January, 2008

Guyana a potential net exporter of power

With its vast array of cascading waterways among other pristine natural resources, Guyana is capable of promoting renewable energy by becoming one of the central points of hydropower supply in the Caribbean.

Decline in Jamaica’s cocaine seizures

Carlton Wilson, Jamaica’s assistant commissioner of police, said 2007 was an active year in terms of drug seizures with the number of ecstasy tablets seized doubling those from the previous year.

St Kitts & Nevis to host Petro Caribe summit

St Kitts and Nevis has been invited to host the fifth Petro Caribe Summit in June this year according to Earl Asim Martin, minister of public utilities, transport and posts said during a press conference.

$251M slated for redevelopment of Kingston

Contracts valued at a total of $251 Million for the construction of an Urban Transportation Centre in Downtown Kingston and the redevelopment of St. William Grant Park are expected to breathe new life into the capital city.