If developers have their way, they would bulldoze the last 81 acres of open green space on the south coast to make way for “development” but environmentalists believe that the predominantly swamp land should be preserved and turned into a national park.
Two suspects in the murder of a Toronto national may have fled to Jamaica and are being sought, Toronto police said this week.
Jamaican pilot Barrington Irving, 23, has been called an inspiration to Jamaica and the world by the country’s Prime Minister, Portia Simpson Miller, after he completed a solo flight around the world.
As the Nevis Island Assembly prepares to mark its first anniversary on July 9, it will introduce an inclusive approach to law making.
When it comes to E-readiness, Caribbean countries lag way down the global ranking according to a report released yesterday.
“I feel good to be out” were their first words uttered as three of the Grenada 13 were yesterday released, stepping out of the Richmond Hill gate at 4:25pm and into the hands of the lawyers that pleaded for their release.
British politics is in flux. Gordon Brown, having replaced Tony Blair as prime minister means power to change ministers and it looks as though two “Guyanese Mafia” members – Valerie Amos and David Lammy – may be high risk cases in any reshuffle.
The battle of two Trinidad financial titans for a slice of the Barbadian conglomerate, Barbados Shipping & Trading, has been temporarily stayed to allow a court hearing on a proceedural matter. At the same time a “David” is planning to use the stay to tread into the land of the “Goliaths”.
Three convicted murderers in a 1983 coup that overthrew the Maurice Bishop Administration, originally sentenced to death, have been freed by the High Court in Grenada bringing to seven the number released since 2000. The remaining 10 are eligible to be released soon.
Four years after ConocoPhillips pulled out of an oil exploration programme with Barbados because of unsatisfactory results, the government is launching an international bid in Texas today.
The Trinidad conglomerate, Neal and Massy, wants shareholders of the Barbados Shipping & Trading (BS&T) to stay focused when they meet today and vote in favour of a merger between the two.
Another five communities in Antigua and Barbuda are soon to get high speed Internet centres as the government continues a programme of computer literacy. In addition, teachers in 18 government primary school will do a summer course in Information Technology.
Dominicans are grappling with an increase in the cost of food and other goods which increased soon after the introduction of the Value Added Tax but a government minister said the tax is only responsible for an increase in the cost of services, not goods.
Barbados will be implementing a Gender Management System to track and evaluate how its ministries and departments achieve gender equality.