Caribbean News

USVI governor joins opposition to National Guard cuts

USVI governor joins opposition to National Guard cuts

March 2, 2014 Comments Off

ST THOMAS, USVI — In a letter addressed to the president of the United States, US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh and 49 other governors of states, territories and... Read More »

Former Grenada minister commends ‘exceptional talent’ of soca performers

Former Grenada minister commends ‘exceptional talent’ of soca performers

March 2, 2014 Comments Off

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — A former Grenada culture minister would like to see a future local band touring with soca performers such as Mr Killa and Tallpree. The two Grenadian... Read More »

Guyana welcomes Chinese investors

Guyana welcomes Chinese investors

March 2, 2014 Comments Off

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (GINA) — Partnerships are indispensible to spurring Guyana to its fullest economic heights and, as such, President Donald Ramotar on Friday extended a welcoming hand to all Chinese... Read More »

US$65m To Extend Sangster International Airport Runway

US$65m To Extend Sangster International Airport Runway

March 1, 2014 Comments Off

The runway at the Donald Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay is to be extended at a cost of US$65 million. At its current length, the airport, which is a critical part of... Read More »

Court to decide if … DOG USED TO HELP IN SEX ACT

Court to decide if … DOG USED TO HELP IN SEX ACT

June 26, 2013 Comments Off

Rasbert Turner, Star Writer A Portmore bus driver who allegedly used a Pit bull to intimidate two schoolgirls before sexually molesting them was granted bail in the sum of $150,000 last... Read More »

South African government to honour former Jamaica prime minister

South African government to honour former Jamaica prime minister

November 13, 2012 No Comments »

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday November 12, 2012 – Former prime minister P.J. Patterson is to receive the “Order of the Companions of O R Tambo”, which is reserved for citizens outside of... Read More »