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Thursday:  November 20, 2014

When Will Chile's Post Office's Re-open? 

(PHOTO: Workers set up camp at Santiago's Rio Mapocho/Mason Bryan, The Santiago Times)Chile nears 1 month without mail service as postal worker protests continue. This week local branches of the 5 unions representing Correos de Chile voted on whether to continue their strike into a 2nd month, rejecting the union's offer. For a week the workers have set up camp on the banks of Santiago's Río Mapocho displaying banners outlining their demands; framing the issue as a division of the rich & the poor. The strike’s main slogan? “Si tocan a uno, nos tocan a todos,” it reads - if it affects 1 of us, it affects all of us. (Read more at The Santiago Times)

WHO convenes emergency talks on MERS virus

 

(PHOTO: Saudi men walk to the King Fahad hospital in the city of Hofuf, east of the capital Riyadh on June 16, 2013/Fayez Nureldine)The World Health Organization announced Friday it had convened emergency talks on the enigmatic, deadly MERS virus, which is striking hardest in Saudi Arabia. The move comes amid concern about the potential impact of October's Islamic hajj pilgrimage, when millions of people from around the globe will head to & from Saudi Arabia.  WHO health security chief Keiji Fukuda said the MERS meeting would take place Tuesday as a telephone conference & he  told reporters it was a "proactive move".  The meeting could decide whether to label MERS an international health emergency, he added.  The first recorded MERS death was in June 2012 in Saudi Arabia & the number of infections has ticked up, with almost 20 per month in April, May & June taking it to 79.  (Read more at Xinhua)

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Dreams and nightmares - Chinese leaders have come to realize the country should become a great paladin of the free market & democracy & embrace them strongly, just as the West is rejecting them because it's realizing they're backfiring. This is the "Chinese Dream" - working better than the American dream.  Or is it just too fanciful?  By Francesco Sisci

Baby step towards democracy in Myanmar  - While the sweeping wins Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy has projected in Sunday's by-elections haven't been confirmed, it is certain that the surging grassroots support on display has put Myanmar's military-backed ruling party on notice. By Brian McCartan

The South: Busy at the polls - South Korea's parliamentary polls will indicate how potent a national backlash is against President Lee Myung-bak's conservatism, perceived cronyism & pro-conglomerate policies, while offering insight into December's presidential vote. Desire for change in the macho milieu of politics in Seoul can be seen in a proliferation of female candidates.  By Aidan Foster-Carter  

Pakistan climbs 'wind' league - Pakistan is turning to wind power to help ease its desperate shortage of energy,& the country could soon be among the world's top 20 producers. Workers & farmers, their land taken for the turbine towers, may be the last to benefit.  By Zofeen Ebrahim

Turkey cuts Iran oil imports - Turkey is to slash its Iranian oil imports as it seeks exemptions from United States penalties linked to sanctions against Tehran. Less noticed, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in the Iranian capital last week, signed deals aimed at doubling trade between the two countries.  By Robert M. Cutler

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Monday
Jan092012

'Iran Has The Technology To Develop Nuclear Devices' (INTERVIEW) 

(PHOTO: Rafael Grossi is Assistant Director General at the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency. NPSGLOBAL.ORG) 

An interview with IAEA’s assistant director general, by the Buenos Aires Herald's reporter Carolina Barros as Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad facing new sanctions over his nation's suspect nuclear program, arrived in Venezuela on Sunday to meet with President Hugo Chavez.  The trip will be five-days aimed at shoring up ties in Latin America and will also take him to Nicaragua where he’ll attend the inauguration of re-elected President Daniel Ortega, and on to Ecuador and Cuba.

Rafael Grossi is an Argentine career diplomat, who has specialized in nuclear issues since the 1980s. “Borrowed” from the Argentine Foreign Ministry, Grossi is Assistant Director General at the Vienna-based International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the nuclear agency reporting to the UN Security Council. He is also Chief of Cabinet for Yuyika Amano, IAEA’s Director General. Relaxed and self-assured, Grossi has deep knowledge of Iran’s nuclear development and facilities, which at the moment are in the spotlight for allegedly being expanded to nuclear weapons. While on a short visit to Buenos Aires, Grossi gave an exclusive interview to the Buenos Aires Herald and straightforwardly spoke about the current tensions generated by Iran in the Middle East and the Western world.

Q: How serious is the Iran situation?

Rafael Grossi: In the global context of nuclear weapons proliferation, Iran, when compared with Syria or North Korea, is the most urgent issue and of the most immediate concern. The fact that Tehran has an institutional relationship with the agency (IAEA), signed the Non-Proliferation Nuclear Treaty and stays within the international system in terms of non-proliferation rules is a very important issue. Independently, there are controversies in terms of the degree to which Iran complies with these norms.

Q: Iran insists that its nuclear programme does not have military designs. Is this true?

RG: In public statements, Iran has said and repeated that its nuclear programme is absolutely peaceful, and that it is willing to prove it is and keep its doors open to IAEA inspectors. This demonstrates the importance of our work, as we are the only international presence within Iran that is allowed to get inside nuclear installations. This must be kept and maintained, as a starting point. Beyond the inspections, Iran has not totally complied with the norms in terms of agreements regarding to safeguards, as well as the Additional Protocol, which it pledged to comply with but later decided not to. In other words, Iran has attempted to move forward in terms of transparency several times and later changed its mind.

Q: In November 2011, the IAEA released a strongly-worded document about Iran ’s nuclear development, which led to US sanctions and maybe later EU sanctions. Would this be an ultimatum for an Iran that could have already developed a nuclear weapon?

RG: In 2009, Western intelligence services revealed that uranium was being enriched in a facility in Qom to a greater degree than permitted. This led Iran to rapidly “recognize” the existence of these installations to the IAEA. The November 2011 document, on the other hand, is a list of possible military dimensions (PMD) in its programme. This has nothing to do with enrichment, heavy water, or what happens in known installations, where Iran is undergoing uranium enrichment activities that it should not be doing and which Security Council resolutions have called on the country to suspend (resolutions ignored by Iran until now). The problems revealed by the latest report focus on development and technology directly linked to nuclear weapons.

Q: Specifically, what sort of development is being discussed?

RG: Activities linked to the development of an explosive nuclear device. In the report we focus on the research and development of detonators, primers, the use of uranium in a metallic state, and the nuclear testing and technology. These are all aspects and activities that are solely linked to the development of nuclear weaponry devices.

Q:  Is there time to interrupt this process? Are there actually more than three bombs under development, as is suspected?

RG: We are not saying that Iran has one, two or three nuclear devices: we are saying that Iran has, at different stages of development, technology that is directly linked to the development of a nuclear device. With this report, we have proved to the international community that the issue is not the “possible military dimensions within the Iranian nuclear programme,” as the agency has said up to now. The November report reveals the “list” of what we have been discussing up to now. It is a portion of the information that we have regarding 12 technological lines. We want to clarify what the Iran situation is but, as an agency, we cannot speculate about the real situation.

Q:  Yourself and other IAEA directors are going to Iran at the end of the month. What are your expectations?

RG: Beyond grandiose statements, Iran has not shut down relations with the Agency. (After Catherine Ashton, EU Foreign Minister, sent a document, Tehran accepted the continuation of dialogue.) On January 28, we will try to draft a road map to see how we tackle specific issues, including those related to the PMDs.

Q: If the Iranians scratch the PMDs off the list, will the IAEA withdraw from negotiations?

RG: We will continue to inspect the rest of the nuclear programmes. We will call the Board of Governors, who will take the issue to the Security Council. It would be very serious for Iran as, up until now, China and Russia have blocked sanctions on the grounds that Tehran is cooperating with the Agency. If the IAEA tells the world that “ Iran is not cooperating”, Russia and China will be left without justification for their support.

Q: Will Turkey become involved?

RG: Turkey failed in a 2010 attempt to mediate along with Brazil. Now the country is surely looking to ally with or protect Iran, in exchange for the latter’s renouncement of nuclear weapons. Turkey clearly is tired of the Europeans and has realized that it has a very important role in the region.

Q:  What do you think of Ahmadinejad’s Latin America tour and Iran ’s proposal to export nuclear “know-how” to Africa ? Is this but one more challenge?

RG: More than a challenge, this is an attempt by Iran to expand its support base among developing countries, which is currently almost non-existent. Internationally, Tehran has not achieved, despite its efforts, to transform its case into a “North-South” issue, in which the developed North throttles the technological advances of a “southern” country.

----This interview originally ran in today’s Buenos Aires Herald newspaper.

Monday
Dec262011

THE HUM - HEADLINES FROM THE GEOGRAPHIC GAP - 12/26/11

Afghanistan

High Power consumption the main factor of electricity outage

Canada 

(PHOTO: The provincial government of British Columbia has created a task force team to handle the tonnes of debris from the Japanese tsunami floating in the Pacific Ocean that is expected to hit B.C. shores. US NAVY)B.C. launches task force to manage coming tsunami debris

China 

Asia to be largest corporate, investment banking market by 2015: McKinsey

Congo (DRC)

Capital markets: Burj Capital thrives against the tide

Cuba 

US 'Disappointed' Cuba Will Not Release American Prisoner

Egypt 

(PHOTO: Ismail Haniya, Gaza Strip PM. EPA)Palestinian PM in Cairo

Ethiopia

Egypt deports 93 Ethiopians using the country as a transit stop to reach Israel illegally

Haiti 

Haitian migrants found dead off Cuban coast

Iran 

Iranian diplomats review Islamic awakening in Arab states

Tehran, Tunis Able to Further Develop Relations Far from Sectarian Differences

Iran President underlines development of ties with Africa

Iraq 

Iraq blocks Jordanian trucks heading to Turkey over Syria concerns

Israel 

Israeli gas quests plagued by pirates

Libya 

We are pumping more than a million barrels of oil a day, says Libya

Nepal 

Nepal sets up diplomatic ties with Solomon Islands

Nigeria 

Africa’s Biggest Street Party Takes Centre Stage

Paraguay

Paraguay, stuck in siesta mode, awaits Lugo's exit

Somalia 

Somalia: Protesters march the streets to stop violence aimed at aid workers 

South Korea 

(PHOTO: RIA NOVOSTI)S.Korea: doctors charged over deal with pharmaceutical companies

Spain 

Spain: King Juan Carlos Says Fighting Joblessness Top Priority

Sri Lanka 

Sri Lankan female ex-rebels faces uncertain future

Sudan 

Sudan’s Ancient Civilization: Nubian Kingdoms and the Christian Era

Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Arctic Ocean)

Pack ice breaking up in Svalbard in the arctic north of Norway (PHOTO)

 

Swaziland

Marriage trouble for Mandla Mandela  

Sweden

The tallest revolving door in the world

Busy Christmas weekend for the Swedish police

Syria

Syria Faces a New, Long-Term Phase

Taiwan

Taiwanese banks will back plant restoration in Thailand

More sons in Taiwan get inheritances than daughters: report

Tajikistan

Wheat genetics in Tajikistan could help feed the world

Tanzania

Exposed: Dar lacks disaster response system

Thailand

High waves ravage S. Thailand, thousand affected, tourists marooned

Tonga

Tonga National Population Census 2011; Preliminary Count

Trinidad and Tobago

Business owners crying as shoppers watch their pockets

Tunisia

Tunisian women’s group ATFD wins Simone de Beauvoir award

Turkey

(PHOTO: Turkey's learning disabled students. SUNDAY'S ZAMAN)Learning disabilities often confused with mental retardation in Turkey

Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan to hold talks on laying international fiber-optic communication lines

Tuvalu

Anglicans tiding Tuvalu over

Uganda

Hopping mad: Uganda power cuts hit grasshopper harvest

Ukraine

Iran, Ukraine to sign oil contracts

Ukraine and Russia to hold next round of gas talks on Jan 15

Ukraine to produce 36 million tonnes of steel in 2012

United Arab Emirates

DHA: No local emergence of malaria

Most in UAE borrow to splurge, says expert

Dassanayake to embark on talent hunt

United Kingdom

Pen woman swallowed 25 years ago works

UK taxpayers face extra £250m bill for nuclear waste clean-up

The globalised underclass (Perspective)

United States

Hackers target United States security think tank

Child Homelessness on the Rise in the US 

Giant shrimp raises big concern as it invades the Gulf of Mexico

Uruguay

Uruguay to Adapt Agriculture to climate change conditions

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan’s courts launch fight against corruption

Vanuatu

Nursing School gets educational material from Rotary

Global Fund for Environment Projects Ends Year in Vanuatu

Venezuela

Chavez issues Christmas amnesty to 140 prisoners

Vietnam

(PHOTO: Thailand's `Bubble Woman'. THANH NIEN NEWS) Vietnam’s Bubble Woman to be treated in HCMC 

Vietnam still doesn’t have regulations to treat electronics waste

Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program in Vietnam, yielding positive results

More int’l brands shifting base to Vietnam from China

Yemen

Photos of Yemen’s Deepening Humanitarian Challenges

Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh heads to United States after government forces attack peaceful protesters

Zambia

Zambia’s poor still waiting for change after Sata’s 90 days

MTN Zambia launches solar green site

Women for Change launches ‘Zambia We Want Charter’

Zimbabwe

Reform efforts in Zimbabwe move slowly

Medical student wins Face of Zimbabwe pageant

Monday
Aug292011

New Travel Guide Re-Brands Cuba as 'Seductive,' Stirs Controversy (REPORT)

(HN, August 29, 2011) - My Seductive Cuba, published by Vancouver-based Chen Lizra, hits book stores tomorrow.

Part travel guide, part personal journey, Lizra's intense passion for the island country - and her valiant and creative attempts to resist seduction from a Cuban dance instructor - bursts forth. "I don't think that you have ever seen a travel guide like this before," says Lizra.

The author started traveling to Cuba in 2005 in order to train with the island’s best professional dancers.  On subsequent visits, she turned to discovering the culture from within, and hanging out with her close friends. 

Lizra grew up in Israel and later moved to Canada. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in marketing, which allowed her to turn her passion — Cuban dance and music — into an inspiring lifestyle for others through her company, Latidos Productions®

In 2009, Lizra was nominated as one of the “Women of Distinction in Vancouver,” and in 2010, she was named “Woman of the Month” by Modern Working Woman Magazine. She’s also been featured in numerous newspaper articles and TV shows. 

In this exclusive interview with Lizra, HUMNEWS discovers what sets the book apart from other travel guides, the motivation behind the project, and what type of reaction it might generate in certain circles.

What inspired you to write this book?

Traveling back and forth to Cuba and experiencing every year how much we take things for granted. Every year I'd come back and notice how material things didn't matter and how much Cubans seemed a lot happier with a lot less, because of the deep human connection they have. Something that is very typical in places where there are a lot of struggles and people have to lean on each other more. Also, seeing and hearing the experiences of tourists in Cuba. I've felt like many times things passed them by and they were not able to enter the culture and understand it, or get to what they really wanted. I just had to tell these great adventures. I have a feeling that people will be fascinated by them and drawn even more to Cuba. 

What do you think sets this travel guide apart from most other travel books, such as Lonely Planet?

My Seductive Cuba is a new way of doing travel guides. It's a hybrid book. It's not just a guide that tells you what to see and where things are, but it tells personal and engaging stories, like Eat, Pray, Love, that draw you in. On top of that the book teaches you how Cubans think, showing you their mentality so that if things change, you can figure them out on your own. It has QR codes for smartphons which enhances the whole lifestyle experience. It involves more senses directing you to sites, videos and photos. It's full colour and very high quality, and it uses different styles of fonts to separate between personal stories and travel guide parts. Bottom line, I have never sat down to read a travel guide, I'd always use it as a source of information through the index. This travel guide you'd want to read from start till end, and by the end of it you'd want to visit Cuba!

Was it difficult to self publish this book?

Extremely difficult. I had to do it all myself. Barely any publishers today touch the book of an unknown first time author, and if they do, they will release it in two years. The book will be old news by then. So I had to build the whole distribution system, plan the marketing and PR, and figure out what the top three percent of most successful authors do. Then follow their steps but do it my way. Self publishing the way I did it, doing every step by myself, is not for everyone. I am an entrepreneur and I thrive on these kind of challenges. Most people would have given up considering the amount of challenges that came up, and also from the amount of risk involved. 

Many people regard Cuban food as uninspiring, with little variety. Are they wrong?

Yes, ask anyone that had ever gone on a tour with me and see what they say. They are still licking their fingers. You have to understand why things are the way they are and then understand how to work the system. I explain many of these things in My Seductive Cuba. When I organize tours, I take people to great restaurants, to eat in houses where the grandmother cooks - best food in Cuba!, or off the beaten track. Sometimes I'll ask the driver, who knows me by now, to tell villagers to fish for us and we stop on the way back the next day. Delicious! The thing in Cuba is that things are not organized like in other cities - you can't go to online guides and find a local city paper that tells you what is hot and what is not. So it's hard for people to find what they are looking for, and there is a lot of trial and error. But in any city you won't just enter a restaurant and expect the food to be great for sure. You'd ask for recommendations from people you trust. 

Are there any similarities between Cuba and Israel?

Yes, so many. People don't know this but Israel was founded based on socialist values, you see this for example in the Kibbutzim - communal living. And as such I grew up with many socialist values, but in a democratic country. Therefore I found in Cuba a feeling that is so similar to Israel, yet different in some ways. Israel has many financial challenges and because of it people stick together as a community. Cuba has a very strong sense of solidarity as well. But the interesting thing is that Cuba reminds me more of Israel when I was a kid rather than today. It's almost like a longing for what was so special that changed in the world as we lost our simplicity. Cuba stayed behind and didn't advance with the world, and with it there is a certain magical charm of being in the moment and enjoying human connections more. There are so many similarities between the two countries, it's unreal. An iconic American car in Cuba. CREDIT: Cuban Tourism Board, Canada

Once the American tourists come flooding into Cuba might its charm be eroded?

I think that you have to separate the American tourists from the American companies. Americans will not change the culture by visiting as tourists. On the contrary. They will be exposed to a complete different system and way of being than what they know. It's an eye opener. Being in a place where there is no advertising on the streets, where you pretty much shut your phone and enjoy the moment, is very different than saying that Starbucks will be on every corner. I think that Americans coming to Cuba is a great thing for the Cuban people who need the opportunities to survive. A tour guide who will get more tips because he is doing more tours, will be able to take care of his family better. When there are no tourists, there are no opportunities. 

What do you anticipate the reaction of the Cuban Diaspora to be to your book?

I expect a mixed reaction. Cuba is controversial place and it comes down to whether people look at Cuba in a fun way or a political way. The ones who love the country and miss it, will probably get home sick reading My Seductive Cuba, because it highlights the things they love about their country. Those who see it in a political way might get upset that I am focusing on one part - which by the way for me is the half that is full.

What are some of the post-book plans? Custom tours?

I am designing new tours which will simply blow your mind away because they will immerse people inside the culture in a way that no other tour does, and looking to get approval for Americans as well. People will travel personally with the author of My Seductive Cuba for a once in a lifetime adventure. I want to run three tours a year - January, April, and July for 7-10 people, and later on design a few different types of tours. The tours will be launched around end of September together with a new site which will become a portal with so much excitement. The site will be the continuation of the book. We will have contests, videos, photos, book tour updates, calendar of international event. you name it! Then I want to spread the word about the book worldwide and form partnerships with companies that are doing business in Cuba. Then the plan is for two more books and the TV show that I have developed. It's an intriguing concept and I want to find a way to make it happen. 

Finally, in the book you speak of your valiant and creative attempts to resist seduction by your Cuban dance instructors, Giordano. Have you ever succumbed to seduction in Cuba?

Well, I guess everyone will have to wait for my next book to find out.. :-)

Click here to visit the website of My Seductive Cuba.


Tuesday
Aug022011

Change Coming to Cuba (REPORT/VIDEO) 

(HN, August 2, 2011) Cuba's National Assembly has given its backing to President Raul Castro's plan to reform the country's stagnating economy. 

The reforms, ranging from the setting up of small businesses to reducing bureaucracy, had already been agreed by the ruling Communist party.

The measures the assembly was discussing in its twice-yearly session include cutting more than one million state jobs in a move to reduce Cuba's vast bureaucracy and reducing the state's role in areas such as agriculture, retail and construction.

Small private businesses will be encouraged to step in to fill the space, while state subsidies for goods and service will be phased out.

Mr. Castro also insinuated that changes to Cuba's travel and emigration rules could be introduced; saying that the government was  "working to orchestrate the modernisation" of the country's migration policies.

He was also quoted as saying that the government “is making advances with the reform and elaboration of a series of regulations” on migration that have lasted “unnecessarily” for a long time. But the reports by government-run media gave no details on exactly who would benefit.

The next step now is to see when and exactly how these changes will take place in Cuba. 

-HUMNews Staff 

Video's by Craig Mauro/ First published on Al Jazeera August 1, 2011 under Creative Commons Licensing 

Wednesday
Jun082011

HEADLINES - The Caribbean - June 8, 2011

The Carribean:

(Courtesy: CARPHA) It’s World Ocean Day:  A World Ocean

Caribbean countries sign firearms agreement

Caribbean health agency close to establishment

Agenda set for CARICOM meeting next month

Anguilla

Anguilla - independence within Caricom dimmed?

Domestic Violence Bill Presented in Anguilla

Antigua & Barbuda

Antigua Public Utilities Authority (APUA), Considering Layoffs

Mother, Police Testify in Mullany/Anderson Trial

Government prepares to export first major mango shipment

Aruba

Aruba film festival unveils 2011 lineup

Bahamas

Customs going after officers involved in scams

Bahamian businessman to buy cruise liner

A graduating senior's advice

(Courtesy: Bahamas Press) Madam Senator Maynard Gibson at the IWF’s Rome Cornerstone Conference

Barbados

Two-day fogging of Bridgetown for Mosquitoes

Research proves images have effect on youth (commentary)

Bermuda

Bermuda hosts global tax forum

 Cayman Islands

Shot fired as masked would-be robbers foiled (The scene at the Strand early Tuesday after a shooting was reported. Courtesy: Dennie Warren, Jr.)

Solar powers catboat passion

Cuba

Cuba: Reforms up against the clock

Dominica

Dominica Brewery launches ‘Kubuli Fest’

(Mother “Fingers” and her baby “Thumb,” swim together off the coast of Dominica. Courtesy: DominicaNewsNet)Researchers find that Dominica whales use accents to communicate

Dominican Republic

LatAm health risk managers gather in the Dominican capital

IMF sees Dominican Republic growth of 5.5% on harsher policies

Dominican Republic among hemisphere’s natural gas leaders, AES Dominicana says

 

 

Grenada

Grenada hospital fund makes major donation to Ministry of Health 

Grenada Postal Corporation Launches GPC Global

Guadeloupe

Lightning strike forces KLM to divert flight to Guadeloupe

Haiti

Severe Weather Leaves 23 Dead in Haiti

UN provides help to relief efforts in flood-hit Haitian capital

Jamaica

Jamaicans have plenty to cheer about at 2011 Adidas Grand Prix

Rape report for Jamaica

Agriculture Ministry Launches Training Manuals to Guide Farmers in Best Practices

Montserrat

(Chief Minister of Monserrat, Reuben Meade. Courtesy: Monserrat Reporter) ss conference-new power stationsFunds approved for new power station for Montserrat, geothermal energy still to be explored

Cayman entrepreneurs energise Montserrat during YES Caribbean

Puerto Rico

Agents seize Puerto Rican kingpin’s cars, boats, watches, Nuevo Dia reports

Saint Kitts & Nevis

St. Kitts/Nevis PM, Minister Pay Tribute To Alexander Hamilton In NYC

St. Kitts reaches US$84 million deal with IMF

St. Kitts and Nevis in global reef expedition

Saint Lucia

Fuel prices up in St Lucia

St Lucians urged to be ready for hurricane season

Mary Joseph—A different kind of healing

St. Vincent & The Grenadines

Indian Arrival Day (commentary)

Bank of St Vincent & the Grenadines is launched (Guests at the bank launch, held at the FLOW wine bar, Kingstown, St. Vincent & Grenadines. Courtesy: The Vincentian)ch of the new banking entity. (THE VINCENTIAN)

Caribbean regional seminar on decolonisation concludes in St Vincent

Trinidad & Tobago

Four cases of HIV in Trinidad and Tobago a day

Central Bank sues former CLICO directors

Turks and Caicos

The Critical Frontier: Healthcare

Virgin Islands

BVI youth participate in Duke of Edinburgh Awards Programme

Task force reviewing Virgin Islands requirements for high school graduation

Virgin Islands car dealers report strong inventories

VI hosts first-ever insolvency conference