, 2015) — Grenada Social Development Minister, Delma Thomas, Tuesday called for a more radical approach to dealing with matters of sexual abuse and urged religious organisations to speak out against this social scourge which can have long term implications on children.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – (CARIBUPDATE/Nov 5, 2016) - Three Jamaican acts have been named so far in the line-up for the 8th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival set for the Monterrey County Fair and Event Center from May 26-28, 2017.
West Indies get ready for the serious part of UAE tour as they get ready to take on Pakistan in three Twenty20s and three One Day Internationals.
Soccer analyst Hamiyd Mark gives his assessment following the latest round of qualifiers for Russia 2018 in the CONCACAF region. With Jamaica, Haiti and St Vincent and the Grenadines faltering, Trinidad and Tobago take the hope of the Caribbean into the next round as they set to match up the regional powerhouses such as Costa Rica, Mexico and the United States.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CARIBUPDATE/DEC 16, 2016) — The Caribbean Community (Caricom) has welcomed the passage of the United States-Caribbean Strategic Engagement Act which is aimed at consolidating Washington’s engagement with the Caribbean.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CARIBUPDATE/DEC 16, 2016) — The Guyana Government warned employers against seeking to exploit their workers during the Christmas season, reminding them that “the requisite overtime rates of pay shall apply” among other working conditions.
CASTRIES, St Lucia (CARIBUPDATE/DEC 16, 2016) — The St Lucia Government has announced a “heightened surveillance” of pregnant women after 50 of them have tested positive for the mosquito borne Zika virus (ZikV) and raising new concerns about the impact of the disease in St Lucia.
ST GEORGE,S’ GRENADA (CARIBUPDATE/Dec 4, 2016) - While top officials of the opposition National Democratic Congress were at pains before the recent referendum vote to say that they were never advocating and up-and-down “no” vote, they celebrated the outcome as if it is their victory.
PORT-OF-SPAIN Trinidad (CARIBUPDATE/NOV 30, 2016) - Recounts are being done in six electoral areas in north and south Trinidad, according to five requests from the Opposition United National Congress and one from the ruling People’s National Movement yesterday.
ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA – (CARIBUPDATE/NOV 24, 2016) – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has made an impassioned plea to Grenadians to vote in Thursday’s referendum that will decide whether or not the 1974 Constitution which the island received on attaining political independence from Britain should be changed.
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The St Kitts & Nevis Patriots announces the acquisition of one of the greatest batsmen of the modern era, Chris Gayle, as the newest member of the Patriots family.
PORT OF SPAIN Trinidad (CARIBUPDATE/DEC 14, 2016) - Former West Indies batsman Jimmy Adams is the new director of cricket for the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), according to regional media reports.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CARIBUPDATE/DEC 14 2016) - The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Tuesday paid glowing tribute to Clive Lloyd, the former West Indies captain for his 50 years of service to the game.
ROSEAU, Dominica(CARIBUPDATE/OCT 31, 2016) - Dominica has been featured in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017, a collection of the world’s hottest trends, destinations, and experiences for next year.
LONDON, England (CARIBUPDATE/OCT 20, 2016) - CARICOM nationals and other foreigners would no longer be able to take up jobs in the UK that Britons can do, while the number of migrants coming to Britain to work and study will be significantly reduced.
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- Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds
- 10901 SW 24th St. Miami, FL 33165
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- Saint Kitts Carnival
- Basseterre,Saint Kitts And Nevis
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- Eastern Parkway
- Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY 11238
ST.JOHN'S, Antigua (CARIBUPDATE/NOV 16, 2016) - Three medical professionals have alerted physicians and farmers in Antigua & Barbuda of the need to regulate the use of anti-microbial drugs as part of a global effort to prevent the development of diseases that are resistant to antibiotics.