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West Indies and Sri Lanka aim to earn crucial points

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- With eight sides confirmed for the ICC Champions Trophy 2017, the race to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 begins...

Letter: St Vincent government hoodwinking land settlers

Dear Sir: Do they love you, to heck they do, they love themselves and the power they wield over the ignorant and uneducated. The latest exposé...

Letter: NDC seeking to fix NNP broken economy

Dear Sir: Hundreds of people showed up for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) town hall meeting in New York to support the NDC delegation as...

Commentary: Guyana’s sovereignty over the Cuyuni River

By Odeen Ishmael During September 2015, when Venezuela flexed its military muscles near the border with Guyana, that country’s military patrol boats blatantly breached Guyana’s...

Commentary: The View from Europe: How much does Europe matter?

By David Jessop In the last few weeks the European Commission (EC) has made available two discussion documents that will change Europe’s future relationship with...

Bahamian motivational speaker to conduct ‘The Voice of Leadership Seminar’

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Bahamian born, international motivational speaker, corporate trainer, customer service evangelist , author and creator and host of the Bahamas based international...

Avianca to connect Bogota with Barbados

Avianca Airbus A318 BOGOTÁ, Colombia -- Thousands of South Americans keen on taking a holiday in the Eastern Caribbean island of Barbados will have a...

Global tourism grew by more than four percent this year, UN tourism barometer shows

UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Secretary-General Taleb Rifai MADRID, Spain -- The number of tourists travelling the world during the first eight months of this...

Two Dominican Republic females arrested in Puerto Rico with fraudulent US visas

International passengers are inspected at the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) San Juan Office...

IMF completes consultation and post-program monitoring mission to Antigua-Barbuda

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Meredith Arnold McIntyre, visited Antigua and Barbuda during October 19-30 to conduct...

IMF concludes evaluation of 2011 stand-by arrangement with St Kitts-Nevis

WASHINGTON, USA -- On October 21, 2015, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the ex post evaluation of the 2011–14...

US university announces Cuba program for medical students

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- Michigan State University announced this week that its medical students will be able to do part of their curriculum in...

Caribbean region now free of highly enriched uranium, says UN atomic watchdog

International Centre for Environmental and Nuclear Sciences (ICENS) Director General Charles Grant (left) and Johann Antoine, Head of the Nuclear Analytical Lab, are shown...

Stanford conviction affirmed by US appeal court

By Kenneth Rijock HOUSTON, USA -- Convicted Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford will continue to serve his 110-year sentence, following the affirmation of his conviction by...

CCJ grants historic constitutional relief to Maya people

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) on Friday delivered its decision in The Maya Leaders Alliance et al v...

Trinidad finance minister issues special foreign exchange directives to central bank

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Following consultations with the Trinidad and Tobago Central Bank governor, minister of finance Colm Imbert, pursuant to powers under...

Controversy over St Kitts-Nevis sugar fund continues

Charles Wilkin QC (left) and Senator Nigel Carty By Clive Bacchus BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- The controversial multi-million Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation (SIDF) is again...

Guyana a step closer to joining Islamic Bank

President David Granger (C) with Islamic Development Bank officials By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- A statement from the Ministry of the Presidency...

Bahamas megaresort placed in receivership

  The Baha Mar Resort By Travis Cartwright-Carroll Nassau Guardian Staff Writer NASSAU, Bahamas -- The Bahamas Supreme Court on Friday approved a request from the Export-Import...

FIFA president admits backroom World Cup deal

FIFA President Sepp Blatter left with former CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- The beleaguered president of world football’s governing body...