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Barbados PM rules out devaluation

Barbados Today:-Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has made it clear his administration would not be “pushing any panic buttons” over the decline in foreign reserves, which stood at just 10.3...

Barbados: Foreign reserves fall

Barbados Today:-The island’s foreign reserves have fallen to the lowest level in 14 years, according to Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados Dr DeLisle Worrell. However, Worrell has sought...

Barbados: Ban on smoking e-cigs in public areas

Barbados Nation:-SMOKING OF E-CIGARETTES in public places in Barbados as well as the sale of the product to minors has been banned. The House of Assembly yesterday passed the Health...

Barbados: Government blasted over pay move

Barbados Today:-Two of this country’s trade union leaders have led a stinging condemnation of Government over the decision to restore the ten per cent taken from the salaries of...
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T&T: Police investigate brutal murder

Trinidad Express:-Twenty-one-year-old murder victim Christine Joseph was stabbed at least 50 times in “a homicide committed with brutality”. Joseph had tried to run away from her attacker and when she...

Guyana: Teachers march on President, PM residences

Demerara Waves:-Led by the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU), a sizeable number of teachers this evening marched on the Main Street residences of President David Granger, and Prime Minister Moses...

Guyana: 15 year old boy allegedly rapes girl, 14

Demerara Waves:-A 15 year old fisher was Monday arraigned for the alleged rape of 14-year old female school drop-out and he was granted GYD$100,000 bail.  Guyanese laws prohibit the release...
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Antigua: Digicel rate hike approved

Antigua Observer:-Government has given Digicel permission to increase the rates for their post-paid and data services. In a letter dated January 3 2017, Digicel notified its customers that “effective January...

Guyana: Two die in early morning fires

Demerara Waves:-Two persons early Monday morning died in two separate fires on the East Bank Demerara, residents and police sources said. The fire at Kaneville Housing Scheme, Grove burnt to death...

T&T: PM dissatisfied with law enforcement

Trinidad Express:-Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley said he's “far from satisfied with the results” from law enforcement, but at the same time is very “cognisant that we are a...