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Friday, July 9, 2010

Generally speaking, a newspaper ‘editorial' is an opinion piece written by the senior editorial staff or publisher. Editorials are usually unsigned and may be taken to reflect the opinion of the newspaper in question. Very often, a newspaper's editorial board or other staff evaluates and decides by consensus... read more...



Monday, April 20, 2009

We take the opportunity of United States President Barack Obama’s visit to the region to state our position and vision as the Caribbean’s independent voice of reason and the news source of choice for many, many thousands of readers and observers, not only in the region but across the world. read more...



Thursday, October 23, 2008

Though the release of the Israeli hostages, who were held by Chinese workers on the small island of West Caicos in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI), brought relief that the situation was resolved without physical injury to either the hostages or their captors, it now shines a spotlight on a much larger issue. read more...



Wednesday, October 22, 2008

The chorus of disapproval directed at offshore financial centres in general, and at least one Caribbean ‘tax haven’ in particular, intensified this week as France and Germany led an offensive on Tuesday to bring tax havens into line with world banking rules at a meeting in Paris. read more...



Thursday, September 18, 2008

DENVER, USA: St Kitts-based veterinary school, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, has once again made headlines for the alleged ill-treatment of its animals, and is now being sued by one of its students. Denver resident, Jamie Scott, has filed a complaint against the school alleging that deadly surgeries are practiced. read more...



Wednesday, September 10, 2008

This week represents something of a milestone for the Net News group, being the first time the same Net News publication has appeared on the newsstands in two countries in our region on the same day. Drawing on our experience in producing, printing and shipping the first printed newspaper to be published... read more...



Monday, August 25, 2008

With sporting superpowers like the United States, China, and Russia holding the top three medal counts, it would be reasonable to think pride and honour would be in full play and, with the media footage showcasing their top contenders, it’s easy to overlook the lesser known athletes competing alongside them. read more...



Monday, August 18, 2008

A few weeks ago, concerns over a proposal to build a dolphinarium in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) were so intense they drew the attention of famed free diver Tanya Streeter, who then notified the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society (WDCS), a UK-based charity for which she is a spokesperson. read more...



Wednesday, July 30, 2008

The so far unsuccessful maneuverings by the elected members of the current Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) government to try to escape the full force of the recently appointed Commission of Enquiry there should be instructive for the other British Overseas Territories, in particular the Cayman Islands, read more...



Friday, July 25, 2008

Earlier this week, rumours were rife in the Cayman Islands as to the current status of Grand Court Justice Priya Levers, ranging from termination of her appointment, to suspension, or simply on leave. On Wednesday, Chief Justice Anthony Smellie released a statement that was a masterpiece of brevity and precision. read more...



Monday, April 21, 2008

Our correspondent in the US Virgin Islands recently received an email from a reader complaining that we publish “negative news about the USVI on Caribbean Net News” with particular reference to our story concerning a cruise ship tourist who was robbed and beaten in the USVI. read more...



Friday, June 15, 2007

The unlawful detention and deportation of two Caribbean journalists by the police in Antigua and Barbuda is cause for alarm throughout the Caribbean and farther afield. It reeks of a police state intent upon stifling criticism. read more...