KINGSTON, June 2, 2018 - A task force has been established to address any fallout in bauxite operations from United States (US)-applied sanctions, which have affected the Russian owned company UC Rusal.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana June 2, 2018 - In an attempt to respond to the crime and security challenges in the region, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) will be staging a Drug Treatment Court (DTC) awareness and training workshop in Barbados from June 4-6, 2018, at the Savannah Beach Hotel in Hastings.
KINGSTON, June 2, 2018 - The Governments of Jamaica and the United States of America have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a Child Protection Compact (CPC) Partnership, which is aimed at combating the trafficking of children in Jamaica.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 1, 2018 - The Mia Mottley-led Barbados Labour Party (BLP) has suffered its first casualty after beating the Democratic Labour Party (DLP) by taking all the seats in parliament.
KINGSTON, May 31, 20128 - A seven-year birth cohort study conducted by a team of University of the West Indies (UWI) researchers have been presented at a two-day conference, beginning today at the Sir Kenneth Standard Lecture Theatre.
Brasilia, May 29 (Prensa Latina) The Superior Electoral Court (TSE) could strike a blow to the aspirations of the favorite candidate for the presidential elections of October, the political prisoner Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the Brazilian digital newspaper 247 warned today.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 27, 2018 - Prime Minister Mia Mottley yesterday announced that in the absence of an official opposition, an amendment is to be made to the Barbados Constitution to make provision for the appointment of two Opposition Senators.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said a face-to-face meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un could "put an end to the history of war" between the two nations.
Seoul, May 26 - The leader of the Democratic People''s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Kim Jong-un, and the South Korean president, Moon Jae-in, today, surprisingly, held a second meeting at the Border village of Panmunjom.
Amid worldwide condemnation of Israel’s use of lethal force against Palestinian protesters in Gaza, officials in Israel's parliament have proposed a bill, which would effectively ban the collection of evidence relating to the human rights and other abuses committed by members of the army.
Members of the Windrush Generation in Jamaica have condemned the treatment they have received at the British High Commission's office in Kingstown saying that officials have refused to provide them with proper assistance for many years.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, MAY 26, 2018 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated Guyana on its 52nd Anniversary of Independence, praising its role ‘at the forefront of all initiatives fostering Caribbean unity’.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana May 26, 2018 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has congratulated Mia Mottley, the first ever woman to head a government in Barbados with Secretary general Irwin la Rocque saying he is looking forward to welcoming her at the grouping’s next summit to be held in Jamaica in July.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Friday May 25, 2018 – Jamaica’s opposition People’s National Party (PNP) has been the first political party in the region to publicly congratulate Mia Mottley on yesterday’s massive election victory that saw her being sworn in as the country’s first female prime minister this afternoon.
KINGSTON, May 24, 2018 - Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke is of the opinion that “the civil service is the single most important institution which affects the lives of Jamaicans and as such, we must ensure that the civil service is efficient and responsive in the provision of services to citizens.”
KINGSTON, MAY 26, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Friday afternoon expressed his congratulations to Mia Mottley on an impressive landslide victory in the Barbados general elections held on Thursday.
Brasilia, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva''s prior presidential candidacy will be launched on Sunday in the nearly 3,000 Brazilian municipalities where the Workers'' Party (PT) has organized directories.
Gaza, May 25 (Prensa Latina) At least 25 Palestinian protesters were injured today by shots fired by Israeli soldiers who continued repressing the protests of the Great Return March along the border fence of the Gaza Strip.
BRIDGETOWN, May 25, 2018 - Barbados' eight Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley, was this afternoon sworn in, hours after leading her Barbados Labour Party to winning all thirty seats in the Barbados House of Assembly in yesterday's general elections.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados May 25, 2018 — Mia Mottley's Barbados Labour Party (BLP) will form the next government of Barbados taking a landslide victory in the May 24 general election and denying Freundal Stewart's Democratic Labour Party a seat in the Barbados Assembly.
Abuja, May 24 (Prensa Latina) The number of Cameroonian refugees in Nigeria rose to 21,291, the UNHCR and the National Commission for refugees, migrants and internally displaced persons confirmed today.
Abuja, May 24 (Prensa Latina) More than 14.8 million Nigerians have suffered the effects of the conflict that has been bleeding the northern region of the country for almost one decade, derived from the violence by the terror group Boko Haram, the government states today.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro took an oath that he would fulfill his duties to the constitution and carry out changes for peace and prosperity of Venezuela. after he won the May 20 elections with a wide margin with 68 percent of the vote.
The United States Department of State declared Wednesday the Charge d’Affaires of the Venezuelan embassy, Carlos Ron, and the Deputy Consul General of the Venezuelan consulate in Houston as persona non grata and directed them to leave the country within 48 hours.
(BARBADOS TODAY) – Pollster Peter Wickham is predicting a more than five per cent swing away from the incumbent Democratic Labour Party (DLP) during Thursday’s general election, well over the two per cent needed for a change of Government.