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Jamaica’s Economic Performance Remains Strong – IMF

Jamaica’s Economic Performance Remains S…

KINGSTON, April 19, 2018 - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has given high marks for Jamaica’s performance under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA), saying programme implementation remains strong, with public debt...

20-04-2018 Hits:19 Regional Economy

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Cuba marks end of an era as Castro hands over to Diaz-Canel

Cuba marks end of an era as Castro hands…

Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel on Thursday became the country's first leader in nearly 60 years who is not named Castro, pledging continuity for the Caribbean island during the historic...

19-04-2018 Hits:25 Politics

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JAMAICA | Opposition Leader calls for public enquiry into Cornwall Regional Hospital

JAMAICA | Opposition Leader calls for pu…

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Opposition Leader Dr Peter Phillips wants an independent public inquiry to determine the reason for the over one year delay between the recomendation by the...

19-04-2018 Hits:122 Health

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Cuba’s new president: What to expect of Miguel Díaz-Canel

Cuba’s new president: What to expect of …

Cuba has a new president – and for the first time in six decades, his last name is not Castro.

19-04-2018 Hits:19 Opinion

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CUBA | Miguel Díaz-Canel nominated as Cuban President

CUBA | Miguel Díaz-Canel nominated as Cu…

Havana, Apr 19 The National Candidacy Commission (NCC) of the Cuban Assembly is announcing Thursday the results of the parliamentary election Wednesday in which the 605 members of the legislative...

19-04-2018 Hits:29 Caribbean

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Cuba's President Raul Castro steps down today

Cuba's President Raul Castro steps down …

Havana, Apr 18 (Prensa Latina) 86 Year old Raul Castro will step down today, when the Cuban Parliament elects a new President and the other members of the Council of...

18-04-2018 Hits:98 Politics

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JAMAICA | Farmers must be paid more for their crops by middlemen

JAMAICA | Farmers must be paid more for …

KINGSTON, Aoril 18, 2018 - Middlemen who buy farm produce cheap and sell them at exorbitant prices, should get out of the system or pay the farmers more says Junior...

18-04-2018 Hits:26 Agriculture

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Theresa May apologises to Caribbean for treatment of Windrush citizens

Theresa May apologises to Caribbean for …

LONDON, April 18, 2018 - British Prime Minister Theresa May has apologised to the 12 Caribbean heads of government for the treatment of Windrush citizens and promised that no one...

18-04-2018 Hits:38 Caribbean

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Need for climate change financing in SIDS highlighted at CHOGM 2018

Need for climate change financing in SID…

DPI, GUYANA, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness, this morning used the international platform of the 2018 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to reinforce the...

18-04-2018 Hits:26 Environment

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GUYANA | Border case discussed during bilateral talks at CHOGM 2018

GUYANA | Border case discussed during bi…

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth,Patricia Scotland, and British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, were today updated on the status of the Guyana/Venezuela border case which is presently before the International Court...

18-04-2018 Hits:32 Caribbean

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Guyana on right track with Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) legislation

Guyana on right track with Sovereign Wea…

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - This country is on the correct path, with regards to the establishment of the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) legislation, before oil production actually...

18-04-2018 Hits:37 Regional Economy

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CARICOM | Harmonised laws, procedures necessary for full economic integration

CARICOM | Harmonised laws, procedures ne…

Greater Georgetown, Guyana, April 17, 2018 -   Harmonised approaches to conducting trade across borders in the Caribbean and effective customs valuation are among the steps that must be taken towards...

17-04-2018 Hits:29 CARICOM

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'Sex coaches' claiming Trump secrets plead for US help at Thai court hearing

'Sex coaches' claiming Trump secrets ple…

A Belarusian model and Russian "sex coach" pleaded for US help as they arrived for a court hearing in Thailand on Tuesday, in a case that has grabbed widespread attention...

17-04-2018 Hits:30 Justice

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Theresa May to meet CARICOM heads  to discuss 'Windrush' Crisis

Theresa May to meet CARICOM heads to di…

LONDON, APRIL 16, 2018 - The British Government has been forced to reverse its position on the "Windrush crisis", in which people who came here legally from Commonwealth nations are now being...

17-04-2018 Hits:38 Diaspora

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Jamaica Condemns the Killing of Journalists in Ecuador – PM Holness

Jamaica Condemns the Killing of Journali…

London, England, April 15, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed solidarity in condemning the killing of three journalists in Ecuador.

16-04-2018 Hits:36 local news

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Jamaica and Chile to Deepen Cooperation in Several Areas

Jamaica and Chile to Deepen Cooperation …

Jamaica and the Republic of Chile are close to signing an air services agreement.

16-04-2018 Hits:33 Latin America

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