Kingston, Jamaica. May 24, 2022.The Shadow Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Mr Mikael Phillips, MP., says the Prime Minister’s statement last Friday that the “National Housing Trust (NHT) was not a welfare institution, as believed by some members of the working class,” was not only insulting to Jamaican workers and their trade unions, but was an unwarranted and unfortunate remark, especially during Workers’ Week.
KINGSTON,Jamaica, May 23, 2022 - Peoples National Party Spokesman on Labour, Senator Dr. Floyd Morris, says as the nation celebrates another Labour Day, with the objective of “Re-igniting a Nation for Greatness, ” the Government must pay due respect to the workers in the public sector as well as their trade union representatives.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica May 23, 2022 - Chairman of the Forbes Burnham Foundation Vincent Alexander says the People's Progressive Party Civic's (PPPC) Jagdeo-Ali administration has blocked its attempt to mount an Independence Commemorative Exhibition featuring former president Linden Forbes Burnham from May 23 to 28 in the Foyer of the National Library.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 22, 2022 - Guyana's President Irfaan Ali and the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which provides for economic cooperation in eight areas to include tourism, financial services, agriculture, energy and air transportation.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 21, 2022 - The Caribbean Pan-African Network (CPAN) has come out in support of what it described as the principled position of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in relation to the upcoming Summit of the Americas.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, May 20 2022 - Mexico's Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard says that his government will again be filing another lawsuit against US gun manufacturers, to try to stop the flow of arms from the United States to that country.
Contrary to claims by Israeli officials, there was no fighting taking place in the area where Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot and killed by an Israeli soldier, according to a new video unearthed by an Al Jazeera news team.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 19, 2022 - Guyana’s main opposition, A Partnership for National Unity + Alliance For Change (APNU+AFC) says the country requires urgent and comprehensive Electoral Reform that would allow only eligible persons to be registered, the provision of credible results and an overall electoral system – from registration to the declaration of results – that would win the trust and confidence of the public, political parties and other stakeholders.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, May 18, 2022 - The Caribbean is now hopelessly divided as to which candidate CARICOM will support for the post of Secretary-General of the Commonwealth as the Regional body seems unable to arrive at a consensus.
Havana, May 16, 2022.The government of Cuba has welcomed the easing of some restrictions on Cuba, including curbs on family remittances and travel to the Caribbean island nation.