Saturday, December 7, 2019

Politics & Government

UK Set For December 12 General Election

BBC News:- The UK is set for a 12 December general election after MPs voted to back it following months of deadlock over Brexit. By a margin of 438 votes to...

Leave The British Queen alone – Barbadians suggest

Barbados Today:-As Justice Sandra Mason was sworn in this Monday afternoon as the island’s eighth Governor General at the Senate chambers of Parliament, many Barbadians gathered on the outskirts...

Stanley Felix says: Sarah ran away!

Housing Minister, Stanley Felix, has asserted that Sarah Flood-Beaubrun ran away from Castries Central for ten years. Felix, who narrowly lost in a bid to win the seat from the...

Zimbabwe military threatens to ‘step in’

BBC:-Zimbabwe's army chief has warned those responsible for "purging" the country's ruling Zanu-PF party to stop, or the military will step in. The rare intervention comes just a week after...

UWP Marks 3rd Year In Government With Thanksgiving Service

Press Release:- The United Workers Party Government marked the third anniversary of its election into Office on June 6th with a Thanksgiving Service at the Odsan Pentecostal Church on...

Pierre issues statement on new Governor General

Opposition leader, Philip J. Pierre  at a news conference Thursday, issued the following statement on the appointment of former Foreign Minister, Neville Cenac as Saint Lucia's new Governor General: Let...

Mottley: Caricom meeting was ‘action, not a bag a words’

Jamaica Observer:-  MONTEGO BAY, St James — Caribbean Community (Caricom) heads of government are in agreement that the just-concluded 39th Regular Meeting held in Jamaica was not a talk shop,...

US: Fight over travel ban on hold

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The legal fight over President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations is on hold after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...

Rigobert wants emergency shelters out of schools

The Minister of Education believes that schools should not be used as emergency shelters so students can continue with their studies after a disaster. Dr Gale Rigobert, who is also...

US quits ‘biased’ UN human rights council

BBC:-  The US has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council. The body is "hypocritical and self-serving" and "makes a mockery of human rights", said Nikki Haley, the US...