St. Patrick-St. Vincent High boys basketball team edges Woodcreek in Sheldon Addidas Challenge
The St. Patrick-St. Vincent High boys basketball team edged Woodcreek 66-63 on Saturday during the Sheldon Addidas Challenge at Sheldon High. Dishon Jackson had 22 points on 8 of 14 shooting and added ...
Mixed reactions to proposed traffic light at intersection of St. Vincent, 84th Street
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - Shreveport’s City Council is expected to vote on a new traffic light near the intersection of St. Vincent Avenue at 84th Street. According to District F Councilman James Green, ...
St. Patrick-St. Vincent High boys basketball team defeats El Cerrito
The St. Patrick-St. Vincent High boys basketball team defeated El Cerrito 72-66 on Thursday night. The Bruins improved to 11-7 and 4-2 in the Tri-County Athletic League Rock league with the victory. A...
A word with Ralph May, executive director of St. Vincent de Paul of Southwest Idaho
The moment you sit down with Ralph May, the stories start pouring out — snapshots of his intrepid journey from a rural Idaho farm to Catholic lay missionary work in some of Peru’s poorest and most vio...
MINERAL RIDGE - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at St. Mary’s Church for Vincent H. Steinbeiser, 77. Vince passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 16, 2019, a...
Perry Co. Memorial Hospital announces affiliation agreement with St. Vincent Hospital
The new management services agreement will replace the former contract with Alliant Management Services. Through the agreement with St. Vincent, PCMH will be able to expand and improve services to sup...
Lawyers call for urgent public review of St Kitts-Nevis economic citizenship programme
By Caribbean News Now contributor BASSETERRE, St Kitts — Leading activist and legal figures in St Kitts and Nevis have called for the government to address fraudulent practices surrounding the nation’s citizenship by investment (CBI) programme. During the most recent edition of WINN FM’s ‘Inside the News’ talk show, lawyer and former government minister Dwyer […]
COPA Airlines to connect Suriname to Avianca, Turkish and United airlines’ networks
By Ray Chickrie Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname — On July 6, COPA Airlines, a member of the global Star Alliance network, will commence direct flights between Panama City and Paramaribo, Suriname, connecting this city with 80 other COPA destinations through its Panama City hub. This development is significant for Suriname, which has been […]
By Caribbean News Now contributor PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Sandals Resort International announced on Tuesday that it is pulling out of its planned resort project in Tobago. Sandals CEO, Gebhart Rainer, explained at a press conference that the main reason behind the company’s decision to withdraw from the project was negative publicity. Describing the […]
Surinamese rice exporter killed execution style in Guyana
By Ivan Cairo Caribbean News Now contributor PARAMARIBO, Suriname — The body of a male of East Indian descent that was discovered with a single bullet wound to the head on Monday in Guyana is said to be that of Nitinder Oemrawsingh, a rice exporter from neighbouring Suriname. While Guyanese police are still awaiting official […]
CARPHA urges region to prepare for the possibility of a severe outbreak of dengue fever
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The last major regional outbreak of dengue occurred in 2009. Since then, the region has experienced two large outbreaks of mosquito-borne diseases, chikungunya in 2014 and zika in 2016, which are unlikely to reoccur soon. Disease modelling, however, predicts that another regional outbreak of dengue may occur in the near […]