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Chastanet – Over-reaction to reports of plan to assassinate St. Lucia PM

chastCASTRIES, St. Lucia--The leader of the main opposition United Workers Party (UWP) Allen Chastanet says the ruling St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) is overreacting to reports that young people, frustrated by the economic situation, were entertaining the idea of killing Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony.

The SLP had called on Police Commissioner Vernon Francois to investigate the report made during a...

Prisons officers threaten shutdown

prisonPORT OF SPAIN--Prisons officers are threatening to shut down operations at the country's penal institutions in...

US Coast Guard nabs smugglers, seizes cocaine in Caribbean Sea

SAN JUAN--The United States Coast Guard says it has detained two suspected smugglers and seized 71 pounds of cocaine...

Haiti: Anti-Martelly protest turns violent

Port-au-Prince, Haiti--Hundreds of people in Haiti have marched through Port-au-Prince, demanding the resignation of...

Poorer homes suffered greatest Gonzalo damage, report says

ST JOHN'S, Antigua--Private homeowners were the biggest losers in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Gonzalo, in...

Haiti takes more steps to end political issues

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--Haiti was in a state of political flux following the resignation over the weekend of the...

Haiti's Prime Minister resigns amid protests

PORT-AU-PRINCE--Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe, succumbing to domestic and international pressure, announced...

Antigua PM meets with LIAT to address issues confronting the Caribbean carrier

ST. JOHN'S--Prime Minister Gaston Browne will meet with officials from the regional airline LIAT, and the Leeward...

Married couple held with coke at airport

PARAMARIBO--Narcotics agents at the Johan Adolf Pengel (JAP) International Airport have arrested a married couple on...

Jamaica PM under fire for multi-million NHT spending

housKINGSTON, Jamaica--Jamaica's Prime Minister Portia Simpson-Miller is facing increasing pressure from the...

OECS ministers: No monopoly of telecommunications market

monopCASTRIES, St Lucia--Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) telecommunications ministers have taken a...

Suriname marks Human Rights Day

rightPARAMARIBO--Organisation for Justice and Peace OGV took to the Monument for Human Rights at Doctor Sophie Redmond...

PM Browne says 500 homes in 500 days is “off the table”‏

homesST JOHN'S, Antigua–Prime Minister Gaston Browne said the Antigua & Barbuda Labour Party's (ABLP) flagship...

Mexico’s drug cartels could be funding Guyana gold-mining operations – US

goldGEORGETOWN, Guyana--When US President Barack Obama signed the 2010 financial regulations bill into law, the primary...

Mark: Bones found at Red House belong to people of AD 990-1400

bonesPORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--Results from the DNA tests confirmed that the samples of bones, which were discovered along...

Political parties in war of words regarding Dominica airport fire

FireROSEAU, Dominica--A war of words has erupted between the ruling Dominica Labour Party (DLP) and the main opposition...

Two Caribbean beaches on ‘10 most beautiful’ list

BeachBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--The Caribbean recently made a splash by securing two places on a list compiled by entertainment...

Bahamas plane crash kills 1, injures 10, including infant

crashNASSAU, Bahamas--A plane crash in Bahamian waters off the coast of New Providence claimed the life of a 77-year-old...

Current rice crop pegged at over 630,000 tonnes –export heading for 500,000 tonnes

riceGEORGETOWN, Guyana--Ministry of Agriculture has not yet released its targeted rice production for 2015, but Minister...

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43 graduate from St. Dominic High, Schaminee, Nebhwani valedictorians
Friday, 19 December 2014
SOUTH REWARD--Forty three students graduated from St. Dominic High School on Thursday evening in a... Read more...
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Friday, 19 December 2014
MARIGOT--The majority party adopted the new Urban Code at the year’s last Territorial Council... Read more...
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Chastanet – Over-reaction to reports of plan to assassinate St. Lucia PM
Friday, 19 December 2014
CASTRIES, St. Lucia--The leader of the main opposition United Workers Party (UWP) Allen Chastanet... Read more...
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Prisons officers threaten shutdown
Thursday, 18 December 2014
PORT OF SPAIN--Prisons officers are threatening to shut down operations at the country's penal... Read more...
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President's year-end message to Americans: I'm not a lame duck
Friday, 19 December 2014
WASHINGTON--If U.S. President Barack Obama is feeling the pain from a rough year at the office, he... Read more...
Obama vows US response to North Korea over cyberattack
Friday, 19 December 2014
WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama vowed on Friday to respond to a devastating cyberattack on Sony... Read more...
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Mother arrested for murder after children found dead in Australia
Friday, 19 December 2014
SYDNEY--The 37-year-old mother of most of the eight children found dead in a mass stabbing in... Read more...
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Swiss seek to make amends for "contract child" labour
Friday, 19 December 2014
BERNE--A campaign seeking financial restitution for thousands of Swiss children once forced into... Read more...
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Hong Kong ex-official, property tycoon guilty in corruption case
Friday, 19 December 2014
HONG KONG--A former top Hong Kong civil servant was found guilty on Friday of accepting HK$8.5... Read more...
Russia's parliament rushes through bill boosting banking capital
Friday, 19 December 2014
MOSCOW--Russia's lower house of parliament hastily approved a draft law on Friday that would give... Read more...
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We need a reduction in the fuel clause now
Friday, 19 December 2014
Dear Editor, Please allow me some space in your newspaper to share OSPP’s written request, on... Read more...
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Dear Queenie, No matter what kind of gift I give my sister she is never pleased with it. She... Read more...
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Rotary Youth Soccer Competition
Friday, 19 December 2014
Genevieve de Weever School won the Rotary Youth Soccer Competition at Raoul Illidge Sports Complex... Read more...
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Accolades pour in for Lakers' Bryant  
Friday, 19 December 2014
LOS ANGELES-- Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant has often been a polarizing figure... Read more...
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George Clooney criticizes Hollywood in cyberattack
Friday, 19 December 2014
NEW YORK--Oscar winner George Clooney slammed Hollywood power players for not supporting Sony... Read more...
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Stars fill the stage Thursday as Colbert closes his Report
Friday, 19 December 2014
NEW YORK--Stephen Colbert filed his final "Colbert Report" on Thursday, bidding farewell to his... Read more...
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EPIC Eco-Labels
Friday, 19 December 2014
~ Creating corporate responsibility ~ By Laura Bijnsdorp Yesterday, three locations were awarded... Read more...
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Saba Spotlight – Els Mommers
Friday, 19 December 2014
A closer look at the woman behind the art Els Mommers has been a renowned artist for many years.... Read more...
Editorial - Hit the ground running
Friday, 19 December 2014
After all the political turmoil over the last few months the installation of the Gumbs cabinet can... Read more...
Editorial - Inconclusive
Thursday, 18 December 2014
The referendum in St. Eustatius fell far short of the 60 per cent turnout considered the minimum to... Read more...
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Friday, 19 December 2014
Sunday, December 21 AQUATHLON Organised by Tri-Sport Description: 1Km Swim followed by a 5Km (Short... Read more...
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Thursday, 18 December 2014
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