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Salary Hike For Civil Servants In St. Kitts

BASSETTERE, St. Kitts CMC – As St. Kitts Nevis celebrates 30 years of Independence, Prime Minister, Dr. Denzil Douglas, announced that civil servants will be granted a pay increase by the end of the year. In his Independence message on ...

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Pilot Error Caused Caribbean Airlines Crash In Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana CMC – Director General of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA), Zulfikar Mohammed, says pilot error led to the July 30, 2011 crash of a Caribbean Airlines flight. According to Mohammed, the report on the mishap will be ...

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Jamaica Junior Works Minister Resigns

Jamaica Junior Works Minister Resigns

KINGSTON, Jamaica CMC – Embattled Junior Works Minister, Richard Azan, has resigned hours after the main opposition Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) announced it would boycott parliament if he failed to do so by Tuesday next week. Prime Minister, Portia Simpson ...

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Nairobi Attack Exposes Flawed U.S. Terror Policies

By Ramy Srour US Correspondent WASHINGTON, D.C. (IPS) – In the aftermath of the worst terror attack in East Africa in three years, foreign policy scholars here are urging the U.S. government to rethink its counter-terror policy in the region. ...

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Jamaican Businesswoman Charged With Human Trafficking

KINGSTON, Jamaica CMC – Jamaican law enforcement authorities have charged a businesswoman and two members of her family with facilitating human trafficking. The Organized Crime Investigation Division (OCID) of the Jamaica Constabulary Force has also charged Hermalinda Parker with human ...

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Somalia President Rides Through A Bumpy Year

Somalia President Rides Through A Bumpy Year

By Muhyadin Ahmed Roble and Yusuf Ahmed Africa Correspondents MOGADISHU, Somalia (IPS) – After his first year as president of the world’s most dangerous and failed state, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud is still grappling with limited financial resources, corruption, a lack ...

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