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West Indies off-spinner Narine’s bowling action found to be illegal

DUBAI, UAE -- The International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed on Sunday that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of West Indies’ Sunil...

Open letter from OAS Secretary General regarding pre-electoral climate in Venezuela

November 28, 2015 Today, one week before the December 6 elections, I reiterate my call for peace and an end to the violence in Venezuela....

Letter: PM declares blindness for Juffali’s love for diabetes cure

Dear Sir: Saint Lucia, 24 Tuesday, 2015 Prime Minister and leader of the ruling Saint Lucia labour Party (SLP) admits to being blind to the...

Letter: Is the ULP doing its best to steal the elections at any price?

Dear Sir: The greatest theft of government property by a political party is taking place right now, and its being done in an underhand way...

Commentary: Diplomatic immunity and human rights

By Felicia Browne Diplomatic immunity involves exemption from the enforcement of one or more laws of a host country granted to resident foreign diplomats. Its...

Commentary: Tourism Matters: The untapped market within the Caribbean

By Adrian Loveridge It’s now over five years since we organised and held the last re-DISCOVER the Caribbean Show and wonder if the timing is...

Marketing Strategies Today: What makes a great infographic?

By Mitch Carson Information is very powerful but for the most part it is bland and not very stimulating. After all, you can't turn facts,...

Development finance institutions play pivotal role in development of regional economies

Participants in the second CDB’s training module in St Kitts pose for a group picture. Sitting from right are Carlton Pogson and Danienne Brin...

New criminal justice board to improve administration of justice in St Kitts-Nevis

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (SKNIS) -- Attorney General Vincent Byron has explained that the newly launched Criminal Justice Strategic Board (CJSB) is designed to consolidate...

Ruling due on Monday in Trinidad and Tobago election challenge

By Caribbean News Now contributor PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The Appeal Court in Trinidad is expected to deliver its ruling on Monday in the...

Cayman Islands legislator remains unmoved over reaction to homophobia

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) in the Cayman Islands, Anthony Eden, has once again attempted to justify...

New ECCB governor not yet appointed

By Ken Richards BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- No new governor yet – that’s the word from the Eastern Caribbean Monetary Council. ...

New Commonwealth secretary-general pledges to promote LGBT agenda

By Caribbean News Now LONDON, England -- The Commonwealth secretary general designate, British Baroness Patricia Scotland, will spend the first two years of her tenure...

Trinidad opposition leadership campaigns turn nasty

UNC leadership contenders (L-R): Dr Roodal Moonilal, Kamla Persad-Bissessar and Vasant Bharath By Caribbean News Now contributor PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- As predicted by former...

Letter: Is it okay to kill for God?

Dear Sir: In today’s enlightened world mankind is still faced with the question of violence and killing for the preservation of what many consider to...

Letter: Is Allen Chastanet an ISIL mole?

Dear Sir: Listening to Radio Saint Lucia programme “Ninety Minutes” with host Shelton Daniel, and former police commissioner, Ausbert Regis, two known labour party operatives,...

Commentary: Russia and the West can negotiate peace in Syria

By Hudson George After the breakup of the Soviet Union, most people thought that western style democracy would have spread across the globe and...

Commentary: The View from Europe: New air routes and Caribbean connectivity

By David Jessop Air China has confirmed that it will inaugurate a Beijing to Havana air service on December 27. The flight, which will...

Government officials receive training in managing for development results

Thirty officials from governments and statutory institutions around the Caribbean region attend a training workshop on Managing for Development Results, hosted by Caribbean Development...

Police in Dominican Republic violently disperse peaceful protests

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic --The police violently dispersed a peaceful protest against corruption in the Dominican Republic’s capital, Santo Domingo, on Tuesday. Protestors are...