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India’s Prime Minister Extends Invitation To U.S. Vice President To Visit India

After a meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Vice-President Kamala Harris in Washington, Mr. Modi extended an invitation to Ms. Harris for a visit to India. Ms. Harris made history when she became the first woman and first black and South Asian vice-president in the U.S. Mr. Modi congratulated Ms. Harris on her historic position and invited […]

Jamaica

Prime Minister Urges More Jamaicans To Get Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Andrew Holness is again urging all eligible Jamaicans to take the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, noting that most of the infected persons now hospitalized are unvaccinated. “The unquestioned fact is that 99 percent of those persons who are occupying those 700 beds …in hospitals, were not vaccinated,” he noted. Mr. Holness said the science suggests that […]

Jamaica

Prime Minister Urges More Jamaicans To Get Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Andrew Holness is again urging all eligible Jamaicans to take the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, noting that most of the infected persons now hospitalized are unvaccinated. “The unquestioned fact is that 99 percent of those persons who are occupying those 700 beds …in hospitals, were not vaccinated,” he noted. Mr. Holness said the science suggests that […]

Jamaica

Jamaica’s Prime Minister — Portmore Set To Secure Parish Status

Prime Minister Andrew Holness in an address noted that the community of Portmore in St. Catherine has been evolving in a manner that now positions it to secure parish status.  Mr. Holness said once a community records notable growth and development in the way Portmore has, particularly since becoming a municipality, it should be given the requisite support to advance its governance structure.  “Once you start to see emerging in a people, a certain level of independence and expression of their […]

Jamaica

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Is Upbeat About Economic Growth

Jamaica’s Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says he is “cautiously optimistic” that Jamaica could record economic growth within the top end of the current four to nine percent forecast range. Mr. Holness said this optimism was based on the higher-than-expected pace of coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccinations locally, the anticipated release of pent-up vacation demand, and the impact of the new, significant fiscal […]

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Barbados Prime Minister Appeals For New Debt Repayment System

  The Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley has called for a new debt repayment system for Caribbean countries similar to what was given to Britain after World Wars I and II. Britain borrowed heavily back then to finance its war efforts with moratoriums granted on loans. The debt repayment system allowed Britain to have the fiscal space to return […]

POLITICS

Biden Congratulates New Israeli Government

Following the ousting of the longest serving Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu and the installation of a new government led by Naftali Bennett, the U.S. President Joe Biden has offered congratulations to new Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Alternate Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid, and all the members of the new Israeli cabinet. Mr. Biden said, “On behalf […]

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Antigua And Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne Warns Of Mandatory Vaccination Program

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has warned of the possibility of implementing a mandatory vaccination program in Antigua and Barbuda as he criticized persons who were encouraging others not to participate in the national vaccination program aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. “This is not a threat,” Browne said on his weekend radio program, saying that the pandemic […]

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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 […]