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Police State

Police State By Abdulmajeed K. Nunez We are living in a police state Police no longer investigate Drive in tinted vehicle without licence plate Licensed firearm around their waist Some...

Commentary: Canada-CARICOM trade talks shrouded in doubt

By Sir Ronald Sanders Negotiations on a trade agreement between Canada and Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries have limped along for over five years. Unless political...

Commentary: The Grammys (or the Mr and Mrs Carter Show)

By Anthony L Hall I don’t care too much for his acting (as seen on NCIS: Los Angeles), but LL Cool J is so good...

Growing number of travellers doing online research prior to booking travel

MIAMI, USA -- According to Grace Villamayor, travel expert and managing partner for the car rental website Rentingcarz.com, as much as 80 percent of...

St Lucia hospitality students motivated by tourism titan

Capella CEO Chairman Horst Schulze MARIGOT BAY, St Lucia -- Award-winning hotelier, Horst Schulze, who has opened luxury hotels across the globe, gave a motivational...

Turks and Caicos opposition calls for clarity on rumoured payroll tax

By Caribbean News Now contributor PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands -- Following public debate on new taxes to be implemented by the Turks and Caicos...

Grenada, Venezuela talk co-operation, assistance

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (L) meeting with Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell in Cuba HAVANA, Cuba (GIS) -- Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell...

ALBA membership announcement criticised by St Kitts-Nevis opposition

By Ken Richards BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- The St Kitts and Nevis head of government has been taken to task for having announced...

Bahamas police investigate wire fraud against international investor

By Alison Lowe Nassau Guardian Business Editor NASSAU, Bahamas -- Police have confirmed an ongoing international investigation into how an RBC Royal Bank customer in The...

Talk peace and act peace, former governor urges St Kitts-Nevis politicians

By Ken Richards BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- Former governor Sir Probyn Innis says the current political climate in St Kitts and Nevis is...

Grenada and St Kitts-Nevis to join ALBA

By Caribbean News Now contributor HAVANA, Cuba -- Grenada and St Kitts and Nevis have both announced that they will join the Bolivarian Alliance for...

Grenada PM reneged on promise to reform defamation law

VIENNA, Austria (IPI) -- Grenada quietly allowed a controversial electronic defamation bill to become law last October despite government promises of reform, the International...

St Kitts-Nevis negotiates for CPL cricket

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (SKNIS) -- The prospect of St Kitts and Nevis’ participation in this year’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is improving after a...

New women’s cricket competition approved by ICC

DUBAI, UAE -- The ICC board has approved the introduction of an International Women’s Championship. This bi-lateral competition involving the top eight ranked women’s...

Darren Bravo backs West Indies Under-19s at World Cup

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad -- West Indies batsman Darren Bravo has backed West Indies Under-19s to do very well in the upcoming ICC Under-19 World Cup...

Skipper says Windwards can topple Jamaica again

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad -- The Windward Islands have one aim in mind as they step into battle in the NAGICO Super50, and that is to...

Big things expected from Jamaica’s young bats in Super50

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Captain David Bernard is expecting Jamaica to bring their ‘A’ game when they face the defending champions Windward Islands in the...

West Indies captain backs Windwards to repeat as Super50 champions

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad -- West Indies captain Darren Sammy is backing the Windward Islands to repeat as champions in the NAGICO Super50 Tournament, which will...

Commentary: Cuba, US and CELAC

By Allan Greicon Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) On Tuesday, January 28, and Wednesday, January 29, 33 members of the Community of...

Commentary: The power of media

By Phillip Edward Alexander The Trinidad Guardian and Section 34 rescued the PNM from the obscurity of the annihilation they suffered in May and July...