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Barbados opposition leader warns of job cuts

Barbados Today:-  Layoffs in the public sector and an increase in bus fares will come in exchange for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) backing the Govenrment’s economic recovery and transformation...

Venezuelan President Announces New System of Wages and Prices

TeleSur: "We are heading towards normalization, to a country of stability with the Recovery, Growth and Economic Prosperity plan," said the Venezuelan President. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced that August 20...

Barbados: Economists hint at job cuts

Barbados Today:-  Two leading economists are forecasting huge cuts ahead for the Mia Mottley Government and the enterprises it owns, broadly hinting that public sector job losses may now be...
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Saint Lucia CIP blacklists Iran

The Citizenship by Investment Unit of Saint Lucia  has announced that  applications from in and out of Iran will not be accepted under the citizenship by investment scheme. A statement...

Pound falls lower against the dollar and euro

BBC:-  The pound has fallen below $1.29 for the first time in almost a year on continuing worries Britain will leave the EU without a trade deal. Sterling also hit a...

New fuel price adjustments announced

Press Release:-  The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price...

Guyana: US$5,000 per household proposed

Guyana Chronicle:-  A RECOMMENDATION has been made for the Government of Guyana, when it starts production and receives its net inflow of revenue, to make cash transfers annually to every...

Venezuela’s largest state struggles to keep the lights on

MARACAIBO, Venezuela,  (Reuters) – Across Maracaibo, the capital of Venezuela’s largest state, residents unplug refrigerators to guard against power surges. Many only buy food they will consume the same day....

Tourism can bring Caribbean together

Press Release:-  Tourism has enormous potential to promote Caribbean regional integration. So said Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett who, at the time, was addressing the 54th annual general meeting of...

Hilaire: Issues facing investment, CIP getting worse

Members of the Media, The issues facing Saint Lucia’s investment landscape and the citizenship by investment programme are getting worse. Today, I want to focus on two areas which...