KINGSTON, Jamaica – Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government is bolstering its capacity to control the country’s territorial waters in order to curtail the entry of illegal firearms.
UWI Law Lecturer Raises Possibility of Lawsuit Should COVID Patients Unable to Vote in Barbados' Snap Election
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – A law lecturer at the University of the West Indies (UWI) is raising the possibility of legal action being taken should persons who tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, not being able to cast a ballot in the January 19 general election.
Legal Advice Being Sought to Facilitate Voting For Persons With COVID in Barbados' January 19th General Election
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - As plans are being made in the run up to the January 19 general election, the Electoral and Boundaries Commission (EBC) says that the issue of COVID-19 positive persons exercising their right to vote was discussed during a virtual press conference on Saturday.
GENEVA, Switzerland - A Chinese tech entrepreneur and founder of a cryptocurrency platform is now a Caribbean diplomat.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Leaders of the two main political parties here on Monday remained confident of victory in the January 19 general elections as candidates were nominated to contest the snap election that Prime Minister Mia Mottley called 18 months ahead of the constitutional deadline.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Ground-breaking legislation to assure Guyanese and local companies of contracts in the multi-billion-dollar oil and gas sector was passed in the National Assembly on Wednesday after more than seven hours of debate and government agreeing to several amendments proposed by the Opposition.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The People’s National Congress Reform’s (PNCR), the main party within the coalition A Partnership for National Unity (APNU), Sunday elected Aubrey Norton as its new leader to replace former president David Granger, who did not seek re-election.
NEW YORK, New York – A few days before he was sworn in Saturday morning as New York City’s new mayor, Eric Adams joined over 250 prominent Brooklyn Democratic lawmakers, district leaders, community activists and leaders in reflecting on what they described as Party Chair Haitian American Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn’s “unifying leadership”.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Outgoing Opposition Leader, Bishop Joseph Atherley, says he intends to contest the January 19 general election next year even though he is not yet clear as to whether he would be a candidate for the St Michael West, where he served as legislator for over a decade.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – A Jamaican has been appointed to one of the top posts within the United Nations.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is urging “unity” in the “current multifaceted challenges” facing Haiti, as the member country celebrates its 218th anniversary of independence on Saturday.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Prime Minister Mia Mottley Monday night announced a snap election for January 19 next year, insisting that she would not allow Barbados to enter 2022 as a divided nation.
First Female NYPD Commissioner Appointed, Caribbean-American NYC Public Advocate Calls it 'Encouraging'
NEW YORK, New York – Caribbean-American New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams on Wednesday welcomed Mayor-elect Eric Adams’ appointment of Keechant Sewell as the first female commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD).