Friday, April 3, 2020

Antigua PM writes World Bank and IMF seeking assistance for Caribbean countries

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has written to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund requesting that, in the measures that the Bank and Fund...

Jamaican woman remanded for breaking curfew in Barbados

A Jamaican woman who disobeyed the national nightly curfew imposed by the Government of Barbados has been remanded to Dodds prison pending sentence. Christean Bridgette...

U.S. provides US$1.7M to Eastern Caribbean in response to COVID-19

The United States is mobilizing all necessary resources to respond rapidly to the COVID-19 pandemic, both at home and abroad. A total of US$1.7 million...

New COVID-19 patients in St. Kitts recently travelled to Antigua

St. Kitts and Nevis has recorded five additional cases of COVID-19. This brings the total number of confirmed cases to seven. The patients are three females...

Barbados putting in $3M to help keep LIAT flying

Barbados is putting $3 million into the operations of regional airline LIAT to keep it in the air during the COVID-19 crisis, the Nation...

LIAT to cut staff due to COVID-19 pandemic

The management of cash-strapped regional carrier LIAT, representatives of shareholder governments and trade union bodies began talks on Thursday aimed at streamlining the operations...

World Bank approves US$11.9M for telecommunications development in Eastern Caribbean

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved Thursday additional financing of US$11.9 million for the Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Program (CARCIP) underway in...

Nicolás Maduro: US charges Venezuelan president with drug crimes

The US has charged Venezuela's President, Nicolás Maduro, and other senior officials in the country with drug trafficking crimes. The move, which will increase tensions...

Grenada declares limited state of emergency in wake of COVID-19 outbreak

Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell today advised said he had asked the Governor General, Dame Cecile La Grenade, to declare a limited state of...

BREAKING: St Kitts-Nevis confirms first 2 cases of COVID-19

The following statement was issued today by Wendy Colleen Phipps, Minister of State with Responsibility for Health: In my capacity as Minister of State with...
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