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Poets Corner: UN Resolutions

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Letter: Dominica has done well but, for saying that…

Dear Sir: A recent letter purportedly written by a Bernard-James and propped up by a Bernard can only be construed as with intendment to hurt...

Letter: GOB complacency, rather complicity, amid Guatemala’s unprovoked aggression

Dear Sir: With the overabundance of chicanery being promulgated by the various enemies to Belize's territorial integrity, sovereignty and overall well-being, who include: the PUDP,...

Commentary: Trump’s ignorant on foreign affairs

By Arley Gill Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican presidential nominee for the United States elections! Hehehehe! Maybe it would not be so funny if...

Commentary: Hope in PM Holness: Millennials and the message of prosperity?

By Mario Boothe During his first budget debate as prime minister, there was no trace of the Andrew Holness that was ushered into his role...

Commentary: Income inequality in Bermuda

By Christopher Famous Men lie, women lie, numbers don't Ain't nothin changed for, me 'cept the year it is I think I have to send you a...

Toxic algae blooms: The worst from the strongest el Nino ever?

A closer look of increased sea temperatures between Panama and Chile and associated loss of $1 billion in farmed salmon By Dr Bill McGraw Aquaculture and...

Fairtrade benefitting Caribbean, Latin American and African farmers

BELFAST, Northern Ireland: -- The capital city of Northern Ireland, Belfast, unveiled its larger road signs on main routes, proclaiming Belfast’s status as a...

CDB-funded workshop promotes gender-mainstreaming in education

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Over 60 senior education planners, gender focal points and representatives of the Association of Caribbean Chief Education Officers from across the...

Over 40 percent of internet users in Jamaica watch at least half of all...

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Ericsson ConsumerLab has published insights from a study called “Networked Consumption,” exploring how the increasing use of the internet and mobile...

Caribbean countries expanding share in US$130 billion global seafood market

Rainforest Seafoods is a leading Caribbean producer and exporter based in Jamaica with operations in Belize. It exports safe seafood to the EU. Photo:...

St Kitts-Nevis government moves swiftly to revoke passports of accused fraudsters

David B. Kaplan and his wife Lisa M. Kaplan. Photo: Facebook BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- The government of St Kitts and Nevis moved swiftly on...

St Lucia election ‘too close to call’

By Caribbean News Now contributor CASTRIES, St Lucia -- According to a public opinion poll conducted between May 20 and 23, 2016, by regional pollsters...

Embattled Cayman Islands Football Association elects new president

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- Local footballer Lee Ramoon has been elected as the new Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) president and has...

Letter: Keith, Bowen and NNP fight WRB-Grenlec

Dear Sir: For decades Keith, Bowen and elements within the NNP saw Grenlec as a major enemy. They continuously attacked the lone electricity company having...

Letter: Masking the problems

Dear Sir: Problems, much like energy, cannot be created or destroyed but only transferred and in many cases such problems are deemed to be solved...

Commentary: St Kitts-Nevis, smaller and younger, but leading Trinidad and Tobago in crime reduction

By Neals J. Chitan With a land mass of 5,131 square kilometers and a national age of 54 years since independence from Britain, the twin...

Commentary: Nomination Day supersedes the ‘Sabbath’

By Melanius Alphonse It has become indisputable that hypocrisy and ignorance is commonplace in both the United Workers Party (UWP) and the Saint Lucia Labour...

Commentary: Tourism Matters: Fewer destinations to choose from

By Adrian Loveridge At least one major independent travel agency chain in the United Kingdom has predicted that there will be a shortage of holidays...

Marketing Strategies Today: How do Facebook videos compare to YouTube videos?

By Mitch Carson If you are a regular Facebook user, you might have noticed that there are more videos in the newsfeed than there used...