Nicolas Maduro CARACAS/LIMA, (Reuters) – A group of 12 regional nations plus the United States rejected Venezuela’s new government-allied legislative superbody, saying they would continue to regard the opposition-controlled congress as the country’s only legitimate law maker.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Mexico’s foreign minister is in Havana hoping to persuade Cuba, one of Venezuela’s top allies, to help resolve the tense political situation in the beleaguered South American nation, according to a senior Mexican official briefed about the trip.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s new legislative superbody yesterday gave itself the power to pass laws, superseding the opposition-led congress and fueling criticism by government adversaries that socialist President Nicolas Maduro is consolidating a dictatorship.
(Trinidad Express) The treatment of persons at the Immigration Detention Centre is heartbreaking and inhumane says Khafra Kambon, chairman of the Emancipation Support Group.
(Trinidad Express) A magistrates’ court employee charged with wasteful employment of the police after she allegedly made a false report that she was raped, appeared before a Princes Town magistrate yesterday.
TORONTO/MONTREAL, (Reuters) – The number of asylum seekers who illegally crossed the U.S.
A sketch of the proposed Curepe Interchange (Trinidad Guardian) China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) has been awarded a $221.7 million contract by the National infrastructure Development Company (Nidco) to build the controversial Curepe Interchange, the state company’s chairman Herbert George has confirmed.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Decades of terrible fiscal policies, which have pushed Jamaica’s debt burden to unbearable levels, have forced the country to seek alternative assistance, and set the platform for nations like China to partner with the island for mutual benefit, Senator Matthew Samuda has said.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Digicel Group founder and chairman Denis O’Brien holds the largest stake in Deep Blue Cable, the new entity that aims to string the region with underwater fibre-optic cables.
CASTRIES, St. Lucia, (Reuters) – The prime minister of the small Caribbean country of St.
SANTIAGO, (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Brazil, Peru, Chile, and Mexico to break ties with North Korea on Wednesday, adding that “all options” are on the table with regards to the Asian state.
MARACAIBO, Venezuela, (Reuters) – Venezuela authorities are investigating the theft of animals from a zoo in western state of Zulia that were likely snatched to be eaten, a further sign of hunger in a country struggling with chronic food shortages.
(Trinidad Express) The Meteorological Services on Tuesday advised the public to pay attention to an area of disturbed weather east of the Lesser Antilles, now heading west which and could strengthen into a tropical storm in three to four days.
(Jamaica Gleaner) The Kingston pastor who was being sought by the Centre for the Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA) for allegedly repeatedly having sex with a 12-year-old girl before impregnating her, is now in jail.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s controversial Constituent Assembly yesterday ordered that cases of protesters detained this year be held in civilian rather than military courts, following complaints from various rights groups and the United Nations.
(Trinidad Express) Did mechanic Randy Ramkissoon scarifice his own life to save his wife and three young children when an intruder entered their home on Saturday night?
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro yesterday called for military exercises after U.S.
(Trinidad Express) Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) on Friday updated its travel advisory on Trinidad and Tobago.
Justice Carol Gobin (Trinidad Guardian) A High Court judge has called on Parliament to revise immigration laws to more clearly define the powers of Immigration officials in handling illegal immigrants and refugees.
(Reuters) – A peaceful solution to unrest and political turmoil in Venezuela is possible, U.S.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – The Venezuelan government has recovered some weapons stolen in the Aug.
(Trinidad Express) The Banking, Insurance and General Workers Union (BIGWU) has issued a warning to companies to cease retrenching workers or face a boycott.
Nicolas Maduro CARACAS, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s talk of possible military action in Venezuela could be a political life-line for the country’s unpopular leader, who has long used the threat of U.S.