Monthly Archives

June 2018

Travel ban: Trump hails ‘tremendous’ Supreme Court ruling

US President Donald Trump has hailed a Supreme Court ruling upholding his travel ban which covers people from several Muslim-majority countries. Lower courts had deemed the ban unconstitutional, but the US top court reversed the decision…

OECS Authority approves audit committee

The 65th Meeting of the Organisation of Easter Caribbean States (OECS) Authority endorsed the implementation of an audit committee, established by the OECS Commission, to provide unbiased and objective oversight to stakeholders – a…

Noura Hussein: Appeals court overturns death sentence

An appeals court in Sudan has overturned the death sentence of a woman who killed her husband after he allegedly raped her, her lawyer says. Noura Hussein, 19, was instead sentenced to five years in jail, lawyer Abdelaha Mohamad said.…

Barbados battles sargassum seaweed through innovation

A new and innovative approach to harvesting sargassum seaweed is now under way at Consett Bay in Barbados, and is expected to generate employment and economic benefits for the island. That approach would see sugar cane loaders and…

Red Bull to switch from Renault to Honda from 2019 season

Red Bull will split with Renault at the end of this season and use Honda engines for the next two years. The move ends a 12-year relationship during which Red Bull and Renault won four consecutive world title doubles from 2010 to 2013.…