The European Commission said it’s negotiating with leading banana suppliers in Latin America towards a deal that should gradually reduce Europe\'s import tariffs.
The British High Commission has announced that as of March 3, Jamaicans travelling through the United Kingdom must have an in-transit visa.
Zimbabwe\'s new Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, has vowed to stabilise the country\'s shattered economy and end political violence.
The Heads of eight US banks have sought to reassure a Congressional hearing that the government\'s banking bailout has been well spent.
The United States and Belize have signed a letter of agreement to combat organised crime, gangs, and the trafficking of narcotics and firearms.
Shootouts between gang members and the police have left 21 people dead in northern Mexico.
A new Bill has been introduced in the US House of Representatives, to permit US citizens to travel freely to Cuba.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said macroeconomic outcomes in Antigua and Barbuda have strengthened significantly in recent years.
The US Senate has approved the 838 billion dollar economic stimulus plan that was being pushed by President Barack Obama.
The former Governor of Puerto Rico Anibal Acevedo Vila has pleaded not guilty to charges of corruption.
A special police investigation squad has been set up in Australia\'s wildfire-ravaged state of Victoria to probe the cause of the fires.
United States Senators are to vote today on President Barack Obama’s 800 billion dollars economic stimulus plan.
Rescuers are resuming the search for victims of Australia\'s bushfires amid fears the death toll will rise further.
US President Barack Obama has again warned that any further delays in the passing of the economic stimulus plan will lead to deepening disaster.
Authorities in Cuba say they are doubtful that the island will meet its sugar production targets this season, as the state run mills are operating below expectations.
Eighteen people from the same family have died after the plane they were travelling in crashed into a river in the Brazilian state of Amazonas.
The number of persons who have died in wildfires in Australia has risen to 171.
Australian officials have warned that the death toll from wildfires that have already killed 135 people in the state of Victoria is likely to rise further.
The Italian government has adopted an emergency decree that could prevent doctors from removing the feeding tube of a comatose woman who has been at the center of a national debate on the right to die.
US President Barack Obama has described the Senate\'s delay in passing his 900 billion dollar economic stimulus package as inexcusable and irresponsible.
Unemployment figures in the United States have reportedly risen to an all time high since 1992.
The United Nations aid agency for Palestinian refugees has suspended relief shipments into Gaza.
Brazilian president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, is calling for the world\'s wealthiest countries to solve their financial problems before they cause severe difficulties for emerging economies.
A well known West Memphis, Arkansas physician was hospitalised yesterday after he was injured in a bombing that occurred outside his house.
US President Barack Obama is set to disclose details of new rules limiting executive pay to 500 thousand a year for firms benefiting from the taxpayer bailout.