World Bank Provides US$20 Million For St Vincent’s La Soufriere Eruption Response

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2021 – The World Bank disbursed US$20 million to support the Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ response to the crisis posed by the La Soufrière volcano eruption. The explosive eruption began on April 8 and...

Why St Vincent’s La Soufriere Volcano Has Such A Deadly Reputation

Why the volcano erupting in the Caribbean has such a deadly reputation This article was published by national geographic on 9th April La Soufrière on the island of St. Vincent, which last erupted in 1979, has a long and tragic history...

IMF upgrades forecast for 2021 global growth to a record six per cent

The Seattle Times — The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines and vast sums of government aid will accelerate global economic growth to a record high this year in a powerful rebound from the pandemic recession, the International Monetary Fund says in its...

RBC Eastern Caribbean Banking Operations Sold

RBC successfully completes sale of its Eastern Caribbean banking operations  April 1, 2021 — Today, Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) (“RBC”) announced that it has received the required approvals from local governments and from the Eastern Caribbean Central...

Sandals Grenada Welcomes First Guests Of 2021

PR – For the first time this year, team members of Sandals Grenada are back on the job as Grenada’s only Luxury All Included® resort Sandals Grenada welcomed guests today.  The resort team waved hello with mini- Grenada flags in...

Judge granted Nike’s temporary restraining order against ‘Satan shoe’

A court granted Nike's request for a temporary restraining order against MSCHF, the retail startup that made Lil Nas X's "Satan Shoe." Singer Lil Nas X and MSCHF collaborated on the shoe to promote his new music video "MONTERO (Call...