Tue | Dec 12, 2017

Caribbean

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Cuba and Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders have criticised the European Union over its latest list of global tax havens that has included four Caribbean countries. Earlier this week EU financial ministers...

​ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC): Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuban leaders ended their sixth summit in Antigua on Friday reiterating calls for the region to be declared a zone of peace and urging the United States to lift the decades old...

BRUSSELS (CMC): The African Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group has “strongly condemned” the “unilateral and discriminatory practices” of the European Union in the publication of a list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions. A...

HAMILTON, Bermuda (CMC): A company owned by 66-year-old Jamaican billionaire Michael Lee-Chin’s Portland Holdings is set to take a majority stake in the parent company of Bermuda’s Clarien Bank

WASHINGTON (CMC): The World Bank says the health sector in Haiti needs more public investments and better allocation of resources so as to improve access to health care for all Haitians.

The St Lucia government says it is undertaking a campaign aimed at discontinuing the sale of soft drinks at school.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC): Guyana has launched a 16-day campaign aimed at the elimination of violence against women.

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti (CMC): Members of the Dominican Republic security forces have detained more than 100 undocumented Haitians, including pregnant women and children during several exercises over a 72 hour period.
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