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Racing gets underway at Antigua Sailing Week

By Louay Habib ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Beautiful sunshine, crystal clear blue skies and a gentle breeze produce a positive vibration for the first day...

Letter: The Unity Liars Party

Dear Sir: All ULP politicians should be assumed guilty until proven innocent. When the leader is a self confessed liar , there must be an...

Letter: Grenadians dont expect Mitchell to perform miracles

Dear Sir: The people of Grenada say that they don’t expect the newly elected prime minister and his New National Party government to perform miracles,...

Commentary: The Recall Election: With great power, comes great responsibility

By Mario Boothe “I don’t have the power to fire MPs, the people elected him,” said Prime Minister Simpson-Miller explaining to the media her reasoning...

Commentary: Law and Politics: The eight months 2013 budget passed

By Lloyd Noel The $1.1 billion budget, for the next eight months of 2013, is now in place for the newly elected clean-sweep government to...

Why your business should use cloud web hosting

If your business is suffering huge losses due to network downtime, you need a secured cloud web hosting service. With modern businesses being more...

St Lucia to host third annual health and wellness retreat

CASTRIES, St Lucia -- From November 1 to 3, 2013, the idyllic setting of Saint Lucia is once again host to a roster of...

Jamaican-Canadian woman honoured by Canadian government

(L-R): Author/speaker/philanthropist Paulet Biedermann, her son Phil and Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Micheael Coteau at Friday’s award ceremony in Toronto TORONTO, Canada – Jamaican-born...

IMF team in Antigua for final review

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- A team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is visiting Antigua this week for the tenth IMF stand-by arrangement review...

Remittance flows to the Caribbean remained stable in 2012

WASHINGTON, USA -- Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) showed a slight increase in 2012 with respect to the previous year, according...

Nevis government cuts spending to repair island’s fiscal situation

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis (NIA) -- Premier and minister of finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), Vance Amory, said his government inherited an extremely tenuous...

St Lucia government urged to advocate medical parole for former Taiwan president

By Caribbean News Now contributor CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The Lucian People's Movement (LPM) has called on the government of Saint Lucia to set politics...

Canadians among three charged in Grenada with money laundering

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- A Canadian couple is remanded in custody and awaiting a second court appearance after being charged with what Grenada police...

Caribbean resort investors fear for their homes

By Caribbean News Now contributor LONDON, England -- British investors in the financially troubled multi-million dollar Caribbean investment firm Harlequin Property are afraid they could...

Bahamas law would permit overseas gambling

By Candia Dames Nassau Guardian News Editor NASSAU, Bahamas -- A new Gaming Bill would allow people outside The Bahamas to gamble on a website established,...

King Harald V of Norway wins in Antigua

By Louay Habib ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The 2013 Yachting World Round Antigua Race may have been a light airs affair but it was a...

WICB directors meet in Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The board of directors of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) met in Port of Spain, Trinidad on Saturday...

CPL begins Caribbean hiring process

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- As their preparations for the biggest sporting spectacle in the Caribbean continue in earnest, the Caribbean Premier League organisers have announced...

Letter: Lies about Venezuela

Dear Sir: I was totally disgusted with Larry Birns’ commentary entitled “Post Election Conflict in Venezuela and the Hemispheric Response”. He states that the election...

Letter: Nassau Guardian boycotts Bahamian commentator?

Dear Sir: I have been reading your newspaper for a long time. As a Bahamian I was proud when you started carrying weekly commentaries by...