Saturday, July 11, 2020

Caribbean Airlines ‘milking’ Guyanese to cover Trinidadians’ air travel

The Competitions and Consumer Affairs Commission (CCAC), in a recent study, highlighted that Guyana continues to be exploited as “cash cow” for Trinidad state-...

Gov’t re-states position regarding sale of Scotiabank

Government has reiterated its position that it would not issue a vesting order to facilitate the sale of Scotiabank operations here as the Parliament...

PM Mottley: LIAT ‘doomed’ under current ownership

Prime Minister Mia Mottley has insisted that the regional airline jointly owned by Barbados and three other Caribbean governments is “doomed” under its current...

IRD announces 2019 ABST reduction days

The Antigua and Barbuda Sales Tax (ABST) rate will be reduced from 15 per cent to five percent starting from Friday, Dec. 13, to...

Antigua submits official proposal to purchase Barbados’ shares in LIAT

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has confirmed that it has officially submitted a document to authorities in Barbados indicating its interest in purchasing...

Former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur to be new LIAT Chairman

Prime Minister of Barbados during 1994-2008 Owen Arthur, will be the next Chairman of regional airline LIAT, Prime Minister Gaston Browne has revealed. Arthur replaces...

St. Lucia Government reiterates position on LIAT

The St. Lucia government Monday reiterated its position that unless there’s a fundamental change to the operating structure of the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT,...

No formal interest from Branson in LIAT, Gonsalves says

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says he has received no formal indication from billionaire Richard Branson, the owner of Virgin Atlantic, that he is...

LIAT celebrates 63rd anniversary despite financial woes

The cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, celebrated its 63rd anniversary on Wednesday, indicating that it remains “resilient to fulfil its mandate to connect the Caribbean.” The...

Chastanet flip flops on LIAT. Now he doesn’t mind being a shareholder

Last year, Antigua’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne made a clarion call to regional colleagues to invest in the ever cash-strapped airline LIAT. The governments of...
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