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WICB open fast bowling workshop to all Caribbean coaches

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Coaches across the Caribbean with an interest in specialising in fast bowling will have an opportunity to broaden their knowledge...

Grenada’s Kirani James wins gold in South Korea

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- Grenadian athlete Kirani James outran his competitors In the final of the 400 meters in Daegu, South Korea, on Tuesday...

Letter: The beat goes on

Dear Sir: I hope this will be last time I have to publicly state my position on partisan politics in SVG. My mother before me was...

Commentary: Haiti’s chronic crisis of leadership

by Elizabeth Rust, COHA Research Associate Amidst a painstakingly difficult recovery from the January 2010 earthquake, Haiti still struggles to forge a definitive path toward...

Commentary: The recent visit by former Grenada PM to US State Department is worthy...

By Ian Francis It is not unusual for a visiting opposition leader from the Caribbean Commonwealth to be accorded a presence at the State Department...

Hotels can go green in energy consumption under new UN scheme

MADRID, Spain -- Hotels will be able to contribute to climate change mitigation while also increasing their profits under a new United Nations-backed ‘green’...

Political candidate calls for long overdue changes in St Lucia

The community of Soufriere /Fond St Jacques in St Lucia CASTRIES, St Lucia -- Melanius Alphonse, the Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM) candidate for Soufriere in...

Jewish organisation launches petition calling on Cuba to release US businessman

ROCKVILLE, USA -- The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington has launched a nationwide online petition drive appealing to Cuba's leadership on...

US Virgin Islands celebrates Caribbean culture in New York

NEW YORK, USA -- The US Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is supporting efforts to promote the music, cuisine and culture of the territory...

Caribbean Development Bank willing to train small entrepreneurs on Nevis

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis (NIA) -- Training is available to small entrepreneurs on Nevis and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is willing to facilitate it, said...

Murder investigation highlights St Vincent police ‘perceived lack of discipline’, says US diplomatic cable

By Kenton X. Chance KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- A US official in Bridgetown in 2008 told Washington that the abrupt end to the Glenn Jackson...

Bahamas PM pledges murder sentencing laws

By Juan McCartney Nassau Guardian Senior Reporter NASSAU, Bahamas -- Bahamas Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham told reporters on Monday that the government will probably bring to...

Tropical Storm Katia forms in Atlantic

Tropical Storm Katia five-day forecast track. NHC/NOAA graphic MIAMI, USA -- A new tropical storm – Katia – has formed from was previously tropical depression...

PM ‘downplayed’ Irene’s impact, says Bahamas opposition

(From left) MP for MICAL Alfred Gray speaks about devastation caused by Irene during press conference on Monday at PLP headquarters. Leader of the...

State of emergency to be extended in Trinidad with reduced curfew hours

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar has announced that the state of emergency in Trinidad and Tobago will be extended with...

St Vincent PM says American officials misrepresented him

From left: SVG’s PM Dr Ralph Gonsalves, Bolivia’s President Evo Morales, Cuba's President Raul Castro and Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez at the 7th ALBA...

Commentary: Endgame for Brazil’s role in MINUSTAH in Haiti?

by Alex Sanchez, COHA Research Fellow Brazil’s leadership in the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) may be coming to its end. The...

Commentary: Law and Politics: When others house on fire – wet yours!

By Lloyd Noel As we look and listen and try to empathise with our countrymen and women and neighbours in Trinidad during the tense times...

Cayman Islands chefs tame the lionfish

Preparing lionfish for cooking: Use kitchen shears to cut off the top, bottom and dorsal fins. Wear gloves to avoid being pricked by the...

Public education events to sensitise St Kitts-Nevis residents on CCJ

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CUOPM) -- A series of public education events aimed at sensitising the public in St Kitts and Nevis about the Caribbean...