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Escort epidemic strikes Sol Rally Barbados

Enda McCormack in action during Sol Rally Barbados 2013 in a Ford Escort MkII. Photo: Himal Reece BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Geest Line freighter Benguela...

Antigua Sailing Week: Race Day 4

Team Oystercatcher, Quokka, CSA. Photo: Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com By Louay Habib ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- Antigua Sailing Week burst back into action after Presidente Lay Day with some...

Commentary: I believe the children are our present!

By Neals J. Chitan In 1985, singer extraordinaire Whitney Houston topped the R&B charts in Australia, Canada and the US with her cover song “The...

Commentary: What does the Dominican Republic want?

By Jean H Charles I recently asked that question in a forum hosted by the Bi-national Observatory for Migration, Media, Education and Commerce in Port...

Commentary: The View from Europe: Renewing the US relationship

By David Jessop A few days ago the US House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously agreed a draft bi-partisan bill that seeks to have the administration...

Condor Airlines to launch Munich-Havana service

HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) – Germany’s Condor airline will for the first time and directly connect the cities of Munich and Havana in an effort...

International coalition urges UN to appoint ‘journalists’ protector’

Media groups and journalists back RSF call for creation of special representative to UN secretary-general for safety of journalists PARIS, France -- Media outlets, journalists,...

US ambassador praises juvenile justice reform project in Antigua-Barbuda

US Ambassador Linda Taglialatela (C) shares a light moment with Veronica Thomas, Magistrate of Antigua's new Family Court and Attorney General Steadroy Benjamin during...

The Caribbean’s ‘Disappearing People’ renew claim for rights and survival

BELIZE CITY, Belize -- In many Caribbean lands, they now exist only in history books, having moved, been killed off or exiled when conquering...

Belize launches Caribbean’s latest internet exchange point

Errol Catouse (L), Chairman of the Belize Internet Exchange Point and Bevil Wooding, Internet Strategist at Packet Clearing House, share a light moment at...

St Lucia signs six million euro agreement with European Commission

CASTRIES, St Lucia -- Ambassador Mikael Barfod, head of the delegation of the European Union to the Eastern Caribbean Countries, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)...

No door open for same-sex marriage in Bahamas, says attorney general

Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson By Jasmin Brown Nassau Guardian Staff Reporter NASSAU, Bahamas -- Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson on Thursday dismissed the Grand Bahama Human Rights Association's...

Warner resists US attempt to join Trinidad extradition proceedings

Jack Warner PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Attorneys representing former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner on Friday resisted an attempt by the United States to enter...

Cuba and UK extend bilateral cooperation

Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla (R), Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, and Philip Hammond, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Commonwealth Office of the...

Poets Corner: Saviours!

Saviours! By Abdulmajeed K Nunez ...

Letter: Land reform: SVG is for Vincy and our guests

Dear Sir: There is no changing the geographic realities of St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), which are: ...

Letter: Shame on Trinidad and Tobago: Playing the dirty game

Dear Sir: Recently on Facebook, there was a video circulating of the Diego Martin area about the condition of the river after rainfalls. The video...

Commentary: The canal stuck in a quagmire

Nicaragua Canal Proposals. Wikimedia By Edwin Nieves Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs On July 7, 2014, the Hong Kong Nicaragua Development Group (HKND) announced...

Commentary: A world according to Trump

By Sir Ronald Sanders Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech on April 27 did not once mention the Caribbean. The Caribbean should be grateful or there...

Commentary: Tubman, Truth, and MLK on currency is fine. But what about Douglass? And...

By Anthony L Hall The US Treasury Department announced Wednesday that women will feature prominently in new designs for the $20, $10, and $5 bills....