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GUYANA – Nand Persaud to build rice mill in Cuba

GUYANA – Nand Persaud to build rice mill in Cuba

GEORGETOWN – Nand Persaud and Company Limited, producers of Karibee rice brand, is planning to build a rice milling plant in Cuba free zone. The company recently managed to snag a major rice contract with that Spanish-speaking country. The first shipment is to leave shortly. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the shipment would […]

PUERTO RICO – Lights out . . . Maria leaves Puerto Rico dark for months

PUERTO RICO – Lights out . . . Maria leaves Puerto Rico dark for months

SAN JUAN – Hurricane Maria picked up steam Thursday afternoon, turning streets into raging rivers as it continues its deadly tear across the Caribbean. The…

Moore desperate to hear from friends

Moore desperate to hear from friends

With the fate of three Barbadians studying in Dominica yet unknown, a former college mate is fearing the worst. Alobinto Moore, 57, said his friends,…

PUERTO RICO – Puerto Rico without power

PUERTO RICO – Puerto Rico without power

SAN JUAN – Hurricane Maria has knocked out power to the entire island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m people, emergency officials have said. Abner…

GUYANA – New bridge pegged at US$170m, old to be demolished

GUYANA – New bridge pegged at US$170m, old to be demolished

GEORGETOWN – The Ministry of Public Infrastructure (MPI), amidst questions over a mega-project to build a new bridge across the Demerara River, has released the…





Stuart commiserates with Dominicans

Stuart commiserates with Dominicans

Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has offered condolences to the government and people of Dominica in light of the…

Cut off

Cut off

Two days after Hurricane Maria dealt a deadly and devastating blow to Dominica, members of the Dominica Association…

Deadly Maria

Deadly Maria

The region’s disaster management agency is reporting that the dangerous Hurricane Maria killed at least six people and…

THE BAHAMAS – Two charged in $80k post office scam

THE BAHAMAS – Two charged in $80k post office scam

NASSAU – A Former female Post Office employee and a businessman were charged in Magistrate’s Court with defrauding…

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