For St Vincent radio station, Nice, and one of their hosts, talk has turned out not to be so cheap after all. The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court yesterday ordered them to pay a total of over EC$430,000 (US$164,122) for defaming Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves’ character.
Citizens of St Kitts and Nevis will soon be able to visit several countries in Europe without a visa.
The Management of the Electricity Department at St Kitts’ power company has two weeks to produce a comprehensive report on the ongoing electricity challenges facing the country.
Grenada has reaffirmed its commitment to a relationship with Cuba, as the two countries reached an agreement to continue cooperation in the fields of healthcare, education, agriculture, sports and culture.
The Inter American Development Bank (IDB) is providing up to US$62.5 million to help Suriname rehabilitate and improvement works along one of the country’s busiest routes.
The global economic crisis should be seen as an opportunity for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to quicken the pace of establishing the Single Market and Economy (CSME), a top CARICOM official has suggested.
St Kitts and Nevis is putting in a bid to host the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Cricket Championship in 2010.
The man who will take the lead at the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) has been named and he isn’t a new face. The board’s Chairman John Lynch will now also fill the position of Director of Tourism, assuming responsibility for the JTB’s day-to-day operations and the island’s global tourism marketing, from December 1.
The St Lucia government has decided to pass savings from the recent drop in fuel prices to consumers.
The financial crisis in the United States has not yet affected remittances to Jamaica.
United States carrier JetBlue Airways will increase its seat capacity between Bermuda and New York by 50 per cent in the first quarter of next year, even if only for a short time, Premier and Minister of Tourism Dr Ewart Brown has announced.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is giving support to Belize in developing a master plan for tourism, build a marketing strategy to attract more visitors and improve infrastructure in several key tourist areas.
Caribbean countries are beginning to feel the drought in travel brought on by the economic meltdown in the United States.
A just released report has shown that although the small business sector has made a significant contribution to Barbados’ economy, inadequate access to financing is still a major headache for potential entrepreneurs. And there has been a call for the matter to be rectified not only in this island, but across the Caribbean.