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    September 22

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Regional praise for Carrington

08 August 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – At least three regional leaders have praised the work of outgoing Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary General Edwin Carrington, Read More

Fidel back after four years

08 August 2010

HAVANA – A lively and healthy-looking Fidel Castro appealed to President Barack Obama to stave off global nuclear war in an emphatic address to parliament yesterday that marked his first Read More

Bermudans bracing for Colin

07 August 2010

HAMILTON, Bermuda – Residents were yesterday bracing themselves for the arrival of a resurgent Tropical Storm Colin which is expected to come within 30 miles of the Bermuda tonight. Read More

Court orders: Charge cops or release them

07 August 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A court has ordered that two of the seven police officers arrested for the beating and shooting death of Ian Lloyd last week be charged by next Tuesday or released. Read More

Heavy rains halt oil operations

07 August 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Heavy rains over the past few days have shut down operations at the state-owned oil company, Petrotrin, but Energy Minister Read More

Hillary says congrats

06 August 2010

KINGSTON – United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has congratulated Jamaica on its 48th year of independence, Read More

Bad news for flood victims

06 August 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Rain swept across flood-ravaged parts of south Trinidad Wednesday evening, causing more misery for some residents trying to dry out from Monday’s deluge. Read More


Wyclef quits his aid group

06 August 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Wyclef Jean has stepped down as leader of the embattled aid group he founded as he prepares to formally declare his candidacy for the Haitian presidency. Read More


Wyclef dons new hat

06 August 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – After the hip-hop party was over, the cheering supporters back in their tents and the speaker trucks parked for the night, Read More

Dudus gets lawyers

06 August 2010

New York – New York attorneys Steve Zissou and Elizabeth E. Macedonio have been retained as defence counsel for alleged crime boss Christopher "Dudus" Coke. Read More

Gunned-down constable lived for police force

05 August 2010

KINGSTON – The neatly pressed uniform of Special Constable James Lemmie still hangs above his bed in his home in Crescent district, St Catherine. Read More

Carrington stepping down

05 August 2010

GEORGETOWN, Guyana  – Secretary General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Edwin Carrington, will step down at the end of the year. Read More

Privy Council okays judge's sacking

05 August 2010

THE PRIVY COUNCIL in England has endorsed the decision of a commission of inquiry to dismiss a judge of the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands for "serious misconduct". Read More

PM tours flooded areas

04 August 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar once again mobilised the regiment and other relief services to help marooned residents after Monday’s widespread flooding. Read More

Minister:  Do what you have to do

04 August 2010

KINGSTON – Minister of National Security Dwight Nelson is urging policemen to do what they need to do to protect themselves, in light of what he called attempts to undermine Read More

Police on high alert

04 August 2010

KINGSTON –  The police have now raised their threat level to extreme following the murders of three policemen in separate incidents since last week. Read More

Guyanese found guilty

04 August 2010

NEW YORK – A former Guyanese parliamentarian, and a Guyana-born United States citizen are facing the possibility of spending the rest of their lives in an American prison Read More

Grenadian band chooses cheap costumes

03 August 2010

ST GEORGE’S – The leader of one of the top Grenadian Carnival bands, Ricardo Keens Douglas, is blaming the struggling economy for his decision to produce low budget fancy Mas for Grenada’s biggest cultural festival this year. Read More

'De Bear' claws his way to top

03 August 2010

ST JOHN’S – Keithroy De Bear Morson claimed his second Calypso Monarch crown on Sunday night as the annual Carnival celebrations neared fever pitch in Antigua. Read More

AG: Due process must be followed

01 August 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad – Attorney General Anand Ramlogan says he will not be rushed into making a decision in the extradition of businessmen Ishwar Galbaransingh and Steve Ferguson. Read More

Review board jobs in limbo

01 August 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Almost 40 employees of the Police Public Complaints Authority (PPCA) now face an uncertain future. Read More


Instead of an announcement via the Throne Speech, should Barbadians decide via referendum whether the country becomes a republic?