June, 2007

Jamaica gets ready for general elections

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller, fresh from a US meeting with President Bush, last night met in an emergency session with her People’s National Party, and said that elections can be held as late as October.

US puts positive spin on CARICOM meeting

While others might have regarded the recent CARICOM-USA as just talk and no action, the USA is seeing it in very positive light highlighting cooperation in fighting crime and helping criminal deportees to settle in back home.

BUSHWHACKED! Antigua to impose US$3.4 billion sanctions on USA

The smiles were either a formality or disbelief as Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer of Antigua and Barbuda met with President George W Bush and served him the news first hand that he is preparing US$3.4 billion in sanctions against Washington for failure to adhere to a trade ruling.

OAS gives assurance on women’s commission

The Organization of American States has assured Antigua and Barbuda that it remains very committed to a strengthened Inter-American Commission of Women  that will carry out its mandate in an even more effective manner.