Politics

Page: 4

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Audrey Marks, is in Dubai representing the island at the sixth annual World Government Summit, which runs from February 11 to 13. The country is being represented at the conference for the first time by Marks, who was invited by the Government of the United […]

It had been just about 24 hours since a magnitude 6.4 earthquake rattled Taiwan’s east coast, crumbling walls and knocking tall buildings askew, when rescue workers felt another big rumble late Wednesday. A temblor — this time magnitude 5.7 — had just struck again near the city of Hualien. Still, even amid dust and heavy […]

Representatives of six eastern Caribbean countries — Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines — have signed a health technical cooperation agreement with the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization’s regional office, known as PAHO/WHO. The 2018-2024 Cooperation Strategy for Barbados […]

A Mastic man from Jamaica who was ordered to report to immigration authorities in Manhattan on Wednesday as part of deportation proceedings said he was given a temporary reprieve of three months and a chance to have his case reconsidered. “It’s a new day,” Pernell Mitchell, 49, said during a short telephone interview shortly after […]

WASHINGTON – The White House dug in Wednesday for President Donald Trump’s pick for a plum Caribbean diplomatic post, despite concerns that he’s a “tinfoil hat” conspiracy theorist who smeared Ted Cruz and other Trump rivals in 2016 with unfounded, tabloid-style allegations. “The President looks forward to Leandro Rizzuto’s swift confirmation by the Senate, and […]

Total said that it has expanded its footprint in South America by investment in offshore blocks near Guyana, according to a new report by UPI. The contracts, which the French company recently signed, will give it a non-controlling stake in the Canje, Kanuku, and Orinduik offshore blocks. “Total is very pleased with this significant entry in the […]

KINGSTON (Reuters) – The United States, Mexico and Canada are already studying how to mitigate the impact on the Caribbean and oil refiners if the U.S. decides to sanction Venezuelan oil, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday. Speaking en route between Colombia and Jamaica, his final stop on a tour of Latin America, […]

Guyana Goldfields/ Aurora Gold Mines (AGM) intends to invest US$120 million in conducting underground gold mining for the first time in Guyana’s history, company officials announced Sunday. AGM’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Scott Caldwell said “we want to become the premier underground gold miner in Guyana and South America” in another four years. In […]

“It is worth asking the reasons that the International Court of Justice is recommended to two States that do not recognize their jurisdiction, since the Geneva Agreement itself provides for the political means for the settlement of the territorial dispute. In this sense, Venezuela ratifies in a decisive and unequivocal manner the negotiation process under […]

MALE (Reuters) – Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Monday declared a state of emergency for 15 days in an escalation of a battle with the country’s Supreme Court, which his allies say is trying to bring down the government. Yameen had earlier defied a Supreme Court ruling to release nine jailed opposition leaders. Legal Affairs […]


[There are no radio stations in the database]