|Belize warns about climate change
Belize has joined a growing chorus of calls on developed countries to aid developing nations in their attempt to address climate change. Foreign Affairs Minister Lisa Shoman has told the United Nations General Assembly that climate change affects every country, regardless of wealth.
UN urged to reopen regional crime office
Barbados yesterday urged the United Nations (UN) to urgently reverse the decision to close its regional drug and crime office, while lamenting the level of developmental assistance the international community was giving developing states.
St Lucia Government wants end to gang warfare
St. Lucia police said yesterday they have welcomed the initiative by a government minister to try to bring an end to gang warfare in an inner-city community as they reported an overall increase in criminal activities during the first seven months of the year.
Experts to discuss OECS Economic Union
A conference aimed at generating ideas on how the sub-regional Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) can push the proposed OECS Economic Union will be held here in December.
Insurance scam convicts escape death penalty
Two Guyanese immigrants convicted in July of engineering the murder of two people in an insurance scheme have escaped the death penalty.
Guyana could import new breed of sheep
Guyana is exploring the possibility of importing a new breed of sheep into the country as part of the drive to further develop the livestock industry.