Tue | Jun 19, 2018

Caribbean

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC  – British Virgin Island Premier Dr Orlando Smith has announced that he will not be seeking re-election as leader of his National Democratic Party (NDP) at the upcoming convention on the weekend...

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The Antiguan Integrity Commission says there are grounds to begin an investigation into the activities of former investment and trade minister Asot Michael who stepped down last month amid speculation that he...

CARACAS, Venezuela, CMC – Venezuela’s state owned oil and natural gas company, Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) has announced plans to suspend petroleum deliveries to some Caribbean countries under its Petrocaribe agreement. A...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Barbados is in a precarious economic situation with its international reserves having dwindled to US$220 million, while central government debt is unsustainable. Bert van...

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Antigua and Barbuda health authorities say they have formulated a special task force to introduce the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine on July 1 this year. “This lifesaving preventative measure...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – International Credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has lowered the island’s long term foreign currency rating to selective default. The credit downgrade follows a recent announcement by...

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The death of thousands of fish over the past few days has been attributed to the drought conditions now affecting the island. According to the Chief Environment Officer in the Ministry of Health and...

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – Chief Justice Ian Kawaley Wednesday ruled that some sections of the controversial Domestic Partnership Act 2018 (DPA) were unconstitutional, paving the way for gay couples to once again marry in Bermuda. But even...

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The United States Wednesday sought to assure consumers in Trinidad and Tobago that they could eat poultry products from the North American country with “full confidence” after a senior official of...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A new session of the Barbados Parliament began on Tuesday with the new administration of Prime Minister Mia Mottley outlining a number of initiatives aimed at turning around the ailing economy and ensuring a...
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