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Sagicor HPC beat Bangladesh-A by 11 runs

DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Sagicor High Performance Centre beat Bangladesh-A by 11 runs in the first One-day match of their series of three on Friday...

Captain backs West Indies to stay ahead on ‘Super Saturday’ in Super Eights

KANDY, Sri Lanka -- West Indies had a brilliant allround display against England when “everyone contributed”, and will look for more of the same...

Letter: Aquaculture and aquaponics in the Caribbean

Dear Sir: I am a partner in Featherhead Tech that was registered in 2008 in Ontario, Canada. We are Indigenous First People from the Akwesasne First...

Letter: ALBA politicians should be sanctioned

Dear Sir: The rogue state of Iran gathers comfort from countries and groups who are members of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and in particular an...

Commentary: Black students in Belize score lower in primary school examinations

By Wellington C. Ramos In examining a document released by the Belize Ministry of Education titled “Improving Access, Quality and Governance of Education In Belize”...

Commentary: The Martelly dilemma

By Jean H Charles This month of September brings back the specter of 55 years of a life of horror endured by the Haitian people....

EZjet to fly additional Guyana routes

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- Regional and international airline EZjet Guyana Inc., has been approved to fly additional routes from points outside of Guyana via...

FCCA prepares for annual Florida-Caribbean cruise conference and trade show in Curacao

PEMBROKE PINES, USA -- The Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association is gearing up for the Caribbean's largest cruise conference and trade show, the annual FCCA Cruise...

OAS assistant secretary general promotes dialogue to resolve differences

NEW YORK, USA -- The assistant secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Albert Ramdin, says the power of dialogue should not...

US Ex-Im Bank guarantees financing of solar power in Barbados

WASHINGTON, USA -- The Export-Import Bank of the United States has provided a $6.4 million loan guarantee to finance the export of solar modules...

USVI government completes payment of outstanding tax refunds

ST THOMAS, USVI -- Acting Governor and Commissioner of Finance, Angel Dawson, said that the US Virgin Islands Department of Finance will complete the...

St Lucia political party tells PM to heed warning signs

CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The Lucian People's Movement (LPM) says that Sait Lucia’s Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony has a final chance to implement...

Grenada PM blames power struggle for troubles

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- Grenada’s Prime Minister Tillman Thomas, who is also leader of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), has said that problems...

West Indies outplay champions England

KANDY, Sri Lanka -- Johnson Charles announced himself on the world stage with a match-winning half-century as West Indies made a great start to...

Letter: The real Grenada NDC government has been lies and scattered excuses

Dear Sir: Prime Minister Tillman Thomas, his campaign at a crossroads, is struggling to limit political fallout from the dismissive announcement that Parliament has been...

Commentary: Tenth anniversary of EPA negotiations: Not a time for celebration

By Sir Ronald Sanders September 27, 2012 marked the tenth anniversary of the beginning of negotiations for Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) between the European Union...

Commentary: Extradition prompts BBC journalist to betray the Queen

By Anthony L Hall The BBC was forced to issue a public apology to Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday after one of its journalists blithely...

Triple Kay Global in the mix at World Creole Music Festival in Dominica

ROSEAU, Dominica -- Dominican Bouyon heavyweight, Triple Kay Global is once again in the mix of an explosive line-up of Creole bands to appear...

Beyond the beach: Building solutions for Caribbean entrepreneurs

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- For most people, the word “Caribbean” immediately conjures up images of beaches and cruise ships. But while tourism is by far...

UN officials highlight role of tourism in achieving sustainable development

NEW YORK, USA -- United Nations officials on Thursday highlighted the role that tourism can play in achieving sustainable development objectives, as they marked...