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Search underway for Barbados couple missing at sea on yacht

lostCASTRIES, St. Lucia--A search has begun for a Barbadian couple who left St. Lucia over the weekend for Barbados on board their 47-foot yacht Serenity.

Relatives say they have not heard from Barbadians Arthur Alleyne (63), also known as "Captain Sam," the former captain of celebrity ship Brigg Unicorn, and his wife Sharon Went-Alleyne (59) after they left on Saturday for the trip to...

Newspaper publisher, government at odds

newsGEORGETOWN, Guyana--The Guyana government says it "condemns in the strongest possible language" what it described as...

Barbados public and private schools close due to heavy rains

floodBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--The Barbados government Monday announced the closure of private and public schools as heavy...

The Bahamas refutes claim that ship carrying Ebola patients docked in port

shipNASSAU, The Bahamas--The Bahamas government has denied reports that a vessel docked at Freeport had arrived here from...

Rights report points to ‘unchecked homophobic violence’ in Jamaica

gayNEW YORK, United States--A new human rights report has pointed to what it describes as "unchecked homophobic...

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...

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...

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Frans, William see discussion on integrity report as waste of time
Thursday, 30 October 2014
PHILIPSBURG--Discussions in a Central Committee meeting of Parliament about the integrity reports... Read more...
Council of Ministers wants screening conducted by St. Maarten rules only
Thursday, 30 October 2014
PHILIPSBURG--The Council of Ministers wants the screening of minister candidates to be carried out... Read more...
Search underway for Barbados couple missing at sea on yacht
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
CASTRIES, St. Lucia--A search has begun for a Barbadian couple who left St. Lucia over the weekend... Read more...
Newspaper publisher, government at odds
Tuesday, 28 October 2014
GEORGETOWN, Guyana--The Guyana government says it "condemns in the strongest possible language"... Read more...
Why US green groups are talking about abortion this election
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
DENVER--Green billionaire Tom Steyer vowed to make the November congressional elections about... Read more...
Maine nurse fights Ebola quarantine
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
WASHINGTON--Saying she will not be bullied by politicians, a Maine nurse is giving the state an... Read more...
Ancient Mexican tunnel may lead to royal tombs
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
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Scott becomes Africa's first white leader in 20 years
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
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Fifty-one countries sign OECD tax pact
Thursday, 30 October 2014
BERLIN--Finance ministers and tax chiefs from 51 countries signed an agreement on Wednesday to... Read more...
OPEC's Badri sees little output change in 2015, says don’t panic
Thursday, 30 October 2014
LONDON--OPEC's oil production is unlikely to change much in 2015 and there is no need to panic at... Read more...
Only autonomy will fix floods on Statia
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Dear Editor, I have noticed that the discussion on which status is best for Statia has become a... Read more...
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Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Dear Queenie, I’m in love with a girl who drinks a lot. One night when we were out on the town... Read more...
Around the Island Relay Race
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Runners have until November 8 to register for the Road Runners 27th edition of the Around the... Read more...
Dramatic first defeat for Juve, Napoli draw
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
MILAN- - Genoa handed Serie A leaders and titleholders Juventus a dramatic first league defeat of... Read more...
A Minute With: Sean Hannity on 'disconcerting' election, matchmaking
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
LOS ANGELES--Sean Hannity, the longtime Fox News Channel anchor and strong voice for American... Read more...
Halloween season rides a draw for theme parks
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
ORLANDO, Florida--Chainsaw-wielding ghouls draw screaming crowds so large to Universal Orlando's... Read more...
What ie Halloween?
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
~ Ghouls and monster fun for everyone ~ We all look forward to the end of October. The seasons will... Read more...
Red Piano Halloween
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Fright Night at Red Piano on October 31 ~ Annual Halloween party to thrill and enthral ~ Get a... Read more...
Editorial - Last line
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Although the topic may be an unpleasant one, the follow-up report in today's paper on an... Read more...
Editorial - Interim compromise?
Tuesday, 28 October 2014
The current deadlock over the instruction by the Netherlands to Governor Eugene Holiday on the... Read more...
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Notices October 30
Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Saturday, November 1 HIV TESTING Free and confidential HIV testing organised by the St. Maarten... Read more...
Notices October 25
Friday, 24 October 2014
Sunday, October 26 DEMOCRACY MARCH Organised by People United for True Democracy Starting on the... Read more...