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Violence against women still a cancer in the region

~ Says new gender justice advocate ~

GEORGETOWN, Guyana--Newly-appointed advocate for gender justice within the Caribbean Community (Caricom) Dr Rosina Wiltshire is warning that until violence against women is addressed, the downward slide of societies across the region, including growing violence in schools and communities would continue.

"Gender justice requires that we pay more than lip...

Children’s rights activist wants harsher penalties for incest

~ 'Cut if off', she says ~

 

KINGSTON, Jamaica--Attorney and women's and children's rights advocate Margarette...

Cuban economy minister pushes for less state role

~ Says paternalistic state unaffordable ~

HAVANA, Cuba--Cuba's economy minister is pushing for less state...

Haiti frees missionary held over kidnapping

~ One U.S. missionary remains in Haiti jail ~

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--A court in Haiti on Monday freed a U.S...

Long-term food aid risk to Haiti economy, says Preval

~ Preval, Obama to meet in Washington Wednesday ~

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--Haitian President Rene Preval plans to tell...

Calder Hart resigns, after being asked to

Calder_Hart247Calder Hart resigns, after being asked to

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--Following a call for his resignation by Prime...

St. Kitts police investigate one fatal, other shootings

ST. KITTS--The St. Kitts-Nevis police are currently investigating four shooting incidents – including one fatal -...

Aid group shocked over lack of shelter for Haitians

~ Tens of thousands in Haiti still lack shelter ~

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--Nearly two months after Haiti's earthquake...

Indian workers to be sent home

ANGUILLA--On Friday, March 5, the Ministry of Labour gave Carillion Construction Company at Viceroy Resort, one...

Caribbean Airlines prepares to take over Air Jamaica April 12

Bruce_R_Nobles245KINGSTON, Jamaica--Employees of the cash-strapped national airline, Air Jamaica were Wednesday advised that their...

75 per cent of Jamaican nurses migrate to developed countries

KINGSTON, Jamaica--At least three out of every four nurses trained in Jamaica have migrated to developed countries...

Cuba lashes USA, Europe over human rights, wars

GENEVA--Cuba on Wednesday accused the United States, whose Democratic administration has been seeking to ease...

White House task force hears about Puerto Rico grievances

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico--Puerto Ricans told a White House task force on Wednesday that persistent wrangling over the...

Food production in Cuba plummets despite reforms

HAVANA, Cuba--Food production in Havana province is 40 per cent below target this year, causing shortages in the...

Ronald Webster national holiday celebrated with parade, speeches

Page24A243ANGUILLA--A parade to mark the first public holiday in honour of James Ronald Webster took place here on Tuesday...

Caribbean growth hurt by nurse shortage, says report

WASHINGTON--A chronic shortage of nurses in English-speaking Caribbean nations is limiting the quality of health care...

Spice alive again!

Spice242BRIDGETOWN, Barbados--If the back-up of traffic from the ABC Highway to the Globe Drive-in was any sign of what was...

Guyana Govt buying G$37M water cannon

~ To disperse large demonstrators ~

GEORGETOWN, Guyana--Given the history of Guyana's post elections street...

13 die as rain floods hit quake-ravaged Haiti

~ Floods highlight vulnerability of earthquake survivors ~

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--Floods and mudslides killed at...

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St. Maarten midday Weather Forecast for Saturday
Saturday, 17 October 2015
DATE ISSUED: Saturday, October 17, 2015 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Sunday midday (12:00... Read more...
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SHTA poll: Businesses want anti-ship-jumping legislation
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Click here for SHTA graph pdf PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association... Read more...
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Dominica’s tourism sector ready to welcome visitors after TS Erika
Friday, 16 October 2015
ROSEAU, Dominica--“Dominica is open for business and ready to welcome visitors to its shores.”... Read more...
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Reparations Committee: Withdraw Queens’ names from Suriname’s highest mountains
Thursday, 15 October 2015
PARAMARIBO--Suriname’s National Reparations Committee NRCS has filed a request with President... Read more...
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Ex-US House Speaker Hastert to plead guilty in hush-money case
Friday, 16 October 2015
CHICAGO--Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is expected to plead guilty in a hush-money case... Read more...
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Hillary Clinton to 'look hard' at Julian Castro as possible VP pick
Friday, 16 October 2015
WASHINGTON--Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton won the backing of Housing and Urban... Read more...
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Half a million Yemen children face severe malnutrition
Friday, 16 October 2015
GENEVA--More than half a million children in Yemen face life-threatening malnutrition as a risk of... Read more...
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Modi to open 70-year-old files in challenge to Gandhi dynasty
Friday, 16 October 2015
NEW DELHI--Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he will seek to unravel one of India's most enduring... Read more...
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Cuba in cash crunch due to low commodity prices, Venezuela woes
Friday, 16 October 2015
HAVANA--Low commodity prices, a drought at home and Venezuela's economic crisis have created a cash... Read more...
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Apple's newest courtroom foe is patent-savvy university
Friday, 16 October 2015
NEW YORK--As a veteran of the global smart phone wars, Apple is used to courtroom battles with... Read more...
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Focus needs to be on fighting crime & helping unemployed
Friday, 16 October 2015
Dear Editor, With all of the political situation on the island, we can't lose focus on some of the... Read more...
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Had enough
Friday, 16 October 2015
Dear Queenie, My brother died years ago but his widow stayed close to our family. Eventually she... Read more...
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RBC St. Maarten Little League School Tournament
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Sister Marie Laurence defeated Leonald Conner in the RBC St. Maarten Little League School... Read more...
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Nadal trounces Wawrinka, Djokovic tames Tomic
Friday, 16 October 2015
CHINA-- Former world number one Rafa Nadal displayed more signs of a return to top form with a... Read more...
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Junk shop photo spurs quest to confirm Billy the Kid image
Friday, 16 October 2015
DENVER--For the $2 he spent to buy three old photographs, Randy Guijarro may have hit the mother... Read more...
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Few signs of improvement for NBA star Odom after collapse
Friday, 16 October 2015
LAS VEGAS--Pro basketball and reality TV star Lamar Odom spent a third day hospitalized on... Read more...
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Bruney cruises into retirement
Friday, 16 October 2015
~ After three decade in cruise industry ~   By Alita Singh   Frank Bruney has seen tiny... Read more...
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ALL HANDS ON DECK, WE MADE IT!
Friday, 16 October 2015
~ Fair Transport Sailing Vessel Nordlys is launched ~   St. Maarten has been graced by the... Read more...
Editorial - Anybody’s guess
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Governor Eugene Holiday has decided to seek legal clarity on the current constitutional impasse.... Read more...
Editorial - Time is up
Friday, 16 October 2015
With so much ongoing constitutional turmoil, the fact that more than 100 people attended the... Read more...
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Notices October 16
Friday, 16 October 2015
General Meeting St. Maarten Professional Softball Association (SMPSA) general meeting for the... Read more...
Notices October 15
Thursday, 15 October 2015
General Meeting S.M.P.S.A. general meeting for the softball season 2016 will be held at Sundial... Read more...