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Several Caribbean Countries Jolted By Powerful Quake

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 jolted several; Caribbean countries including Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana, last Friday night, the Trinidad-based Seismic Unit of the University of the West Indies (UWI) confirmed, last ...

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Small Island Economies Battered By Erratic Weather

Small Island Economies Battered By Erratic Weather

By Desmond Brown Caribbean Correspondent CASTRIES, St. Lucia (IPS) – Malcolm Wallace always knew on which side his bread would be buttered. At the age of 19, he built and operated his own greenhouse on his father’s farm in Dominica, ...

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Africa’s Growth Story Brightens

Africa’s Growth Story Brightens

By Jacey Fortin Africa Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (IPS) – Not far from the headquarters of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Ethiopia’s capital city of Addis Ababa, a young woman named Bosena, 25, sits on the side ...

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Guyana Receives First Shipment Of Fertilizer From Venezuela

Guyana Receives First Shipment Of Fertilizer From Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, Guyana CMC – The Guyana government said, Monday, it had received the first shipment of 5,000 tons of fertilizer from Venezuela under a revised agreement between the two countries. Agriculture Minister, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy, said the agreement would significantly ...

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Former T&T Judge, Diplomat And War Hero Dies

Former T&T Judge, Diplomat And War Hero Dies

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad CMC – Former judge, diplomat and war hero, Philip Louis Ulric Cross, died last Friday, 10 days after undergoing surgery for an undisclosed illness, relatives confirmed. They said the 96-year-old World War II veteran’s passing was ...

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IMF Predicts Modest Growth For T&T In 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. CMC – After registering “disappointing growth” in 2012, Trinidad and Tobago is poised for a modest recovery in 2013, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. In a statement, the Washington said the economy is reviving and that ...

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