Haiti Has CARICOM's Highest Number of Coronavirus Cases at 533, 21 Deaths

Staff Consortium | May 19, 2020

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, CMC – Haiti has become the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country with the highest number of positive cases of the coronavirus...

St. Lucia to Reopen Borders Beginning June 4

Staff Consortium | May 17, 2020

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC – The St. Lucia government Saturday said it would begin the gradual re-opening of its borders on June 4, after indicating t...

Bahamas Prepares for Tropical Storm as Caribbean Braces for Above Normal Hurricane Season

Staff Consortium | May 15, 2020

THE BAHAMAS — The Bahamas Department of Meteorology (BDM) on Friday warned residents of four islands in the Bahamas archipelago to stay indoors and ...

LIAT Extends Suspension of Passenger Services to May 31

Staff Consortium | May 15, 2020

LIAT on Thursday advised that it is extending the suspension of its passenger services to May 31st, 2020 given the current border closures and travel ...

St. Lucia Government Urging Private Businesses to Work Toward Digital Economy

Staff Consortium | May 06, 2020

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC – The St. Lucia government Tuesday urged businesses and individuals to make the transition towards a digital future. “Th...

Barbados Announces Unprecedented $1 Billion (USD) Economic Stimulus Package, Eases Restrictions

Staff Consortium | April 30, 2020

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Barbados Wednesday announced an unprecedented two billion dollar (One Barbados dollar=US$0.50 cents) stimulus package as...

Community Center

BVI Police Seek Help to Locate Wanted Man

Angela Burns | February 13, 2020

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS — BVI police is seeking t...

Britain Funds Digital Media Workshops for Caribbean Journalists

Staff Consortium | February 11, 2020

Media practitioners from St. Lucia were given the ...

Preparations for St. Lucia's 41st Independence Underway

Staff Consortium | January 22, 2020

ST. LUCIA — Preparations are underway for Saint ...

Business

After Bankruptcy Filing, Digicel Says It's Business as Usual

Staff Consortium | May 19, 2020

Hamilton, Bermuda, Cmc  — Digicel Group One Ltd, The Telecommunications Group’s Bermuda-based Holding Company, Has Gone Into Provisional Liquidation Here And Also Filed For Chapter 15 Recognition At Us Bankruptcy Court In Manhattan. But A Spokesperson For Digicel, Which Operates In More Than 30 Markets In The Caribbean And South Pacific, Said The Moves Would Not Impact The Regular Operations Of The Company And Were Aimed At Strengthening The Balance Sheet. “it’s Important To Point Out That This Will Have No Impact On Our Day-to-day Operations, Our Staff, Our Suppliers, Our Customers Or Any Aspect Of Our Ongoing Activities — It Is Business As…

European Union Removes BVI From List of Non Cooperative Tax Jurisdictions; USVI Stays On

Angela Burns | February 20, 2020

Tortola Bvi — The British Virgin Islands Has Been Removed From The European Union’s List Of Non Cooperative Jurisdictions For Tax Purposes. In Making The Announcement In The House Of Assembly On Thursday, Premier Andrew A. Fahie Said This Is A Significant Outcome And Sends A Very Important Message About Good Governance, Transparency And Accountability In The British Virgin Islands. In March 2019, The Eu Recognized The Bvi As Compliant With Its Fair Taxation Principles And A Cooperative Jurisdiction. However, The Bvi And 33 Other Jurisdictions Were Placed On The Grey List, Jurisdictions That Are Cooperative But Which Have Additional Technical…

Cayman Islands to Be Placed on List of “Uncooperative” Tax Countries

Staff Consortium | February 13, 2020

George Town, Cayman Islands, Cmc – Less Than A Month After The United Kingdom Exited The European Union (eu), It’s Reported That The Cayman Islands Will Be Placed On The Eu’s List Of Uncooperative Countries In Tax Matters, When The  european Council Meets Next Week.  The Financial Times On Wednesday Reported That The 27 Eu Ambassadors Decided To Place The British Overseas Territory On A List Of Nine Territories That Do Not Effectively Cooperate With The European Bloc. The European Finance Ministers Are Set To Confirm The Decision At A Meeting Next Tuesday. In Order To Avoid Inclusion On The Tax Blacklist, The Cayman Islands Government Last Year,…

New Hotel Project in Grenada Being Built By Dubai-Based Range Developments

Staff Consortium | February 12, 2020

St. George’s, Grenada, Cmc – The Grenada Government Has Welcomed The Start Of Construction Of The Multi-million Dollar 100-room Luxury Hotel On The East Coast, Saying It Will Impact “significantly” On The Island’s Rural Economy. Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell Said That The Six Senses Hotel Project In La Sagesse, St. David’s Is Being Developed By Dubai-based Range Developments, An Investment And Hospitality Company, Operating Across The Eastern Caribbean. “the Government Of Grenada Fully Supports And Welcomes The Work Of Range Developments, Which Has An Outstanding Record Of Delivering The Finest, World Class Resorts In The Caribbean,” Mitchell…

Entertainment

St. Lucia Jazz Festival, Set for May 7-9, Includes Patti LaBelle, Other Big Names

Staff Consortium | March 04, 2020

The 2020 St. Lucia Jazz Festival Kicks Off On May…

Jamaica Government Calls on Grammys to Place Reggae Award in Main Show

Staff Consortium | February 06, 2020

Jamaica — Jamaica Minister Of Culture, Gender, Entertainment…

Machel Montano Hints At Marrying His Longtime Girlfriend During Final Machel Monday on Feb. 17

Staff Consortium | January 27, 2020

  Trinidad — "look How Long Me And Me Girl Dating...…