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Did Trinidad and Tobago betray Dominica at the OAS?

By Eve George Caribbean News Now senior correspondent PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The controversy over the failure of the Trinidad and Tobago government to support...

Barbados has no private beaches, says National Conservation Commission head

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- There are no private beaches in Barbados, general manager of the National Conservation Commission (NCC), Keith Neblett, has made clear, emphasising...

Jamaican government proceeding with revocation of wireless carrier licence

By Chris Patterson KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- The Jamaican government has commenced the process to revoke the licence issued to telecommunications firm, Symbiote, which operates...

St Vincent public prosecutors trained in digital case management system

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- Public prosecutors in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) have been trained to use the Curia Case Management System for...

Trinidad and Tobago celebrates Spiritual Shouter Baptist Liberation Day

By Eve George Caribbean News Now senior correspondent PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Spiritual Shouter Baptist Liberation Day is an annual public holiday celebrated on March...

United and Mesa Airlines receive tentative approval to increase to daily service between Houston...

HOUSTON, USA -- The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has tentatively awarded United Airlines and Mesa Airlines authority to begin offering daily nonstop service...

Commentary: The View from Europe: The new masters of the universe

By David Jessop It is far from easy to separate fact from fiction when it comes to recent allegations about the effect that big data...

Commentary: Trinidad is in utter chaos and disarray

By Youri A Kemp As an associate editor of Caribbean News Now, I have been exposed to a lot of information from around the region....

How to come up with more productive mock-ups using dry erase paint

Did you ever get in trouble as a kid for either painting or writing on the walls? Chances are the answer is yes, and...

Trinidad foreign affairs minister comes in for scathing criticism for ‘betrayal’ of Dominica

By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor youri@caribbeannewsnow.com PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- In a scathing and frank post to Caribbean News Now’s Facebook discussion group,...

I’ll be back! Barbados PM warns opposition leader

By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor youri@caribbeannewsnow.com BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- With no election date yet set for the upcoming Barbados general election, despite the parliament...

Trinidad government to probe former administration’s link to UK data harvesting firm

By Caribbean News Now contributor PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Trinidad and Tobago has joined the list of countries probing embattled British political consultants, Cambridge...

CDB announces programme to support increased trade among CARICOM states

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The board of directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved US$750,000 in funding for a programme that will assist...

Caribbean ICT collaboration forum discusses elimination of roaming charges

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- The third Caribbean ICT Collaboration Forum, held on March 21, was convened to consider the reports of the collaboration working...

Regional laboratory technicians receive training to detect zika and other mosquito-borne diseases

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The Zika virus in the Caribbean presented a difficult challenge, in terms of its rapid spread, its relationship to...

Commentary: Supporters of Stephon Clark beware: Prosecutor says no charge for police killing Alton...

By Anthony L Hall Frankly, I’ve been preaching about the spectre of police killing black men so much that I’m beginning to feel like John...

Commentary: The Caribbean: Facing a fatal fate

By Sir Ronald Sanders High-tide flooding is set to become an every-other-day affair in coastal areas along the Gulf of Mexico and the East Coast...

Commentary: God will heal your pain, says Nevis Grade 6 boy to physical assault...

By Dr Neals J. Chitan Over the past month, the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis was rocked by two incidences of violence against women...

Letter: The Tobago sea bridge Calcutta curse

Dear Sir: The mass of Indians in Trinidad believe that there is a curse on the blighted sea bridge between Trinidad and Tobago. This curse was...

Letter: The pot hounds of capitalism are howling

Dear Sir: What is being peddled in the public domain, on Facebook, on the print and electronic media, is a relentless attack on the working...