MOU WITH CARICOM AND PRECLEARANCE TALKS TO STREAMLINE TRAVELLERS EXPERIENCE

The immigration process at the Terrance B Lettsome International Airport will soon be streamlined to make the travelling experience seamless for all inbound and outbound travellers. Premier and Minister for Tourism Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley made the announcement during a recent press conference, where he revealed that his government will soon be signing a … Continued

BUSH CUTTERS DISTRESS NOTED – PREMIER POINTS TO “RATED” PROGRAMME AS THE SOLUTION

While acknowledging that local bush cutters have been significantly impacted by the recent Commission of Inquiry Recommendation to cease the issuing of petty contracts, Premier Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley says his government’s new RATED programme is designed to address these kinds of unemployment issues. Premier Wheatley addressed the subject during the recently concluded Fourth … Continued

SIGTAS SYSTEM TO BE UPGRADED AND E-PAYMENT SYSTEM ESTABLISH IN 2023 TO IMPROVE TAX COLLECTION

The government has announced a number of technological initiatives for 2023 that will seek to improve its tax collection measures, including upgrading its Standard Integrated Government Tax Administration System (SIGTAS) and the establishment of an e-payment system. These were some of the many initiatives announced by Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio … Continued

A $399.33M BUDGET ANNOUNCED WITH THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH ALLOCATED THE LARGEST PORTION

Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley has announced a 2023 budget totaling $399.33 million with the Ministry of Health to receive the largest percentage of the recurrent allocations. Premier Wheatley made the announcement during the 2023 Budget Address in the House of Assembly this morning. He said the numbers display a … Continued

A SAD ENDING TO THE REIGN OF FORMER PREMIER FAHIE – SAYS PREMIER WHEATLEY

Premier and Minister of Finance Dr. the Honourable Natalio Wheatley has described the ending of former Premier Andrew Fahie’s reign as a sad ending for many persons across the territory. Premier Wheatley made the comment during the House of Assembly on Thursday, following the announcement of Fahie’s retirement in the House. Premier Wheatley also extended … Continued

FORMER PREMIER FAHIE RETIRES FROM ELECTED POLITICS

Former Premier Andrew Fahie has announced his retirement from elected politics, effective today November 24, 2022. Fahie conveyed the message in a letter addressed to members of the House of Assembly which was read by Speaker Corrine George-Massicote during today’s proceedings. For more on this story, tune into our 7:00 p.m. newscast on www.284media.com, CCT … Continued

THE CONSTITUTIONAL REVIEW NEEDS TO GO IN THE DIRECTION OF POLITICAL ADVANCEMENT – SAYS MALONE

Territorial at Large Representative Honourable Carvin Malone believes that the territory during the present Constitutional Review needs to go in the direction of political advancement. Malone’s comment on the matter came during a recent interview with 284News where he spoke of his concerns relating to some of the new provisions within this most recent Constitutional … Continued