Reggae music, whose chill, lilting grooves won international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday secured a coveted spot on the United Nations’ list of global cultural treasures.
The French government said Tuesday it would take the rare step of reimbursing prescription-bought condoms to combat the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.
Two Caribbean Community (Caricom) governments Tuesday expressed some unease at the announcement that the Canadian-based Bank of Nova Scotia had agreed to sell its operations in nine Caribbean countries to a Trinidad-based financial institution.
The University of the West Indies (UWI) and the University of Glasgow have to come to an agreement that will see the Caribbean institution benefit from £200 million (US $256 million) worth of reparations linked to slavery.
EU leaders have approved an agreement on the UK’s withdrawal and future relations – insisting it is the “best and only deal possible”.
Eight more bodies were found in Northern California’s Butte County this week, bringing the death toll of the ongoing California wildfires to 71.
Forecasters are monitoring a “vigorous tropical wave” near the Leeward Islands that has a 50-50 chance of developing into a tropical depression or Tropical Storm Patty later this week.
Ten people were injured this morning when a Fly Jamaica aircraft carrying 120 passengers and eight crew members made an emergency landing at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) in Guyana.
Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell Tuesday said he was disappointed at the results of a referendum that would allow Grenada to join the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) as the island’s final court.
In light of funding challenges facing The University of the West Indies (UWI), its University Grants Committee (UGC) met at The UWI Regional Headquarters in Mona last week Thursday, to receive the special report of a task force commissioned to examine alternative models.
More foreign nationals living abroad will be able to join the Armed Forces, the government is to announce.
A New Zealand fisherman has rescued an 18-month-old boy from the ocean, in an incident described as a “freakish miracle”.
Two earthquakes, one with a magnitude of 5.1 rattled Trinidad and Tobago minutes apart late Monday night, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.
At least 18 people have been killed and 187 injured after a passenger train derailed in north-east Taiwan.
The Canadian Government is ready to pardon those with a pot possession record of 30 grams or less after Canada becomes the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace today.
The T&T Government on Saturday said two companies will replace the now defunct state run oil refinery Petrotrin.
The Duchess of Sussex is pregnant and is due to give birth next spring, Kensington Palace has revealed.
XXXTentacion was celebrated with a posthumous honor at the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards.
Japanese car giant Toyota has announced a recall of more than 2.4 million hybrid vehicles worldwide because of a fault in their systems that could cause them to lose power.
Home Affairs Minister Walton Brown has confirmed the Progressive Labour Party (PLP), Government is considering the introduction of an English test for work permits.