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Cuba sees its future in Mariel port, hand in hand with Brazil

CubaHAVANA, Cuba--The Mariel special economic development zone, the biggest construction project undertaken in decades in Cuba, emerged thanks to financial support from Brazil, which was based on political goodwill, a strategy of integration, and business vision.

"Cuba would not have been able to undertake this project from a technical or economic point of view," economist Esteban Morales told...

Jamaica diaspora remitted US $16 billion past decade

moneyBALTIMORE, United States--Jamaicans living abroad have remitted US $16 billion to the local economy over the past...

Big revelation next month

castleBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--In a month’s time Barbadians should know which hotel brand will be operating the historic Sam...

Buju Banton lawyers to make oral arguments before US Appeals Court

buju079FLORIDA, United States--Lawyers representing the jailed Jamaican singer, Buju Banton, say the US Appeals Court has...

Small plane crashes off Grand Bahama, 4 missing

crashNASSAU, The Bahamas--Authorities in the Bahamas and the US Coast Guard are searching for four people following the...

Guyana seeks US help following discovery of narcotics submarine

subGEORGETOWN, Guyana--The Guyana government says it will do whatever is required to deal with the illegal drugs trade...

US donates to Suriname’s Disaster Response Center

PARAMARIBO--The US Government, through the Department of Defense (DOD), recently delivered three shipping containers...

Warrant issued for Aristide’s arrest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--An investigating judge has issued an arrest warrant for former president Jean Bertrand...

Minister denies UNICEF pressuring St. Lucia to scrap corporal punishment

CASTRIES, St. Lucia--St. Lucia's Education Minister Robert Lewis has denied that the United Nations Children's Fund...

Caribbean villa places in the world’s top 10 most expensive hotel suites

NEW YORK, United States--For most of us, the notion of a night at one of the world's top 10 most expensive hotel...

Supporters of Haiti’s Aristide accuse authorities of persecution

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--Supporters of former Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide accused local authorities of...

Putting the littlest disaster victims on the Caribbean’s climate agenda

CASTRIES, St. Lucia--Children are often the forgotten ones when policy-makers map out strategies to deal with climate...

Tourism signals a paradise lost for many disenfranchised Haitians

ILE À VACHE, Haiti, Monday August 11, 2014, IPS - Calm waters lap the shore beneath stately coconut palms. Mango...

Jamaica’s UWI Mona Campus confirms case of Chikungunya

KINGSTON, Jamaica--The University of the West Indies (UWI) has confirmed a case of the mosquito borne Chikungunya...

Trinidad police investigate disappearance of weapons from Forensic Science Centre

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--The Trinidad and Tobago police have confirmed that an investigation has been launched into...

Jamaica police seize nearly one ton of marijuana en route to Suriname

KINGSTON, Jamaica--Jamaica law enforcement authorities say they have seized more than Jamaica dollars JM $6 million...

Tourism signals a paradise lost for many disenfranchised Haitians

ILE À VACHE, Haiti, Monday August 11, 2014, IPS - Calm waters lap the shore beneath stately coconut palms. Mango...

Authorities: Suriname mindful of Ebola virus

PARAMARIBO--In case someone were to arrive in Suriname carrying the deadly Ebola virus, Suriname would be ready...

Dominica police questioned after prisoner found dead

ROSEAU, Dominica--Four police officers are being questioned in relation to the death of Joshua Etienne, whose body...

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Arnell receives Knight of National Order of Merit
Friday, 22 August 2014
MARIGOT--Territorial Council First Vice-President Guillaume Arnell was the latest recipient of the... Read more...
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Police confiscate two more firearms
Friday, 22 August 2014
FORT WILLEM--Two men were arrested after firearms were found in separate vehicles they had been... Read more...
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Cuba sees its future in Mariel port, hand in hand with Brazil
Friday, 22 August 2014
HAVANA, Cuba--The Mariel special economic development zone, the biggest construction project... Read more...
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Jamaica diaspora remitted US $16 billion past decade
Thursday, 21 August 2014
BALTIMORE, United States--Jamaicans living abroad have remitted US $16 billion to the local... Read more...
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US protests intercept of Navy jet by Chinese warplane
Friday, 22 August 2014
WASHINGTON--The United States charged on Friday that a Chinese fighter pilot conducted a "dangerous... Read more...
US moves to ensure birth control access
Friday, 22 August 2014
WASHINGTON--The Obama administration will ensure access to birth control coverage for employees of... Read more...
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Two ancient Mayan cities found in Mexican jungle
Friday, 22 August 2014
MEXICO CITY--Archaeologists have found two ancient Mayan cities hidden in the jungle of... Read more...
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Colombia army, rebels meet face-to-face at talks in Cuba
Friday, 22 August 2014
HAVANA--Colombian military officers and leftist guerrillas met face-to-face on Friday for the first... Read more...
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Yellen calls for caution on rates
Friday, 22 August 2014
JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming--The Federal Reserve should move cautiously in deciding when to raise... Read more...
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Mexico launches special police force to guard economic activity
Friday, 22 August 2014
MEXICO CITY--Mexico on Friday launched a scaled-back version of a new police force President... Read more...
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Interesting changes this election season
Friday, 22 August 2014
Dear Editor, The election season is proving to demonstrate significant and interesting changes in... Read more...
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Stood up hosts
Friday, 22 August 2014
Dear Queenie, Very often my husband and I will invite friends to come over for a barbecue or for... Read more...
St. Martin defeats VI 4-2 in friendly match
Friday, 22 August 2014
TORTOLA-- The Virgin Islands (VI) were unable to hold on to a slender lead over a St. Martin senior... Read more...
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Atletico's Mandzukic strikes early to clinch Super Cup
Friday, 22 August 2014
SPAIN-- Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic's early goal secured a 1-0 win over Real Madrid and... Read more...
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For some British history enthusiasts, World War One tributes go further
Friday, 22 August 2014
LONDON--For some people fascinated by World War One, the poppies and wreath-laying of Remembrance... Read more...
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So you think you can shock? Prizes take backseat at MTV awards
Friday, 22 August 2014
INGLEWOOD, California--Blood, buttocks, snakes and angry rants are just some of the surprises... Read more...
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Aggression Replacement Training
Friday, 22 August 2014
~ Role play scenarios to find options ~  Nineteen people just completed an ART class organized... Read more...
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Bird Watch SXM
Friday, 22 August 2014
By Mark Yokoyama Bird shots: getting close Shooting birds – with a camera! – is a wonderful... Read more...
Editorial - Nothing less
Friday, 22 August 2014
The concern expressed by Windward Islands Chamber of Labour Unions (WICLU) First Vice-President... Read more...
Editorial - Everybody’s business
Thursday, 21 August 2014
That the foundation for the St. Maarten Tourism Authority (STA) has been established (see Thursday... Read more...
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Notices August 21
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Drum Band Registration: The COCAAE Foundation is now registering new members to join the Generation... Read more...
Notices August 20
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
Football Club St. Martin Football Club is practicing at the Raoull Illige Sports Complex on Monday... Read more...