Ambris ton leads Windies to five-wicket win over Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland — Sunil Ambris scored his maiden One-Day International (ODI) century, becoming the first Vincentian to do so for the West Indies to help propel the regional team to their highest-ever successful run chase in ODIs as they claimed victory over Ireland in the Tri-Nations Series here  on Saturday. Ambris cracked 148 from just […]

Veteran Barbadian journalist Harold Hoyte dies at 78

Veteran Barbadian journalist Harold Hoyte  dies at 78

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados —Veteran Barbadian journalist Harold Hoyte, one of the founders of the Nation Publishing company, died on Sunday following a long illness. He was 78. Hoyt who was Editor Emeritus of the Nation newspaper, had a long and distinguished career in journalism. which started at the Barbados Advocate in 1959. He later moved to Canada […]

Caribbean urged to take radical approach to human trafficking

Caribbean urged to take radical approach to human trafficking

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – One university of the West Indies (UWI) lecturer is calling on Caribbean governments to take a different approach to the issue of human trafficking. Senior lecturer in Sociology at the Cave Hill Campus, Dr Joan Phillips said while there was a lot of anecdotal information in the Caribbean when it comes this […]

Belize to go to the International Court of Justice to settle border dispute with Guatemala

Belize to go to the International Court of Justice to settle border dispute with Guatemala

BELMOPAN, Belize – Following last week’s historic referendum in which Belizeans voted to take the country’s territorial dispute with Guatemala to the International Court of Justice (ICJ), Prime Minister Dean Barrow has been outlining the steps to be taken to get a final resolution in the matter. He told the media that his government will, […]

Dominican diaspora invited to participate in ‘Bring-A-Friend’ tourism campaign

Dominican diaspora invited to participate  in ‘Bring-A-Friend’ tourism campaign

By Jerry Roman Still can’t stop talking excitedly about your last visit to Dominica? Looking forward to returning to “the Nature Island”? Well, if you’re a member of the Dominican diaspora, you may have a chance to win a vacation to Dominica for two through the current “Bring-A-Friend” campaign organized by the Discover Dominica Authority. […]

IDB approves funds for Caribbean countries receiving migrants

IDB approves funds for Caribbean countries receiving migrants

WASHINGTON, — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a multi-million dollar special grant facility to support operations that help countries in Latin America and the Caribbean integrate migrants into local communities and contribute to their development. The Washington-based financial institution said that the initiative is in response to “unprecedented and sudden intraregional migration flows […]

Carnival Nationz goes on the road with Kes

Carnival Nationz goes on the road with  Kes

Carnival Nationz whose theme this year is “The Music of Kes, ” launched its band on Saturday. More than 1.700  carnival fans showed up for the launch at the band’s mas’ camp in Scarborough ( Kes, a soca/pop group which hails from  Trinidad , is known for its unique blend of soulful vocals, calypso inspired […]

Canada’s foreign minister urges Cuba to be ‘part of the solution’ in Venezuela

Canada’s foreign  minister urges Cuba to be  ‘part of the solution’ in Venezuela

OTTAWA, — Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Tuesday urged Cuba to line up with Lima Group nations and end its support for Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro. “Cuba needs to not be part of the problem in Venezuela, but become part of the solution,” Freeland told reporters in a conference call. “That is something that we […]

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