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WICB congratulates players, officials on successful Under-19 tournament

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The West Indies Cricket Board has praised the quality of play demonstrated on the field and the level of organisation off...

Grenada’s golden boy Kirani James returns home

ST GEORGES, Grenada -- World and Olympic 400m champion Kirani James returns home to his native Grenada this week following his record-breaking performance at...

Letter: SVG Toronto community recognised ‘By Invitation Only’

Dear Sir: The Toronto Ontario SVG Diaspora may appear to be flourishing by the development of several new groups in the past year, while the...

Letter: Poverty reduction in SVG: From NDP to ULP

Dear Sir: We have all heard the nonsensical chatter from those who have political axes to grind, relating to our national economics and poverty levels...

Commentary: Backing Australia and Finland: The Caribbean at one

By Sir Ronald Sanders The 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries will be supporting Australia and Finland for two of the ten non-permanent seats on the...

Commentary: New York City becoming ‘Dodge City’

By Anthony L Hall Two weeks ago New York City policemen killed a knife-wielding man in broad daylight in Times Square. On that occasion they had...

ACP concerned about graduation, differentiation in EU aid policy

RAROTONGA, Cook Islands -- The African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States has voiced concerns over the inclusion of a differentiated approach towards aid...

OAS meeting in Washington sources aid for Haiti following storm

WASHINGTON, USA -- Representatives of foreign missions from countries across the Western Hemisphere on Thursday met at the Headquarters of the Organization of American...

USVI senate says no to $64.1 million in economic stimulus

ST THOMAS, USVI -- Governor John de Jongh repeated his concerns on Thursday that the 29th Legislature, by deferring two bond authorization bills, is...

Tropical Storm Leslie forms in open Atlantic

By Caribbean News Now contributor MIAMI, USA -- Tropical Storm Leslie formed in the open Atlantic on Thursday but, like its immediate predecessor, Tropical Storm,...

Creditors question Belize’s concerns over debt sustainability

By Cristal Romo Caribbean News Now contributor BELMOPAN, Belize -- Creditors are asking the government of Belize to justify its restructuring proposals in light of what...

Romney party yacht flies Cayman Islands flag

By Caribbean News Now contributor TAMPA, USA -- Just days after a massive cache of confidential financial documents was published that shed a great deal...

Central bank president must go, says Curacao PM

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- Curacao’s Prime Minister Gerrit Schotte said that the president of the joint Central Bank, Dr Emsley Tromp, must resign because he...

Cholera outbreak over, says Cuba

By Caribbean News Now contributor HAVANA, Cuba -- The Cuban government said that the cholera outbreak that erupted in June, killing three and infecting 417,...

Windwards pull off remarkable victory to win Under-19 One-Day title

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Windward Islands are the champions of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Under-19 50-over tournament. A purposeful bowling effort backed by a...

Letter: I confess I was wrong about Ralph E. Gonsalves

Dear Sir: It is said the quality of a man’s character is defined by how well he handles life’s tough times, and his ability to...

Letter: LPM statement on Crystal St Omer’s murder

Dear Sir: The senseless murder of Crystal St Omer should not only serve as a time of grieving for her family and friends, but it...

Commentary: Georgetown not looking good: Partisan strife in Guyana

By Elizabeth Briggs Research Associate at Council on Hemispheric Affairs Guyana’s historical ethnic tension between the Indo-Guyanese and the Afro-Guyanese communities is routinely manifested in the...

Commentary: Kenny’s liberal SLP is spending us broke!

By Melanius Alphonse The assumption that “nothing eh running”, depends on which side of the equation you’re on! – Really. This is nuts! But, are you...

Healthy Living: The power of positive thinking

Harness your positive power A negative outlook usually leads to negative experiences, but taking an optimistic approach to life, and everything it throws your way,...