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Guyana gov’t issues disease warning following torrential rains & flooding

FloodGEORGETOWN, Guyana--The Guyana government Friday warned nationals to be wary of various diseases as a result of the floods caused by increased rainfall over the preceding 48 hours.

Several areas, particularly the capital and areas along the coastal belt, have been under water as a result of the record rainfall. The Guyana Information Agency (GINA) reported that 186 millimetres, (7.25 inches)...

Jamaica first to become member of US dental examination group

teethKINGSTON, Jamaica--Jamaica has become the first country outside of the US mainland to be a member of the American...

Bulls fight for bets in Haiti

bullsLEOGANE, Haiti--Gamblers who goad bulls to fight each other just outside this Haitian coastal town stand for hours by...

‘History of the CXC’ to be launched December 2

cxc_1KINGSTON, Jamaica--A book chronicling the forty years since the establishment of the Caribbean Examinations Council...

US Coast Guard makes US$5.1m cocaine bust in Caribbean Sea

seaFLORIDA, United States--The United States Coast Guard says crew members aboard the Cutter Alligator offloaded cocaine...

Mayor signs bills that ‘drastically limit’ deportation of Caribbean immigrants

limitNEW YORK, United States--With United States President Barack Obama vowing to proceed on immigration reform by...

Japan has aided Caribbean with over one billion Yen since 1975

TOKYO, Japan--Japan has provided more than JPY1.7 billion (One Yen=US $0.008) to fourteen Caribbean Community Caricom...

Chinese credit card company enters region via Suriname

credPARAMARIBO--China UnionPay International and De Surinaamsche Bank launched the first UnionPay prepaid card in...

Financial mystery surrounds Barbados’ Harrison’s Cave

caveBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--A call has been made for an urgent investigation into the financial status of Harrison's...

APNU brands decision to suspend parliament ‘dark day’ for democracy

suspGEORGETOWN, Guyana--The main opposition grouping, A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) Monday described the...

CDC: Chikunguyna continues to spread across the Caribbean

chikATLANTA, United States--The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC has warned that the...

US gives 1,000 Ebola suits to Suriname

suitsPARAMARIBO--US Marine General John Kelly gave a donation earlier this week of 1,000 personal protective equipment...

Suriname: 130M-euro railway system in 2016

railPARAMARIBO--Suriname will have a railway system within a year-and-a-half. At a presentation Thursday by the...

Heavy rains drench Haiti killing six

rainsPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--At least six people were killed as heavy rains pounded the northern and western sections of...

Lima Declaration prioritises educational quality, inclusivity, equity to guarantee right to education

limaLIMA, Peru--An education that advances in guaranteeing the right to education, that responds to the region's...

Largest oil refinery in Caribbean sold

refinST. CROIX--HOVENSA, the St. Croix-based oil refinery that was the largest in the Caribbean until it shuttered in...

Anand: Code of Ethics does not cover criminal offences

ethicPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad--Attorney General Anand Ramlogan said Saturday the alleged removal of seventeen cocaine...

Caribbean tourism numbers higher for first half of 2014

ArrivBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Caribbean countries have been told that while there has been an upswing in tourist arrivals to...

Barbadian couple missing at sea for five days found alive

foundCASTRIES, St. Lucia--A Barbadian husband and wife, who left St. Lucia over the weekend for Barbados on board their...

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Roberts, Berry wanted in Deyanida murder
Friday, 21 November 2014
PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Police Force is asking for the assistance of the public in the... Read more...
Police substation opens in Maho
Friday, 21 November 2014
MAHO--Police officers joined Minister of Justice Dennis Richardson and invited guests at the... Read more...
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Guyana gov’t issues disease warning following torrential rains & flooding
Saturday, 22 November 2014
GEORGETOWN, Guyana--The Guyana government Friday warned nationals to be wary of various diseases as... Read more...
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Jamaica first to become member of US dental examination group
Thursday, 20 November 2014
KINGSTON, Jamaica--Jamaica has become the first country outside of the US mainland to be a member... Read more...
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President Obama seeks support for immigration plan, blasts Boehner
Friday, 21 November 2014
LAS VEGAS--President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S.... Read more...
Officials prepare for Ferguson grand jury decision, urge calm
Friday, 21 November 2014
FERGUSON, Missouri--Police and protest organizers laid the groundwork on Friday for steps to avert... Read more...
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Indonesian leader plans powerful kitchen cabinet
Friday, 21 November 2014
JAKARTA--Indonesia's new president, Joko Widodo, aims to tighten his control over a potentially... Read more...
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Japan PM seeks verdict on "Abenomics" in snap election
Friday, 21 November 2014
TOKYO--Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved parliament's lower house on Friday for a snap election... Read more...
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Draghi throws ECB door open to money printing
Friday, 21 November 2014
FRANKFURT--European Central Bank President Mario Draghi threw the door wide open on Friday for more... Read more...
China rate cut lifts markets
Friday, 21 November 2014
NEW YORK--World stock markets and oil prices rallied on Friday, fuelled by hopes for global growth... Read more...
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Detective missing in action on St. Maarten
Friday, 21 November 2014
Dear Editor, It is approximately 2:00am. I am sitting alone in an unmarked police car with a flash... Read more...
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Friday, 21 November 2014
Dear Queenie, There’s this guy I really like, except I can’t stand his smell. It’s not that... Read more...
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St. Maarten Little League School Tournament
Friday, 21 November 2014
Lewis Pantophlet worked three innings giving up just one run as Leonard Connor (fielding) defeated... Read more...
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Advantage Hamilton in Abu Dhabi practice
Friday, 21 November 2014
ABU DHABI-- Lewis Hamilton claimed an early advantage over Mercedes team mate and title rival Nico... Read more...
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Temple's silence over its ties with Cosby raises questions on campus
Friday, 21 November 2014
PHILADELPHIA--In the years since Bill Cosby graduated from Temple University, the images of the... Read more...
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US politics takes center stage at Latin Grammys
Friday, 21 November 2014
LAS VEGAS--Enrique Iglesias and Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler were the big winners at the annual... Read more...
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Sun Park
Friday, 21 November 2014
~ Creating opportunities for women in Aviation Mechanics ~ Born in 1991 in South Korea, Sun Park's... Read more...
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Saba Spotlight: Dahlia Hassell
Friday, 21 November 2014
~ Her experiences and her ambitions ~   Dahlia Hassell (22) is in the spotlight today, having... Read more...
Editorial - On a positive note
Friday, 21 November 2014
Following some concern about the recent crime wave and issues between authorities from respectively... Read more...
Editorial - Blanket approach
Thursday, 20 November 2014
That despite all the talk of increased cooperation there evidently are continued problems with... Read more...
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Notices November 21
Thursday, 20 November 2014
French Team French Baseball Federation and St. Martin Pony Baseball/Softball League are seeking... Read more...
Notices November 15
Saturday, 15 November 2014
Sunday, November 16 WORLD ANIMAL DAY Organised by PAWSITIVE SXM Place: Marigot Market Time: 11:00am... Read more...