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BARBADOS | Government Committed To West Indies Cricket

BARBADOS | Government Committed To West …

BRIDGETOWN,  Barbados, Government has expressed its commitment to West Indies cricket, with Minister in the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Investment, Marsha Caddle, saying the sport is one of the...

22-06-2018 Hits:11 Sports

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BARBADOS | B'dos Government wants to improve visitor experience

BARBADOS | B'dos Government wants to imp…

bRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 21, 2018 - Government will meet shortly with workers at the Grantley Adams International Airport and the Bridgetown Port to discuss how to improve the visitor experience...

22-06-2018 Hits:14 Tourism

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Couple to challenge gay marriage ban in Cayman Islands

Couple to challenge gay marriage ban in …

A Caymanian attorney and her partner, a nurse from the United Kingdom, are challenging the government’s decision to refuse their application to get married.

22-06-2018 Hits:8 Lifestyle

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Why the US left the UN Human Rights Council – and why it matters

Why the US left the UN Human Rights Coun…

The US’s announcement that it is leaving the UN Human Rights Councilshould not surprise anyone, since the Trump administration has long made clear its disdain for many parts of the United...

21-06-2018 Hits:8 World News

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Hannah Olmberg-Soesman is 2017 Caribbean Energy Personality of the Year

Hannah Olmberg-Soesman is 2017 Caribbean…

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Surinamese Hannah Olmberg-Soesman has won the Caribbean Energy Personality Award for 2017.

21-06-2018 Hits:7 Energy

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New Barbados Gov’t abolishes visa requirements for Haitians

New Barbados Gov’t abolishes visa requir…

BRIDGETOWN, June 21, 2018 - The newly elected Mia Mottley-led administration has abolished the “illegal” visa requirement for Haitian nationals entering Barbados.

21-06-2018 Hits:16 Caribbean

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Gene-edited farm animals are on their way

Gene-edited farm animals are on their wa…

Scientists have created pigs that are immune to one of the world’s costliest livestock diseases. The team edited the animals’ DNA to make them resist the deadly respiratory disease known...

21-06-2018 Hits:10 Agriculture

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Caribbean Countries Need Each Other says Mottley

Caribbean Countries Need Each Other says…

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, June 19, 2018 - Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley is of the firm view that Caribbean countries cannot confront the realities of climate change without cooperating with...

21-06-2018 Hits:10 Caribbean

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More Focus Needed On Inter-Regional Travel

More Focus Needed On Inter-Regional Trav…

CASTRIES,  St. Lucia, June 20, 2018 - The time has come for the introduction of inter-island ferry transportation. This is the word from  Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley on Monday...

21-06-2018 Hits:11 Caribbean

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JAMAICA | Opposition calls for strengthening of work permit guidelines

JAMAICA | Opposition calls for strengthe…

Kingston, Jamaica, June 15, 2018: The Peoples National Party Shadow Minister of Labour and Social Security Horace W. Dalley is of the opinion that the island's Work Permit guidelines must be...

21-06-2018 Hits:15 Politics

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Canadians can buy recreational cannabis from October

Canadians can buy recreational cannabis …

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that recreational use of cannabis will be legalised on 17 October, later than initially expected.

21-06-2018 Hits:11 Agriculture

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Guyana plans to ask ICJ to rule in its favour

Guyana plans to ask ICJ to rule in its f…

Guyana intends to ask the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to rule that a 119-year old award of its border with Venezuela is final, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

21-06-2018 Hits:14 Justice

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GUYANA | PPP asks Court of Appeal to hear 2015 elections petition, Jagdeo cites Barbados case at CCJ

GUYANA | PPP asks Court of Appeal to hea…

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, June 20, 2018 - General Secretary of the People’s Progressive Party (PPP), Bharrat Jagdeo Wednesday night announced that his party has asked the Guyana Court of Appeal to...

21-06-2018 Hits:11 Politics

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GUYANA | ExxonMobil announces eighth oil discovery – Turbot, Longtail reserves

GUYANA | ExxonMobil announces eighth oil…

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, June 21, 2018 - In what is becoming an extraordinary success rate ExxonMobil announced yesterday morning it has struck oil again this time at the Longtail-1 exploration well.

21-06-2018 Hits:11 Energy

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Sandals responds to Barbados PM regarding tourism incentives

Sandals responds to Barbados PM regardin…

JAMAICA,  June 21, 2018 -    Sandals Resort International  has responded to a concern expressed by Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley about the level of incentives accorded chain hotels like...

21-06-2018 Hits:13 Tourism

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BARBADOS | Mottley Revives over $200 Million in loans from IDB

BARBADOS | Mottley Revives over $200 Mil…

BRIDGETOWN, June 21, 2018 - The government has moved to revive in excess of $200 million in needed loans from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), which the Freundel Stuart-led administration...

21-06-2018 Hits:23 Business & Economy

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