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Cayman Islands Football Association cash diverted to personal accounts, says prosecutor

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- As the crown pressed on with its case against Canover Watson and Miriam Rodrigues on Wednesday, the court...

Cuba and US to discuss migration and war on drug trafficking

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- The United States and Cuba will hold talks on Monday on migration and the war on drug trafficking, as part...

‘Baroness Shameless’ selected as new leader of British Commonwealth

By Caribbean News Now contributor VALETTA, Malta -- Following an effective smear campaign conducted on her behalf, “Baroness Shameless” (referred to thus by Britain’s Daily...

UK wants direct access to Cayman Islands company information

Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin (left) and British Overseas Territories Minister James Duddridge GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- The UK’s overseas territories (OT) minister...

Letter: Until abuse do us part

Dear Sir: Women in Trinidad and Tobago are made to believe that abuse in the form of “licks” from their spouse is a norm and...

Letter: Terrorism in The Bahamas!

Dear Sir: In the wake of the barbaric and horrific acts of terrorism both in Parish, France, as well as Nigeria, Africa, it begs us...

Commentary: Stitching in time to solve crime in St Lucia

By Neals J. Chitan According to the Eastern Caribbean 2015 Crime and Safety Report published on October 3, 2015, by the Overseas Security Advisory Council...

Commentary: ‘All the world is at war’ hardly means World War III

By Anthony L Hall Nothing accounts for the dumbing down of public debate quite like hundreds of millions of people relying on social media for...

Navigating ‘Island’ Parenting: Protecting your children from sexual abuse

By Mutryce A Williams Navigating "Island" Parenting is a submission of insights, quotes, tips and parenting advice that I have gathered over the years as...

Money transfer agency seeks Cayman Islands regulatory support for local currency transactions

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- JN Money Services Cayman Limited (JNMS) has written to the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) to facilitate the company,...

Dominica’s fisherfolk and government agencies pledge to improve collaboration

A participant speaking at the final national fisherfolk workshop in Dominica on November 24, 2015. Photo: CANARI ROSEAU, Dominica -- Post- Tropical Storm Erika, Dominica’s...

IMPACT Justice to host community mediation training in St Vincent and the Grenadines

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- Social workers, child care workers, welfare officers, community activists and community development officers are among a group of 32 persons...

Canada trade mission discovers high demand for Jamaican products

Representatives Ryan and Mark Chong from Encompass Sales look at LASCO Manufacturing products during B2B meetings held in Toronto, Canada, to promote Jamaican products KINGSTON,...

Projects launched to ease water shortage in St Lucia

CASTRIES, St Lucia -- Officials from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) were in Saint Lucia earlier this week to launch two milestone projects that...

Nevis geothermal power purchase agreement signed

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis (NIA) -- On Wednesday, the Nevis Island Administration (NIA), the Nevis Electric Company Limited (NEVLEC) and Nevis Renewable Energy International Inc. (NREI...

Major cash cream-off revealed in Cayman Islands fraud trial

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Cayman Islands businessman Canover Watson and his long-term friend and business associate, Jeffrey Webb, may have taken more...

OAS secretary general calls for immediate end to violence in Venezuela

WASHINGTON, USA - The secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, on Thursday condemned the killing in Venezuela of the...

Guyana-UAE open skies agreement may attract investment from Gulf carriers

Guyana and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) sign an open skies agreement in Montreal, Canada By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor MONTREAL, Canada -- On Tuesday,...

Antigua-Barbuda reaffirms support for Commonwealth nominee amidst smear campaign

VALLETTA, Malta -- Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has reaffirmed his government’s support for Sir Ronald Sanders for the post of Commonwealth...

Former Canadian senator backs Antigua Commonwealth nominee

Former senior senator in the Canadian parliament and now master of Massey College, Hugh Segal By Caribbean News Now contributor TORONTO, Canada -- In an op-ed...