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Opposition MPs untouchable after refusing to sign declaration of Qualification 

Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves on Thursday found himself and other government lawmakers powerless to compel opposition parliamentary representatives to sign a declaration of qualification...

Barbados gets first woman PM as opposition sweeps polls

By Peter Richards BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) -- Barbadians dumped their frustration of the Freundel Stuart administration into the ballot box and elected the first ever...

Gov’t outlines alternatives to mining beaches for sand

St. Vincent and the Grenadines is now at the stage where it has to seriously consider the ceasing of mining sand on its beaches,...

MPs to declare they are qualified to sit in Parliament

Member of Parliament in St. Vincent and the Grenadines are slated to declare today (Thursday) that they are qualified to sit in the nation’s...

Price of sand to increase as Diamond mine closes on Sunday

Sand mining at Diamond Beach will end on Sunday. Minister of Works, Sen. Julian Francis made the announcement at a press conference in Kingstown on...

Canouan man jailed for sex act with minor

Ahkino Rhynd, a 32-year-old labourer of Canouan has been jailed for sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl. He was arrested on May 18 and charged for...

Barbadians elect new government amid economic concerns

By Peter Richards BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) -- Barbadians go to the polls on Thursday to elect a new government amid growing economic concerns and the...

For 2nd year, Fisherman’s Day prize-giving is postponed

The prize-giving ceremony for the annual Fisherman’s Day celebrations, slated for Calliaqua on Monday, was postponed -- the second time in as many years. Heavy...

‘No specific role for women in forcing political change’

A Barbadian academic and activist has told the Women’s Arm of the main opposition New Democratic Party (NDP) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines...

Gonsalves demands $300,000 in damages from NICE Radio

Lawyers for Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves have written to NICE Radio, demanding EC$300,000 in damages for statements a caller to the station made during...

‘Pervasive rape culture’ in SVG — Opposition Leader

Leader of the Opposition Godwin Friday has spoken out against “the pervasive rape culture” in St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), saying that the...

Help women serve at highest levels — Friday

President of the New Democratic Party (NDP), Godwin Friday is encouraging women supporters of the party to rally to ensure that women have equal...