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Start of RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada delayed

RORC Racing Manager, Nick Elliott at the Skipper's Briefing for the RORC Transatlantic Race. Photo: RORC/James Mitchell LANZAROTE, Canary Islands -- As predicted, a low...

Open letter to the president of Guatemala

Otto Pérez Molina, President of the Republic of Guatemala Paris, 28 November 2014 Dear President Pérez To mark Guatemala’s national day dedicated to journalists, Reporters Without Borders, an...

Letter: For the UK it is all about the money, not justice

Dear Sir: More than five years after the suspension of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) constitution, it is now clear that the United Kingdom’s...

Commentary: Blacks in the US have had enough of unjustifiable police killings

By Wellington C. Ramos The unjustified killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri by white police officer Darren Wilson is just another added victim to...

Commentary: Canada ‘grudge’ St Kitts-Nevis!

By G. A. Dwyer Astaphan By now everybody knows that, effective midday Saturday, November 22, 2014, visa-free entry to Canada by Kittitians and Nevisians was...

Career preparation workshop held in Antigua-Barbuda

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The region’s leading microfinance institution is tackling a significant problem in the Eastern Caribbean that has far reaching negative implications...

Bob Marley Foundation partners with JAMPRO for Jamaica Film Festival 2015

Anthony Hylton, Minister of Industry, Investment & Commerce, and Milton Samuda, Chairman of JAMPRO, (second left) look on as representatives of the Bob Marley...

Death threats made against three journalists by Venezuela National Guard members

PARIS, France -- Two newspaper photographers and a TV cameraman have received death threats from members of Venezuela’s Bolivarian National Guard (GNB) in charge...

Faster processing for air travellers arriving in Jamaica

Minister of National Security, Peter Bunting (3rd left), displays a receipt generated by one of the automated immigration kiosks installed at the two international...

Increased ICT connection and productivity to foster better jobs and economic growth in St...

CASTRIES, St Lucia -- Saint Lucia’s government reported on Friday concrete advances in investment climate, connectivity, and productivity at the second accountability workshop of...

Former Antigua-Barbuda high commissioner to London reappointed

By Caribbean News Now contributor ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Former high commissioner (ambassador) for Antigua and Barbuda to the Court of St James (London), Sir...

Haitian PM stresses role of CARICOM and upcoming Cuba summit

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) – Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has stressed the need for regional countries to keep struggling shoulder to shoulder for the...

Trail blazing start expected for RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada

Jean-Paul Riviere and Jacques Delorme on board Finot-Conq 100, Nomad IV, study the weather before the start of the RORC Transatlantic Race. Photo: RORC/James...

West Indies Cricket Board and players express sadness on the death of Australian batsman

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Thursday it was extremely sad to hear of the passing of young Australian...

Letter: The hope is gone

Dear Sir: Hope in reality is the worst of all evils because it prolongs the torment of man ~ Friedrich Nietzche In its 2015 Budget presentation the...

Commentary: Arnhim Eustace and ‘The Peter Principle’

By Anatol Scott In terms of the politics of St Vincent and the Grenadines, just about everyone seems to have forgotten that there was a...

Commentary: Venezuela in financial difficulty, will PetroCaribe survive?

By Sir Ronald Sanders The government of Venezuela is undoubtedly disappointed with the outcome of the 166th meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries...

Commentary: Ferguson grand jury decides: Officer Wilson walks

By Anthony L Hall   Police Officer Darren Wilson -- the suburban St. Louis patrolman who killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown in early August – will...

Bahamas company conducts supervisory seminar for Grand Bahama firms

FREEPORT, Bahamas -- The Phoenix Institute For Positive Development and Empowerment, an international human resources development company based in Nassau, Bahamas, recently conducted its...

Regional Investor of the Year Award event held in Dominican Republic

Marcelo Aicardi, General Manager, EGE Haina accepting the award for Local Investor of the Year from Professor Alvin Wint, Chairman of the Regional Investor...