RBC Royal Bank has today announced a second phase of financial relief options for its Caribbean clients impacted by COVID-19, following its initial rollout of an automatic three-month payment deferral deal in March.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is requesting an initial US $3.5 million from donors to cover short-term health care and other needs for the population in the Bahamas affected by Hurricane Dorian
Barbados’ homicides for January 2019 are now equal to those for the first quarter of 2018. Prayers and the military have been offered as solutions, but how violent offenders are treated may make the biggest difference.
Barbados has the lowest level of perceived corruption in the Caribbean, according to Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index for 2018.
With the decision to recognise a parallel government in Venezuela, a foreign policy informed by ideology has been ratcheted up in the Americas. If left unchecked, it has far-reaching implications for the hemisphere.
The world’s most developed countries see the small islands of the Caribbean as economic peers, based on misleading development indicators that belie the region’s vulnerability to climate change, and exempt most of the Caribbean from development assistance