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Hosts Guyana to battle Windwards on Regional Super50 opening day

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Hosts Guyana will open their Regional Super50 campaign against the vastly improved and always feisty Windward Islands on October 19. The other...

Sagicor HPC stun West Indies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Kevin McClean produced a classic fast bowling performance as Sagicor High Performance Centre pulled off a superb win over...

Commentary: No need to fear Commonwealth Democracy Commissioner

By Sir Ronald Sanders The establishment of a Commissioner for Democracy, the Rule of Law, and Human Rights will be an important consideration for the...

Commentary: Turning Haiti’s historic sites into tourist destinations

By Anthony L. Hall Is it appropriate to sail into the idyllic port of Labadee, Haiti on a pleasure cruise when the dead remain unburied...

Yoga guru set for Saint Lucia health and wellness retreat

SOUFRIERE, Saint Lucia -- Start practicing yoga and you'll be on your way to unlocking major tension, one of America's leading yoga teachers stresses. John...

Escape to Grand Bahama with low fares from Vision Airlines

FREEPORT, Bahamas -- In celebration of its new, non-stop service to Grand Bahama, Vision Airlines, the newest big jet, low-cost carrier is offering vacation...

Taiwan delegation to visit St Lucia and Puerto Rico to enhance trade relations

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the foremost non-profit trade and investment promotion organization in Taiwan, is leading a trade...

OAS calls for promoting regional sustainable tourism

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador -- The secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, issued a call on Thursday to...

Cayman Islands signs tax agreement with China

By Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- The Cayman Islands and China concluded a tax information exchange agreement (TIEA) at a signing...

Delegation from Belgian university visits Grenada

BRUSSELS, Belgium -- A two-member delegation from the University of Liege in Belgium was expected in Grenada on Thursday to explore possible areas for...

JAMPRO highlights investment opportunities in Jamaica

NEW YORK, USA-- Audley Shaw, minister of finance and public service and Christopher Tufton, minister of industry, investment and commerce, have completed a two-day...

CARICOM secretary general optimistic on trade agreement with Canada

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Irwin LaRocque, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) secretary-general on Thursday expressed satisfaction with what he described as the “keen and earnest approach” which...

EDGE mobile technology now available on Montserrat

SWEENEYS, Montserrat -- Residents of Montserrat woke up Thursday to faster mobile data service as LIME Montserrat successfully moved 50 pecent of its network...

Guadeloupe to host Caribbean water talks

LE GOSIER, Guadeloupe -- Guadeloupe will host the 20th Caribbean Water and Wastewater Association (CWWA) conference and exhibition, which opens this Sunday, October 2...

Grow your savings, says Eastern Caribbean Currency Union

by Nerissa Golden BRADES, Montserrat (GIU) -- “Grow Your Savings” is the theme for the 10th year of observing October as Financial Information Month,...

Evidence provisionally ruled inadmissible in Guyana libel case

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- When President Bharrat Jagdeo’s libel case against Freddie Kissoon and Kaieteur News continued before Justice Brassington Reynolds in Guyana on...

Guyana grants extension to offshore drilling

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- The international oil exploration company REPSOL has been given the green light by President Bharrat Jagdeo for an extension to...

Britain launches dialogue with overseas territories

By Caribbean News Now contributor HAMILTON, Bermuda -- Henry Bellingham, Minister of State at Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, has formally launched a consultation process...

Guyana reiterates ‘open arms’ policy to Chinese nationals

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- Chinese nationals pursuing investment ventures in Guyana have been assured of the same level of respect as others by President...

Trinidad PM may be released from hospital on Friday

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Minister of Health Dr Fuad Khan said Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar remains at the St Clair...