Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman has once again been elected leader of the Alliance For Change (AFC) party after a close contest today that he won by two votes over the incumbent, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan.
In light of information on a “potential domestic security threat” and increased crimes, the government yesterday announced that the police force and army will be conducting security operations, which will include aerial coverage by helicopters, in targeted areas.
The Maternal and Child Health Unit of the Ministry of Public Health is seeking to expand its available family-planning options with the introduction of new, long-acting reversible contraceptive for women.
(Trinidad Guardian) CAL doesn’t need a bailout just yet.
That’s the declaration of its chief executive, Michael DiLollo. He said the airline had benefitted from extremely patient shareholders for years and believed the airline was strategically positioned to break even in three years.
Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Kamla Persad-Bissessar says her country is in full support of Guyana as it relates to recent decree made by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro over most of Guyana’s exclusive economic zone, GINA reported this afternoon.
AMMAN/GENEVA, (Reuters) – More than 60,000 people have died in Syria’s uprising and civil war, the United Nations said today, dramatically raising the death toll in a struggle that shows no sign of ending.
(Jamaica Gleaner) Property company Pan-Jamaican Investment Trust has increased its stake in the proposed US$23 million (J$2b) Courtyard by Marriott hotel project from one-quarter to more than one-third in the wake of the exit of an unnamed fourth investor.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – Vernon Philander’s sensational five-wicket burst helped South Africa skittle out New Zealand for 45 runs inside 20 overs on the opening morning of the first test at Newlands today.
LONDON, (Reuters) – European shares rallied across the board at the start of the new year after U.S. lawmakers approved a deal to prevent a fiscal crunch that had threatened growth in the world’s largest economy.
(Barbados Nation) Police are investigating the discovery of a newborn’s decomposed body in a St James home on Boxing Day.
Reports indicate that the baby was delivered of a young woman, who not too long ago had also given birth to a baby girl and abandoned her.