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Letter: Let us be real about the National Development Agenda in 2017

Dear Sir: On December 29, 2015, Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley, in an address to the nation, announced the measures that will be taken to...

Commentary: President Obama and the War on Terror

By Ewin James William Tecumseh Sherman, a general in the Union Army in the American Civil war, said that war is hell. This means that...

Commentary: Haiti edges towards chaos on the eve of its independence anniversary of January...

By Jean H Charles Haiti’s transition from one government to another has been a difficult caesarian operation since its very early age. Indeed, after its...

In the social media age, how should Jamaica’s head of government communicate?

Screen grab of Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness' Twitter page KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Just before Christmas, the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ) issued a statement,...

Grenada opposition political office burglarized and vandalized

By Helen Grenade Caribbean News Now contributor ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- The Carriacou office of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Grenada was burglarized and...

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Antigua-Barbuda PM to sue opposition party for defamation

Prime Minister Gaston Browne By Caribbean News Now contributor ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has reportedly retained lawyers to sue...

Commentary: The View from Europe: A moment for careful reflection

By David Jessop Few people understand how great the daily pressures are on a prime minister or president. Instead they mostly observe the public persona,...

Six ways to get mentally fit for the New Year

By Sanam Hafeez PsyD With the start of a new year it is important to reflect back on the prior year, assess what went well,...

US Coast Guard repatriates 29 migrants to Cuba

MIAMI, USA -- The US Coast Guard has repatriated 29 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, since Saturday. The Coast Guard Cutter Isaac Mayo...

Panama Papers: Bringing lasting change to Panama’s offshore industry remains a challenge

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz By Michael Hudson, Will Fitzgibbon, Emilia Díaz-Struck and Sol Lauría WASHINGTON, USA (ICIJ) -- In April, as the storm over...

Poets Corner: Economy!

Economy! By Abdulmajeed K Nunez We are missing opportunities Where are Belize’s uranium, marble and agriculture industries? Belize already has nuclear energy With all the uranium in this country Dah...

Letter: Gender is not the issue

Dear Sir: Abuse is not done by male or female it is by persons exercising power over others. A very sensitive issue, not to belittle...

Letter: The flight of capital from the foreign exchange market into the Jamaica stock...

Dear Sir: Since April 2016, the Bank of Jamaican (BOJ) sold well over US$600 million to the foreign exchange market only to achieve the short-term...

Commentary: Why do Grenadians trust the British Privy Council but are afraid of British...

By Hudson George As the year 2016 is almost at an end, it seems as though some Grenadian politicians and political activists and religious leaders...

Commentary: Netanyahu’s a putz for branding Obama a Judas over UN resolution

By Anthony L Hall   Netanyahu will never miss an opportunity to undermine peace with Israel’s enemies -- even if that means making enemies of Israel’s...

US Justice Department reaches final resolutions under Swiss bank program

WASHINGTON, USA -- As part of its foray into the world of offshore tax evasion, the US Department of Justice announced on Thursday that...

LIAT pilots waiting to see how the airline deals with disruptive passenger

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The Leeward Islands Airline Pilots Association (LIALPA) said in a press statement on Thursday that it is waiting to be...

Panama Papers: Panama’s revolving door shows global challenge of offshore reform

By Michael Hudson, Will Fitzgibbon, Emilia Díaz-Struck and Sol Lauría WASHINGTON, USA (ICIJ) -- In June 2000, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development...

St Lucia goes cheap

By Caribbean News Now contributor CASTRIES, St Lucia -- Apparently abandoning its initial “Michelle Obama approach” to its hitherto up-market citizenship by investment (CBI) programme,...