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EU Provides Millions in Budgetary Support for Montserrat

The European Union has disbursed EC$17.55 million (US$6.5 million) to the Government of Montserrat as the first fixed tranche under the Multi Sector Sustainable Economic Development Budget Support Programme.Read more: …

Copa expands Guyana service; United holds talks

Copa Airlines, which commenced twice weekly service to Guyana in 2015, and expanded that to four flights a week a year ago, on Thursday announced an additional flight to Guyana on Fridays, bringing the total number of flights to five per…

Scotiabank Selling off Banks in the Caribbean

Scotiabank is shutting shop in parts of the Caribbean, entering an agreement with a Trinidad-based leading financial group to take over its banking operations in nine “non-core markets” in the region.It was announced today that, subject…

Axed Petrotrin Workers Face Uncertain Retirement

With the final closure of Petrotrin slated for month-end, thousands of pensionable employees still face questions about the security of their retirement funds.The state-owned oil and gas company has over 5,000 employees and reports are…

Public protest in Bahamas over electricity prices

Hundreds of residents gathered on Wednesday for a march through downtown Nassau that ended with a public protest in Parliament Square, primarily over a rise in electricity prices in The Bahamas, along with a few other matters of public…

Cuba and EU discuss unilateral coercive measures

Representatives of Cuba and the European Union (EU) spoke last Monday about unilateral coercive measures, in the first round of the dialogue on this subject, held in Brussels, the Belgian capital.According to a diplomatic note, an…