24 C
Saint Johns, AG
Saturday, February 23, 2019

PAHO praises Caribbean on global strategy regarding health of women, children, adolescents

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says the Caribbean is advanced in the adaptation of the Global Strategy for the Health of Women, Children...

Equal rights campaigners celebrate first gay marriage in Bermuda

Equal rights campaigners,- including a former cabinet minister, are celebrating Bermuda’s first gay marriage. The marriage ceremony of Bermudian lawyer Julia Saltus and her partner...

Cayman Islands new national unity government sworn in

A coalition legislature is now in place in the Cayman Islands following days of uncertainty after the May 24 general election. On Wednesday, the coalition...

BAHAMAS-Recurrent expenditure for 2017/2018 to increase by US$218 million

The recurrent expenditure for this fiscal year is set to increase by US$218 million over the $2,458 million for 2016/2017. Peter Turnquest This was announced by...

BARBADOS-Opposition leader brands budget “de facto devaluation of dollar”

By Marie Claire Williams CMC – Opposition leader Mia Mottley Wednesday described this year’s national budget as “a de facto devaluation” of the Barbados dollar, and branded...

GRENADA-PM keeps nation guessing as to date for general election

Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell is keeping Grenadians guessing as to when he will announce the date for the next general election that is...

Yet another twist to the formation of a government in Cayman Islands

A new twist to the formation of a government in this British Overseas Territory following the May 24 general elections that resulted in none...

Government minister among 12 detained in bribery scandal

(Caribbean News Service) A cabinet member and nearly a dozen other people including top-level officials in the Dominican Republic’s government were detained Monday in a...

Prime Minister under fire over homophobic comments

(CNS) Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell has come under fire over homophobic comments directed at two young men who are members of the main opposition...

TRINIDAD-Central Bank says oil production higher in first quarter of 2017

Oil production in the first quarter of 2017 was higher than the same period last year even though production levels were lower than in...

ST. KITTS- PM says CBI important for country’s future

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris says the Team Unity-led Government views the country’s Citizenship by Investment Programme (CBI) as an integral part...

Seventh Day Adventist Church says public should not rush to judgement following arrest of...

The Seventh Day Adventist Church (SDA) has appealed to the public not to rush to judgment following the recent arrest of two pastors. Executive Secretary...

Guyana predicts near four per cent economic growth this year

Guyana says it may have to revise earlier predictions of a 3.8 per cent economic growth this year as a result of developments within...

CAYMAN-Opposition brokers 11th hour agreement with independents to form coalition government

In a dramatic turn of events, that has struck out a deal brokered on Friday between the two major political parties  – opposition leader...

Guyana celebrates 51st anniversary of political independence

Caribbean News Service-Guyana is on Friday celebrating 51 years of political independence from Britain with the governing People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) party pledging...

Opposition urges government to enact policies for entire Bahamas

The main opposition Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) has called on the newly elected government of Prime Minister Hubert Minnis to end the “trash talk...

TCI wants CARICOM to maintain unified position on de-risking

The Turks and Caicos Islands has appealed to Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries to continue to main a united position on the issue of de-risking...

Two Caribbean countries to benefit from World Bank funds

The World Bank is providing funds totalling US$19 million to Grenada  and St. Vincent and the Grenadines to support human capital and agribusinesses. “The two...

CAYMAN-Coalition Government looms as Independents secure majority seats in general election

Former Premier McKeeva Bush was among victorious candidates in Wednesday’s general election but the outcome as to who will form the government remains unclear. With...

World Bank Deputy Chief Economist urges Region to think big about small economies

It is time for the Caribbean Region to think big about its small economies, says Deputy Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean...

OCES expresses deep sadness over Manchester bombing

The OECS Commission has expressed deep sadness at the terrorist attack which took place on the night of May 22, 2017 in Manchester resulting...

Caymanians vote in general election

Caymanians are voting in general election today to determine the next Legislative Assembly for this British Overseas Territory. The polls opened at 7 a.m. (local...

Caribbean exports increase for the first time in four years

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says that after four consecutive years of contraction, Latin American and Caribbean exports returned to “a path of growth.” In...

More Stories

Dear Kate

Letters To The Editor