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Haiti’s Prime Minister Resigns

Haiti’s Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned amid violent protests that had been sparked by a proposed plan to raise fuel prices. His decision was announced yesterday by President Jovenel Moïse who accepted the resignation. Read…

Urgent Action Needed to Safeguard St Lucia’s Biodiversity

Wildlife conservationists consider it to be one of the most striking parrots of its kind. St Lucia’s best-known species, the endangered Amazon parrot, is recognized by its bright green plumage, purple forehead and dusty red-tipped feathers.…

Woman Caught Trying to Smuggle Python onto Flight to Barbados

A woman who was headed to Barbados on Sunday was not only prevented from getting on her flight, but was fined after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents at the Miami International Airport discovered she had a snake hidden in…

Bahamas Has no Intention of Joining CSME

Despite being a member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), The Bahamas will not be part of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis made his country’s position clear when he spoke to local journalists…

ExxonMobil assures systems in place to prevent oil spill

United States oil and gas giant ExxonMobil has assured that all systems are in place to prevent any occurrence of an oil spill off Guyana’s shores. It also said that if such a spill did occur, it had the resources to respond…

Bahamas Cabinet reshuffled

Four Bahamas Cabinet ministers in the Minnis administration will have their portfolios reassigned this week in a Cabinet reshuffle just over a year after the Free National Movement was returned to power. The Cabinet Office confirmed in a…

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…