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Diaspora Representation!

Diaspora Representation! By Abdulmajeed K. Nunez I am sick and tired of this marginalization Inadequate Diaspora representation is killing this nation How can we stop any Belizean From full...

Letter: A prophet’s reminder and call to Yahweh’s people

Dear Sir: On November 14, 2013, Caribbean News Now published one of my letters, the title in question was: A Prophet’s warning to the people...

Letter: Why no action?

Dear Sir: This I have been reliably informed of thus far. Someone or some ones is/are trying to get certain people removed from the board of...

Commentary: No surprise that Trinidad and Tobago offers help to flood victims

By Hudson George It might be a big surprise for some citizens in the OECS countries when they heard the news that Trinidad and Tobago...

Commentary: Tourism Matters: Some good news after a dismal 2013

By Adrian Loveridge After a dismal 2013 from a land based tourism perspective, certainly up until the end of November, it was refreshing to get...

Jamaica welcomes two millionth stopover visitor

Tourism and Entertainment Minister of Tourism, Dr Wykeham McNeill (second right), welcomes the two millionth stopover visitors to the island, Alexis Grenier (3rd left)...

Bahamas government must clarify CLICO guarantee, says IMF

By Alison Lowe Nassau Guardian Business Editor NASSAU, Bahamas -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has called on the government of The Bahamas to "urgently address"...

Prominent St Kitts-Nevis national implicated in passport investigation

By Toni Frederick BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- A prominent St Kitts and Nevis national has been implicated in a police investigation into the...

St Lucia prime minister briefs diplomatic corps

Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony (at head of table) briefs members of the diplomatic corps CASTRIES, St Lucia -- On Monday, prime minister of Saint Lucia,...

CDEMA assesses technical support for Dominica

ROSEAU, Dominica -- Technical officials from the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) and other agencies paid a special visit to Dominica on Sunday...

Bahamas police detain 60 in fatal drive-by shooting

By Royston Jones Jr. Nassau Guardian Staff Reporter NASSAU, Bahamas -- Police in The Bahamas said over the weekend they had 60 people in custody in...

Resort developer denies building on St Vincent flood plain

Buccament Bay resort in St Vincent, aptly described by the resort on its website as “cradled by lush mountains” but said by locals to...

Second West Indies ODI abandoned after rain delay

NAPIER, New Zealand -- The forecast on the eve of the 2nd One Day International between New Zealand and the West Indies was right...

Open letter: Massive amounts of fresh oil washing ashore in Trinidad

Sunday, 29th December 2013 Mr Allan Bachan Chairman Environmental Management Authority (EMA) St Clair, Trinidad cc Ganga Singh, Minister of the Environment. Dear Mr Bachan, We have recieved fresh...

Letter: The Fox, the Rabbit and the Leopard!

Dear Sir: Let me commend and congratulate you, Mr Editor, and the entire staff of your website Caribbeannewsnow.com for affording me the opportunity to express...

Letter: Was the flood tragedy at Buccament caused by greed or simply by ignorance...

The original content has been removed following complaints from the “In House Solicitor” of Harlequin Hotels & Resorts (UK) Limited, the owners of Buccament Bay...

Commentary: The first time I felt globally connected

By Shalisha Samuel I received the news about being awarded an All Bar None place, to represent my country St Vincent and the Grenadines, while...

Commentary: Plantation politics in the Caribbean

By Oliver Mills Dr Tennyson Joseph, of the University of the West Indies Cave Hill Campus, recently wrote that it would make a very interesting...

Colombia hopes to welcome more visitors than ever in 2014

Plaza del Bolivar Bogotá, Catedral Primada Medellín Metrocable Cartagena de Indias MIAMI, USA (PXP) -- Seasonal increases in the number of flights between North America and Colombia...

Cuban and US bartenders share common experiences

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- Members of the Cuban Bartenders Association met in Havana with a delegation of US professionals in the field, who paid...