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Caribbean on high alert against bird flu

birdsBRIDGETOWN--Veterinary officers and stakeholders in the poultry sector in the Caribbean are on high alert and stepping up their preparedness to protect the industry as the deadly H5N1 virus – commonly referred to as bird flu – wreaks havoc on farms in North America, the region’s main market for hatching eggs and chicks. Over the past six months, almost 50 million birds have either died or...

One escapee murdered, surviving one surrenders

surrenPORT OF SPAIN--The hunt for two of the prisoners who broke out of prison last Friday ended Sunday, with one murdered...

St. Lucia to make incentives available to offshore educational institutions

incenCASTRIES, St. Lucia--The St. Lucia government has taken a step to make incentives available to offshore educational...

Activity continues at Kick ’em Jenny, authorities say there is no major threat

kickPORT OF SPAIN--An orange alert remains in place as elevated activity at underwater volcano Kick ‘em Jenny...

9 grants awarded for research at UG

grantsGEORGETOWN, Guyana--Nine grants have been awarded to faculty members of the University of Guyana (UG) who are looking...

Orange Alert - elevated at 'Kick 'em Jenny' in Grenada

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC)--An increase in seismic activities at the submarine volcano "Kick ‘m Jenny" on...

Barbados finance minister denies government defaulting on loans

loanBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Barbados’ Minister of Finance Chris Sinckler has assured existing and potential investors...

18-year-old escaped prisoner killed in confrontation with Jamaica police

shotKINGSTON, Jamaica--The number of escaped prisoners who have been on the run since last month was reduced by one, when...

Last serving death row inmate in Belize escapes hangman’s noose

penaltyBELIZE--The last man waiting to face the hangman in Belize got a reprieve when the Court of Appeal quashed his death...

Webb pleads not guilty to FIFA corruption charges in US court

webbNEW YORK, United States--Former FIFA vice-president Jeffrey Webb was granted US $10 million bail, but placed under...

Trump International Golf Club Puerto Rico US $78M in debt

debtSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--Trump International Golf Club Puerto Rico filed for bankruptcy as Donald Trump, the...

Small chance of local tsunami after earthquakes shake Eastern Caribbean

tsunBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--One of the six earthquakes that rattled parts of the Eastern Caribbean Thursday has triggered...

Female police officer killed on bus in Jamaica; 2 suspects in custody

killKINGSTON, Jamaica--Lawmen already have two suspects in custody for Tuesday night's murder of a 24-year-old...

Coral gardens of Jamaica give dying reefs new hope

coralKINGSTON, Jamaica--With time running out for Jamaica's coral reefs, local marine scientists are taking things into...

Case for Caribbean debt relief being made at intl financing conference

debtADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia--The United Nations (UN) Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is...

Antigua PM objects to Caricom Bureau choosing Commonwealth SG candidate

secrST. JOHN’S, Antigua--Prime Minister Gaston Browne has declared he had no part in, and does not agree with, the...

Tourists win five-figure settlements after bed bug infestation at DR resort

bugLONDON, England--What was meant to be a romantic vacation turned into a painful ordeal for two British tourists who...

Chief Justice strikes down limitations on Presidency

just~Jagdeo cleared to run for third term~

GEORGETOWN, Guyana--Acting Chief Justice Ian Chang on Thursday struck down a...

Venezuela begins cutting ties with Guyana; warns it won’t back down in border dispute

venez045CARACAS, Venezuela--"We are victims of dispossession. I say this to our friends and also to our enemies: No one will...

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CPS urges public to stay hydrated, extreme heat can cause sickness
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
PHILIPSBURG--As the temperature continues to remain high, Collective Prevention Services (CPS) is... Read more...
Coastal residents advised to plan for storm surge flooding
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
PHILIPSBURG--Coastal residents are advised by the Office of Disaster Management (ODM) to have plans... Read more...
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Caribbean on high alert against bird flu
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
BRIDGETOWN--Veterinary officers and stakeholders in the poultry sector in the Caribbean are on high... Read more...
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One escapee murdered, surviving one surrenders
Monday, 27 July 2015
PORT OF SPAIN--The hunt for two of the prisoners who broke out of prison last Friday ended Sunday,... Read more...
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Kerry warns Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear arms
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
WASHINGTON--Secretary of State John Kerry intensified efforts on Tuesday to beat back criticism of... Read more...
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Los Angeles passes law banning large-capacity gun magazines
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
LOS ANGELES--The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously to ban the possession of large-capacity... Read more...
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As peace talks advance, Colombia struggles to find its missing
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
CHAGUANI, Colombia--Swinging a pickaxe high above his head, the sweating former Marxist guerrilla... Read more...
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Libyan court sentences Gaddafi son Saif, eigth other ex-officials to death
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
TRIPOLI--A Libyan court on Tuesday sentenced Muammar Gaddafi's most prominent son, Saif al-Islam,... Read more...
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Hollande gambles on jobs growth for 2nd term bid
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
PARIS--French President Francois Hollande, who has long pledged only run for a second term in... Read more...
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China shares fall again as Beijing scrambles to calm stock markets
Wednesday, 29 July 2015
SHANGHAI--Chinese shares fell on Tuesday, as Beijing scrambled once again to prop up a stock market... Read more...
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Seek out meaningful cooperation with the Dutch Government
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
Dear Editor, I am one proud Democrat. The opportunities for St. Eustatius that are available under... Read more...
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Fed up
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
Dear Queenie, A few of us friends used to get together now and then and go out to dinner, but some... Read more...
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F1 summer break? Time to get the learner plates on
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
LONDON-- While Formula One rivals head to the sea or mountains at the start of the August break,... Read more...
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Cardinals hailed for hiring NFL's first female coach
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
ARIZONA-- The Arizona Cardinals were being hailed as groundbreakers on Tuesday after hiring the... Read more...
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American dentist accused of killing popular Cecil the lion
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
HARARE--Wildlife officials on Tuesday accused an American hunter of killing Cecil, one of the... Read more...
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Griswolds back on the road for family trip in Vacation
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
LOS ANGELES--More than 30 years after his father took him on a road trip to the Walley World theme... Read more...
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Secret History: African-American Baseball Players in Japan
Friday, 24 July 2015
In the fall of 1936, a 24-year-old African-American baseball player from rural Louisiana stepped... Read more...
Economic woes not over
Friday, 24 July 2015
By Terry Nisbett Jamaica is paying more to the Internal Monetary Fund (IMF) than it is getting in... Read more...
Editorial - Unproductive approach
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
The long-awaited Transparency International (TI) report is out and the general conclusions are not... Read more...
Editorial - Single market
Monday, 27 July 2015
That Member of Parliament (MP) Maurice Lake is concerned about the cost of living on the island... Read more...
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Notices July 29
Tuesday, 28 July 2015
Spay/Neuter Campaign St. Maarten Animal Welfare Continuing through August their $25 pet spay or... Read more...
Notices July 28
Monday, 27 July 2015
First Responder WIEMS is now registering for the annual First Responder (EMR) course at the Dutch... Read more...