Allegations of financial impropriety have prompted the resignation of attorney Earl Williams as the United Workers Party (UWP) political and opposition leader.
One of Barbados’ leading investment firms is predicting challenging times ahead for the region’s three major equity markets over the short-term.
One of the top officials of the Organisation of American States (OAS) has urged businessmen in Florida to cash in on trade with Caribbean countries and suggested that the state form a united agenda on doing business with the region.
Jamaica’s Energy Minister, Clive Mullings, has called on Caribbean utility companies to collaborate in order to combat the challenges posed by the escalating price of fuel and the energy crisis on the global market.
A special multi-million US dollar fund established by Venezuela has been set up to help ensure food supplies to Caribbean countries and others who are part of the PetroCaribe agreement.
Barbados’ Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and International Business, Christopher Sinckler, has suggested that while there are challenges arising from the liberalisation of agricultural trade, the Caribbean will also have many opportunities from the overall expansion of trade as a whole.
Guyana has signed an agreement with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) that which will help farmers diversify their agricultural production.
Residents of disadvantaged urban areas of Haiti are to benefit from US$4 million in grant financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for a community-driven urban development project.
Montserratians who were evacuated from the occupied safe zone on Monday night after the collapse of the Soufrière Hills Volcano’s dome are back in their homes after government gave the all clear on Tuesday.
Antigua’s Tourism Minister Harold Lovell has sought to reassure tourists that the island is safe, even as police continue their investigations into an attack that left a British doctor dead and her husband critically injured.
A new United Nations HIV/AIDS report has pointed to heterosexuals having sex with prostitutes as one of the leading drivers of the spread of the epidemic.
Guyana’s President Bharrat Jagdeo is pleased that Guyana is among 14 developing countries recently selected as the first to receive money for combating tropical deforestation and climate change from an initial US$82 million partnership, but he’s not so happy with the mechanism through which these payments will be effected.
Top United Nations experts on Latin America and the Caribbean have warned that global economic shocks could throw some 16 million people of the Americas into extreme poverty, threatening important gains toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the region.
Premier Ralph O’Neal has announced that his government is moving ahead with its plans to recruit seven former United Kingdom officers to help fight crime in the British Virigin Islands.