KINGSTON, November 26, 2017 - Against the background of what he said was a worrying trend where 84 percent of crime in Jamaica is committed by the gun, national security minister Robert Montague, declared on Sunday that that the government is close to introducing tough new gun laws to combat the crimewave.
KINGSTON, November 26, 2016 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness seems to have yielded to public pressure in relation to the National Identification and Registration Act, NIDS, as he has now suggested that he is still open to discussions on how to shape impact of the NIDS which was recently passed by both Houses of Parliament.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says continued strong growth in long-stay tourism has supported Barbados' economic growth, but fiscal consolidation is contributing to a slowdown and that real growth is projected to fall below one per cent this year.
NEW YORK, November 24, 2017 - Resources the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is mobilizing to support reconstruction of hurricane ravaged Member States is intended for them to build back smarter and better, against the existential threat of climate change.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Nov. 25, 2017 - Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Karl Samuda says he will be redoubling his efforts o obtain Caricom approval for ARC's request for removal of duties for imported raw materials used in the production of its building materials.
Renowned Jamaican scientist Dr. Henry Lowe and entertainer Shauna “Etana” McKenzie-Morris are among eight recipients of the 2017 Caribbean American Heritage awards presented by the Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS).
MONTEGO BAY, November 27, 2017 - The continued blood-letting affecting sections of St. James has caught the attention of one local community development organization, which has embarked on a drive to raise funds to help the children and young people of Cambridge, Bickersteth, Anchovy and surrounding areas who are being tempted by violence producers in their communities.
(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana) Imagine relocating the entire population of your country in the face of a colossal hurricane and two months later still not being able to get back home. Now imagine spending several nights in a shelter and taking a stroll the next morning only to find what you used to call community, city or country reduced to an apocalyptic scene.