Caribbean

Antigua moves to ban smoking in public spaces.

Antigua and Barbuda is taking steps to ban smoking in public places. Health Minister, Molwyn Joseph says the Attorney General has been asked to draft the necessary legislation, to allow for the change to be implemented. Minister Joseph says the draft should be ready...

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Tobago Tourism is looking up these days

The Secretary of Tourism and Transportation Assemblyman Tracy Davidson-Celestine says things are looking up for Tobago's tourism sector.   Davidson-Celestine has supported her claim with statistics during the Face to Face community meeting series at the Lowlands...

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St. Kitts honours national hero Bradshaw

In St. Kitts and Nevis, the spotlight is being put on the life of Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Leading the charge is the opposition St. Kitts and Nevis Labour Party. Bradshaw was the first premier of the country, and Opposition...

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SVG government recognizes police work

The government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines has pledged its continued support to the local police force. While delivering an address at the police awards ceremony on Saturday night, Prime Minister and Minister of National Security Ralph Gonsalves says his...

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Jamaica to increase national minimum wage

The Government of Jamaica is expected to announce an increase in the national minimum wage and the minimum wage for industrial security guards. The announcement is expected to be made by the Labour and Social Security Minister, Doctor Fenton Ferguson, in the House of...

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