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Gonsalves: Put money in LIAT

21 June 2010

CASTRIES – St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves is calling on fellow Caribbean leaders Read More

Squatters rebuild homes

21 June 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Hours after the State moved in on squatters at Cashew Gardens and demolished several illegally Read More

Elections next year instead

20 June 2010

KINGSTON – The senate gave approval to two bills postponing local government elections till 2011, on Friday. Read More

Decoy taxis to fight crime

20 June 2010

HAMILTON – Police officers in Bermuda are planning to pose as taxi drivers to try to catch gun-touting robbers in the act. Read More

Call to support regional farmers

18 June 2010

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Agriculture Minister Hilson Baptiste is calling on decision makers to provide the support to farmers so as to guarantee food and nutrition security in the Caribbean. Read More

Guyana probes NY drug bust

18 June 2010

GEORGETOWN – The Guyana Police Force and the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) have launched an investigation into the 40-pound cocaine bust in New York which originated in Guyana and some suspects have been identified but no arrests have been made, sources said Wednesday.... Read More

Golding plunges in poll

18 June 2010

KINGSTON – Prime Minister Bruce Golding has registered his largest political plunge since taking office in September 2007. Read More

Ex-president announces US$20m Haiti loan fund

17 June 2010

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Former President Bill Clinton is announcing a new fund for Haitian businesses backed in part by the world’s richest man. Read More

Reward for Coke 'not enough'

17 June 2010

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) is asking its members to contribute more cash to a police JAM$1.7 million (US$20 000) reward for the arrest of fugitive Christopher "Dudus" Coke, who is wanted in the United States on drug and gun... Read More

Murder rate down in Jamaica

17 June 2010

KINGSTON – Murders for the first two weeks of June are trending downwards when compared with the same period last year, but the police are not ready to credit the decline to their late-May push to dismantle gangs in Kingston. Police statistics obtained by The Gleaner... Read More

Central bank suspends insurer

17 June 2010

PORT OF SPAIN: Central Bank officials Tuesday suspended the operations of Motor and General Insurance Company after the Port of Spain-based firm was struggling to maintain the required quantity of money in its statutory fund. Inspector of Financial Institutions at the... Read More

LIAT awaiting final decision

16 June 2010

Regional airline LIAT won’t engage in a war of words with the union representing its pilots but will wait until former High Court judge Leroy  Inniss hands down his final decision in the arbitration between  the two parties.The pilots, while constantly threatening industrial... Read More

Cuba to keep close eye on US oil spill

16 June 2010

HAVANA – Cuba’s civil defense chief said yesterday that authorities are preparing coastal residents for the oil spill fouling the Gulf of Mexico, and a top military official said its possible arrival would be "a disaster." Read More

Manning attends fun day

16 June 2010

PORT-OF-SPAIN – Since his defeat at the May 24 general election former prime minister Patrick Manning has not been regularly seen at many public functions. Read More

Reward offered for Dudus info

16 June 2010

KINGSTON – Jamaica is offering a US$20 000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a reputed drug lord at the center of a bloody manhunt. Read More

Head: No strike planned

16 June 2010

BRIDGETOWN – The head of the union representing LIAT pilots says his members have not planned industrial reaction. Read More


Jamaican fathers 'make grade'

16 June 2010

KINGSTON – HEAD of Fathers Incorporated Dr Herbert Gayle said there were many misconceptions about Jamaican fathers as the culture was not one which relayed clean and objective information about men as parents. Read More

Boyce case accused in court

15 June 2010

Former Turks and Caicos premier Galmo Williams is to appear in court tomorrow after an altercation with Barbadian newspaper editor  Hayden Boyce.Williams was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm after an incident in which Boyce, editor-in-chief of the... Read More

Jamaica Adventists on their own

15 June 2010

KINGSTON – Spurred by phenomenal growth, Jamaican Adventists are moving out on their own from the parent West Indies Union Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists which will go out of existence, church leaders have confirmed.As of November 29, the Jamaica Union Conference... Read More

16 of those killed lived outside Tivoli

14 June 2010

KINGSTON - Sixteen of the people found dead in Tivoli Gardens after gunmen loyal to fugitive Christopher "Dudus" Coke exchanged gunfire with police and soldiers Read More

Rights group heading to court

14 June 2010

KINGSTON - A small local human-rights group has filed a suit in the Supreme Court challenging the one-month state of emergency which came Read More


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