Thursday, November 21, 2019

Trump to meet 5 Caribbean leaders on Friday

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet at his Florida resort on Friday with the leaders of the Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica and Saint...

Man, 33, shot and killed inside popular Sheraton Mall in Barbados

A man and a woman are currently assisting police with investigations into a fatal shooting at Sheraton Mall, Christ Church that occurred around 1:50...

Family awarded US$3.38M for Royal Caribbean passenger’s death

A federal jury says Royal Caribbean Cruises owes US$3.38 million to the family of a passenger who died during an Alaskan cruise. The jury returned...

LIAT abruptly cancels several flights for Thursday, March 28

LIAT advised Wednesday that several flights have been cancelled for Thursday, March 28 “due to operational reasons.” The cash-strapped regional carrier has been on the...

‘Disappointing progress’ on new flight path for LIAT – CDB

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has weighed in on the slow pace of restructuring of regional airline LIAT, which is owned by Barbados and...

PM warns Caribbean could also be destabilised as a result of situation in Venezuela

Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne says the Caribbean should be careful not to be drawn into the ideological war unfolding in Venezuela...

Grenada to make financial contribution to LIAT

The Grenada government Tuesday said it would be making a “cash contribution” to the cash-strapped Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, less than a week after...

Grenada announces investigation into failed CBI project, seeks help from regional partners

The Grenada government says it has launched an investigation into a company that benefitted from the island’s Citizenship by Investment Programme (CBI) and was...

Pilots renew calls for an independent audit of LIAT

The President of the Leeward Islands Pilots Association, Carl Burke, has asserted that it is not too late to undertake an independent audit of...

CARICOM grants deferral to 2 member countries on freedom of movement

Two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries have been granted a five year deferral on the freedom of movement of Caribbean nationals under the CARICOM Single...