Sugary drinks kill over 180,000 people a year

Sugary drinks kill over 180,000 people a year

Sugar-sweetened drinks have been linked to the deaths of about 25,000 American adults a year and over 180,000 people worldwide a year, according to a new study. Poorer countries are…

CIBC FirstCaribbean positioned for growth says Rik Parkhill, CEO

CIBC First Caribbean International Bank is experiencing significant growth across the Caribbean and is working with several public and private sector entities to implement multi-million dollar projects across the region.…

Credit unions in ECCU will not be regulated under proposed Banking Bill

Credit Unions which operate within the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) will not be affected by the New Banking Bill which is being passed in the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank…

CIBC FirstCaribbean issues statement on workers’ action

CIBC FirstCaribbean has had to close its branches in Antigua, on Monday May 11, during the action taken by workers in the financial services sector. Until the branches re-open, customers…

JetBlue launches Antigua route

JetBlue launches Antigua route

JetBlue is launching yet another new route to the Caribbean.This time it’s Antigua, according to Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Asot Michael. The service is the latest for a company…

Columbus Business Solutions positioned in Gartner Magic Quadrant

Columbus Business Solutions, part of Cable & Wireless Communications, yesterday announced it has been positioned in the renowned Gartner Magic Quadrant for its Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solution.…

Government’s flagship programme gets boost with 13 new houses to start

Government’s flagship programme gets boost with 13 new houses to start

Construction work on the government flagship project, the Affordable Housing Programme, will increase significantly from this week with the start of an additional 13 new houses. That’s according to Executive…

Lime and Samsung Launch new Galaxy phones

Lime and Samsung Launch new Galaxy phones

By Terry V La Ragy LIME, in association with Samsung Electronics has launched the latest products in the Galaxy Line, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. Creating a new…

CWC announces new leadership for Antigua and Barbuda

CWC announces new leadership for Antigua and Barbuda

By Terry V La Ragy Following the successful merger of Cable and Wireless Communications (CWC) and Columbus International, Consumer Group President of CWC, Mr. John Reid has announced that effective…

Suriname airline offered ‘lucrative concessions’ to make Guyana one of its hubs

GEORGETOWN – Dilip Sarjoe, owner of Fly All Ways Airline of Suriname, a sister company of Suriname’s Blue Wing Airlines that has been blacklisted by the European Union, was promised…