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Letter: Turks and Caicos Consultative Forum got it right

Dear Sir: My learned colleague, Mr George Missick wrote an article in the Turks and Caicos Weekly News (Nov. 20-26, 2010) entitled, “Consultative forum gets...

Kirk Edwards gets maiden West Indies call up in Sri Lanka

by Caribbean News Now Staff ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Barbadian batsman Kirk Edwards has received his maiden call up to the West Indies squad...

West Indies have all to play for in final Test

KANDY, Sri Lanka -- After the second Test match where the West Indies earned a draw against Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa International...

Cuba beat Martinique 1-0 in Caribbean Cup Finals

Reysandri Cervantez (16) dominates in the air for Cuba. Photo: Digicel PIERRE ALIKER DILLON, Martinique -- Cuba made certain of yet another semi final spot...

Trinidad suffer second Caribbean Cup defeat, losing 0-1 to Grenada

Marvin Phillip (C) takes the ball safely for Trinidad. Photo: Digicel PIERRE ALIKER DILLON, Martinique -- Trinidad and Tobago suffered their second defeat in a...

Guyana to forge closer links with South American countries

by Caribbean News Now Staff GEORGETOWN, Guyana – As the only English-speaking country in South America, the government of Guyana has pledged to build...

Major changes as wiretap bill passed in Trinidad

by Caribbean News Now Staff PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Major changes to the controversial Interception of Communications Bill 2010 have been accepted by...

Some 27,000 new jobs to be created in Trinidad and Tobago

by Caribbean News Now Staff PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Twenty-seven thousand new jobs are set to stimulate the economy of Trinidad and Tobago...

Former St Vincent PM accuses CARICOM secretary general of interfering in local politics

by Caribbean News Now Staff KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- Former St Vincent and the Grenadines prime minister, Sir James Mitchell, has expressed dismay at...

Crime and violence dominate media coverage in the Caribbean

by Caribbean News Now Staff KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Two regional surveys have found that crime and violence are the main subject areas that get...

Senator chides Barbados opposition party for ousting former leader in ‘barbaric’ fashion

by Caribbean News Now Staff BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- A Barbadian senator has chided the opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) for the manner in which...

Trinidad’s first president suffers massive stroke

by Caribbean News Now Staff PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Trinidad and Tobago’s first president, Sir Ellis Clarke, has suffered a massive stroke and...

Greater than expected deficit for Turks and Caicos

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands -- In the Advisory Council meeting late last week, Governor Gordon Wetherell admitted that the Turks and Caicos Islands...

Haitian vote Sunday mired in confusion, delays

By Jacqueline Charles and Trenton Daniel The Miami Herald PORT-AU-PRICE, Haiti (MCT) -- Confusion reigned at a number of voting bureaus throughout the country Sunday as Haitians trickled...

Haiti presidential election gains in drama

By Joe Mozingo Los Angeles Times PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (MCT) -- In the final hours of a chaotic presidential campaign in a country that needs no more drama...

Barbados maintains vigilance in response to Haiti cholera outbreak

By Lisa Bayley BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- Although, to date, there have been no suspected or confirmed cases of cholera in Barbados, the Ministry...

Commentary: Don’t weep for the PM

by Dr Isaac Newton I was charmed for words to declare my thoughts after reading Dr Marcus Mottley’s moving commentary on Caribarena.com entitled “My Tears.”...

Commentary: Mediation in Caribbean justice

By Abiola Inniss, LLB, LLM, ACIArb The use of alternative dispute resolution in the Caribbean is as yet in a fledgling state and there is...

Letter: How history will judge Prime Minister Tillman Thomas

Dear Sir: Grenada’s ruling NDC party has a long history of leadership struggles, even though it is well known that the party was basically founded...

Jamaica looking strong to retain Caribbean Cup with 3-1 win over Antigua-Barbuda

Jermaine Taylor in commanding form for Jamaica. Photo: digicelfootball.com STADE RIVIERE PILOTE, Martinique -- Jamaica started the defence of their Digicel Caribbean Cup title by...