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Antigua plans LIAT revival

LIAT may be revived soon but if the continually failing airline does not survive Antigua and Barbuda wants to be first to be repaid.

19 Oct, 2020

St Vincent goes to polls

St Vincent and the Grenadines holds a general election on Nov. 5 and the leader of the opposition is confident of ousting long term prime minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves.

19 Oct, 2020

Reggae producer Bunny Lee passes

Veteran Jamaican music producer Bunny “Striker” Lee died in a Kingston hospital last week of kidney failure, aged 79.

19 Oct, 2020

Dominica ramps up safety measures

Dominica is launching a new program aimed at ensuring safety for travellers because of the coronavirus pandemic.

19 Oct, 2020

Guyana sugar workers get jobs back

The Guyana Sugar Corporation (Guysuco) intends to re-hire more than 400 dismissed workers by December as it prepares to re-open several sugar estates. The sugar industry is huge in Guyana but has been in decline in recent years, exacerbated by the global pandemic.

19 Oct, 2020

Beauty Hanna favourite to be PNP leader

Lisa Hanna, who won Miss World in 1993 before becoming a politician, has entered the leadership race of Jamaica’s main opposition party, the People’s National Party.

19 Oct, 2020

Third Trinidad art legend passes

Trinidadian comic genius and cultural historian Dennis “Sprangalang” Hall died on Oct. 2, two days after his 71st birthday.

19 Oct, 2020

Jamaica focuses on outdoor tourism

The Jamaica Tourist Board has begun its new tourism campaign, focusing on outdoor programs and active travel that helps tourists discover the island’s natural beauty while also remaining physically distant.

07 Oct, 2020

St Lucia opposition protest virus law

The St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) said it is pleased with the turnout of Sunday’s protest march and is hinting at taking legal action following the government’s decision to successfully table the COVID-19 (Prevention & Control) Bill in the Senate last Friday.

07 Oct, 2020

Guyana’s vast oil wealth on hold

Guyana’s recent find of massive oil supply was supposed to create great wealth for all its citizens, but the global pandemic has put that on long pause.

07 Oct, 2020
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