LIAT travel advisory for September 6
Dominica News Online

LIAT wishes to advise passengers that due to the passage of Hurricane Irma that several destinations are being affected. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Antigua, Barbuda, St. Kitts, St. Maarten, The British Virgin...

LIAT announces flight disruptions due to Hurricane Irma
Dominica News Online

LIAT wishes to advise passengers that due to the impending passage of Hurricane Irma that several destinations will be affected. A Hurricane Warning is in effect for Antigua, Barbuda, Anguilla, Montserrat, St. Kitts, St....

Hundreds of Puerto Ricans protest, decry austerity measures
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hundreds of Puerto Ricans took to the streets of the island's capital on Wednesday to protest austerity measures as anger builds over an unrelenting economic crisis that has hit the...

Puerto Rico hit with lawsuits challenging board's power
Jamaica Gleaner

Puerto Rico was hit with two lawsuits on Monday that for the first time challenge the constitutionality of a federal control board overseeing the island's finances and its power to start a bankruptcy-like court process...

Tourists seeking Despacito discover Puerto Rico's La Perla
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AFP) — Something unusual is happening in La Perla, a poor barrio clinging to a steep hillside between Old San Juan and the sea where the video for the pop hit Despacito was filmed.“The...

Control board to probe Puerto Rico debt, ties to crisis
Jamaica Gleaner

Control board to probe Puerto Rico debt, ties to crisisA federal control board overseeing the finances of Puerto Rico's government said on Wednesday that it will investigate the causes of the island's economic crisis as...

Puerto Rico betting on medical marijuana to help ease crisis
Jamaica Gleaner

Jesus Aponte pushes a door open to reveal hundreds of aromatic, spiky green plants, a crop that Puerto Rico hopes will help it ease a grinding economic crisis by generating millions in revenue and tens of thousands of...

BAMSI staff attend international conference on agriculture
Nassau Guardian

Critical research and the maturation of this nation’s agriculture industry has left regional counterparts seeking future collaborative opportunities. This comes following presentations by a team of agriculturalists...

Puerto Rico enacts medicinal marijuana law
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AFP) — The depleted government coffers of bankrupt Puerto Rico will take in US$50 million a month now that a law allowing the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes has taken effect, the...

Puerto Rico amends tax incentive laws to lure more investors
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor on Tuesday signed several measures meant to lure more investors and attract new companies to a US territory mired in a deep economic crisis.One of the amended laws...

BWB Americas come to an end in The Bahamas
Nassau Guardian

The ninth edition of the Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Americas closed out on Saturday as the top 66 boys and girls high school basketball players from 16 countries and territories around the region competed in playoff...

Puerto Rico struggles to save historic buildings amid crisis
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Stained glass windows from the 16th century are broken. Porch railings from the 1700s are missing. Brick walls crumble inside the hall where Spain ceded Puerto Rico to the US.

Some Puerto Ricans struggle to find careers in Florida
Jamaica Observer

ORLANDO, United States (AP) — Kaisha Toledo was studying for a doctorate in psychology in Puerto Rico, but after four years in Florida, she still hasn't found a permanent job in her field.Ricardo Negron passed the...

Assured sues over Prepa bankruptcy decision
Royal Gazette

Assured Guaranty is suing Puerto Ricos federal oversight board over its decision to push the Caribbean islands electric utility into bankruptcy. The Bermuda-based firm insures some of the bonds issued by Prepa, as the...

Board rejects Puerto Rico budget because of overspending
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances rejected the US territory's proposed budget on Tuesday because it said it lacks at least US$200 million in specific cost-saving...

SP affirms Assureds AA rating
Royal Gazette

Bond insurer Assured Guaranty Ltds operating units have had their AA rating affirmed by Standard amp Poors even though the credit ratings agency expects to see some losses from bonds issued by debt-saddled Puerto Rico....

Puerto Rico families fight, flee a surge in foreclosures
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Elvis Guzman opened the letter, saw it was in English, and took it to his lawyer for translation.The 59-year-old who sells recycled metal for a living figured it was another letter from...

To be, or not to be...
Jamaica Observer

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AFP) — Today, Puerto Ricans vote on their relationship with the United States in a non-binding referendum.They can choose from three options — statehood, independence or another form of...

Puerto Rico governor protects pensions, promises tax breaks
Jamaica Gleaner

Puerto Rico governor protects pensions, promises tax breaksPuerto Rico's governor unveiled a budget Wednesday that prioritises pension payments for tens of thousands of retired government workers who depend on a public...

Puerto Rico seeks court's help to save public pension system
Jamaica Gleaner

Puerto Rico is seeking help from federal court to restructure the debt of the US territory's public pension system, which is projected to run out of money this year.A federal control board overseeing the island's finances...

Basquiat sells for US$110.5mn
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — A 1982 untitled Basquiat sold for US$110.5 million in New York on Thursday, setting a new auction record for the US artist in Sotheby's flagship post-war and contemporary art sale, the...

Debris near Eleuthera possibly from missing plane
Nassau Guardian

Debris found in waters near Eleuthera is believed to be from a private passenger plane that went missing while flying over The Bahamas, according to U.S. Coast Guard Liaison Officer to The Bahamas Lieutenant Commander...

Puerto Rico development bank forges deal with creditors
Jamaica Gleaner

Puerto Rico's development bank has entered into a deal with financial creditors that would allow it to avoid a lengthy bankruptcy proceeding, the leader of the debt-swamped United States territory announced Monday.The...

Puerto Rico drinking water is worst in US — report
Jamaica Observer

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — The US territory of Puerto Rico has the worst drinking water in the nation, and the majority of the island's water supply is in violation of federal standards, a report said...

BTC loses 6,000 mobile subscribers
Nassau Guardian

Cable & Wireless Communications (C&W), part owner of Bahamas Telecommunications Company (BTC), said 6,000 mobile subscribers, both prepaid and postpaid, were lost in the first quarter of 2017 as a result of...

Assured sues Puerto Rico over debt plan
Royal Gazette

NEW YORK Reuters Bermudian-based bond insurer Assured Guaranty, which has more than 5 billion at stake in Puerto Ricos debt crisis, has sued the US territory and its financial oversight board, objecting to a fiscal...

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