BY GFBC Staff: Called â€œThe North Atlantic Driftâ€ in Europe, the Gulf Stream is perhaps the most influential current on our planet. It is responsible for the movement of warm, equatorial waters up the East coast of the United States, bringing with it an abundance of sea life that â€“ right or wrong â€“ is responsible for a substantial portion of the US seafood industry.
GFBC Staff: Against a backdrop of reported cases of child prostitution, domestic servitude, stepfathers and other adults coercing children into â€œtransactional sexâ€, and the involvement of Guyanese criminals linking with Barbadian and Trinidadian pimps to lure foreign women into the country with offers of legitimate jobs, Barbados has been placed on a tier two â€œwatch listâ€ reserved for countries that donâ€™t comply with minimum standards for the elimination of human trafficking.
By GFBC Staff: 18th Annual DC Carnival
By GFBC Staff: Among the CARICOM countries that have a system similar to Britainâ€™s is Trinidad and Tobago where, at recent general elections, a number of political parties agreed to form an alliance to contest constituencies against the incumbent governing party but not against each other.
BY GFBC Staff:
Information Minister Daryl Vaz said yesterday that the Golding administration was encouraged by news that the travel alert issued on Jamaica
last week by the United States Department of State has been lifted.
By GFBC Staff: 12-Year-Old Harlem Student Drowns on Class Trip to Long Beach
By GFBC Staff: As The Royal Gazette reported yesterday, legislation will be tabled in the House of Assembly on Friday that will allow prosecutors to take cases to the Court of Appeal in future when strong new evidence â€” such as DNA â€” emerges after a not guilty verdict has been returned.
By GFBC Staff: Fashion Penthouse will also reveal its new name at the banquet, a secret Ms. Tunis declined to share with the Advance.
By GFBC Staff: The sponsors for the 2010 ECVA Championships are The Department of Youth and Sports, LIME, ECFH, WLBL, LUCELEC, JQ Charles Group of Companies, Palm Haven Hotel and Natra Pur Water.
By GFBC Staff:
The multi-jurisdiction — Jamaica, Trinidad, Barbados and Bahamas — regional launch makes Scotia the third bank to announce the introduction of mobile banking services, joining FirstCaribbean International Bank and National Commercial Bank.