April 2019

Footballer Charged For Stabbing Opposing Player

April 24, 2019 in National

The footballer accused of stabbing a member of an opposing team member after a match on Saturday evening has been charged with attempted murder. 24 year-old Glenroy “Ballie” Samuel of Conaree was on Wednesday morning charged with the attempted murder of 22-year-old Raheem “Pipe” Francis of...

IMF: Deal with corruption, IMF tells Jamaica

April 24, 2019 in Regional

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is urging the Jamaican Government to immediately address public sector governance shortcomings to spur further economic growth. In a report following its fifth review under the stand-by arrangement for Jamaica, the IMF said achieving higher economic growth calls for action from...

PM Browne rejects idea of LIAT’s closure

April 24, 2019 in Regional

Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne says his government will never allow LIAT to go under because of the financial challenges it is currently facing. He was responding to a recent statement by the chairman of LIAT’s shareholder governments – Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves of...