OECS leaders pushing their newly signed Economic Union, have been boasting that it will strengthen the integration process both in the sub-region and the wider Caricom.
The economic union treaty, signed 29 December, is expected to come into effect in June of next year.
However, it first has to be ratified by the parliaments and legislative assemblies of the nine OECS member states.
A white van without license plates parked in the heart of Times Square caused a security scare Wednesday that rattled New Yorkers and thousands of holiday tourists milling about amid preparations for the city's massive New Year's Eve celebration.
Just weeks after a police-involved shooting in the area, the NYPD blocked off part of Times Square for about two hours starting at 11 a.m., calling in counterterrorism and bomb squads after… Continue
Rebuilding his image reportedly becomes the athlete's motivation in entering the rehabilitation facility in Arizona.
After being hit with rumor that he had an affair with several women while married to Elin Nordegren, Tiger Woods has reportedly entered a private, upscale rehabilitation facility in Arizona. According to X17online, a source told them that the golfer "has been there for a few days since his handlers forced him to enter the… Continue
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez said in a New Year's message the "illusion" around President Barack Obama was over and rich nations had left the world on the verge of ecological disaster.
Quoting from both Karl Marx and the Virgin Mary, Latin America's leading critic of US power said only socialist and Christian principles could right the wrongs of capitalism.
"It's not an easy task, I acknowledge," Chavez said in a written message… Continue
Pope Benedict XVI delivered his Christmas Day blessing hours after being attacked by a woman who jumped the barrier at the start of mass in St Peter's Basilica.
The woman was identified as Susanna Maiolo, a Swiss-Italian national with psychiatric problems, who was involved in a similar incident last year, according to Vatican officials. On that occasion, wearing a red sweatshirt similar to the one she wore yesterday, Maiolo jumped the… Continue
Without comment, US District Judge David Hittner on Wednesday issued an order denying the pleas from Stanford's lawyers and family that cited his physical and mental deterioration and inability to help prepare his defense.
Hittner's order said he had considered the request and supporting documentation filed this week, which included a spate of letters from family members and friends.
"He knows running would get him nowhere, it would… Continue
Yes, in the past and even today, controversy remains should we say Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays. Christmas is a United States recognized National Holiday and a long established Christian event celebrating the historic event of the Birth of Christ. But here is also Hannukah, celebrated by the Jews which has been around long before Christmas and Kwanza which the black Americans celebrate…
50 Cent recently said that he would love to take Brad Pitt's place for a night... was Angelina Jolie listening?
Lara Croft aka Mrs. Smith aka Miss WANTED... one of the hottest women in the world and mother-of-six told Germany’s Das Neue magazine [via Britain's The Daily Telegraph]: “I doubt that fidelity is absolutely essential for a relationship. It’s worse to leave your partner and talk badly about him afterward.
The Government of Jamaica has announced a number of tax increases to raise JA$ 5.4 billion for the remainder of the fiscal year, yet still needs to raise an additional JA$ 4.6 billion to fill the current deficit ■
On the eve of the Christmas holiday, the Jamaican government has announced new taxes which will become effective from January 1, 2010.
Speaking in parliament today, Finance Minister Audley Shaw revealed that General… Continue
Reports out of Guyana are that Gaza President, Vybz Kartel was a no show at an event for which he and members of his Portmore Empire were booked for on Saturday.
According to a YardFlex source based in Guyana, Vybz Kartel and The Portmore Empire were booked for a show in the territory on 12th December, however, members of the Empire arrived in Guyana, without their leader , Vybz Kartel.
“Word around is that Di Teacha missed the… Continue