BARBADOS | Mottley objects to EU's Financial designation of Barbados, Anguilla

BARBADOS | Mottley objects to EU's Financial designation of Barbados, Anguilla

Barbados' Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has  challenged the European Union’s decision to list Barbados as a Non-cooperative Jurisdiction for Tax Purposes. In a sta

 Vaccine May be Ready by Yearend – WHO’s Tedros

Vaccine May be Ready by Yearend – WHO’s Tedros

A vaccine against COVID-19 may be ready by year-end, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday, without elaborating. Read more

 CDEMA Welcomes The Cayman Islands As Its 19th Participating State

CDEMA Welcomes The Cayman Islands As Its 19th Participating State

The Cayman Islands has become the 19th Participating State of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), with official admission effective September 1, 2020. The f

 CARICOM Formulating Energy Security Strategy

CARICOM Formulating Energy Security Strategy

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is moving to formulate an energy security strategy. To this end, a group is to be established to immediately begin working on the strategy, focusi

 It Is Our CXC: Let Us Work Out A Solution – Amb. Comissiong

It Is Our CXC: Let Us Work Out A Solution – Amb. Comissiong

In the interest of those 5th and 6th form students across our region who have been negatively impacted by the controversy surrounding the declared results of this year’s Cari

Caribbean Producers: Consumer Demand for Pure and Simple Products is Only Natural

Caribbean Producers: Consumer Demand for Pure and Simple Products is Only Natural

(Caribbean Export) Health-conscious consumers are driving the increasing demand for natural products and ingredients. Read more

Report outlines long road to post pandemic  recovery for Latin America and Caribbean

Report outlines long road to post pandemic recovery for Latin America and Caribbean

Economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic in Latin America and the Caribbean will be slower than the return to productivity following the subprime mortgage crisis 

DIASPORA | “Taste the Islands Philly” Promotes Caribbean Restaurants in City of Brotherly Love

DIASPORA | “Taste the Islands Philly” Promotes Caribbean Restaurants in City of Brotherly Love

Jamaica's Honorary Consulate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has launched a "Taste the Islands Philly" campaign to support and promote Caribbean restaurants in the Phi

More action needed for seafarers, ‘collateral victims’ of measures to curb the pandemic

More action needed for seafarers, ‘collateral victims’ of measures to curb the pandemic

Highlighting an “unparalleled crisis” affecting hundreds of thousands of crew members and maritime workers reeling due to the impact of COVID-19, the UN has c

Accountant charged after pointing gun at woman in St Vincent

Accountant charged after pointing gun at woman in St Vincent

A 53-year-old accountant from Kingstown who pointed a gun at a woman was arrested and charged with the offence of assault. Read more

Pioneering US$25 million Renegade Rum Distillery begins production

Pioneering US$25 million Renegade Rum Distillery begins production

The long-awaited first spirit has finally flowed from the US$25 million Renegade Rum Distillery, Mark Reynier’s pioneering terroir-driven rum project in Grenada. Read more

Telecommunications sector liberalised

Telecommunications sector liberalised

GOVERNMENT has issued Commencement Orders fully bringing into force the Telecommunications Act 2016 (the “Act”) and the Public Utilities Commission Act 2016, Prime Mini

 Rigid Enforcement

Rigid Enforcement

AS cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to rise globally and locally, safeguarding the health of Guyanese through the enforcement of COVID-19 control measures and pen

 Success squatters still occupying lands

Success squatters still occupying lands

SCORES of squatters occupying the GuySuCo lands on the East Coast of Demerara (ECD) have not moved despite an ultimatum which states that they should vacate the lands by Monday. Re

 James Singh reinstated as head of CANU

James Singh reinstated as head of CANU

JAMES Singh was on Monday reinstated to his former post as head of the Customs Anti-Narcotic Agency (CANU). Singh was removed by the previous administration in 2017. Read more

 Mahaica businessman makes COVID-19 donation to CDC

Mahaica businessman makes COVID-19 donation to CDC

RICE MILLER and owner of A&S General Contractors Inc., Amajad Reasat, on Saturday, donated a quantity of food supplies to the Civil Defence Commission (CDC) to assist in its CO

 Handyman allegedly busted with cannabis released on bail

Handyman allegedly busted with cannabis released on bail

ODEL HICKS, a 32-year-old handyman, on Monday, appeared in the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court charged with possession of 372 grams of cannabis for the purpose of trafficking.

 10,000 relief items handed out countrywide

10,000 relief items handed out countrywide

THE Civil Defence Commission (CDC) has distributed 10,000 relief items and has provided other forms of humanitarian support countrywide to persons affected by the COVID-19 epidemic