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West Indies Women win, take ODI series

LUCAS STREET, Barbados -- West Indies Women completed a 45-run victory under the Duckworth-Lewis Method over Sri Lanka Women in their rain-affected third and...

Heartbreak for West Indies Women in second ODI

LUCAS STREET, Barbados -- West Indies Women lost the second One-day International on Friday after Sri Lanka Women held their nerve to seal a...

Chanderpaul is world number one again

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has regained the number one ranking in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test...

Letter: St Vincent and Grenadines Association of Toronto

Dear Community Compatriots: I wish to state, first of all, that I take no pleasure in writing this letter. I write it not in hate...

Letter: Drilling for oil in The Bahamas

Dear Sir: The response of the Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) deputy leader, Mr Philip “Brave” Davis, to the question of conflict of interest in relation...

Commentary: The Grenada political impasse

By Ian Francis The national concerns are not exaggerated but point clearly to governance incompetence that is now too late to address. It is my...

Commentary: Robbing the poor

By Melanius Alphonse The Throne Speech written by the Labour (and liberal) government of Saint Lucia and delivered by Her Excellency on April 24, 2012,...

Diverse range of artistes for British Virgin Islands Music Festival

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands -- This year’s BVI Music Festival includes something for every music lover: Jamaica’s legendary reggae band Third World, Grammy award...

Election registration underway in Turks and Caicos as political parties plan conventions

By Caribbean News Now contributor PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands -- The process of registering and re-registering persons qualified to vote in the Turks and...

Fisheries complex in Nevis part of growth programme leading to sustainability

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Premier Joseph Parry said that, as Nevis seeks to move out of a recession back into growth, the Japanese-funded EC$30 million...

Bahamas resort deal approved

By Taneka Thompson Nassau Guardian Senior Reporter NASSAU, Bahamas -- The government of The Bahamas announced on Friday that it has approved the ownership transfer of...

Belize PM meets with civil society in response to crime

BELMOPAN, Belize -- The prime minister of Belize, Dean Barrow, on Friday convened a meeting with civil society to apprise them of the government's...

Chanderpaul is a great help, says Bravo

ROSEAU, Dominica -- Shivnarine Chanderpaul followed Brian Lara in becoming the second West Indies batsman to reach 10,000 test runs on Thursday. Playing in...

Sports Commentary: Belize minister should be commended for standing up for football

By Wellington C. Ramos Former national football player As a former national football player in Belize who is in love with this sport, I would like...

Captain’s flourish fails to save West Indies

ROSEAU, Dominica -- A flourishing half-century from captain Darren Sammy, failed to change the course of history and brought Australia a 75-run victory in...

Letter: Ex-senator breaks silence on dishonesty – exposes NDP as liars

Dear Sir: On Wednesday morning, ex-Senator Annesia Baptiste held a press conference, which was broadcast on radio in St Vincent, accusing the NDP leadership, including...

Commentary: Trinidad and Tobago and the CCJ

By Ian Francis There comes a time during the lifespan of any administration when rapid decisions and press commentaries will be made about an important...

Commentary: Living longer and healthier

By Jean H Charles It has been reported that Lester Breslow, the father or the guru of living longer and healthier, died recently at the...

JW Marriott luxury brand to open new hotel in Dominican Republic

BETHESDA, USA -- Marriott International's world-class luxury hotel brand, JW Marriott Hotels and Resorts, has announced plans to open a new 131-room JW Marriott...

Belize and Guatemala agree on date for simultaneous referenda

WASHINGTON, USA -- At the headquarters of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Friday, delegations from Belize and Guatemala, headed by their respective...