Tag: policy


US Lawmakers Move To Reevaluate US Policy Towards China

WASHINGTON — A congressional reassessment of American policy towards China is expected to get underway in earnest early next month. In a 365-65 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution Tuesday creating a special Select Committee on China. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has tapped Republican Representative Mike Gallagher to chair the committee’s work. “A lot of people are interested. […]


Short Term Policy Fix — World Bank Warns

The World Bank has warned against short-term policy decisions to tackle food insecurity. Ayhan Kose Director of the World Bank’s Prospects Group, says while food inflation has hit a record high, some policy directions could send economies into the red. Responding to the crisis with measures such as export bans, food, and fuel subsidies, and price controls should be avoided, […]


Turkish Lira Plunges The Most Since 2021 Meltdown

Little relief is in sight, especially as energy costs spiral higher for Turkey. The Turkish lira plunged the most since a rout late last year, as a steep drawdown in the central bank’s reserves and its unorthodox monetary policy left the currency increasingly exposed amid a standoff with the country’s NATO allies. Already the worst performer in emerging markets this […]


Prime Minister Holness — Creating A Culture Of Work Is Important

The Prime Minister while speaking at the Official Opening Ceremony for the Montego Bay Free Zone Company Limited Data Entry Building Number 7 noted that the policy of the Government is not just to create employment but to create a culture of work. “It is clear that the policy of the Government can’t just be employment. The policy of the […]

cricket SPORTS

CWI President Laments Lack Of Commitment By Windies Players

Cricket West Indies President Dave Cameron, while speaking in an interview on Hitz 92 FM’s Sports Grill, lamented the poor performance of Windies players. He argued that the team’s current struggles are due to the players’ lack of commitment to the West Indies. The Windies lost in all three formats to India recently as well as an away test series […]


Trump Pulls Immigration Punches

President Trump on Sunday made his stance on immigration clear by stating that undocumented immigrants who cross the border into the United States should be scraped up and sent back home. This move, however, would be at odds with the U.S. Constitution which allows for due process for citizens and non-citizens alike, according to legal analysts and immigrant rights advocates. […]


Trump’s Immigration Policy Breeds Division

President Trump’s “zero tolerance” policy on illegal immigrants arrested at the border, continues to generate not only heated discussions but also protests from among different groups of people across the U.S. Under the policy, federal authorities can separate children from their parents, relatives, or other adults who accompanied them in crossing the border, whether apprehended during an illegal crossing or, in several […]

cricket SPORTS

Windies New Selection Policy Changes Coming!

According to a press report, the Windies will be introducing a new selection policy soon. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is said to be in talks with the players’ representative body, the West Indies Players Association (WIPA). Secretary of the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) Wayne Lewis reportedly said that no player will be considered for West Indies duties […]