All posts by Jovan Reid, Executive Editor

Jovan Reid is AMG's Chief of Public Policy and Advocacy

Port of Spain on edge after prison break

Wielding handguns and a grenade, three prisoners broke free from Port of Spain prison in a dramatic episode that left one dead, two unapprehended, and a police officer murdered

/ July 24, 2015

Jamaican government strips human rights organisation of charity status

Long-standing human rights organisation, Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ), has been forced to close its legal department and dismiss staff after a decision by the Government of Jamaica to strip the organisation of its charity status

/ April 28, 2015

Aggressive strain of HIV discovered in Cuba

Researchers have identified a new recombinant strain of HIV in Cuba, which is the first of its kind in this hemisphere

/ February 16, 2015

President Obama announces major overhaul of US foreign policy on Cuba

The US and Cuba have swapped prisoners in what appears to be the first move in radically overhauling diplomatic relations

/ December 17, 2014

Barbados records two malaria cases

Health authorities in Barbados have confirmed the presence of two malaria cases on the island, dispelling reported rumours of an imported Ebola case

/ December 15, 2014

RBC Wealth Management pulls out of Caribbean markets

RBC becomes the latest Canadian bank to cut its losses in the Caribbean, with confirmation that it will be shuttering its international wealth management business in the region

/ November 21, 2014