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Letter: Death penalty won’t fix crime

Dear Sir: The Grand Bahama Human Rights Association GBHRA is urging the new administration to reconsider its intention to resume judicial executions in an effort...

Letter: The judiciary is not about economics

Dear Sir: The latest episode in the CL Financial farce is that the Appeal Court has given permission to the government to appoint provisional liquidators...

Commentary: Does the United States care about democracy in Venezuela?

Obama meets Chavez and Maduro By Jack Pannell Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs On July 17, President Trump declared that “The US once again...

Commentary: Africa: The next global economic frontier?

By Rebecca Theodore As the West continues to be assailed by authoritarian capitalism, political fragmentation and polarization, and the problems of post industrialism, Africa is...

Commentary: Tourism Matters: Perhaps this represents an enormous opportunity

By Adrian Loveridge Our British and many of our Continental European holidaymakers look like they are in for a little relief next year. The current...

Editorial: St Lucia and the Leahy Law dilemma

It is well known that the United States suspended assistance to the Saint Lucia security forces in 2013, pursuant to the provisions of the...

Marketing Strategies Today: Six keys to know about chatbots

By Mitch Carson Have you ever wondered whether Messenger chatbots could be appropriate for your business? Would you wish to learn how to build such...

Honduras naval forces receive international training to combat drug trafficking

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras -- More than 250 members of the Honduran Navy (FEN) just completed a rigorous training program led by military instructors from the...

Public and private sectors discuss ways to ensure sustainable development in Belize

BELIZE CITY, Belize -- Top executives from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) visited Belize last week to discuss with key government officials and representatives...

CDB establishes Cultural and Creative Industries Innovation Fund

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has announced that it will provide the initial capitalisation for a multi-donor fund to improve the...

US Coast Guard, Royal Bahamas Defence Force rescue more Haitian migrants

Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Scott Garren, an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescue swimmer from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, deployed to Great Inagua, Bahamas,...

Caribbean baroness comes under fire after action by Antigua-Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda Governor General Sir Rodney Williams 'knights' Anthony Bailey at a ceremony attended by Baroness Scotland By Caribbean News Now contributor LONDON, England --...

Letter: Call for USVI government to provide full financial disclosure

July 25, 2017 Honorable Valdamier Collens Commissioner, VI Department of Finance St Thomas VI 00802 Dear Commissioner Collens, I have had an opportunity to review the...

Letter: Nothing is more important in Trinidad and Tobago

Dear Sir: Nothing can be more important now in Trinidad and Tobago than agreeing on the path for economic survival and growth. Crime reduction, health...

Commentary: Sports and politics

By Arley Gill I promised myself not to write on West Indies cricket anytime soon, because most of the issues are always so negative. As...

Commentary: Whatever we want has already happened

By Oliver Mills We have not yet realized it. Neither are we conscious of it. But we need to know that everything we have always...

Commentary: The View from Europe: Should it matter who pays for Caribbean development?

By David Jessop By any measure, the Caribbean’s infrastructure requirements are substantial. If the region is to be able to increase its competitiveness and give...

Inside Paradise: The Visibly Invisible: The hidden pain of social exclusion

By Sherna Alexander Benjamin As I approached her room I did not know what to expect. I had not seen her in months and all...

Caribbean measurement scientists equipped to train others

CABUREK 2 - PTB Consultant, Anett Matbadal (right) addresses the Training of Trainers workshop, with David Tomlinson of CROSQ and facilitator Silvana Demicheli look...

CHTA to work closely with Dominican Republic private sector

(From left) Dominican Republic hotelier Simón B. Suárez; CHTA President Karolin Troubetzkoy; Joel Santos, President of ASONAHORES; and CHTA Director General Frank Comito at...