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Published:Thursday | February 12, 2009 | 4:26 PM

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.

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2009 | 10:34 AM

The British High Commission has announced that as of March 3, Jamaicans travelling through the United Kingdom must have an in-transit visa.

Published:Thursday | February 12, 2009 | 10:33 AM

Zimbabwe\'s new Prime Minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, has vowed to stabilise the country\'s shattered economy and end political violence.

Published:Wednesday | February 11, 2009 | 6:02 PM

The Heads of eight US banks have sought to reassure a Congressional hearing that the government\'s banking bailout has been well spent.

Published:Wednesday | February 11, 2009 | 6:02 PM

The United States and Belize have signed a letter of agreement to combat organised crime, gangs, and the trafficking of narcotics and firearms.

Published:Wednesday | February 11, 2009 | 1:29 PM

Shootouts between gang members and the police have left 21 people dead in northern Mexico.

Published:Wednesday | February 11, 2009 | 1:28 PM

A new Bill has been introduced in the US House of Representatives, to permit US citizens to travel freely to Cuba.

Published:Wednesday | February 11, 2009 | 9:36 AM

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said macroeconomic outcomes in Antigua and Barbuda have strengthened significantly in recent years.

Published:Tuesday | February 10, 2009 | 5:59 PM

The US Senate has approved the 838 billion dollar economic stimulus plan that was being pushed by President Barack Obama.

Published:Tuesday | February 10, 2009 | 1:09 PM

The former Governor of Puerto Rico Anibal Acevedo Vila has pleaded not guilty to charges of corruption.

Published:Tuesday | February 10, 2009 | 1:08 PM

A special police investigation squad has been set up in Australia\'s wildfire-ravaged state of Victoria to probe the cause of the fires.

Published:Tuesday | February 10, 2009 | 9:11 AM

United States Senators are to vote today on President Barack Obama’s 800 billion dollars economic stimulus plan.

Published:Tuesday | February 10, 2009 | 9:11 AM

Rescuers are resuming the search for victims of Australia\'s bushfires amid fears the death toll will rise further.

Published:Monday | February 9, 2009 | 6:17 PM

US President Barack Obama has again warned that any further delays in the passing of the economic stimulus plan will lead to deepening disaster.

Published:Monday | February 9, 2009 | 2:46 PM

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.

Published:Monday | February 9, 2009 | 2:45 PM

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.

Published:Monday | February 9, 2009 | 2:45 PM

The number of persons who have died in wildfires in Australia has risen to 171.

Published:Monday | February 9, 2009 | 9:36 AM

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.

Published:Friday | February 6, 2009 | 6:21 PM

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.

Published:Friday | February 6, 2009 | 6:20 PM

US President Barack Obama has described the Senate\'s delay in passing his 900 billion dollar economic stimulus package as inexcusable and irresponsible.

Published:Friday | February 6, 2009 | 1:08 PM

Unemployment figures in the United States have reportedly risen to an all time high since 1992.

Published:Friday | February 6, 2009 | 1:07 PM

The United Nations aid agency for Palestinian refugees has suspended relief shipments into Gaza.

Published:Thursday | February 5, 2009 | 6:40 PM

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.

Published:Thursday | February 5, 2009 | 1:31 PM

A well known West Memphis, Arkansas physician was hospitalised yesterday after he was injured in a bombing that occurred outside his house.

Published:Wednesday | February 4, 2009 | 6:25 PM

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.

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