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NEWS

Trinidad And Tobago Prime Minister Tests Positive For COVID-19

According to press reports, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago Dr. Keith Rowley has tested positive for COVID-19. In a statement Tuesday morning, the Office of the Prime Minister said Dr. Rowley started experiencing flu-like symptoms late Monday. He was subsequently tested for the virus. The Prime Minister is now in isolation and under medical supervision. Readers Bureau, Contributor Edited […]

Jamaica

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Expresses Optimism In Financing Of Recovery

The Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness has declared optimism in the financing of the recovery of developing nations from the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. “I am optimistic, based on what I am seeing [and] hearing in the international community,” Mr. Holness told leaders gathered recently at a virtual High-Level Meeting of Heads of State and Government […]

NEWS

Japan’s Prime Minister Throws In The Towel

Shinzō Abe, the Japanese politician who has served as Prime Minister of Japan and President of the Liberal Democratic Party since 2012, has resigned in position, blaming his ill health. He previously served as Chief Cabinet Secretary from 2005 to 2006 and as Prime Minister from 2006 to 2007. He is the longest-serving Prime Minister in Japanese history. Abe, who […]

Health

Fiji Is COVID-19 Free

The Prime Minister of Fiji Frank Bainimarama has declared that Fiji is now coronavirus free. This comes at the backdrop of a 45-day negative test results. Eighteen people who had tested positive have recovered. Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama made the declaration in a Twitter post recently. Mr. Bainimarama said the island had just cleared the last of its active patients. […]

Jamaica

Prime Minister Holness Bullish On Crime

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, is lashing out against criminal activities within Jamaica and has made it clear that his Government will not stand idly by while criminals create havoc in the country. “Let me make it absolutely clear – this Prime Minister and the Government will not relent against the criminals.” “So, if there is any expectation that if the […]

NEWS

Lebanon Prime Minister Quits

Saad El-Din Rafik Al-Hariri, the 49-year-old Lebanese 33rd Prime Minister, has decided to step down from his leadership position. Prime Minister Saad Hariri has announced his resignation after 13 days of protests over political corruption and economic turmoil in his country. His televised address came soon after violence broke out on the streets when supporters of two Shia groups attacked […]

NEWS

Gates Foundation Gets Flak In India

Political activists and members of civil society in India are throwing cold water on the decision by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to honor Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Gates Foundation had taken the decision to honor the Prime Minister for his campaign to improve sanitation in India. The award comes in recognition of the Hindu nationalist leader’s Swachh […]

Jamaica

Holness Cites Jamaica’s Positive Achievements

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, applauds Jamaica’s achievement as the country marks 57 years of Independence. In a message delivered by Attorney General, Hon. Marlene Malahoo Forte, at the Independence church service, the Prime Minister bragged about the positive achievements across the various sectors and posited the view that Jamaicans can be proud.  “The annual inflation rate is at a low […]

Jamaica

Jamaica’s PM Points To Challenges At The Macro-Economic Level

Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, while speaking at the official launch of the Essex Valley Agriculture Project, held at the Lititz Primary School in St. Elizabeth, has appealed for a more collaborative approach to improve the country’s macro-economic standing. He posited the view that given Jamaica’s robust macro-economic indicators a united approach should see the country attaining an economic growth […]

EDITORIAL

Theresa May Stands Ready To Finish The Job

Theresa Mary May, the British Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since 2016, is no ordinary politician and whatever the Brexit result turns out to be one cannot fault her for fighting to carry out the will of the people. Elected Member of Parliament for Maidenhead in 1997, May served as Home Secretary from […]