DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER SHAWN RICHARDS SAYS THE INCIDENT WOULD NOT PREVENT HIM OR HIS FAMILY FROM GOING ABOUT THEIR NORMAL ROUTINE
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, Wednesday March 15, 2017 – No one has yet been charged – and no possible motive revealed by police – after gunmen carried out an attack at the home of Deputy Prime Minister Shawn Richards last Friday morning.
While media reports indicated that police had picked up several people for questioning, they were released and investigations into the incident are still continuing.
According to police, they received a report around 3:15 a.m. of gunfire at Richards’ Sandy Point residence. While the deputy PM and family escaped injury when the house was shot at, the house and his vehicle were damaged.
MANAGING DIRECTOR OF KING PEPPER, CHRISTINE WONG DISPLAYING KING PEPPER’S PRODUCTS LAST YEAR AT THE JAMBANA ONE WORLD FESTIVAL IN TORONTO, CANADA. THE DISPLAY WAS PART OF A JAMPRO TRADE MISSION TO CANADA TO PROMOTE JAMAICAN PRODUCTS FOR EXPORT.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday March 16, 2017 – Jamaican condiment and seasoning manufacturer King Pepper Products Ltd. has re-entered the Canadian market.
The company, which was joined by six other Jamaican manufacturers at a Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO)-led trade mission to Canada last year, was able to secure a distributor for its Eaton’s line of products, and recently received its first container order to Canada.
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart dispelled the notion that Barbados was so poorly off that it had no other option.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Thursday March 16, 2017 – The International Monetary Fund is not on the agenda of the Barbados Government, an adamant Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has declared.
On the heels of warnings from his predecessor Owen Arthur that the stressed economy urgently needs a helping hand from the Washington-based financial institution to stave off a $3.3 billion debt crisis, Stuart dispelled the notion that the island was so poorly off that it had no other option.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Thursday March 16, 2017 – American oil giant Exxon Mobil Corporation is moving full steam ahead with plans to transform Guyana into a major oil producer.
In what industry experts call a rare occurrence in the industry, Exxon Mobil has asked the David Granger administration for a production licence to start pumping oil from the country’s seabed, less than five years after it discovered major oil finds.
Guyana Geology and Mines Commissioner Newell Dennison yesterday confirmed the application to the Associated Press, saying it would be the first time the small South American country has issued an oil and gas licence.