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IMF reaches provisional agreement on multi-million dollar loan for Haiti

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation is ending a two-week visit to Haiti on Friday after discussing support for measures to ease poverty, encourage good governance, raise growth and stabilize the...

Sweet potato and cassava based businesses will help economy: Antigua & Barbuda

(BROOKLYN, New York):  – Antigua and Barbuda is banking on sweet potato and cassava as alternatives that could reduce its high import bill, through value added production in these chains, which will...

Guyana – Russia spat over striking workers

(BROOKLYN, New York) – Guyana Minister of Social Protection, Amna Ally, says government will have to examine the future of the operations of the United Company Russian Aluminum (RUSAL) in Guyana,...

Jamaica will be good after IMF

(BROOKLYN, New York):m – Economic Program Oversight Committee (EPOC) Co-Chair, Keith Duncan believes Jamaica is and will be in good stead to manage its affairs after the borrowing relationship with the...

Grenada’s representative to UN to spearhead Special Committee on Decolonization

(BROOKLYN, New York): The Special Committee on the situation with regard to the Implementation of the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (Committee of 24) opened...

Barbados PM: More public sector “pink slips” coming

(BROOKLYN, New York)– In more bad news for Bajan public workers and state-owned enterprises, Prime Minister Mia Mottley has served notice that there are still more layoffs to come as Government...

Rowley: We’re still prepared to mediate Venezuela’s political crisis

(BROOKLYN, New York): CARIBBEAN TIMES NEWS is reporting that Trinidad and Tobago and the wider CARICOM region remain willing to be the mediator in talks between the Venezuelan opposition and Government,...

Helping in crisis, United Nations boss agrees to help Venezuela

(BROOKLYN, NEW YORK); – Following a recent meeting with a delegation from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres has offered to facilitate discussion to help resolve...

Barbadian cement importer loses latest round in CCJ case over tariffs

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Friday December 21, 2018 – Barbadian company Rock Hard Cement has lost a legal battle to get a lower tariff on imported cement. The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ)...

STATE SENATOR ROXANNE PERSAUD HAS BEEN ASSIGNED  TO SIX SENATE COMMITTEES.

  Senate  Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins in announcing the official assignments for Senate committees for the 2019-2020 legislative session has named Senator Roxanne J. Persaud to serve on six of them. On Tuesday, Jan. 15, Majority Leader Stewart-The...

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