Turks and Caicos Deputy Premier Floyd Hall will contest the leadership of the Progressive National Party (PNP), whose current leader, Premier Michael Misick, continues to face calls from some of his own colleagues to step aside.
Two major Caribbean Community (CARICOM) meetings, one of which was to discuss progress and the way forward in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), won’t take place in Barbados this week after all.
In the bid to weed out corruption within the public service, Jamaica’s Minister of Finance and the Public Service Audley Shaw has moved to re-establish and strengthen three key agencies under his purview – the Financial Investigations Division (FID), Revenue Protection Division (RPD), and Public Accountability Inspectorate (PAI).
The Barbados government is repositioning the country to become the medical transcription capital of the Caribbean.
The works contract for a new Euro38 million (EC$133 million) General Hospital in St Lucia has been signed by the government of that Caribbean government and the European Commission (EC).
A British ship laden with precious treasure has been reportedly found off the coast of Guyana.
A paramedic and a Senator in the Bahamas have been charged with threatening to extort money from American actor John Travolta, following the death of his son.
Antigua’s standing in the eyes of the Australian government as a safe place to visit seems to be still in tact, despite last week’s murder of an Australian yacht captain in that island.
Regional leaders and officials are gathering in separate meetings this week to discuss progress made towards establishing the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Single Market and to focus on moving forward with the establishment of the Single Economy.
Jamaica’s Office of the Children’s Registry (OCR) has revealed that the reported cases of child abuse and endangerment in the country jumped from 425 to 3,784 last year.
The United Kingdom government says it’s interested in helping the Caribbean in its fight against crime.
The World Bank has approved a US$3 million zero-interest credit to increase youth employment in Grenada by providing private sector-driven training.
The figures are staggering. About half a billion small arms are in use around the world and nearly half a million people are killed by them annually.
Police in Antigua are investigating the murder of an Australian yacht captain in the south of the island last night.