Saturday, February 27, 2021

News

CDB Projects Regional Economic Growth of 3.8% in 2021

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After an extremely difficult year in which the economies of its 19 Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) contracted by 12.8% on average due to the...

COMMENTARY: Do Those Who Receive Tax Cuts Spend Or Invest?

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By Everson W. Hull Ph.D. Recently, one of my very thoughtful friends with whom I seldom ever disagree suggested that: “…the folks that get tax cuts...

The Wadadli Pen 2021 Challenge Invites Reflection On ‘2020’

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The Wadadli Youth Pen Prize returns with its latest challenge to writers and artists in Antigua and Barbuda. As in the past, the 1000...

German Embassy Donates Medical Goods Worth $15000

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The German embassy based in Trinidad donated this week medical goods, such as hand sanitiser, face shields, KN 95 masks, Children’s facemasks for the...

NICHOLAS: Electronic passport system will be created as a proof of vaccination

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Information Minister Melford Nicholas says an electronic passport system will be created as a proof of vaccination, to allow residents to travel abroad. “We are...

CARICOM Statement on Access to COVID-19 Vaccines

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The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is dissatisfied and deeply concerned about the inequitable access to vaccines for Small Developing States like those of the Community. CARICOM...

Omarie Christopher released from hospital

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Omarie Christopher has been discharged from hospital after being treated for non-life-threatening wounds. Christopher, 35, of Golden Grove, was hospitalized after being shot multiple times...

BREAKING: Health Canada approves use of AstraZeneca vaccine

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Health Canada has approved use of the COVID-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca this morning, clearing the way for millions of more inoculations in Canada. Canada’s regulatory...