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Five more COVID cases in Trinidad and Tobago

25 July 2020

PORT OF SPAIN – Trinidad and Tobago recorded five new cases of the COVID-19 Coronavirus. Read More


Tropical storm warning issued for Trinidad

25 July 2020

Bridgetown – Heavy rains associated with Tropical Storm Gonzalo were nearing Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday and a tropical storm warning had been put into effect for Tobago. Read More


High Court grants petition for reorganisation of LIAT

25 July 2020

St John’s - A High Court has granted a petition allowing for the reorganisation of the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, the appointment of an administrator as well as staying all proceedings relating to the liquidation of the company. Read More


Dominica hoteliers developing new growth strategy

24 July 2020

ROSEAU – The Dominica Hotel and Tourism Association (DHTA) says it is developing a strategic development plan to assist the sector to become more innovative in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read More


Bill an ease for immigrants in US

24 July 2020

New York – The New York State Legislature on Wednesday passed a bill prohibiting United States Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) agents from arresting Caribbean and other immigrants in New York courthouses without a judicial warrant or court order. Read More


St Vincent govt: Buccament Bay deal not final yet

24 July 2020

Kingstown – The government of St Vincent and the Grenadines says that notwithstanding Wednesday’s signing ceremony with Sandals Resorts International, it still owns the property at Buccament Bay, formerly known as Buccament Bay Resort. Read More


APNU: Only valid votes

23 July 2020

GEORGETOWN – The ruling coalition, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), on Wednesday said it remains open to dialogue with other political parties and stakeholders “on the way forward” as Guyana still awaits the results of the disputed March 2 regional and general... Read More


Grenada cancels carnival holidays

22 July 2020

ST GEORGE’S – The Grenada government on Wednesday said that the cancellation of the annual Carnival celebrations, Spicemas, this year because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, has also resulted in the loss of the two days observed as public holidays. Read More


OECS, UNFPA sign agreement on population programmes

22 July 2020

Castries – The St Lucia-based Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Sub-Regional Office for the Caribbean aimed at strengthening the partnership and collaboration... Read More


CAL ready to launch services to Eastern Caribbean

21 July 2020

Port of Spain – The state-owned Caribbean Airlines says it will launch its services to the Eastern Caribbean from Wednesday. Read More


CAL to resume Kingston, Nassau flight

21 July 2020

Kingston – The Trinidad-owned Caribbean Airlines (CAL) says it will restart flight operations between Kingston and Nassau in the Bahamas at the end of the month, reminding passengers of the various protocols that have been put in place to lessen the spread of the coronavirus... Read More


Three LIAT planes to be sold

21 July 2020

Bridgetown – The Barbados and St Vincent and the Grenadines governments have agreed to sell their shares in the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, to accommodate a new reorganisational plan outlined by Antigua and Barbuda. Read More


Skerrit: Browne's LIAT plan needs to be fine-tuned

21 July 2020

Roseau – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Tuesday said the proposal submitted by his Antigua and Barbuda counterpart, Gaston Browne regarding the efforts to prevent the liquidation of the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT” “needs to be further fine-tuned”. Read More


Man charged with threatening to kill GECOM chairman

21 July 2020

Georgetown – A 27-year-old man appeared in a Magistrate Court on Monday charged with threatening to kill the chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), retired justice Claudette Singh. Read More


Guyana High Court throws out application

20 July 2020

Georgetown – The High Court Monday dismissed an application as to whether or not the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) would be allowed to use the recounted, valid and certified results to declare the official outcome of the disputed March 2 regional and general elections.... Read More


St Vincent govt considers suspending flights from US

20 July 2020

Kingstown – The St Vincent and the Grenadines government has hinted at the possibility of suspending flights from the United States after the island recorded 12 cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) after reopening its borders to international flights. Read More


Cuba makes progress in COVID-19 fight

20 July 2020

Havana – Cuba for the first time in 130 days on Sunday said there were no new domestic cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as most of the country moved into the final phase of resuming normal activities with masks and social distancing. Read More


Granger turns down request from USA

19 July 2020

GEORGETOWN – The Guyana government says it has turned down a request from the United States to relay the Voice of America (VOA) programmes to Venezuela utilising a local medium wave tower. Read More


Guyana bar association condemns attacks

18 July 2020

Georgetown – The Bar Council of The Bar Association of Guyana, Friday said it “unreservedly condemns” the recent attacks on attorneys appearing in the court cases regarding the disputed March 2 regional and general elections. Read More


Antigua hopes to save LIAT with legislation

17 July 2020

St John’s – The Antigua and Barbuda government has provided an avenue for the regional airline, LIAT, to seek Court protection rather than being forced into liquidation after it announced that the Companies (Amendment) Act 2020 was gazetted on Wednesday. Read More


Special Caricom meeting on Guyana

17 July 2020

Georgetown – Chairman of the Caribbean Community, Prime Minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines Dr Ralph Gonsalves, says that a special meeting of the regional body will be held next week to discuss the electoral impasse in Guyana. Read More


Should Government provide back-to-school assistance for parents who lost their jobs because of COVID-19?