The Ministry of Health has received JA$100 million (US$1.4 million) to ensure that Jamaicans will be able to receive care at the island’s public health facilities from April 1 without having to pay user fees.
The Bahamas yesterday held on for a draw in their World Cup qualifying soccer match-up against the British Virgin Islands.
The Guyana government has approved an agreement that will be the legal basis for shared support in criminal issues between this country and the United States.
Haiti’s Prime Minister has reported that the general situation in his country has “significantly improved”.
Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) won’t get the 15 per cent rate increase it had asked the country’s Public Utilities Commission (PUC) for.
A top American military officer has pointed to the Caribbean as a possible terrorist threat to the United States.
They already need a passport when returning home by air, but from June next year, American citizens who cruise to the Caribbean will need that or other approved documents to return home as well.
The People for the Ethical Treatment of animals (PETA) says its protest action against Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine to end cruel practices have paid off.
The merger of regional carriers LIAT and Caribbean Star doesn’t seem to have brought all good news for intra-regional travel.
A top United States (US) official has acknowledged that his country and the Caribbean need to come up with a better way to work together to deal with the narcotics and weapons problem facing both countries.
A former top official of last year’s ICC Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean has lauded the St. Kitts and Nevis’ government sports strategy, saying that the facilities being constructed across the island will raise the country’s chances of success in the sports tourism sub-sector.
The Caribbean’s positioning as a valuable and viable brand has taken a step forward with the launch of the Caribbean Tourism Development Company’s (CTDC) new consumer travel site.
The Ministry of Tourism has started making moves to increase airlift to Jamaica, particularly out of the European market.
Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves is still battling one rape accusation, but a second charge has now been levelled against him by another woman who claimed he sexually assaulted her four years ago.