Police Commissioner Reynell Frazer unveiled a three-year strategic plan for the Royal Virgin Islands Police (RVIPF) as he revealed statistics that show an increase in major categories of crime last year.
The United States (US) House of Representatives has passed a bill that could ease restrictions on travel to Cuba and the sale of food and medical supplies to that Caribbean country.
The Barbados government’s efforts to recoup the majority share in the Barbados National Bank (BNB) may meet with some resistance by current majority shareholder, Republic Bank Limited (RBL).
The Antigua and Barbuda government has approved a resolution to take ownership of 254 acres of Sir Allen Stanford’s lands here. But the opposition Antigua Labour Party (ALP) has refused to support the move, despite the political leader, Lester Bird, giving support for such action just days ago.
Regional airline LIAT announced today that it had cancelled its daily flight to and from Guadeloupe because of the ongoing civil unrest on the French Caribbean Island and the resulting early closure of the main airport each day.
Dr Patrick Linton Allen was yesterday sworn in as the sixth Governor General of Jamaica, at a ceremony full of the usual pomp and pageantry on the lawns of his new ceremonial home, King’s House, Kingston.
Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham has announced plans to borrow US$200 million from a group of banks to help the country pull through the global economic crisis.
The Antigua and Barbuda government will today move to compulsorily acquire more than 250 acres of land owned by the Stanford Financial Company.
The High Court in the Bahamas has ordered the liquidation of a local subsidiary of Trinidad and Tobago’s troubled conglomerate CL Financial Limited.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that Barbados’ insurance sector needs tighter regulation.
The Barbados government has presented a stimulus package for the tourism sector that will see an initial BDS$15 million (US$7.5 million) being made available to the industry to help it pull through the global economic crisis.
The Government of Barbados has pledged that it “will not sit idly by” and allow any chaos to unfold within that country’s critical international business sector.
USA3000 Airlines has announced that the company will resume direct service from Bermuda’s L.F. Wade International Airport to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
The National Export-Import Bank (EXIM) of Jamaica will have disbursed some JA$6 billion (US$68.1 million) in loan funds for 2008/2009, a 25 per cent increase over the previous fiscal period.