CARICOM seeks to utilize Chinese facility for debt restructuring

By Admin 14.01.2015

BEIJING: Bahamas Prime Minister and CARICOM Chairman Perry Christie says Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries want to use a $US 3 billion concessionary facility announced by China last year for debt restructuring and refinancing, among other initiatives.

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T&T immigration policy harmful to CARICOM – U.S. group

By Admin 17.12.2014

NEW YORK: A U.S.-based Caribbean group has condemned the December 7 deportation of 70 African nationals by immigration authorities in Trinidad & Tobago, saying that the twin-island republic’s immigration policy is “harmful to CARICOM” (the Caribbean Community).

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Kittitians, Nevisians now need visa to enter Canada

By Admin 26.11.2014

The ability for residents of St. Kitts & Nevis to travel freely between their twin islands country and Canada has ended because of its government’s controversial economic citizenship program.

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Caribbean should aim to reduce electricity costs-CDB head

Dr. Warren Smith
By Admin 19.11.2014

Emphasizing that the Caribbean is not energy poor, Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) president, Dr. Warren Smith, is encouraging regional countries to pursue realistic goals in that sector, which he says will help substantially reduce electricity costs which represent a major impediment to competitiveness and growth in most Caribbean economies.

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T & T celebrates 52nd anniversary of independence

By Admin 03.09.2014

PORT-OF-SPAIN: As Trinidad & Tobago celebrated its 52nd anniversary of independence from Britain on Sunday, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar asked citizens to embrace change.

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