With one more vote, Trinidad and Tobago could ban child marriage


PORT OF SPAIN – Child marriage will likely soon be illegal in Trinidad and Tobago. The Miscellaneous Provisions Marriage Bill, which Trinidad and Tobago’s attorney general presented in the country’s senate nearly ten days ago, has passed — even with four opposition senators (including a woman) and one independent choosing to abstain. All that remains, […]

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First Zika-related microcephaly case recorded in Grenada

ST GEORGE’S – One Caribbean country has confirmed its first case of Zika-related microcephaly, while another is investigating a possible case. Grenada has confirmed that a baby was born with the birth defect, while Jamaican authorities have dispatched samples from a baby suspected of having the condition to the Trinidad-based […]