Opposition leader objects to devaluation of EC dollar

By Admin 12.11.2014

KINGSTOWN: Opposition Leader Arnhim Eustace has restated his objection to a devaluation of the Eastern Caribbean (EC) dollar, saying the EC$18 million (one EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) in losses by the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) during the last fiscal year is not a reason to devalue the currency.

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Caregivers disappointed by changes to immigration laws

By Admin 05.11.2014

A group representing Caribbean and other caregivers say they are disappointed by impending changes to immigration laws that will make it harder for the women to become permanent residents of Canada.

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Former PM wins libel suit

By Admin 05.11.2014

KINGSTON: Former Jamaican Prime Minister P.J. Patterson has been awarded J$12.5 million (one Jamaica dollar =US$0.0089 cents) in damages from a libel case against Nationwide News Network and its head, Cliff Hughes.

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Financial services industry threatened by cost of FATCA

By Admin 05.11.2014

NASSAU: The Bahamas has warned that the high costs associated with the U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) are threatening to undermine the financial services industry within many Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states.

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Radio and television icon dies

By Admin 29.10.2014

PORT-OF-SPAIN: Hazel Redman Ward, a radio and television icon, affectionately called “Aunty Hazel”, has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

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