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Reports untrue of chikungunya in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

untrueST. VINCENT--There are no confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, contrary to reports being circulated via social media.

In a release on Thursday, April 17, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Luis de Shong said through the National Surveillance Committee that the Ministry continues to monitor the situation and "is making huge efforts to...

One of the most important food crops in the World under threat in the Caribbean

banaNEW YORK, United States--Caribbean banana producing countries have been warned to be on their guard against the...

BARP members display ‘top gear’

hatBRIDGETOWN--It was a hat affair last Saturday at Sunbury Great House and Plantation in St. Philip where the Barbados...

Woman held with coke ball in vagina

cokePARAMARIBO--Police arrested a 24-year-old woman at Johan Adolf Pengel Airport on Sunday, with a huge 11-cm-long...

Suriname’s first female jet captain takes flight

jetPARAMARIBO--Pictures of Suriname's first female jet captain conducting her first flight instilled pride over the...

Non-profit group urges Jamaica to lead scientific research of marijuana

marijKINGSTON, Jamaica--The founder of a United States-based non-profit organisation is urging Jamaica to become a world...

Suriname police receive digital fingerprint system

fingPARAMARIBO--Police have a new weapon in their fight against crime: an advanced computerised fingerprint system.

The...

Former Trinidad and Tobago President Robinson dead at 87

PMdeadTRINIDAD--Former president Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, who once told Trinidad and Tobago that he was committed...

Trust fund set up to help Caribbean manage debt

debtWASHINGTON DC--The World Bank says a successful multi-donor trust fund has launched a new phase with commitments from...

Suriname’s historic cathedral now Caribbean’s fifth basilica

cathePARAMARIBO--Suriname's historic St. Peter and Paul Cathedral now has the status of basilica, one of only five...

Tourist drowns trying daredevil swim in rough sea off St. Thomas

drownST. THOMAS, USVI--An American tourist's Caribbean vacation abruptly ended in tragedy when he drowned while attempting...

Bouterse may swap Presidential symbols: use shawl, not chain

symb-2PARAMARIBO--The National Assembly has made a Solomon's ruling about whether the Presidential Chain of Office may be...

Artiste Vybz Kartel gets life in prison

VybzJAMAICA--Dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel, and three other men convicted of murder, have been sentenced to life in...

St. Lucia latest Caribbean island to see chikungunya

chikST. LUCIA--St. Lucia has recorded its first case of the mosquito-borne disease chikungunya.

However, national...

Yet another Trinidad & Tobago minister fired by Persad-Bissessar

firedTRINIDAD--Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar disclosed on Monday afternoon, March 31, that she had taken the...

Teen charged for Jamaican schoolgirl’s murder in London

shotLONDON, England--A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of Jamaica-born schoolgirl Shereka Fab-Ann Marsh...

Caricom chairman to deliver address at reparations forum

reparNEW YORK, NY--Chairman of the Caribbean Community Caricom grouping, Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves of St. Vincent...

British aviation executive to take up LIAT CEO position

liatBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--The board of directors of the Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, has selected a British...

Water, sanitation infrastructure key to controlling Haiti cholera

haitiWASHINGTON D.C., United States--The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says while Haiti has made significant...

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Ombudsman named as Woman of Great Esteem
Saturday, 19 April 2014
BROOKLYN, New York--The Board of Directors of the distinguished Woman of Great Esteem (WGE)... Read more...
Funeral home’s co-director sentenced for gun possession
Saturday, 19 April 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Royal Funeral Home's co-director, Akkoye Jacquez Meyers (22), was sentenced on appeal... Read more...
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Reports untrue of chikungunya in St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Friday, 18 April 2014
ST. VINCENT--There are no confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus in St. Vincent... Read more...
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One of the most important food crops in the World under threat in the Caribbean
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
NEW YORK, United States--Caribbean banana producing countries have been warned to be on their guard... Read more...
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Signs of healing in Texas town a year after deadly plant blast
Friday, 18 April 2014
WEST, Texas--Still healing from multiple broken bones after the force of a deadly explosion at a... Read more...
Obama budget would boost US tax revenue, cut deficits
Friday, 18 April 2014
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama's fiscal 2015 budget request would boost U.S. tax revenue by... Read more...
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Ukraine separatists reject diplomatic deal to disarm
Friday, 18 April 2014
SLAVIANSK/DONETSK, Ukraine--Armed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Friday they... Read more...
Plight of the suffering stressed in Pope’s Good Friday service
Friday, 18 April 2014
ROME--The plight of immigrants, the poor, the sick, the elderly, unemployed and prisoners dominated... Read more...
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The robot is ready - so when will deep sea mining start?
Friday, 18 April 2014
NEWCASTLE, England--The world's first deep sea mining robot sits idle on a British factory floor,... Read more...
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In green car race, Toyota adds muscle with fuel-cell launch
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
TOYOTA CITY, Japan/IRVINE, California--In 1997, Toyota caught its competitors by surprise with the... Read more...
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Joint Court of Justice does not know how to count to two
Friday, 18 April 2014
Dear Editor, I realize that a newspaper usually is not the right place to discuss the content of... Read more...
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Soon to be mommy
Friday, 18 April 2014
Dear Queenie, I have a boyfriend and he promised that he would marry me. We bought rings and set... Read more...
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Little League prepares for season
Friday, 18 April 2014
Uniforms were being handed out at the St. Maarten Little League Complex on Pond Island Thursday and... Read more...
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Brooks steals four bases at Florida Showcase
Friday, 18 April 2014
PHILIPSBURG—Sixteen- year- old Denzel Brooks has returned from Perfect Game Academy Challenge in... Read more...
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Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87
Friday, 18 April 2014
MEXICO CITY--Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and... Read more...
Clinton pregnant with her first child
Friday, 18 April 2014
NEW YORK--Chelsea Clinton announced on Thursday that she is pregnant with the first grandchild of... Read more...
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Ready Set Sail in New Ireland
Friday, 18 April 2014
Nuguria, Lihir & Kavieng   By Laura Bijnsdorp   From Bourgainville, we travelled... Read more...
The Long Lost Letter
Friday, 18 April 2014
By Will Johnson    Recently when reading the book “Fourteen Islands in the Sun” by... Read more...
Editorial - Lesser evil
Friday, 18 April 2014
That Curaçao Prime Minister Ivar Asjes (PS) in today's edition is rather critical of the "Reforma"... Read more...
Editorial - Fair share
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Efforts to provide coverage for persons living in St. Maarten who for whatever reason have no... Read more...
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Thursday Apr. 17, 2014
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
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Wednesday Apr. 16, 2014
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Notices April 17
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Friday, April 18 GENERAL MEETING Organised by Dutch Saint Maarten United Bus Drivers Association... Read more...
Notices April 16
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Friday, April 18 GENERAL MEETING Organised by Dutch Saint Maarten United Bus Drivers Association... Read more...