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Letter: The CBI Programme – A cessation demand to the president of Dominica

Dear Mr President, Now more than ever since 1979, the potential for far-reaching social and political upheaval has never been greater. The ruling political...

Letter: CGID immigration bulletin

Dear Sir: In light of the change in US administration and drastic changes in US immigration policy, the Caribbean Guyana Institute for Democracy (CGID)...

Letter: Our Hobson’s choice

Dear Sir: You know the saying about the “shitty end of the stick”. Well, both of ours ends are. From Arnhim to Godwin is, as...

Commentary: Trump and Obama’s legacy

By Ewin James Some people have begun screaming that President Donald Trump, by signing the executive order to begin dismantling Obamacare, is determined to destroy...

Commentary: The Turks and Caicos Islands – The beginning of a new era

By Dr Carlton Mills The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) has a very fascinating history. The islands were believed to be first settled by the...

Regional specialist appointed to IAEM Latin America and Caribbean Leadership Council

ST CROIX, USVI -- National security and international relations specialist Dr Mutryce A. Williams, a native of St Kitts and Nevis, who resides on...

St Kitts-Nevis to establish labour code

Senior Minister and Minister of Labour, Vance Amory. SKNIS Photo BASSETERRE, St Kitts (SKNIS) -- The ministry of labour has begun the process of establishing...

Two more Haitian migrant vessels intercepted in Turks and Caicos

Intercepted Haitian migrant vessels PROVIDENCIALES, TCI -- As police and immigration officials in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) continue to search for bodies that...

Trinidad and Tobago committed to fight against terrorism, says national security ministry

National Security Minister, Edmund Dillon PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The government of Trinidad and Tobago has given an assurance that it is working closely...

Dominica diplomatic passports reportedly still for sale

Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit (L) and Alireza Zibahalat Monfared MIAMI, USA -- In the latest revelation in the rapidly unfolding saga of diplomatic passports allegedly...

Sports Commentary: West Indies cricket – no one cares anymore

By Delroy Alexander There was a time, long ago when the West Indies cricket team really mattered to me. As a youngster growing up...

Stuart Law is the new West Indies head coach

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has appointed Australian, Stuart Law as head coach for the West Indies Senior Men’s...

Letter: Crippling fear

Dear Sir: Fear is the number one reason for why many obvious things are not done in Trinidad and Tobago. Politicians fear financiers will no...

Letter: What the world teaches Black Sands Resort and Villas

Black Sands promotional brochure Dear Sir: “The construction of the new Argyle International Airport will be an instrumental contributing factor in attracting a multitude of...

Commentary: Menaces to mentors

By Dr Neals J. Chitan The twin island federation of St Kitts and Nevis has been under the flood lights for the past few years...

Commentary: Raise country risk on Dominica until it terminates its illegal diplomatic passport program

By Kenneth Rijock Dominica's citizenship by investment program, which confers upon those it accepts visa-free entry, as a member of a Commonwealth of Nations country,...

Commentary: St Lucia government’s ‘alternative fact sheet’

By Melanius Alphonse It took seven months for the prime minister and minister of finance Allen Chastanet to sort out his administration’s economic ethos and...

Marketing Strategies Today: Ten ways to gain traffic and have an audience that pays...

By Mitch Carson Social media is free and it is a great way to reach new customers. But it is important to see that there...

UK supports Commonwealth Caribbean in developing resilient marine economies

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Leading marine experts from the Caribbean and the UK joined up last week at a three-day workshop aiming to support the...

Advancing a clean energy agenda in the Caribbean

Tessa Williams-Robertson (first from left) joins panellists for a discussion after delivering they keynote presentation on “Innovative Financing Mechanisms and Tools: How to unlock...