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BARBADOS | Credit Union Urged to Maintain Standards

BARBADOS | Credit Union Urged to Maintai…

BRIDGETOWN,Barbados, October 15, 2018 - With the Financial Services Commission (FSC) currently conducting a comprehensive review of all FSC enabling legislation, to ensure a risk-based supervisory framework for the non-bank...

15-10-2018 Hits:6 Business & Economy

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TRINIDAD | Criminal elements claim to have compromising images of T&T Chief Justice

TRINIDAD | Criminal elements claim to ha…

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The Trinidad Express has made claims that criminal elements in Trinidad say they have in their possession,  compromising videos and photographs of Chief Justice Ivor...

15-10-2018 Hits:6 Caribbean

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World Bank, IMF Address Advantages For Fintech For The Future

World Bank, IMF Address Advantages For F…

The “The Bali Fintech Agenda: A Blueprint for Successfully Harnessing World Bank Opportunities” was unveiled to government finance ministers and officials, including central bank representatives, who participated in the 2018 annual...

15-10-2018 Hits:7 World Economy

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Venezuelan Sanctions forces SVG rethink of Petro Caribe

Venezuelan Sanctions forces SVG rethink …

As the United States continue to tighten its sanctions against Venezuela, the government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has been forced to innovate in order to ensure continued fuel...

15-10-2018 Hits:12 Energy

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ANTIGUA | Waldorf Astoria one of 15 hotels to be built in Antigua

ANTIGUA | Waldorf Astoria one of 15 hote…

The first Waldorf-Astoria in the Caribbean is to be located in Antigua, and is one of 15 new hotels that have been approved for construction in Antigua and Barbuda, that...

15-10-2018 Hits:10 Tourism

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BARBADOS | Canadian Firm buys Sol Investments in a US$1.21 billion deal.

BARBADOS | Canadian Firm buys Sol Invest…

Canadian-based firm, Parkland Fuel Corporation, is set to acquire Barbadian-owned SOL Investments Limited (SIL), acquiring 75% stake in the region’s largest independent fuel marketer in a US$1.21 billion deal.

15-10-2018 Hits:9 Energy

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Cuban Tourism Bets on High Standard, Minister Says

Cuban Tourism Bets on High Standard, Min…

Havana, Oct 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Tourism Manuel Marrero noted that the inauguration of the Hotel Iberostar Grand Packard in Havana is the beginning of a new era...

15-10-2018 Hits:6 Tourism

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Palestinian Government Condemns Woman's Murder by Israeli Settlers

Palestinian Government Condemns Woman's …

Ramallah, Oct 13 - The Palestinian government condemned on Saturday the murder of a woman, mother of eight children, by Israeli settlers when the car in which she was found...

15-10-2018 Hits:10 World News

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BRAZIL | Temer accused of heading " a criminal organization"

BRAZIL | Temer accused of heading "…

Brazilian President Michel Temer is "the head of the most dangerous criminal organization in the country," said prominent businessman Joesley Batista in an extensive interview published Saturday in the weekly...

15-10-2018 Hits:9 Latin America

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Should vegans avoid avocados and almonds?

Should vegans avoid avocados and almonds…

A video recently doing the rounds on Facebook included a segment from the BBC comedy quiz show QI. The video asks which of avocados, almonds, melon, kiwi or butternut squash...

15-10-2018 Hits:9 Health

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Moral courage and decency irrelevant as South Africa’s finance minister resigns

Moral courage and decency irrelevant as …

South Africa’s once-lauded, lately beleaguered Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene, has had his resignation accepted by President Cyril Ramaphosa. His successor, Tito Mboweni, becomes the country’s sixth finance minister in four...

15-10-2018 Hits:7 World Economy

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Venezuela Confirms Trinidad Oil Pact at International Forum

Venezuela Confirms Trinidad Oil Pact at …

DOHA, QATAR| October 15, 2018 - The terms of the bilateral oil agreement between Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela have been confirmed and signed, Venezuelan Deputy Minister of Gas, Douglas...

15-10-2018 Hits:13 Energy

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JAMAICA | Justices of the Peace warned to follow the law or face the consequences

JAMAICA | Justices of the Peace warned t…

KINGSTON, Jamaica, October 15, 2018 - Justices of the Peace who allow themselves to be controlled by gangsters is a serious Breach of the Conduct on the office which can...

15-10-2018 Hits:11 local news

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JAPAN | Nassau passes the Baton to Yokohama for IAAF World Relays 2019

JAPAN | Nassau passes the Baton to Yokoh…

Japan will now host two of the biggest events on the athletics calendar in successive years after the IAAF Council voted this week to award the 2019IAAF World Relaysto Yokohama.

15-10-2018 Hits:10 Sports

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JAMAICA | US$ 200-M Contract for the construction of MoBay Bypass

JAMAICA | US$ 200-M Contract for the con…

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica October 12, 2018 - The long awaited bypass road to the city of Montego Bay, St. James is finally to be built, after being in discussion and...

13-10-2018 Hits:23 local news

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JAMAICA | Shaw tells farmers: Use irrigation technology for greater production

JAMAICA | Shaw tells farmers: Use irriga…

MONTEGO BAY, October 12, 2012 - Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries,  Audley Shaw, wants Jamaican farmers to make better use of new irrigation technology to improve crop quality...

13-10-2018 Hits:18 Agriculture

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