THA Reshuffles

May 18, 2024 admin 0

THA reshuffle a ‘disappointing sham’. THE PNM Tobago Council says the reshuffle of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) on May 13 was disappointing, made no sense, and will not benefit the island. According to THA Minority Leader Kelvin Morris, “Whether you move incompetence left, right or center, it is still incompetence.” In a press release on May 13, THA […More]

New US Rule On Caribbean Asylum.

May 11, 2024 admin 0

 Immigration advocates decry the new US rule on Caribbean asylum seekers. Immigration advocates in the United States have condemned a proposed new rule that they say will significantly impact Caribbean and other asylum seekers. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking would allow statutory bars to asylum to be applied much earlier in the process. It said, US federal law bars individuals […More]

The United States May Block UN Resolution

May 11, 2024 admin 0

US again to veto UN General Assembly membership for Palestine. The United States will again block attempts to grant Palestinians increased rights in the United Nations General Assembly despite expectations of a large majority in favor in a vote to be taken in New York on Friday. Nate Evans, spokesman for the US Mission to the UN, indicated that the […More]

Palestine Granted New Rights

May 11, 2024 admin 0

UN assembly approves resolution granting Palestine new rights and reviving its UN membership bid. The U.N. General Assembly voted by a wide margin on Friday to grant new “rights and privileges” to Palestine and called on the Security Council to favorably reconsider its request to become the 194th member of the United Nations. The 193-member world body approved the Arab […More]

Prime Minister Andrew Holness Leads in New Polls

April 29, 2024 admin 0

Holness holds a slight lead over Golding in the latest poll. Two months after a strong showing in the local government elections in which the opposition People’s National Party [PNP] pulled out more votes than in the 2020 general election, its president, Opposition Leader Mark Golding, still trails Prime Minister Andrew Holness by three points in favorability ratings. This has […More]

Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry Steps Down

March 12, 2024 admin 0

Haiti’s prime minister resigns as law-and-order collapses. Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry has agreed to resign following weeks of mounting pressure and increasing violence in the impoverished country. It comes after regional leaders met in Jamaica on Monday to discuss a political transition in Haiti. Mr Henry is currently stranded in Puerto Rico after being prevented by armed gangs from […More]


March 2, 2024 admin 0

Mayoral control of municipalities evenly split between JLP and PNP. Mayoral control of the fourteen municipalities will be evenly shared between the two major political parties based on the results of the final count of ballots in all electoral divisions for the 2024 Local Government Election. The Jamaica Labour Party won seven municipalities and the People’s National Party, six, including […More]

CARICOM Leaders Meeting Convenes in Guyana This Weekend.

February 24, 2024 admin 0

The Forty-Sixth Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM will formally open in Guyana on Sunday. The Meeting is being convened under the chairmanship of Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana, who will deliver the feature address at the Opening Ceremony. Dr Carla Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General, and Roosevelt Skerrit, Outgoing Chairman of CARICOM and Prime […More]

Barbados Now Has An Opposition Leader

February 15, 2024 admin 0

Ralph Thorne crosses the floor and is new Opposition Leader Barbados government backbencher Ralph Thorne has crossed the floor to become Leader of the Opposition in a stunning move. The Christ Church South Member of Parliament visited the President of Barbados on Friday February 9th, and declared his intention in a development that comes two years after the Barbados Labor […More]

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