Cuba says US military adventure against Venezuela must be stopped
It is impossible to forget the sad and painful history of US military interventions perpetrated more than once in Mexico, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba, Honduras, and most recently Gr...
In the wake of the scandal, she had a fling with Grenada-born ballad singer Leslie Hutchinson, a well-known lothario. One of Leslie’s other conquests, Earl Mountbatten’s wife Edwina, once gave him a ...
The Southern Caribbean goes to places like St. Kitts, Antigua, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Dominica, St Lucia, Barbados, Grenada, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Most of the cruises to the Caribbean ten...
Sunday Sports Brunch: Lewisburg wins DeSoto County's first soccer title
The road to Brandon featured playoff wins over Neshoba Central, Grenada and Germantown. Nine seniors, including goalkeeper David McCutchen, made sure that their last match was a memorable one. “That’s ...
The top five destinations in the region last year were Guyana, registering a 15.9 per cent increase; Belize 14.6 per cent, the Cayman Islands 10.7 per cent, the Bahamas 10.5 per cent and Grenada a ten ...
Saint Lucia to field U23 team in Windwards football
Clearly, the future is now for Saint Lucia football. When the national St. Lucia team lines up against Grenada for their opening match on February 28 at Victoria Park, Kingstown, the squad is likely t...
Before Venezuela, US has long involvement in Latin America
1983: U.S. forces invade Caribbean island of Grenada after accusing the government of allying itself with Communist Cuba. 1989: U.S. invades Panama to oust strongman Manuel Noriega. 1994: A U.S.-led i...
British Airways Sends Passengers to a Brothel After Two Flights Stranded on St. Lucia
In addition fligth BA2159, which had arrived in St. Lucia from London Gatwick and was headed to Grenada was cancelled as well. @British_Airways Complete confusion at Hewanorra airport following cancel...
Changes to West Indies squad for first two ODIs in Barbados
Brathwaite, Cottrell, Campbell called up to face EnglandPaul, Lewis and Powell unavailable due to injuriesWindies start countdown to ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Carlos Brathwaite, Sheldon Cottrell and John Campbell have been called up to the West Indies squad for the first two ODIs against England. The changes […]
Sunil Ambris Named To Lead Windward Islands Volcanoes vs Barbados
The following players have been selected to represent the Windward Islands Volcanoes in the West Indies Championship match versus Barbados Pride at Arnos Vale Sports Complex in St. Vincent & the Grenadines from February 21 – 24, 2019. 1. Sunil Ambris (Captain)2. Roland Cato (Vice-Captain)3. Devon Smith4. Kimani Melius5. Kavem […]
Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall to visit Grenada in March
February 15, 2019 – Their Royal Highnesses, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will visit Grenada on March 23, 2019 as part of a seven-country tour of the region. The Prince and the Duchess will be met on arrival by Governor General, Her Excellency, Dame Cecile La Grenade. […]
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – EY partnering with Cricket West Indies to launch e-learning and development programme to help West Indies cricketers prepare for life after sport EY’s Personal Performance Programme team has announced that it is launching a two-year pilot of its e-learning and development programme for Cricket West Indies […]
Port of Spain, Trinidad. The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) today released its 2018 annual report, which is currently available on the Court’s website at ccj.org. CCJ’s President, the Honourable Mr. Justice Adrian Saunders, said in his introduction to the report, “over the last year, the Court maintained its solid […]
New report on St Kitts-Nevis economic citizenship abuse creates major stir in Middle East
By Caribbean News Now contributor DUBAI, UAE — A new report on Saturday by the widely-read Gulf News detailing the rampant abuse of the St Kitts and Nevis citizenship by investment programme (CIP) has created a major stir in the Middle East, a significant source market of applicants wishing to obtain second passports. Although much […]
Marriage inequality deliberate, says Cayman Islands government lawyer
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) — Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC, who the Cayman Islands government has instructed to defend a legal case challenging the British territory’s ban on same-sex marriage and the lack of equity for gay couples, told the court on Friday that “rightly or wrongly”, the intention of the constitution is to ensure […]
CDB president calls for resilience, transformation to drive regional economic growth
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Although grappling with challenges related to climate change; wide fiscal deficits and high public debt; as well as high unemployment, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has projected that the region’s economy is expected to grow by 2 percent in 2019. CDB president, Dr Wm. Warren Smith shared the bank’s forecast at its […]
US embassy signs MOU with government of Antigua-Barbuda to support juvenile justice reform
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the government of Antigua and Barbuda, and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission have signed a memorandum of understanding signaling their continued commitment to the successful rehabilitation and reintegration of at-risk youth and those in conflict with the law across the region. […]
Jamaican lottery scammer targets the wrong man – former CIA and FBI director
By Caribbean News Now contributor WASHINGTON, USA — A Jamaican lottery scammer chose the wrong person to try to extort: the only man to lead both the FBI and CIA. William Webster, who is now 94 years old, and his wife, Lynda, were targeted four years ago by a man who peddled a lottery scam […]