March 22, 2019

Guyana left out of Trump’s meeting with Caribbean Leaders on Friday

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From iNews Guyana Several Caribbean leaders have been summoned to meet with United States President Donald Trump at his resort in Florida. However, Minister of State Joseph Harmon says he is unaware if Guyana was invited. “I have not seen a letter…I haven’t heard about it,” Harmon said when asked if Guyana was invited. A […]

Cricket: Hero CPL rakes in US$25M in Guyana matches

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By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is claiming that the 2018 edition, which took place between Aug. 8 and Sept. 16, raked in US$25,515,816 in Guyana — an 80 percent increase on the 2017 figure. CPL, said in a recent press release, the figure was calculated using organizer spend, […]

Refugees posing problems for Trinidad, Guyana

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From Bert Wilkinson from Caribbean Life As disposed Venezuelans continued to pour into neighboring Trinidad and Guyana, authorities in the two Caribbean Community countries are beefing up national systems to deal with the growing number of refugees seeking help with food, shelter, and medical treatment among other state services. The cabinet in Trinidad this week […]

Labour r­elations expert warns of fallout from attempts to block Scotia sale

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By Antigua Observer A long serving CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda Employers Federation said there would be serious consequences if the Government of Antigua and Barbuda continues to block the sale of the local assets and operations of Scotiabank to Republic Financial Holdings (RFH) of Trinidad and Tobago. Labour Relations Consultant Henderson Bass was […]

Caribbean countries seek to learn from Haags Bosch

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From Kaieteur News As Government prepares to award another contract to open another cell area at the Haags Bosch landfill, Eccles, officials said that current practices and the modern systems at the site are being looked at closely by a number of countries in the region.More than a year ago, the landfill commissioned a leachate […]

Guyanese American Chamber recommends extension of Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act

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From South Florida Caribbean News SOUTH FLORIDA – The Guyanese American Chamber of Commerce (GCAA) wishes to draw to the attention of the  business community in the United States and Guyana the fact that theCaribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) will expire on September 30, 2020 and to urge the private sector at home and in the […]

CCJ President says Caribbean people need more information about the functions of the Court

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From Nation News PORT OF SPAIN – The President of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders says he remains convinced that in order to gain stronger support in the region, more information must be provided to the Caribbean public about the regional court. The CCJ was established in 2001 to replace […]

Caribbean RoundUp

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By Azad Ali from Caribbean Life Antigua Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister, Gaston Browne has said that the Caribbean should be careful not to be drawn into the ideological war unfolding in Venezuela where attempts were being made to remove the socialist Nicolas Maduro. He said the people are fighting an ideological war and believe […]

The Editor Speaks: Should we encourage youth activists?

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We carry a story today (14) in iNews Cayman titled “Youth activists are key focus of Caribbean Violence Prevention Summit”. The article announces “The Caribbean Summit on Youth Violence Prevention”, that will be held in Georgetown, Guyana on January 15-16, “will convene leaders from youth movements, governments, civil society, development organizations and academia, to design […]

Venezuela says ExxonMobil survey ships were indeed in its territory

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By Youri Kemp From Caribbean News Now CARACAS, Venezuela — Details of exactly where the ExxonMobil survey vessels were intercepted over the Christmas period in the Stabroek block area by the Venezuelan navy have been murky; however evidence provided by Venezuelan vice president, Delcy Rodriguez, shows where the ships were intercepted, which does not seem […]