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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Letter: Anatol Scott to P Knight

Dear Sir: Please note that I do not address you as PKnight and, just for symmetry, I have purposely diminished the size of the K...

Letter: Personal interest in public space

Dear Sir: The People’s Partnership government in Trinidad and Tobago has been forced to steer the course, prodded at every corner it may have tried...

Letter: Was the ULP dirty tricks department at work in Georgetown?

Dear Sir: Setting: The Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Georgetown on Saturday, July 19, 2014. Most Vincentians believe that the ULP's dirty trick department will stop...

Commentary: I am a proud Bermudian

By Michael Weeks MP A few months ago, I wrote an opinion piece entitled “A tale of two Bermudas” in which I spoke of the...

Commentary: Building a nation of prosperity in St Lucia

By Melanius Alphonse Today's leadership and economic mess facing Saint Lucia give ample reasons to believe that our leader’s make-believe principles have a hand in...

American Airlines launches new daily service to Cap-Haitien, Haiti

FORT WORTH, USA -- American Airlines will launch new daily service between Miami International Airport (MIA) and Cap-Haitien, Haiti (CAP), adding a new international...

JetBlue to launch nonstop service from New York to Curacao

NEW YORK, USA -- JetBlue Airways will launch a new route to Curacao International Airport (CUR) from JFK International Airport (JFK) on December 2,...

Latin Auto Parts Expo serves as business hub in Panama for emerging markets

By Michael Willins PANAMA CITY, Panama -- When the Panama Canal was constructed roughly 100 years ago, it paved the way for the Latin American...

UN secretary general hails Costa Rica as model for development, peace

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (L) meets the Foreign Minister of Costa Rica, 30 July 2014. UN Photo/Mark Garten SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- On his...

Slow start for St Kitts-based Phoenix Airways

By Ken Richards BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- Business has not exactly taken off with a bang for new airline Phoenix Airways. The St...

Cayman Islands government expands protection for Stingray City

Snorkeler meets a curious and friendly stingray at the Sandbar in Grand Cayman. Photo: Steve Broadbelt, Ocean Frontiers By Adela Gonzales White, GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands...

Exhibitors sought for USVI small business expo

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, USVI -- The VI Economic Development Authority's (VIEDA) State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) program is seeking exhibitors in the industries of...

Owner of Christian radio station on Nevis pleads with deputy premier to save station

VERO BEACH, USA -- The future of Radio Paradise, a Christian radio station on Nevis, is at risk and the new owner is pleading...

Haiti and Trinidad sign agreement for cooperative energy initiatives

Haitian President, Michel Martelly (left) and Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar. Martelly and Persad-Bissessar signed a memorandum of understanding for energy initiatives after attending the...

Costa Rica hosts CELAC coordination meeting

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (ACN) -- Representatives of the member countries of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) gathered on Tuesday...

US imposes visa restrictions against human rights abusers in Venezuela

By Caribbean News Now contributor WASHINGTON, USA -- On Wednesday, the US State Department announced that Secretary of State John Kerry has decided to impose...

Bahamas, Haiti sign trade, migrant agreements

Haitian President Michel Martelly paid a courtesy call on members of the official opposition in the Minority Room of the House of Assembly on...

Mercosur summit begins, Paraguay questions Guyana and Suriname association

By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor CARACAS, Venezuela -- "The Paraguayan government will present its objections on six of the 183 resolutions adopted by the...

Dominica opposition boycotts parliament

By Caribbean News Now contributor ROSEAU, Dominica -- Hard on the heels of similar action by the opposition party in Bermuda, opposition United Workers Party...

Venezuela used military and economic threats to release drug trafficker

By Caribbean News Now contributor ORANJESTAD, Aruba -- A top official in Aruba said on Monday that Venezuela used economic and military pressure on two...