TRINIDAD: Over three thousand child marriages in two decades

CMC – Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi on Wednesday revealed that there have been over three thousand child marriages in the last 20 years in the twin island republic. Al-Wari, made the disclosure in Senate as he piloted the Miscellaneous Provisions...

ExxonMobil finds more oil offshore Guyana

(BUSINESS WIRE)–ExxonMobil announced Thursday positive results from its Payara-1 well offshore Guyana. Payara is ExxonMobil’s second oil discovery on the Stabroek Block and was drilled in a new reservoir. The Payara-1 well targeted similar aged reservoirs that were proven successful...

Gastro Outbreak In Guyana

(Caribbean360) Guyanese medical experts are visiting three communities in one of the country’s 10 regions to get to the bottom of a gastroenteritis outbreak. Since December last year, Health authorities confirmed that they were 58 reported cases of the infection in the...

Barbados: Latest Downgrade Of Barbados Economy Worrying

(BarbadosToday) The latest downgrade of the Barbados economy is an indication the country is approaching crisis levels, according to Chief Executive Officer of the Small Business Association (SBA) Lynette Holder. Concerned that Government continues to finance the country’s high debt...

Venezuela minimum wage increases by 50% to US$60 per month

BBC)  Venezuela’s government has announced a 50% increase in the minimum wage and pensions amid runaway inflation. President Nicolas Maduro says the move will protect jobs and incomes. Critics say it may worsen the crisis. The opposition accuses Mr Maduro...

Antigua PM Standing by Diplomat In Midst of International Bribery Scandal

(CARIBBEAN360) In an about turn, Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne is standing behind the island’s embattled ambassador to the United Arab Emirates Casroy James, who has been linked to the Brazilian company Odebrecht embroiled in an international bribery...