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Thousands march in Haiti over Dominican racism

DOMPORT AU PRINCE, Haiti--Two weeks after a Haitian man was lynched in the Dominican Republic, thousands marched through the streets of Port-au-Prince on Wednesday, demanding justice and denouncing rising anti-Haitian sentiment in the neighbouring Spanish-speaking country.

"Despite our diversity, despite our differences, we are a country, we exist and we deserve respect," said Roman Catholic...

Jamaica decriminalises marijuana in small amounts with newly passed ‘ganja’ Bill

MarijKINGSTON, Jamaica--The Jamaica parliament gave the green light Tuesday night to the amendments of the Dangerous Drugs...

New Marriott heralded as boost to beleaguered Haiti hotel market

marriottPORT-AU-PRINCE--Haiti's meager hotel offerings got a major boost on Tuesday with the inauguration of a brand new...

Antigua & Barbuda and Venezuela agree on terms for WIOC acquisition

WIOCST. JOHN'S, Antigua--Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne and Venezuela's Foreign Minister Delcy...

The Bahamas mandated to better treatment of Haitians

haitiWASHINGTON--The Bahamas has been ordered to correct the sordid treatment of hundreds of Haitians being held at the...

Teacher, 6 primary school pupils die after car plunges into canal

diedGEORGETOWN, Guyana--A teacher and six pupils of the Husburg Primary School, Mahaicony, died when their vehicle...

Chikungunya thrives in climate variability of the Caribbean

chikPORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--Jenny had gone to bed feeling well, but an hour into her sleep she suddenly awoke with a...

Aggressive new strain of HIV discovered in Cuba

hivBRUSSELS, Belgium--An aggressive new strain of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) has been found in Cuba that can...

New political party emerges with goal to be deal breaker

rasGEORGETOWN, Guyana--A new political party has emerged in Guyana with hopes of truly breaking away from an ethnic...

Carnival float hit power lines

haitiThe dead bodies of people killed when a carnival float hit power lines lie on the floor outside a morgue in...

AFC seems to secure dominant role in new opposition coalition

elecGEORGETOWN, Guyana--Going into the coalition negotiation with the five-party A Partnership for National Unity (APNU)...

LIAT aims to cut over 150 employees reducing cost by EC $13M per year

liatBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--The financially strapped regional airline LIAT has announced plans for a voluntary separation...

Cuban agriculture needs better roads

CubaCAUTO CRISTO, Cuba--When it rains, trucks get stuck in the mud on the poor roads in this rural municipality in...

Trinidad & Tobago’s longest-serving Member of Parliament quits politics

quitPORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--Patrick Manning, the longest-serving Member of Parliament is quitting politics.

Manning...

Safety concerns – Teachers at two local schools will be staying away this week

teachBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Teachers from both the Parkinson Memorial and the Alma Parris secondary schools will not be...

SEC sues Cayman Islands bank & 4 other companies

SECNEW YORK, United States--The United States regulatory agency, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sued...

Body may be that of missing retired pilot

foundPORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--The decomposing body of a man found Monday morning, February 9, is believed to be missing...

Reward offered for Caribbean Airlines director missing since late January

AzadPORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--The family of Caribbean Airlines CAL director Azad Niamat, who has been reported missing...

Caribbean cruise cut short as hundreds ill with norovirus

virusMARYLAND, US--For more than 200 passengers and crew on board Royal Caribbean's Grandeur of the Seas, the trip was...

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Airport, ATA sign two-year agreement
Friday, 27 February 2015
AIRPORT--Airport Taxi Association (ATA) has signed a two-year agreement with Princess Juliana... Read more...
Individual sentenced for false crime report
Friday, 27 February 2015
MARIGOT--An employee of a business in French Quarter received an eighteen-month suspended prison... Read more...
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Thousands march in Haiti over Dominican racism
Friday, 27 February 2015
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti--Two weeks after a Haitian man was lynched in the Dominican Republic,... Read more...
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Jamaica decriminalises marijuana in small amounts with newly passed ‘ganja’ Bill
Thursday, 26 February 2015
KINGSTON, Jamaica--The Jamaica parliament gave the green light Tuesday night to the amendments of... Read more...
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Conservative activists look warily at Bush
Thursday, 26 February 2015
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland--Jeb Bush may have wealthy Republican donors backing him, but the former... Read more...
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Boehner defends Netanyahu's upcoming speech to Congress
Thursday, 26 February 2015
WASHINGTON--U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday challenged an assertion... Read more...
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Khodorkovsky: Putin is a naked king facing ruin
Thursday, 26 February 2015
LONDON--Former Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky said on Thursday Vladimir Putin was a "naked... Read more...
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Sudan's Bashir will quit in 2020 if re-elected president
Thursday, 26 February 2015
PARIS--Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir said he will stand aside in 2020 if he is elected... Read more...
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AB InBev hikes dividend, plans $1 bln share buyback
Friday, 27 February 2015
LEUVEN, Belgium--Anheuser-Busch InBev , the world's largest brewer, announced a sharply higher... Read more...
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India aims to invest $137 bln in railways in next five years
Friday, 27 February 2015
NEW DELHI--India's government unveiled plans on Thursday to invest $137 billion in its decrepit... Read more...
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Justice done?
Friday, 27 February 2015
Dear Editor, The question has two possible answers: Yes and No. It depends how you look at it! This... Read more...
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Recent bride
Friday, 27 February 2015
Dear Queenie, My parents paid for a very nice wedding for me and my husband. But now they want to... Read more...
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Djokovic and Federer to renew rivalry in Dubai  
Friday, 27 February 2015
DUBAI-- Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer renew their great rivalry when they meet in the final of... Read more...
Time for World Cup compromise not confrontation , says Gill
Friday, 27 February 2015
BELFAST-- Former Manchester United chief executive David Gill has welcomed FIFA president Sepp... Read more...
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Warnings about hospital sex crimes of UK star ignored
Thursday, 26 February 2015
LONDON--Warnings about Jimmy Savile, the late BBC TV presenter revealed two years ago to have been... Read more...
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Madonna in unscripted plunge steals the show at Brit awards
Thursday, 26 February 2015
LONDON--Pop diva Madonna's gasp-inducing "wardrobe malfunction" at a star-studded London awards... Read more...
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Plans for a Community Garden taking shape in Indigo Bay
Friday, 27 February 2015
By Lisa Davis-Burnett When land is at a premium, economic considerations tend to dominate.... Read more...
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Tonight’s the Night!
Friday, 27 February 2015
~ Karibbean Jazz Summit at Port de Plaisance ~   Come out to the tent at Port de Plaisanceat... Read more...
Editorial - Sooner rather than later
Thursday, 26 February 2015
A number of persons interested in the topic tuned into radio or television yesterday morning to... Read more...
Editorial -A matter of trust
Wednesday, 25 February 2015
Today's meeting of the harbour executives with Parliament's Committee for Tourism, Economic... Read more...
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Notices February 27
Thursday, 26 February 2015
February 23 thru 27 EVANGELISTIC SERVICES Place: Good News Baptist Church, St. Peters Time: Sunday... Read more...
Notices Febrruary 26
Wednesday, 25 February 2015
February 23 thru 27 EVANGELISTIC SERVICES Place: Good News Baptist Church, St. Peters Time: Sunday... Read more...