Friday, October 18, 2019

CARICOM cannot abandon Haiti despite the President’s failure to respond to offers

By Sir Ronald Sanders Haiti is in turmoil again.  This time the countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) cannot be criticised for inaction, but questions...

Communities get help controlling giant African snail

A project of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) will support the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Barbuda Affairs (MoAFBA) in the...

Men who performed botched circumcision to be tried in Janauary

The case of Dr Patrick Matthews and colleague, Arnold Joseph, both accused of practicing as general medical practitioners and performing a surgical procedure without...

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce: Lone Caribbean national on BBC 100 Women 2019

The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2019. This year 100 Women is asking: what...

PM tells US agencies correspondent banking relations as important to US as to the...

Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Gaston Browne, in a packed two-day visit to Washington, DC has told US agencies that the provision of correspondent...

From Doha, Qatar, Chet Greene urges constituents drink water

St. Paul’s Member of Parliament, Paul Chet Greene is encouraging his constituents and residents in general to drink more water. Greene, who is in Doha,...

PSC plans to fire Wendell Robinson

Suspended Commissioner of Police Wendell Robinson will know his fate by the end of October. The Police Service Commission (PSC) has provided details for Robinson...

Air Canada scrubs 737 Max from schedule until Feb. 14, affecting thousands

Air Canada is keeping the Boeing 737 Max off its flying schedule until Feb. 14, citing "regulatory uncertainty" that will affect thousands of passengers. The...

‘Ladies and gentlemen’ a phrase of the past on board some Canadian airlines

Several Canadian airlines have scrubbed the phrase "ladies and gentlemen" from their in-flight announcements -- or are considering the change -- replacing the gendered...

IAAF introduces new rules for transgender athletes

Female transgender athletes must lower their testosterone levels by half under new regulations introduced by the IAAF, bringing the rules into line with those...