Caribbean News

Guyana – Prime Minister urges population to closely monitor electoral process

Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo has urged citizens to pay close attention to the electoral process as the house-to-house registration period comes to an end this Saturday. The Guyana Elections Commission has indicated that the data gathered from the house-to-house registration exercise will be merged with the existing National Register of Registrants and a preliminary voters’ list

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Caribbean News

Trinidad – Government hints at taking legal action against former security official

ational Security Minister, Stuart Young, Thursday hinted at the possibility of legal action being taken against a former member of the Strategic Service Agency (SSA) who earlier this week claimed that he had been given instructions by senior government ministers, including Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley, to dismiss all citizens of Indian descent from the

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Caribbean News

Gonsalves underscores the importance of tourism industry

ST. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister, Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, Wednesday underscored the importance of the tourism industry to the socio-economic development of the island and urged stakeholders to ensure its sustainability. Addressing the opening of the Caribbean Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development (STC2019), Gonsalves said he was aware of nationals with an untoward attitude

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Barbados News

District hospitals above capacity

Barbados’ aging population continues to present a challenge to government in terms of the availability of institutionalized care. According to the Minister of Health and Wellness, Lieutenant Colonel Jeffrey Bostic, the number of people seeking placement in district hospitals was way above the capacity. As it relates to Alternative Care of the Elderly programme, where

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