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Barbados Named Safest Caribbean Destination

April 24, 2017 admin 0

Barbados has been named the safest country in the Caribbean for visitors in a biennial report from the World Economic Forum. This placed the 430-square-kilometre island way ahead of six other Caribbean countries named in […]

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Venezuela braced for new protest

April 24, 2017 admin 0

After Saturday’s show of silent defiance, the centre-right opposition plans to return to a more confrontational strategy on Monday, when it is calling for Venezuelans to block roads in a bid to grind the country […]

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CTO Earth Day Message 2017

April 22, 2017 admin 0

By Hugh Riley, Secretary General, Caribbean Tourism Organization 22 April 2017. Theme: Environmental and Climate Literacy – The Caribbean is Taking Action As the world pauses to celebrate Earth Day today, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) […]

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UNICEF report sparks outrage over expats’ children

April 22, 2017 admin 0

Fueling a fresh debate about whether children should be granted citizenship if they are born locally, minister responsible for youth affairs Myron Walwyn yesterday lamented that even an international organization has raised concern about the […]

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UWI Official Slams Region’s Education System

April 21, 2017 admin 0

Lack of political will, vested interests and deep conservatism are obstructing the transformation of the region’s education sector, a senior programme and research officer at the University of the West Indies Open Campus has said. […]