Cabinet Office Building To Close For Renovations
Bernews

The Cabinet Office building will be closed for renovations effective June 3rd and they will relocate to Innovations House on Reid Street, Premier Michael Dunkley said in the House of Assembly today [May 27] The Cabinet...

UK To Print Passports, Up To 4 Weeks To Process
Bernews

Starting at the end of next month, passports will take up to four weeks to process from the date that an application is submitted to the Bermuda Passport Office as the passport will be printed in the UK, the Minister of...

Employment with LEGS ... PM announces four-point initiative
Jamaica Gleaner

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced plans to develop a four-point programme that will ensure employment for all Jamaicans. The programme, called LEGS, is to be the subject of discussions with employers in short...

1 Hr Video: Financial Secretary Appears At PAC
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Financial secretary Anthony Manders appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Public Accounts during their Public Hearing held yesterday [May 26] at St. Paul in Hamilton. Mr Manders was questioned about...

Auditor General seeking answers on Barbados investment in LIAT
Jamaica Observer

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The Barbados government has invested more than BDS$142 million (US$71 million) in LIAT – the Antigua-based regional airline – as of March 31 last year, but the Auditor General...

Campbell questions Mark Golding's motive for wanting Omar's seat
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Former People’s National Party (PNP) Cabinet Minister Colin Campbell is calling on former Justice Minister Mark Golding to explain to South St Andrew delegates his “real” reason for...

Oil prices fall back after breaching US$50
Jamaica Observer

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — World oil prices slid on Friday, with traders banking profits after crude rose above the key $50 level this week on evidence of lower supplies. Local News Fri, 27 May 2016 08:26:22 GMT...

Man runs from cops, leaves gun behind
Jamaica Observer

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica — The Bog Walk police in St Catherine are reporting the seizure of a Smith and Wesson .38 revolver and three rounds of ammunition on the Knollis main road in the parish on Thursday. Local News...

Firearm seized, man arrested in Manchester
Jamaica Observer

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — The Mandeville police say they have seized a Glock 9mm pistol, 43 rounds of ammunition and arrested a man during an operation in Kingsland district in the parish on Thursday. Local News Fri, 27...

UPDATE: Wisynco warehouse fire still burning
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Public Relations Officer at the Jamaica Fire Brigade Emelio Ebanks has confirmed that yesterday’s fire, which destroyed a section of the Wisynco Group’s Lakes Pen warehouse in St...

PHOTOS: At least 5 killed in St Ann bus crash
Jamaica Observer

ST ANN, Jamaica -- At least five people have perished in a motor vehicle crash which occurred along the Llandovery main road in St Ann this morning. Local News Fri, 27 May 2016 10:22:49 GMT UPDATE: Wisynco warehouse fire...

Man shot and injured during police operation
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A man was this morning shot and injured during a joint police/military operation while two illegal firearms were recovered along Tulip Lane in West Kingston. Local News Fri, 27 May 2016 10:34:37...

UPDATE: 'It will take months to determine cause of Wisynco fire'
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Public Relations Officer at the Jamaica Fire Brigade Emelio Ebanks says it will take months to identify the cause of yesterday’s fire which damaged a section of the Wisynco Group’s...

RPD arrests two for forgery and embezzlement
Jamaica Observer

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Ministry of Finance and Public Service is today reporting the arrests of two individuals by officers of the Revenue Protection Division (RPD). Local News Fri, 27 May 2016 11:49:23 GMT UPDATE:...

30-odd men rape teen in Brazil, four identified
Jamaica Observer

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police say they have identified and issued arrest warrants for four of the more than 30 men being investigated in the gang rape of a teenage girl. Local News Fri, 27 May 2016 11:56:36...

St Lucia PM clarifies change in nomination date
Jamaica Observer

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony has sought to explain the reason behind the change of date for nomination day for the June 6 general election. Local News Fri, 27 May 2016 02:00:00 GMT Team...

Prime Minister and Opposition Leader differ on Baha Mar project
Antigua Observer

Prime Minister Perry Christie and Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis have expressed differing views on the multi-billion dollar stalled Baha Mar tourism project with the issue of race also surfacing during the debate on...

Warriors for Uruguay test
Trinidad Guardian

Trinidad and Tobago’s Soca Warriors will square off with Uruguay from 7.10 (T&T time) tonight in their second international friendly of the three-game international schedule in Montevideo. The “Soca...

Molino hits back with tying goal
Trinidad Guardian

Midfielder Kevin Molino bounced back from being dropped from Orlando City’s previous MLS league outing against  Montreal by coming off the bench to score in the team’s 2-2 draw with Philadelphia Union on...

MPs to debate hotel concessions
Royal Gazette

Fresh concessions to boost hotel developments will be tabled in the House of Assembly today. Concessions orders for Elbow Beach Hotel and the former Surf Side beach resort are being introduced. Renovations are said to lie...

We all sink during times of political and social instability
Royal Gazette

The formation of a public education trust fund could be a way of creating the capital necessary for the reformation of the public education system. It would also save middle-class parents from expending 500,000 in private...

COMMENTARY: The political contamination and commercialization of Local Governments
Dominica News Online

Local Government was introduced to Dominica as part of a system of political decentralization by the British to administer the island. These comprise of three (3) municipal (urban) councils, the Roseau City, the...

Corporates catch Labour Day fever
Jamaica Gleaner

Labour Day activities have evolved from community members putting work into the day to the present when politicised (green and orange) clans perform for the cameras.When the late former Prime Minister Michael Manley...

Bank chief: focus on service, not power
Nassau Guardian

Sterling Global Financial Chairman David Kosoy said Bahamian political parties should focus more on making the country better for the people rather than gaining power. Kosoy was speaking at a launch event for Sterling...

Strachan confident Bahamas will avoid ratings downgrade
Nassau Guardian

Minister of Financial Services Hope Strachan has insisted The Bahamas’ credit rating will not be downgraded as a result of an increase in the nation’s debt-to-GDP ratio. The country’s debt-to-GDP ratio now...

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