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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 the San Fernando to Point Fortin Highway, to end his hunger strike.

The appeal was made in a public statement on Sunday by Trade Minister Vasant Bharath, following news that Maharaj collapsed four days into his hunger strike.

Maharaj, started his protest in opposition to the...

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...

Brouhaha over candid photograph of Suriname First Lady & Dutch Queen

photoPARAMARIBO--Even while Suriname and the Netherlands may have announced that their diplomatic relationship will be...

Shaw: IMF making things easier for PNP Government

IMFKINGSTON, Jamaica--Opposition Spokesman on Finance and Planning Audley Shaw says that the International Monetary Fund...

New WBG strategy to promote inclusive growth & opportunities for Dominicans

dominWASHINGTON, DC--World Bank Board of Executive Directors endorsed Thursday a new strategy to support the Dominican...

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Great Bay and Little Bay water quality now safe for swimmers
Monday, 20 October 2014
SIMPSON BAY--Nature Foundation (NF) has issued a second report on its post-Hurricane Gonzalo... Read more...
French Overseas Minister to visit St. Martin, St. Barths
Monday, 20 October 2014
MARIGOT--Minister of Overseas Departments George Pau-Langevin will pay a visit to St. Martin and... Read more...
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Trinidad gov’t appeals to protester to end hunger strike in support of highway project
Monday, 20 October 2014
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad--The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has appealed to Ravi Balgobin... Read more...
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Bermuda residents clean up after passage of Hurricane Gonzalo
Sunday, 19 October 2014
HAMILTON, Bermuda--Bermudians were on Saturday counting the cost associated with the passage of... Read more...
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Indiana charges suspect who may have killed for decades
Monday, 20 October 2014
HAMMOND, Indiana--A convicted sex offender suspected of murdering at least seven women and leaving... Read more...
New protocols issued for treating Ebola patients
Monday, 20 October 2014
DALLAS--The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating... Read more...
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Turkey ready to let Iraqi Kurds reinforce Kobani
Monday, 20 October 2014
ANKARA/BEIRUT--Turkey said on Monday it would allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce fellow... Read more...
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Reform-minded outsider takes over as Indonesia's president
Monday, 20 October 2014
JAKARTA--Indonesia's Joko Widodo took over as president of the world's third-largest democracy on... Read more...
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Germany and France to seek deal on investment, reforms
Monday, 20 October 2014
BERLIN--Germany and France sought to paper over deep differences about how to bolster a faltering... Read more...
Apple's iPhone sales beat Street
Monday, 20 October 2014
SAN FRANCISCO--Apple Inc forecast a strong holiday quarter after a better-than-expected 16 percent... Read more...
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Why Saleh is wrong
Monday, 20 October 2014
Dear Editor, I have much respect for Professor Jaime Saleh, former Governor of the Netherlands... Read more...
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Happy bachelorette
Monday, 20 October 2014
Dear Queenie, I’m in my 30s and not married. My mother says it’s because I expect too much... Read more...
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Soualiga hosts international Women’s Soccer Tournament
Monday, 20 October 2014
CAY HILL--The second annual International Women's Soccer Tournament will be hosted by the Soualiga... Read more...
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Totti's Roma take aim at Bayern's defence
Monday, 20 October 2014
ROME- - If anyone can breach Bayern Munich's apparently impregnable defence, then it is AS Roma and... Read more...
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Fox TV will air horror anthology Scream Queens from Glee creator
Monday, 20 October 2014
LOS ANGELES--Fox has ordered anthology series "Scream Queens" from the creator of 'Glee" and... Read more...
Pistorius to be sentenced today for girlfriend's killing
Monday, 20 October 2014
PRETORIA--A judge will pass sentence on athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday for killing his... Read more...
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Sally Hansen Introduces Miracle Gel
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Sally Hansen introduces miracle gel! ~ The fusion of colour and science ~ Love the high shine,... Read more...
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Dream Voyage on container ship Sambhar
Friday, 17 October 2014
Antwerp (Belgium) to Callao (Peru) By Marga Hart "Unbelievable!! There are so many people in the... Read more...
Editorial - The extra mile
Monday, 20 October 2014
Four cruise ships are scheduled to call on St. Maarten today, the first multi-vessel day since the... Read more...
Editorial - Better understanding
Monday, 20 October 2014
It appears the incoming UP/DP/Marlin-Romeo coalition plans to fight tooth and nail the instruction... Read more...
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Tuesday Oct. 21, 2014
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Monday Oct. 20, 2014
Monday, 20 October 2014
Notices October 21
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Friday, October 24 KIDS NIGHT OUT Organised by Beyond Writing Foundation Place: Culture &... Read more...
Notices October 20
Monday, 20 October 2014
Dance Classes Dance and Arts Dimensions Academy (DADA) is registering new and continuing students... Read more...