March 1, 2021

Barbados minister says CARICOM lacks solidarity in Caribbean rum fight with US

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From Caribbean360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Tuesday July 1, 2014, CMC – Trade, Industry and Commerce Minister, Donville Inniss, has compared the current trade issue with the United States over rum to the banana struggle of the 90s, and criticised regional leaders for lack of support in the effort. Millions of dollars and thousands of jobs have […]

Chikungunya virus reaches USVI

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From Caribbean Business A nasty mosquito-borne virus that has been spreading rapidly in the Caribbean has made its way to the U.S. Virgin Islands, authorities said Wednesday. Health officials in the U.S. Caribbean territory said they confirmed the islands’ first locally transmitted case of chikungunya. They did not disclose any information about the patient. A […]