Ralph Gonsalves – Reject Meddling in Cuban Internal Affairs

The Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines stands in solidarity with the revolutionary island. PM Comrade Ralph speaks to press at Encuentro Antiimperialista de Solidaridad, por la Democracia y contra el Neoliberalismo - Cuba, November 2019, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves, rejects meddling in Cuban internal affairs and stands … Continue reading Ralph Gonsalves – Reject Meddling in Cuban Internal Affairs

We Defend the Revolution, Above All Else

For 60 years the example of the Cuban Revolution has bothered the United States, stated First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba and President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, yesterday, during a special message from the Palace of the Revolution explaining to the people the most recent provocation orchestrated by small groups of counterrevolutionaries.

Guyana Court of Appeal Sets Aside Explosives Conviction, Sentence Of Donald Rodney

The Guyana Court of Appeal on Tuesday set aside the conviction and 18-month sentence for possession of explosives against Donald Rodney- –the brother of Guyanese politician and historian Dr. Walter Rodney who was killed in a bomb blast 40 years ago. “We will  allow the appeal and set aside the conviction and sentence and a … Continue reading Guyana Court of Appeal Sets Aside Explosives Conviction, Sentence Of Donald Rodney

St. Lucia – Minister Says Windjammer Resort In Breach Of Labour Code

Responding to a question about employers taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to lay off staff and rehire for less, the Minister suggested that Windjammer breached the labour code and allowed the [workers'] redundancy period to mature, while failing to pay the workers on time.

The National Workers Union Wants Labour Commissioner’s Intervention In Bank of Saint Lucia Dispute

The National Workers Union (NWU) has written to Labour Commissioner Cornelia Jn Baptiste requesting her intervention in an industrial dispute between the Management of Bank of Saint Lucia [BOSL] and the National Workers Union. The NWU’s request to the Commissioner stated clearly that a Protocol Accord was agreed upon after two (2) general meetings held … Continue reading The National Workers Union Wants Labour Commissioner’s Intervention In Bank of Saint Lucia Dispute

Caribbean Labour Market in Worst-Ever Crisis

The 2020 Labour Overview includes a special theme that analyzes various repercussions of the COVID-19 crisis, including the measures taken by governments to protect jobs, income, and the operation of companies in times of emergency. The report says it was an important effort, even though “in some cases there was the feeling that the aid was late, or that it was not enough to cover the lost income.”