URGENT: Oil plunges 5% on Chinese demand, inflation concerns

World oil prices plunged five percent in value Monday on weaker demand concerns owing to China's renewed Covid lockdowns and soaring inflation, according to...

CIBC Firstcaribbean wins best RENEWABLE energy financing award

Willemstad May 8, 2022: - When the Caribbean Renewable Energy Forum (CREF) gathered for its 14th session in Miami, Florida, recently, CIBC FirstCaribbean was...

Counting under way as Marcos Jr eyes win in Philippine presidential race

Vote counting was under way in the Philippine elections Monday as polling stations closed, with Ferdinand Marcos Jr the favourite to win the high-stakes...

Death toll climbs to 25 in Havana hotel blast

The death toll after an explosion ripped through a luxury hotel in central Havana climbed to 25 people including a Spanish tourist, state television...

Taliban order Afghan women to cover fully in public

The Taliban on Saturday imposed some of the harshest restrictions on Afghanistan's women since they seized power, ordering them to cover fully in public,...

URGENT: Death toll in Cuba hotel blast rises to eight, about 30 injured

Eight people were killed and 13 were missing after a massive explosion ripped through a hotel in central Havana on Friday, with rescuers desperately...

Two dead in shooting at Dutch ‘care farm’

Two people were shot dead and two wounded Friday at a "care farm" in the Netherlands for people with mental or social issues, police...

Putin apologised for Russia Hitler claims: Israel PM’s office

Russian President Vladimir Putin has apologised for remarks made by his Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who claimed Adolf Hitler may have had "Jewish blood",...

RBC wins CFI’s Best Digital Banking Services award in Caribbean

NASSAU (THE BAHAMAS) – MAY 5, 2022 — RBC Financial (Caribbean) Limited (“RBC”) has been awarded the coveted “Best Digital Banking Services - Caribbean...

New clashes at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound

Calm returned to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Thursday afternoon following early-morning clashes between Israelis and Palestinians that shattered a pause over the Muslim...



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