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Son of opposition party activist gunned down at Trinidad mosque

shotPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad--The 28-year-old son of a well-known People's National Movement (PNM) activist was gunned down Wednesday night as he was entering a mosque for prayers.

Daniel Bostic died in hospital after being shot multiple times.

But his mother Marva Bostic, who served as a PNM education officer under the Patrick Manning administration, has dismissed any suggestion that the murder...

Haiti gets funds to better prepare for hurricanes and other extreme weather

fundWASHINGTON, DC--The World Bank's Board of Directors has approved US $5 million to help Haiti better prepare for...

OECS condemns Dominican Republic deportations, European Union blacklist

oecsST. GEORGE'S, Grenada--The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) has joined the growing list of bodies...

We have our own Greece in the Caribbean: Puerto Rico

puertSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--Puerto Rico cannot repay its debts. The governor of the island, Alejandro García Padilla...

50 years of cutting cane may not be enough to keep Dominican Republic from deporting Haitians

haitiSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic--When André Pérez first left Haiti for the Dominican Republic in 1964, his new...

One dead in freak storm

storm-2PARAMARIBO--One man died Sunday morning, when a tree fell on top of his car during a freak storm. The storm that was...

Barbados govt defends tax on sweet drinks

sodaBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--A week-and-a-half after announcing a ten per cent tax on carbonated soft drinks, juice drinks...

Water every 3rd day for Puerto Ricans as drought approaches historic levels

drougSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--Amid one of the worst droughts in Puerto Rico's history, the government has ramped up drinking...

ExxonMobil to continue exploring in Guyana waters despite Venezuela claim

exxoGEORGETOWN, Guyana--Don't expect Guyana to stop its offshore oil exploration because Venezuela is claiming...

Caricom urged to speak out for Haitians facing deportation in DR

haitiSANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic--Outrage is growing over the Dominican Republic's move to deport hundreds of...

Russia to help Jamaica agriculture and possibly import meat and crops

RussKINGSTON, Jamaica--Russia has promised to help Jamaica restore its mined-out bauxite lands to full agricultural...

Teachers reject new pay offer

teachKINGSTON, Jamaica--Despite an increased offer late Friday night from the Government, public school teachers voted...

Wal-Mart evades taxes through offshore companies registered in various countries including Curaçao

WalmARKANSAS, US--Wal-Mart Stores Inc. owns more than US $76 billion of assets through a web of units in offshore tax...

EU blacklists 14 Caribbean countries as among world’s worst tax havens

listBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Fourteen Caribbean countries are among thirty territories blacklisted by the European Union...

Warner unravels

jackPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad--Hard on the heels of his bizarre voluntary admission that he conspired to conceal the...

Fake goods seized in Trinidad, Cuba and Curaçao in massive operation

fakeLYON, France--Fake electrical goods in Trinidad and Tobago, fake brand-name cigars in Cuba, and t-shirts and jeans in...

Trinidad PM dismisses Warner’s claim that ganja was found at her house

mariPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad--Another allegation by Jack Warner – this time that marijuana was found at the home of...

Toute Bagai pushing Caribbean exports

tout025PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--The Caribbean Export OUTLOOK, the flagship publication of the Caribbean Export Development...

Denmark spends millions of kroner on Caribbean cruises for young criminals

rehabCOPENHAGEN, Denmark--In a move that appears worthy of inclusion in Ripley's Believe It Or Not, Danish municipalities...

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Island Gems assists with SESSAD new playground
Monday, 06 July 2015
MARIGOT--With children and education at the core of its criteria for grants, Island Gems Charity... Read more...
Connor talks aviation, maritime matters with Curaçao and Aruba
Monday, 06 July 2015
PHILIPSBURG--Issues related to aviation and maritime affairs were discussed when St. Maarten’s... Read more...
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Son of opposition party activist gunned down at Trinidad mosque
Monday, 06 July 2015
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad--The 28-year-old son of a well-known People's National Movement (PNM)... Read more...
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Haiti gets funds to better prepare for hurricanes and other extreme weather
Friday, 03 July 2015
WASHINGTON, DC--The World Bank's Board of Directors has approved US $5 million to help Haiti... Read more...
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America celebrates July 4 with hot dogs and barbecues amid tightened security
Monday, 06 July 2015
NEW YORK--Americans marched in star-spangled parades, ran relay races, gathered for fireworks shows... Read more...
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US floats draft recovery plan for threatened polar bears
Friday, 03 July 2015
WASHINGTON--U.S. wildlife managers have released a draft plan for stemming the decline of polar... Read more...
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Pope comes 'home' to South America to defend planet and the poor
Monday, 06 July 2015
QUITO--Laughing as his cap flew off in the Andean highland wind, Pope Francis flew into Ecuador on... Read more...
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Congress vice-president held in Honduran corruption case
Monday, 06 July 2015
TEGUCIGALPA--A Honduran judge has ordered that Congress vice-president Lena Gutierrez, along with... Read more...
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Greeks defy Europe with overwhelming referendum 'No'
Monday, 06 July 2015
ATHENS--Greeks overwhelmingly rejected conditions of a rescue package from creditors on Sunday,... Read more...
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French renewables power grid pilot shows limits of batteries in Europe
Monday, 06 July 2015
NICE, France--A major pilot project by Europe's largest power network operator to integrate power... Read more...
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Lopsided flight
Monday, 06 July 2015
Dear Editor, I have taken note on the press release by the Board of the UPP, pertaining to the... Read more...
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Reluctant hostess
Monday, 06 July 2015
Dear Queenie, I make a point of cooking nutritious meals and I don’t keep junk food in the... Read more...
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Eruption in Paradise a dud
Monday, 06 July 2015
PHILIPSBURG--Eruption in Paradise was a dud.  Bobby Ottley from BOSE Promotions had promised... Read more...
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Happy Hamilton a home winner at Silverstone
Monday, 06 July 2015
SILVERSTONE, England-- Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton soaked up the energy of a roaring... Read more...
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Well-wishers swoon as Britain's Princess Charlotte christened
Monday, 06 July 2015
LONDON--Britain's Princess Charlotte, the baby daughter of Prince William and his wife Kate, was... Read more...
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Drinkers raise glass to a crash in London stock-exchange bar
Monday, 06 July 2015
LONDON--There is no shortage of liquidity at London's first stock exchange-themed bar, where beer... Read more...
Refrain from labelling students
Friday, 03 July 2015
By Terry Nisbett   The principal of a special education school in Jamaica has found that... Read more...
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Steam locomotives helped open the United States
Friday, 03 July 2015
You know the sound, chu-chu-chu and the high whine of a whistle blowing smoke. The sound is... Read more...
Editorial - To be continued
Monday, 06 July 2015
The verdict in the case brought by two staffers of St. Maarten Housing Development Foundation... Read more...
Editorial - Effective deterrent
Friday, 03 July 2015
Some idiot found it necessary to not only seriously inconvenience thousands of people, but also... Read more...
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Friday, 03 July 2015
Notices July 6
Monday, 06 July 2015
Teachers, Volunteers Needed I Too Can Learn (ITCL) Foundation is seeking teachers (Special Ed) and... Read more...
Notices July 4
Friday, 03 July 2015
Teachers, Volunteers Needed I Too Can Learn (ITCL) Foundation is seeking teachers (Special Ed) and... Read more...