Tuesday, August 20, 2019
  • Home
Home 2013 August

Monthly Archives: August 2013

Letter: LIAT: No responsibility or accountability

Dear Sir: I write to question the judgement of our current shareholder prime ministers in the appointment of persons to the directorship of LIAT. Decade after...

Commentary: Egypt’s sexual assault epidemic: Who cares!

By Rebecca Theodore At times, it is difficult to tell if Egypt’s military coup is for the besieged cry of liberty and democracy, or whether...

Commentary: ‘I have a dream’ – fifty years later

By Jean H Charles This August 28, 2013, the March to Washington led by Dr Martin Luther King celebrated its 50th anniversary. Indeed on August...

Caribbean autumn and winter vacations offer substantial savings

LONDON, England -- There's no better way to mark the end of summer than with a luxury holiday to one of the most tranquil...

TopUp in the US and get big savings with LIME

CASTRIES, Saint Lucia -- With back-to-school upon us, topping up cell phones for students, parents and teachers alike has just been made a lot...

Travel marketing expert to reveal secrets at tourism conference in Martinique

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Travel marketing expert Paul Cohen will provide Caribbean and international tourism stakeholders with the key ingredients needed to increase business from...

CXC appoints new senior assistant registrar

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has announced the appointment of Dr Charles Mayenga of Kenya, as the senior assistant registrar for...

OAS anti-corruption mechanism to conduct on-site visit to Dominican Republic

WASHINGTON, USA -- A mission from the OAS Mechanism for Follow-Up on the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (MESICIC) will conduct, from...

IMF concludes staff visit to Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff mission visited Honduras during August 26-30, as part of the Fund’s periodic consultation with its...

Martinique’s highest ranking representative on first official visit to US

NEW YORK, USA -- President of Martinique's Regional Council and one of the island's representatives to the French National Assembly, Serge Letchimy, arrived in...

Anguilla publishes action plan to prevent misuse of offshore companies and trusts

THE VALLEY, Anguilla -- Following the recent meeting of the G8 Summit, the government of Anguilla has published its action plan outlining its commitment...

Caribbean- South American integration strengthening, says Guyana president

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- Guyana’s President Donald Ramotar is optimistic about the future of integration of South America and the Caribbean, which he believes...

Tropical wave moves towards Caribbean

By Caribbean News Now contributor MIAMI, USA -- While the shower activity associated with a tropical wave located about 650 miles east of the Lesser...

Haiti drafts law to protect whistleblowers, sets up anti-corruption hotline

By Joe Colas PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haiti's anti-corruption unit chief said his office has drafted a law to protect whistleblowers and has set up...

France adds Bermuda, BVI to tax-haven blacklist

By Caribbean News Now contributor PARIS, France -- France has added Bermuda and the British Virgin Islands to its list of uncooperative tax havens. French...

Suriname opposition seeks answers concerning arrest of president’s son on drug trafficking charges

By Ivan Cairo Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname -- Legislators of Suriname’s main opposition Nieuw Front faction are seeking clarification from President Desi Bouterse regarding...

Trinidad multibillion dollar energy plant at risk

The WGTL facility almost 85-90% complete By Marcia Braveboy Caribbean News Now Senior Correspondent [email protected] Twitter: @mbraveboy PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Understaffed, unskilled management, billions of dollars...

Letter: Financial reparations a desecration of my forefathers’ legacy

Dear Sir: There is a popular jazz song that has a simple but profound chorus: “Mama may have, papa may have, but God bless the...

Letter: Is ‘the leader’ now a ‘toothless tiger’?

Dear Sir: It has been six months that the New National Party won the last general elections and formed the government, and it must be...

Commentary: The Commonwealth: The black and white of it

By Sir Ronald Sanders Boris Johnson, the mayor of the British capital city, London, has joined in a chorus of voices in the Conservative Party...