LIAT to remain grounded until at least July 15

LIAT‘s commercial passenger services will remain suspended until 15, due to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief Executive Officer Julie Reifer-Jones noted that...

LIAT shareholder governments to meet this weekend

Shareholder governments of the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, are to hold an informal meeting on Saturday amid reports that there are plans afoot to...

Antigua and Barbuda Workers’ Union calls meeting of LIAT employees

The Antigua and Barbuda Workers’ Union (ABWU), has called of meeting for all Antigua-based employees of regional airline LIAT. The ABWU says the purpose of...

First-time financing by World Bank for digital economy in Eastern Caribbean approved for US$94M

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today the regional Caribbean Digital Transformation Project for a total of US$94 million for four Eastern Caribbean countries:...

Antigua and Barbuda gov’t says June salaries will be paid on time

June salaries and wages for public servants will be paid on time, Prime Minister Gaston Browne has assured. Despite a drop in revenue, due to...

Caribbean business leaders worried about second wave of COVID-19

A new survey conducted by the audit, tax and advisory firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), has found that the greatest concern for Caribbean businesses is a...

Google loses appeal against $56 million fine in France

France's highest administrative court has upheld a fine of 50 million euros ($56 million) Google was ordered to pay for not being "sufficiently clear...

LIAT confirms discussions with unions to extend layoff period; doesn’t recognize NUPW in Barbados

LIAT STATEMENT — LIAT has taken note of news articles reporting statements made by the National Union of Public Workers (NUPW)in Barbados with regards...

Regional Central Bank Governors to hold public discussion on post-COVID economic recovery

For the first time, four regional central bank Governors will take part in a joint public event that will see them discuss how the...

IFC appoints new Regional Manager for the Caribbean

The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has appointed Judith Green as the Regional Manager for the Caribbean, overseeing...