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ECCB to Issue World’s First Blockchain-Based Digital Currency

Press Release:-   The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and the Barbados-based fintech company, Bitt Inc. (Bitt) have signed a contract to conduct a blockchain-issued Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)...
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WhatsApp Reduces Jamaica’s Telephone Tax Revenue

Jamaica Observer:-  THE Government confirmed yesterday that the increasing use of the free WhatsApp messenger by mobile phone users continues to be reflected in drops in telephone call tax revenues. Minister...

Pilots Renew Calls For An Independent Audit of LIAT

The President of the Leeward Islands Pilots Association, Carl Burke, has asserted that it it not too late to undertake an independent audit of the regional airline, LIAT, Winn...

‘Ipa’: Record Cruise Arrivals Don’t Mean Record Spending

The President of the Vendors Association, Peter 'Ras Ipa' Isaac, has given a less than enthusiastic response to news that the month of March is expected to be a...

Jamaica Ex Convicts Show Off Their Wares

Jamaica Observer:-  AT the end of a prison term, many ex-convicts find it difficult to obtain a job in order to sustain themselves. However, a number of them have been...

Saint Lucia, Other Caribbean Countries Being Urged To Buy Shares In LIAT

Antigua Observer:-  There are fresh calls for more Caribbean countries to consider investing in the Leeward Islands Air Transport (LIAT) even as it continues to reel from losses amounting to...

Hyundai, Kia Recall Over 500,000 Vehicles For Engine Failures, Fires

DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai and Kia have added more than a half-million vehicles to 3 ½-year string of U.S. recalls for engine failures and fires. Three recalls released Thursday...

LIAT Gives Assurance That It Will Continue Flying

Loop News:-  Caribbean airline LIAT will continue to fly across the region, despite its current financial difficulties. The assurance comes from LIAT’s Chief Executive Officer Julie Reifer-Jones in response to news...

T&T PM Says LIAT Has 10 days’ Cash To Stay Functioning

CBC:-  In­ter-Caribbean air­line Li­at Ltd on­ly has enough cash to func­tion for the next 10 days and will face a shut down if Cari­com does not in­ter­vene. The fal­ter­ing air­line...

PM Urges More Saint Lucians To Take Up Cocoa Production

Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, is encouraging more locals to get involved in the production of cocoa. "Saint Lucia has a competitive advantage, based on the quality and unique flavor of...