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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados ‘brilliant’, says BTCC champion

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Multiple British saloon and sports car champion Tim Harvey has given the ‘thumbs up’ to the newly renovated Bushy Park Circuit...

A pleasure to lead West Indies Women, says Aguilleira

SYLHET, Bangladesh (ICC) -- The West Indies Women beat Sri Lanka Women by eight wickets to qualify for the semifinals of the ICC Women's...

Bigger battles still to come, says West Indies skipper

DHAKA, Bangladesh (ICC) -- In all the emotion surrounding the West Indies’ dramatic win over Australia on Friday night, and the flourish with which...

West Indies women reach semis with easy win over Sri Lanka

SYLHET, Bangladesh -- West Indies Women easily beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets to record their third win in a row at the ICC...

Letter: Grenadians must stop this name game culture

Dear Sir: I find it difficult to understand why so many well educated people living in Grenada find themselves unable to write good quality readable...

Letter: Another milestone, another triumph

Dear Sir: A lifetime of accomplishments coloured with moments of pain or illness amongst business gains and mishaps -- the tip of the iceberg for...

Commentary: The IMF cannot rescue Grenada

By Hudson George I read Lloyd Noel’s article (The IMF to our rescue, March 25, 2014). Basically it seems as though Mr Noel believes that...

Commentary: Tourism Matters: A constantly evolving global industry

By Adrian Loveridge If I had mentioned the name Airbnb a few months ago, I wonder, hand-on-heart, how many people could claim that they knew...

Navigating ‘Island’ Parenting: Our children’s health and nutrition

By Mutryce A Williams "The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake....

Petition launched to change name of St Eustatius capital to break with colonial past

ORANJESTAD, St Eustatius -- The capital of the Dutch Caribbean island of St Eustatius is named after the royal family of the Netherlands: Oranjestad....

IMF approves US$2.5 million disbursement to Haiti

WASHINGTON, USA -- Last week, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the seventh review of Haiti’s performance under its program...

Antigua-Barbuda one step closer to national anti-drug strategy

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The completion of a information needs and resource analysis (INRA) report has moved Antigua and Barbuda one step closer in...

Haiti talks successful, says Bahamas minister

Minister of Foreign Affairs Fred Mitchell (right) addresses the media regarding his recent trip to Haiti. Also accompanying the minister on his trip were...

St Kitts-Nevis high court registrar to re-file challenge to removal from post

Registrar of the High Court Janine Harris-Lake (inset) By Toni Frederick BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- Following the withdrawal of St Kitts and Nevis High...

US renews crime warning for Bahamas

By Royston Jones Jr. Nassau Guardian Staff Reporter NASSAU, Bahamas -- The United States Embassy in Nassau has again warned Americans living in and traveling...

Haiti welcomes Vietnam PM in effort to strengthen cooperation

Haitian prime minister, Laurent Lamothe (L) meets with Vietnam's prime minister, Nguyen Tan Dung By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haiti's president and chief...

St Lucia’s UN abstention described as irresponsible and cowardly

CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The leader of the Lucian People’s Movement (LPM), Therold Prudent, has described as “irresponsible and cowardly” Saint Lucia’s decision to...

Cuban parliament passes new foreign investment law

Cuban parliament approves foreign investment law. Photo: Ismael Francisco/Cubadebate HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- The Cuban Parliament unanimously adopted on Saturday a new Foreign Investment Law,...

Sammy fires West Indies to win over Australia

DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Darren Sammy celebrated a superb match-winning knock on Friday evening saying “it feels good” as he led West Indies to a...

Letter: Grenada’s NNP has yet to deliver

Dear Sir: Many Grenadians thought that the New National Party would not be able to overcome the test of generational change. Some thought that the...