The Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Gary Bodeau, says legislators will seek to resume their attempt on Wednesday to debate a motion aimed at impeaching President Jovenel Moise after a second attempt last week failed to materialise. At least 21 deputies had filed the motion accusing Moise of high treason, claiming that he had […]
Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley is to assume the Public Administration portfolio from his sacked minister, Marlene McDonald following the postponement of the swearing in of a new minister. A statement from the Office of the Prime Minister said “the announced swearing in of Senator Garvin Simonette to this position has been cancelled in light […]
The President of the Republic of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, arrived here on Wednesday for a three day official visit aimed at strengthening relations between the two countries and to forge bi-lateral ties. The trip forms the second leg of Kenyatta’s seven-day visit to the region and follows three days of bilateral talks with Jamaican Prime Minister […]
Government has amended the Value Added Tax legislation to allow outstanding VAT debt to be written off. Minister of Innovation, Science and Smart Technology, Senator Kay McConney, says the move is in keeping with a promise made by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley in her June 2018 budget. She told the Senate consultation was held […]
The first female Governor General of St. Vincent and the Grenadines was sworn in on Thursday – Emancipation Day, promising to execute her duties with professionalism and integrity. “I am grateful for the opportunity granted me, through this elevation, to make a meaningful and lasting contribution to the development of our nation, using the knowledge, […]
Parliament has given the green light to bestowing the Order of the Freedom of Barbados, the island’s highest national honour as an alternative to a knighthood. Prime Minister Mia Mottley who tabled the Order of Freedom of Barbados Bill, said it is the highest honour to be bestowed on a recipient and that the honouree […]
Dominica says the election of St. Vincent and the Grenadines to the United Nations Security Council should serve as an impetus for other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries to work towards having a voice on the global stage.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a new cabinet in which, for the first time in the country’s history, half of all ministers are women.
Prime Minister Andrew Holness Tuesday said that the necessary arrangements were already in place for the body of former prime minister Edward Seaga to be flown back to Jamaica “at the earliest possible time” following his death in the United States.
House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff is scrapping a Wednesday morning meeting intended to take an “enforcement action” against the Justice Department after it agreed to begin providing the committee with counterintelligence documents from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.