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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Top UK female football coach to work with local girls in St Lucia

Hannah Dingley, a graduate of the FA’s Effective Board Member (EBM) Programme in the UK CASTRIES, Saint Lucia -- Leading UK female football coach and...

Letter: Long Bay High School in the Turks and Caicos

Dear Sir: The purpose of this articulation is to expose the educational crisis that is unfolding before our very eyes within the Turks and Caicos...

Letter: What is Tobias Clement MP doing about the worst wall in St George’s?

Dear Sir: Following the reported accidental death of a woman from Grenville, St Andrews, who according to the report died as a direct result of...

Letter: Has the cat got your tongue, prime minister?

Dear Sir: Most politicians are pretty loquacious creatures. It comes with the territory. How else could they get the attention of voters if they didn’t...

Commentary: The FBI and US Attorney embrace the culture of corruption in Puerto Rico

By Richard Lawless If I were to tell you that Puerto Rico is so corrupt that not even the FBI or US Attorney on the...

Commentary: Haiti, a bad nation with bad citizens!

By Jean H Charles My experience running as a candidate for president of the Republic of Haiti has convinced me that Haiti is indeed a...

Ask Nina: Kansas University outranks Curacao’s business schools

This week’s column is very different and highlights the performance of last week’s survey on business schools in Curacao. We at Ask Nina would...

A new way to fly to Cuba, from the Turks and Caicos Islands

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands -- This December sees the launch of a new gateway to the island of Cuba from Providenciales (PLS), Turks...

Belize to host CXC governance meetings

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Belize, the only Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) participating country in Central America, will host the 2015 annual governance meetings of CXC....

St Lucia workshop to discuss update to CARICOM model sexual harassment bill

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Canadian government-funded project Improved Access to Justice in the Caribbean (IMPACT Justice) is hosting a workshop to discuss its update...

Caribbean bankers take critical look at road ahead for regional financial services sector

Delegates at the 42nd Conference of Caribbean Association of Banks Inc. held in St Kitts and Nevis BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- The resilience and direction...

CDB training addresses challenges faced in credit appraisals of SME agribusiness

First training module participants, which was facilitated by Michel Williams, pose for a group picture BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- Participants in the second module of...

IMF approves US$2.7 million disbursement to Grenada

WASHINGTON, USA -- The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday completed the third review of Grenada’s economic performance under a...

IMF concludes mission to St Lucia

CASTRIES, St Lucia -- An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Leo Bonato visited Saint Lucia during November 10-20, 2015, for the annual...

Turks and Caicos boosts micro, small and medium businesses with new legislation

GRAND TURK, Turks and Caicos Islands -- The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) government, in pursuing its goal of reestablishing the small and medium...

OECS Authority issues communique following meeting in Dominica

OECS Director General Dr Didacus Jules (L) with OECS Chairman, Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell at the 62nd meeting of the OECS Authority...

Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2015 Report released

By Caribbean News Now contributor LONDON, England -- On the eve of the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Malta,...

Guyana can raise border controversy with Islamic bloc as relations expand

By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Guyana, a member of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the second largest multilateral organisation after...

Trinidad DPP called on to prosecute police over ganja cover up

Opposition leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar’s private residence near San Fernando, Trinidad. Photo: Dexter Philip/Trinidad Express By Caribbean News Now contributor PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The Police...

Editorial: Will the Commonwealth elect such a person as leader?

For several weeks, Caribbean News Now has been aware that a smear campaign in the British press was being planned against Sir Ronald Sanders,...