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Barbados Government Offers Concessions on Onerous Austerity Measures

The Barbados Government is cushioning the blow of the National Social Responsibility Levy (NSRL) on consumers and key economic sectors, in response to strong...

Belize rejects IMF recommendation for increased taxes

The Belize government says it has no intention of implementing a recommendation by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for the CARICOM country to increase...

New Bahamas Government announces Job Freeze

Just six weeks after coming to office, the Dr. Hubert Minnis administration in the Bahamas has slapped a freeze on hiring in the public...

Ex-Haitian coup leader gets nine years in US prison

A former Haitian coup leader and elected senator was sentenced to nine years in a US federal prison yesterday after pleading guilty to conspiring...

New OECS Chairman calls for Extensive Functional Cooperation

New Chairman of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, has called for deeper economic integration and more extensive functional...

US donates key equipment to help Jamaican police in crime fight

The United States (US) Embassy in Kingston on Friday donated key equipment and supplies, including cameras, radios and protective vests to assist local law...

Antigua Government hits back at former Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda yesterday hit back at former Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding, who described a statement by Prime Minister Gaston...

Discussing crisis in Venezuela not ‘intervention’ says OAS

Ministers from the Organization of American States (OAS) discussed the crisis in Venezuela yesterday at a meeting that infuriated Caracas but which the regional...

Trinidad mopping up after passage of Tropical Storm Bret

Trinidad and Tobago was mopping up today after being spared the full brunt of Tropical Storm Bret, the first named weather system of the...

Three men shot dead in Trinidad

As most of the country was preparing for effects of Tropical storm Bret, three men were murdered in a shooting in Laventille, Trinidad last...
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