Following the announcement of a second domestic debt exchange program, another ratings agency, Fitch Ratings, has downgraded Jamaica’s sovereign ratings.
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Fred Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration, says the establishment of the Republic of Ireland Consulate will further deepen diplomatic relations between both countries, which were established in 2007.
A man is facing federal charges today after telling authorities that he traveled to the Bahamas last week, picked up hundreds of kilograms of marijuana and brought the drugs to West Palm Beach.
An earthquake occurred north of the Paria Peninsula, Trinidad, with an epicentre 89 kilometres (51 miles) northwest of Port of Spain.
The Jamaican government has resisted calls to repeal the law, the leaders of Jamaica’s major political parties have repeatedly said that they have no intention of prying into the bedrooms of consenting adults.
A 52-year-old man from The Bahamas pleaded guilty in federal court to trying to smuggle eight illegal immigrants into South Florida.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and the United States Coast are embarking on a joint mass rescue exercise to be conducted on Grand Bahama.
Authorities in Cuba must immediately release Cuban journalist Calixto Martínez, currently imprisoned for reporting on issues seen by the authorities as “controversial”, as he was named a prisoner of conscience.
A formal request for former premier Michael Misick’s extradition to the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) was lodged with the Brazilian government on Tuesday, said TCI attorney general Huw Shepheard.