Friday, October 18, 2019

Grenada to ban importation of e-cigarettes

The Grenada government says it will ban smoking in public spaces as well as restrict the use and sale of electronic cigarettes on the...

Haiti’s President says he will not resign

Embattled Haitian President, Jovenel Moise, says he has no plans of encouraging another 1986, when then President Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier fled the French-speaking...

Venezuela boosts worker pay again amid hyperinflation

Venezuela announced a dramatic hike to the minimum wage Monday in a move that critics expect will do little to alleviate widespread suffering in...

Canada issues warning due to ‘high level of violent crime’ in Jamaica

The Government of Canada has updated the emergency status for Jamaica on a travel advisory due to a continued high level of violent crime. In...

Dominica PM says general election will be held within 100 days

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, seeking to have his ruling Dominica Labour Party (DLP) win a fifth consecutive term in office, says general election will...

Ganja in backyards giving children more access

JAMAICA - When 25 students from one local educational institution were asked to do a random drug test two weeks ago, administrators were a...

Resist the UN being held to ransom

By Sir Ronald Sanders The United Nations (UN) is facing a severe shortage of cash, and, according to its Secretary-General, António Guterres, “the Organization runs...

Trade integration even more important for region as growth slows

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has entered a new phase of weak economic performance, but increased integration in international trade and global...

Commonwealth Secretary General commits to helping C’bean fight climate change

Dominica-born Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland has pledged to rally international support for hurricane-hit Bahamas and other islands feeling the brunt of climate change. She...

Montserrat Premier ousted as PDM leader

Montserrat Premier Don Romeo was on Wednesday ousted as leader of the ruling People's Democratic Movement of Montserrat going into the November 18th general...