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UDP: Inquiring into the Inquiry

The events that unfolded in this morning’s instalment of the so-called Commission of Inquiry into the alleged sale of Government assets seem to confirm the complete lack of authenticity or usefulness of the exercise and exposes the Briceño Administration as pursuing a narrow political agenda of witch-hunting with absolutely no interest in implementing meaningful reform in the management of public assets.

Grenada: 21-year-old sentenced 20 years imprisonment for murder charge

A twenty-one-year-old native of St. John who was charged with the brutal murder of a fifty-seven-year-old British pensioner in the town of Waltham in St. Mark in May 2019 was sentenced to nineteen years and five months imprisonment.

PM Skerrit: Good Hope Road project to raise the safety of users

Prime Minister Dr Roosevelt Skerrit, along with Parliament colleagues, attended the consultation on the Good Hope Road project in Castle Bruce on Thursday, April 15, 2021.

American singer Akon’s meeting with Uganda Prez sparks criticism

American rap artist and singer Akon has drawn criticism from rights activists over his meetings with Uganda's president as he pursues the development of a futuristic city in the country of East Africa.

Barbados: New school term delayed a week due to La Soufrière ashfall

The start of the new school term has been delayed by a week because the Ministry of Education, Technology and Vocational Training is starting a massive clean-up of school facilities, due to the asphalt of the volcano La Soufrière.

PM Mitchell on 4% wage increase: Carnival like protest march irresponsible behaviour of Trade Union

If you go out there and you march, you demonstrate and you cluster together and you cause your own brother or sister to catch the virus and they die or get sick. Is 4% worth it?

Businesses finding hope in sustained reopening: Free National Movement

The Free National Movement (FNM) stated the Minnis administration’s leadership in sustaining a safe and responsible economic reopening

“Millions for Rawi’s wife but none for scholarships,” says Kamla

The obscene revelation that the Office of the Prime Minister has retained the legal services of the law firm belonging to the wife of Attorney General Faris Al Rawi, demonstrates the Rowley PNM’s flagrant conduct in using public office to enrich their friends and financiers, said leader of Opposition, Kamla Persad Bissessar in a statement issued on Wednesday.

Flights diverted from Caribbean to avoid ash cloud

The eruption of a volcano on the island of St Vincent in the Caribbean is causing chaos for flights coming to the region.

COVID-19 deaths in Europe crossed the massive 1 million mark

Europe's coronavirus deaths on Monday crossed the massive one-million mark as the World Health Organization recommended that the pandemic had arrived at a "critical...

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PM Briceno wishes teachers, a ‘Happy Teachers Day’

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FCB president – Higinio Velez dies of COVID-19

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Report: Jamaica sees hike in flight booking from US travellers

According to recently published data from - online travel agency cheap oair, Jamaica island is among the seven places that have seen a hike of more than 100 per cent in flight bookings from US travellers in the month of April 2021, compared to the month of January 2021.