Bahamas to increase VAT to 12% by July 1

The government of the Bahamas will be increasing Value Added Tax (VAT) by 12 per cent as of July 1. This was revealed in the...

Dominicans want a change of government according to new poll

(DNO) A poll conducted by Alex Bruno has suggested that 82 percent of respondents favor regime change in Dominica and 90 percent agreeing that there...

Get vaccinated against measles and rubella before travelling to the World Cup, advises PAHO/WHO

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has recommended that all those travelling to the 2018 FIFA World Cup ensure that they´re up-to-date...

TRINIDAD-Uber “pausing” operations in Trinidad

The Trinidad and Tobago government said the Uber, the popular taxi app that announced it would be “pausing” its operations here from Wednesday, was...

Dominica Launches ReDiscover Dominica Campaign

Dominica, The Nature Island of the Caribbean, has launched its “ReDiscover Dominica Campaign” to encourage travelers to visit the island. Visitors, friends of Dominica, and Dominicans...

ST. VINCENT-Former prime minister believes last general election was “rigged”

Former prime minister Sir James Mitchell says he believes that even the ruling Unity Labour Party (ULP) did not expect to win the 2015...

TRINIDAD-Chief Justice given leave to appeal to Privy Council

Chief Justice Ivor Archie has been granted conditional leave to appeal to the London-based Privy Council, a ruling by the Court of Appeal dismissing...

Region urged to brace for wetter than usual period of rain

A few days before the start of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane season, the Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH), the precipitation outlook...

US congratulates Guyana on independence anniversary

The Donald Trump administration in the United States has sent a congratulatory message to Guyana on its 52nd anniversary of political independence from Great Britain. “On...

BARBADOS-Prime Minister Mottley names new Cabinet, plans to amend Constitution

Prime Minister Mia Mottley Saturday named a 30-member Cabinet, less than a 48 hours after she led her Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to a...

BARBADOS: New PM says Barbados Will Remain With CCJ

Barbados will remain as a member in the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ). This assurance came today from Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, who said...

BARBADOS-Mottley sworn in as Prime Minister

Less than 24 hours after she led her Barbados Labour Party (BLP) to victory in the May 24 general election, Mia Amor Mottley, 52,...

Bahamas and St. Kitts Nevis removed from EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions

The Council of the  European Union (EU) on Friday announced the removal of The Bahamas and St. Kitts Nevis from the EU’s list of non-cooperative...

Lawyer says don’t rush to judgement in bribery scandal

(WINN FM) Social activist Dwyer Astaphan had some choice descriptive words for the conduct of Prime Minister Timothy Harris at a meeting in Tabernacle on...

TRINIDAD-Government to take hijab issue to court

An incident in which a Muslim trainee teacher was asked to remove her hijab  when she turned up for employment at a school, will be...

Barbadians vote for new government tomorrow amid economic concerns

By Peter Richards BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 21, CMC – Barbadians go to the polls on Thursday to elect a new government amid growing economic concerns...

SKNLP Re-Elects Dr Douglas As Party Leader, Marcella Liburd Is His Deputy

(WINN FM) The opposition St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party has re-elected Dr. Denzil Douglas, constituency representative of Constituency #6, as party leader while electing...

St. Kitts opposition keeps bribery scandal as major issue

A war of words has erupted between Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris and the Opposition Leader Dr. Denzil Douglas regarding the controversy that has...

Opposition Leader warns of culture of “pervasive rape” in St. Vincent and Grenadines

The leader of the main opposition New Democratic Party, (NDP), Dr. Godwin Friday has warned of a “pervasive rape culture” in St. Vincent and...

QC says St. Kitts PM took no bribe

In a legal opinion Dr. Henry Browne, a highly regarded Queen’s Counsel, says he is “wholly satisfied that the Prime Minister of St. Kitts...

BARBADOS-Opposition Leader blasts PM on CCJ statement

The leader of the main opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP), Mia Mottley has dismissed a suggestion by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart that if he...

BARBADOS-PM vows to leave CCJ

Citing disrespect from the Trinidad based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Prime Minister Fruendel Stuart says if his Democratic Labour Party (DLP) is re-elected...

Plane crashes on takeoff from Havana airport, Cuban TV reports

A Cubana de Aviacion Boeing 737 crashed on takeoff from Havana's Jose Marti International Airport on Friday, according to Cuba's state-run television. The flight was...

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