Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis Strengthens Security Cooperation with Canada

The Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew held a productive meeting on the sidelines of the Canada-CARICOM Summit with Honourable Dominic Leblanc, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions, and Intergovernmental Affairs. The leaders engaged in a fruitful discussion on deepening security cooperation between Canada and Saint Kitts and Nevis, […]

CARPHA Convenes Regional Health Security Planning Meeting

The transboundary spread of infectious diseases is a threat to regional and global health security. The devastating global impact of COVID-19 and other public health concerns, reiterate the necessity for regional and global health security to protect and improve health. Regional Health Security (RHS) encompasses the capacities required for the Caribbean to prepare for and […]

Rising US prices underscore significance of food security in St Lucia

As food prices in the United States continue to rise, the impact will undoubtedly be felt by Saint Lucians when they shop at supermarkets, according to Agriculture Minister Hon Alfred Prospere. Nonetheless, he emphasizes that this situation underscores the significance of food security. Prospere stated, “Any increase outside of Saint Lucia will mean an increase […]

Increased national security measures in government’s plans – Finance Minister

As crime in Dominica increases, the government is placing a sharp focus on the security of the general public. Finance Minister, Dr. Irving McIntyre made the disclosure while presenting the 2023-2024 National Budget on Tuesday. “Mr. Speaker, we are placing sharp focus on the security of the people of this country,” he said. “While Dominica […]

Strong opposition arises over implementation of 2.5% Levy

The implementation of the 2.5 percent Health and Citizen Security Levy, effective from August 2, 2023, has faced strong opposition from the United Workers Party (UWP), which forms the Opposition. The new levy is applicable to various goods and services, excluding food items, medicines, select building materials, medical equipment, and security equipment. Prime Minister Pierre […]

PM reacts to France warning against travel to St Lucia due to crime

During a press conference earlier this week, Prime Minister Philip J Pierre addressed a warning from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs to its people not to come to Saint Lucia because of the worsening security situation there. “The security situation in Saint Lucia is deteriorating, with an increase in homicides and violence, especially in […]

Cabinet says all lands within the airport boundaries should be held by the government

The Cabinet of Antigua and Barbuda recently engaged in discussions with Signature Flight Support Operation at V.C Bird International Airport, focusing on the ongoing security breaches caused by a hangar near Runway 10. As a result of the discussions, the Cabinet decided that all lands within the airport boundaries should be held by the government […]

Stay Calm, Government remains resolute on fighting crime: PM Gonsalves

Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves insists that the government remains resolute on fighting crime and maintaining the security of each Vincentian is priority. Speaking in response to Wednesday night’s shootings, the Prime Minister said additional security measures will be ramped up nationwide. Speaking with the API, Dr. Gonsalves said Wednesday’s killings point to the issue […]


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