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Leewards aim to end CT20 drought

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Leeward Islands are on a mission to see them go where they have never gone before in the Caribbean Twenty20...

Trinidad and Tobago will defend title strongly, says Williams

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad -- Trinidad and Tobago coach David Williams is confident that he has the right pieces in place to mount a challenge to...

Permaul expects ‘very best’ from former champs Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Newly-appointed Guyana captain Veerasammy Permaul insisted that his team will be “at their very best” when they play in the Caribbean...

Letter: Who should we hold complicit in the torture, murder and imprisonment of Iranian...

Dear Sir: Like all the ALBA members, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines votes in whatever way it believes favourable to Iran at the United Nations....

Letter: Debatable questions for Peter Binose

Dear Sir: In an earlier discussion, I respond to a posting by Peter Binose in which he proclaimed: Ralph Gonsalves is a liar! As follows...

Commentary: Tourism Matters: 2013 will be another benchmark year

By Adrian Loveridge As we prepare to enter a brand new year, 2013 will be another benchmark one for us personally. Our small hotel celebrates its...

Commentary: CARICOM faces daunting challenges and daring chances in 2013

By Dr Isaac Newton Rather than end 2012 with confessions of our vandalism, violence and vagueness, we should begin 2013 with liturgies of gratitude and...

Healthy Living: Healthy ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve

New Year celebrations with added health benefits If you always spend New Year’s Day nursing a hangover while telling yourself “never again!”, it is time...

US issues new travel warning for Haiti

WASHINGTON, USA -- The US Department of State has issued a new travel warning to inform US citizens traveling to or living in Haiti...

Barbados government pledges support for LIAT

By Cathy Lashley BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- The government of Barbados has pledged to continue supporting the operations of regional air carrier LIAT. This was...

Guyana and China sign agreement for bilateral cooperation projects

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) -- On Friday, Guyana’s Minister of Finance Dr Ashni Singh, and Zhang Limin, Chinese ambassador to Guyana signed an agreement on...

Jamaica welcomes inaugural flight from Prague

By Glenis Rose MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (JIS) -- The Ministry of Tourism's effort to secure airlift into Jamaica from new and emerging markets is...

Renowned US doctor to help efforts to eliminate cholera in Haiti

NEW YORK, USA -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed renowned US physician Paul Farmer to help galvanize support to eliminate cholera in...

Curacao’s interim government bids farewell

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- The interim government in Curacao met on Friday afternoon for the last time. Prime Minister Stanley Betrian, Minister of Finance Dr...

Cayman Islands minority government members resign from party

By Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- The five members of the Cayman Islands minority government resigned as members of the United...

Stop hazardous waste shipment through Caribbean Sea, says CARICOM chairman

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr Kenny Anthony, prime minister of Saint Lucia, has intensified calls for a halt to...

Stop demonizing gays, says Bahamas bishop

By Travis Cartwright-Carroll Nassau Guardian Staff Reporter NASSAU, Bahamas -- Former Bahamas Christian Council (BCC) president Bishop Simeon Hall on Friday hit out at pastors in...

Nevis champion horse set to defend crown

Horse racing action at the track in Nevis By Curtis Morton Caribbean News Now contributor CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Mr Big Pepe has without a doubt been the...

Letter: Sleep sex, or sexomnia in SVG

Dear Sir: Have we had any such cases recorded in St Vincent and the Grenadines? Has the DPP ever had such a case or cases...

Commentary: Bureaucratic elites have blown it!

By Melanius Alphonse Were they alive in Saint Lucia today, both Confucius and John Maynard Keynes would have extreme difficulty understanding our parliamentary representatives and...