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Hurricane Gonzalo’s damage in Bermuda estimated up to $200M

gonzaHAMILTON, Bermuda--Hurricane Gonzalo caused between US $200 million and US $400 million in insured losses over the weekend on Bermuda, according to an estimate by AIR Worldwide, a Boston-based catastrophe modelling company.

The large eye of the storm containing calm air passed directly over the tiny island chain of 65,000 inhabitants on Friday, reducing the time the British territory was...

Dr. Rodney’s widow completes testimony

RodGEORGETOWN, Guyana--Dr. PATRICIA Rodney Tuesday completed her testimony before the Walter Rodney Commission of...

Caricom chairman defends ban on nationals from Ebola-affected West African countries

ebolaST. JOHN'S, Antigua--Prime Minister Gaston Browne Monday defended the decision by a number of Caribbean Community...

Trinidad gov’t appeals to protester to end hunger strike in support of highway project

strikPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad--The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has appealed to Ravi Balgobin Maharaj, a supporter of...

Bermuda residents clean up after passage of Hurricane Gonzalo

bermuHAMILTON, Bermuda--Bermudians were on Saturday counting the cost associated with the passage of Hurricane Gonzalo, a...

Trinidad declines to pay Jamaica’s ‘bill’ for returning Muslim leader Abu Bakr

abuPORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--The Trinidad and Tobago government says it will not pay the US $36,000 used to hire a...

ACS SG to promote sustainable development at eco-tourism fair

acsSANTIAGO DE LOS CABALLEROS, DR--H.E. Alfonso Múnera, Secretary General (SG) of the Association of Caribbean States...

Trinidad & Tobago security minister confirms nationals fighting for ISIS

isisPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad--The Trinidad and Tobago government has confirmed that "several nationals" are fighting...

Justice Minister faces criticism for rehiring deceitful police recruits

critiPARAMARIBO--Justice and Police Minister Edward Belfort is facing criticism over his reversal of a decision by the...

Trinidad Carnival commission contemplates delaying 2015 celebrations due to Ebola fears

carniPORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--The National Carnival Commission (NCC) is contemplating postponing Carnival celebrations in...

Bahamas government announces new Petroleum Act to govern oil exploration

oilNASSAU, Bahamas--The Bahamas government said Wednesday it has completed the preparation of a new Petroleum Act and a...

Experts highlight impact of climate change on fish & small ruminants

impacBy Kenton X. Chance

PARAMARIBO, Suriname--Two regional experts have warned of the impact of climate change on fish...

Trinidad police hunt for killers of son attending wake for murdered mother

triniPORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--Trinidad and Tobago police are continuing their search for the killer of Joseph Nero (30)...

Portia Simpson-Miller leads Jamaica’s clean-up campaign against chikungunya

CleanKINGSTON, Jamaica--Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller on Saturday led the clean-up exercise in her constituency in...

Documents detail secret talks between Washington & Havana

cubaNEW YORK, United States--In a new book cataloguing the recent history of clandestine exchanges between the US and...

Turkey gives over US $2M to Antigua and Barbuda

turkNEW YORK, NY, USA--Prime Minister Gaston Browne in a meeting with President of the Republic of Turkey Tayyip Erdogan...

Jamaica government says tackling crime not only a matter for law enforcement

jamKINGSTON, Jamaica--The Jamaica government is calling on nationals to re-think their position that the solution to...

Puerto Rico’s First Lady endorses PAHO plan to prevent child obesity

obeseWASHINGTON DC, United States--First Lady Wilma Pastrana Jiménez of Puerto Rico endorsed a Pan American Health...

Three killed in two-car crash

crash1PARAMARIBO--Two people died in a car accident in Paramaribo around 1:40am Monday.

Police say the accident happened...

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458 cases of chikungunya
Friday, 24 October 2014
WILLEMSTAD--Curaçao’s Department of Public Health received about 1,500 reports of possible... Read more...
Mosquito fogging starts November 1
Friday, 24 October 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Mosquito fogging throughout the country as part of a regular vector control programme... Read more...
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Hurricane Gonzalo’s damage in Bermuda estimated up to $200M
Thursday, 23 October 2014
HAMILTON, Bermuda--Hurricane Gonzalo caused between US $200 million and US $400 million in... Read more...
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Dr. Rodney’s widow completes testimony
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
GEORGETOWN, Guyana--Dr. PATRICIA Rodney Tuesday completed her testimony before the Walter Rodney... Read more...
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California community suffers as wells dry up
Thursday, 23 October 2014
EAST PORTERVILLE, California--In one of the towns hardest hit by California's drought, the only way... Read more...
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White House fence jumper to face mental evaluation
Thursday, 23 October 2014
WASHINGTON--The man arrested after jumping the White House fence on Wednesday night was charged in... Read more...
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Canada Parliament gunman had planned to travel to Syria
Thursday, 23 October 2014
OTTAWA--The gunman in Wednesday's attack on Canada's capital had a criminal record and recently... Read more...
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Economic bounce, tough campaign point to Rousseff win
Thursday, 23 October 2014
MATEUS LEME, Brazil--President Dilma Rousseff looks positioned to narrowly win a second term on... Read more...
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EU strikes compromise to set new climate target
Thursday, 23 October 2014
BRUSSELS--European Union leaders struck a deal on a new target to cut carbon emissions out to 2030,... Read more...
Citigroup will revisit US court over Argentine bond payments
Thursday, 23 October 2014
NEW YORK--A U.S. judge has scheduled a Dec. 2 hearing to weigh whether or not Citigroup Inc can... Read more...
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What must the tourists think of us!!
Thursday, 23 October 2014
Hello Government officials, Car rental agencies, Hotel managers, and anyone else who has the first... Read more...
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Confused
Thursday, 23 October 2014
Dear Queenie, I have two friends who always visit me at the same time. Even when I arrange to get... Read more...
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Lievense engineering Relay Race strategy
Thursday, 23 October 2014
SIMPSON BAY--The 27th annual Around the Island Relay Race may break the record for most teams... Read more...
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Sharapova falls to Kvitova as Williams bounces back
Thursday, 23 October 2014
SINGAPORE-- Maria Sharapova's bid to end the year ranked number one was left hanging by a thread... Read more...
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A Minute With: Shailene Woodley on teen sex, violence and Marvel
Thursday, 23 October 2014
LOS ANGELES--For actress Shailene Woodley, transitioning from her teen years into adulthood in... Read more...
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Keanu Reeves returns to the dark side in John Wick
Thursday, 23 October 2014
NEW YORK--Actor Keanu Reeves travels to a murky underworld in the action thriller, "John Wick,"... Read more...
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Carib Swimteam Coach
Thursday, 23 October 2014
New CST coach makes an impact ~ CST wins Corail Helicopter Fall Meet ~ Carib Swim Team (CST) held... Read more...
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Hurricane Story
Thursday, 23 October 2014
The writer is a student at Methodist Agogic Centre, read her great review of the passing of... Read more...
Editorial - On their own terms
Thursday, 23 October 2014
MAN leader Charles Cooper did the right thing by apologising for saying "blood will flow" should... Read more...
Editorial - Not much of a choice
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
By unanimously passing a motion rejecting the instruction from the Kingdom Council of Ministers to... Read more...
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Notices October 22
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Friday, October 24 KIDS NIGHT OUT Organised by Beyond Writing Foundation Place: Culture &... Read more...
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Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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