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Jamaica assumes chair of the OAS Permanent Council

Jamaica assumes chair of the OAS Permanent Council


Washington - Jamaica has assumed the chair of the Permanent Council of The Organisation of American States (OAS). The country’s Permanent Representative, Audrey Marks, will be in the position for the next three months, during which the 50th Genera...

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Grant to chair NCC

Grant to chair NCC


Changes are in store for the National Conservation Commission (NCC).During a launch to mark the development of an orchard at the Nature Fun Ranch in St Andrew, the new Minister of Environment and National Beautification, Adrian Forde, announced who w...

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Former chairman: Ask the controller

Former chairman: Ask the controller


Former Chairman of the Transport Board, Anthony Wiltshire, says questions about the “dismal” performance of the board during his tenure should be directed towards financial controller Felicia Sue, adding he headed a board that was “split right down t...

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Chairman not aware of CCB sick-out

Chairman not aware of CCB sick-out


Social workers attached to the Child Care Board (CCB) staged a sick-out yesterday, but management says it was not aware of such action.Chairman Catherine Jordan told the Weekend Nation yesterday afternoon that she was at the Cheapside, St Michael off...

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Mottley nominated to chair World Bank, IMF committee

Mottley nominated to chair World Bank, IMF committee


Bridgetown – Mia Amor Mottley, Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Economic Affairs and Investment of Barbados, and Azucena Arbeleche, Minister of Economy and Finance of Uruguay, have been nominated to serve as Chair of the joint World Bank Group an...

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Ex-chairman questions Auditor General’s report

Ex-chairman questions Auditor General’s report


Former chairman of the Transport Board, Anthony Wiltshire, is claiming that there are discrepancies in the Auditor General’s report, which has resulted in an investigation by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) into financial management of the cash-s...

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InterCaribbean chairman promises reasonable prices

InterCaribbean chairman promises reasonable prices


Carrier interCaribbean Airways is expected to touch down in Barbados on Tuesday, joining several other airlines picking up the slack as the regionally-owned LIAT remains grounded with financial woes.Travellers can expect “reasonably priced” airfares ...

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Man charged with threatening to kill GECOM chairman

Man charged with threatening to kill GECOM chairman


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.Ryan Williams, appeared before Magistrate Wanda Fortune ...

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Mitchell to chair COTED meeting

Mitchell to chair COTED meeting


ST GEORGE’S – Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell will chair a special meeting of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on Friday.Mitchell has l...