The government of Belize has discovered several online gaming websites operating in the country without licences.
The Bahamas still hasn’t met the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) guidelines on tax information sharing, but it says it has a few agreements lined up and will exceed the minimum requirements by the March 2010 deadline.
Destination merchandise retailing specialist Café Britt has entered the Eastern Caribbean market, opening up a store at Antigua and Barbuda’s VC Bird International Airport.
A new energy policy is in the works for Jamaica.
Barbadians visiting the French overseas islands will have a much easier time from now on.
St Lucia’s Agriculture Minister Ezekiel Joseph says he’s committed to the development and use of agro-processing techniques in the quest to diversify the agriculture sector and to add value to locally grown produce.
The National Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank of Jamaica is reporting that it achieved a significant milestone during the 2008/09 fiscal period, with its loan usage totalling J$6.5 billion (US$75 million).
Taiwan News, Taiwan: Antiguan authorities have charged the son of a former prime minister from Dominica with murder.
Guardian, Trinidad: Sitting on a bench, outside the ICU Unit, at the Port-of-Spain General Hospital, siblings mourned the passing of their baby brother Cpl Roger Khan, yesterday. He succumbed to his injuries around 9.15 am. Inside the ICU, his wife, Ousha, was saying goodbye to her husband.
China View, China: A plane is due to land in Brazil at midnight to take home 33 Brazilian nationals who have been allegedly attacked in a deadly riot targeting foreigners in Suriname, the Embassy of Brazil in Suriname said Wednesday.
Taiwan News, Taiwan: Venezuela is lending the Haitian government $33 million to turn a run-down airfield in the country’s north into a major international airport and boost tourism hopes, a Haitian lawmaker said Wednesday.
Press Association, UK: Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has warned his opponents against mounting a coup attempt.
China View, China: Varadero, Cuba’s most famous resort, welcomed 1 million tourists this year, a source from the Cuban tourism sector said Wednesday.
Nassau Guardian, Bahamas: Agriculture Minister Larry Cartwright is confirming moves have been made to cement a deal with Haiti to facilitate trade between the two countries, with officials recently returning from a trip to tie up lose ends.