ST JOHN'S, Antigua and Barbuda, February 6, 2023 - While much larger countries like Britain, France and the United States are extremely reluctant to accept African refugees, the relatively small CARICOM state of Antigua and Barbuda will be embracing hundreds of Cameroonian refugees said to be fleeing civil war in their homeland who ended up in Antigua by charter flights.
CARACAS, Feb 3 - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has lashed out at the U.S. for granting licenses, barring companies doing business with Venezuelan state firms from paying cash to the Venezuelan government.
Washington, DC, Feb 3, 2023: A trail-blazing Jamaican nurse-turned-politician is the latest person celebrated with her name on a University of Maryland School of Nursing building, amid acclaim from university as well as Maryland state officials calling her a phenomenal graduate of the school.
St., Johns, Antigua, February 2, 2023 - While the Gaston Browne administration is considering the regularization of several hundred Cameroonians who landed in Antigua at the end of last year, the government is reviewing its campaign promise to repeal the work-permit requirement for resident nationals of the Dominican Republic and CARICOM.
ST.JOHN'S Antigua, February 2, 2023 - The United Progressive Party (UPP) wants the Gaston Browne administration to halt unilateral plans to legalize the status of more than 600 West Africans “stranded” in Antigua since late last year.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, February 2, 2023 - The Leader of the Opposition, Mark Golding, is to table a Private Member's Bill in Parliament to address the defects in Section 73 of the Road Traffic Act in relation to child restraints in public passenger vehicles.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, February 1, 2023 - The Board of Directors of the embattled Stocks and Securities Limited, SSL, has refuted what it says are "damaging inaccuracies" in the public space in relation to the fraudulent activities discovered at that company, which has Captured the attention of the island, and has cast doubt on the stability of Jamaica’s financial sector.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, February 1, 2023 - Governor of Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) Richard Byles says the central bank will continue to insist on the existence of strong, capable and well-resourced internal audit functions in all financial institutions that the Bank regulates.
KINGSTON, Jamaica Feb. 1, 2023 - Chief Prudential Officer in the Financial Institutions Supervisory Division (FISD) at Bank of Jamaica, Major Keron Burrell, takes up his secondment to the Financial Services Commission (FSC) as Executive Director effective Wednesday, February 1, 2023.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica January 31, 2023 - The revelations in the continuing saga of the alleged fraud involving Stocks and Securities Limited, seems to have opened not just a can, but a proverbial 'chamber pot' of worms as it relates to the Jamaican financial sector; It begs the question how investments are handled and the role played by the island’s securities regulator, the Financial Services Commission (FSC).