by STAFF WRITER
December 15, 2021
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The following is the CANANews Schedule for Wednesday, December 15, 2021.
PARAMARIBO – The Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) Wednesday expressed “solidarity” with the Surinamese journalist, Jason Pinas, who it said had been assaulted in the course of the performance of his duties outside the National Assembly on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a new environmental and social policy framework (ESPF) as part of its commitment to help achieve sustainable development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
BASSETERRE – Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris has presented an EC$1.5 billion (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) budget to Parliament saying that the measures contained in the fiscal package are designed to “setting the wheels in motion to advance our plans to get St Kitts and Nevis back on track.”
ROSEAU – Trade unions representatives representing former employees of the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, are to meet on Thursday to discuss several issues including outstanding severance payment.
PORT OF SPAIN – The state-owned Caribbean Airlines (CAL) Wednesday said that all of the passengers whose flight had been diverted to Puerto Rico two days ago, due to a medical emergency, have arrived safely at their final destinations.
GEORGETOWN – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary General, Dr. Carla Barnett has expressed her “profound sorrow” at the loss of life in Haiti, after a tanker truck loaded with fuel exploded on Monday night, killing more than 60 people in Haiti.