Amid growing opposition to the government’s plan to increase value-added tax (VAT), Minister of Finance Peter Turnquest defended the decision today, warning that failure to improve the government’s revenue yield and lower the deficit could ultimately result in currency devaluation.
Financial Secretary Marlon Johnson added that
An off-duty police officer was wounded early Wednesday morning following a car chase of armed men who attempted to break in to his vehicle, police said.
Reports indicate the officer was at Primer Avenue, off Tonique Williams Darling Highway at 2 a.m. when two men approached
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The woman whose claims that Bill Cosby drugged and molested her led to the comedian's conviction on sexual assault charges is speaking out in public for the first time since the trial.
NBC's "Today" show on Thursday aired a brief, taped segment of
NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korea's former military intelligence chief opened talks Thursday to try to salvage an on-again, off-again summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Trump told reporters the talks were going well,
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A massive march in Nicaragua against President Daniel Ortega's government ended in violence Wednesday after gunmen opened fire on marchers.
The gunshots sent thousands of demonstrators running for cover in Managua, Nicaragua's capital, and there were unconfirmed reports of about a dozen
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Jessica Molina has not seen or heard from her husband since March, when Mexican marines broke through their door in Nuevo Laredo and took him and a friend away.
Molina, a U.S. citizen, said Wednesday that her 41-year-old Mexican husband, Jose Daniel
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Three survivors of a supposed HIV treatment program run by Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh featuring a supposed "cure" with secret potions have filed a lawsuit claiming they suffered.
The advocacy group AIDS-Free World calls this the first time Jammeh has been
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Temperatures in Europe's far north are breaking records, prompting Scandinavians to take dips in fjords well ahead of the official start of summer next month.
In the municipality of Etne, on Norway's west coast, the mercury hit 32.7 C (90.8 F) on