Caribbean/Latin Posts

Opposition parties unhappy with Oryx plans

July 9, 2024  -WILLEMSTAD - Several opposition parties in the States have expressed dissatisfaction with the new plans for the refinery and the agreement reached...

CBCS draws lessons from Girobank N.V. case

July 9, 2024  -WILLEMSTAD, PHILIPSBURG - The Centrale Bank van Curaçao en Sint Maarten (CBCS) is releasing a Lessons Learned report, following the investigative report...

US officials urge Haiti to form electoral council

July 8, 2024  -U.S. officials have called on Haiti’s Prime Minister Garry Conille to prioritize the formation of an electoral council as the nation works...

Dominica’s ERC wants to enforce two-year prison terms for election bribery

July 8, 2024  -The Dominican Electoral Reform Coalition (ERC) is advocating for a mandatory prison sentence of at least two years for anyone convicted of...

Kenyan police crucial for controlling gangs, says Haiti PM

July 8, 2024  -Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille last week addressed the U.N. Security Council, praising the recently deployed Kenyan police for their vital role...

Tampa Bay International Carnival 2024 Returns July 13 and 14

July 8, 2024  -Celebrate the vibrant culture, music, food, and fun at the 25th annual Tampa Bay International Carnival on Saturday, July 13, and Sunday,...

Business Posts

Supreme Court rejects claim White House limited free speech on social media

June 26, 2024  -The Supreme Court has rejected a case claiming the Biden administration illegally coerced social media platforms into taking down posts about Covid-19...

$100m assets linked to 1MDB to be returned to Malaysia

June 26, 2024  -The US Justice Department has reached an agreement with fugitive financier Jho Low to return more than $100m (£79m) allegedly embezzled from...

China and EU to hold talks on electric car tariffs

June 24, 2024  -The risk of soaring Chinese electric car prices in the EU could be easing after both sides agreed to negotiate a planned...

Germany’s new visa programme makes it easier for skilled workers to immigrate

June 24, 2024  -BBC News -If you've ever longed to live in Germany, now might be the perfect time to try. The country recently announced...

Apple in breach of law on App Store, says EU

June 24, 2024  -European Union regulators have accused Apple of being in breach of new laws designed to rein in big tech companies. The European...

Criminal charges recommended against Boeing

June 24, 2024  -US prosecutors have recommended that the Department of Justice (DoJ) brings criminal charges against Boeing. It follows a claim by the DoJ...