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Trinidadians go to the polls after bitter and “brutish” campaign

votePORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad--More than a million voters are eligible to cast their ballots when polling stations opened at 6 o’clock Monday morning, following what the chairman of the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) described as the “most brutish” campaign he had ever seen.

Dr. Norbert Masson, who has headed the EBC since 2005 and served as a commissioner for several years prior...

Still no sign of missing tourist as search of Kaieteur gorge completed

tourGEORGETOWN--The team from the Special Forces of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) continued the search to locate...

Hundreds in shelters in storm-hit Dominica

sheltROSEAU--More than 400 people are now in shelters across Dominica following the destruction of 271 houses across the...

Jamaican woman busted with three pounds of cocaine in bra

bustFLORIDA--A Jamaican woman was arrested at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport after almost three...

Hundreds with ‘residency gaps’ receive Antigua citizenship

residST. JOHN’S, Antigua--More than 300 nationals from around the region and internationally became citizens of Antigua...

Nassau grouper goes for the kill with invasive lionfish

lionNASSAU, Bahamas--A recent Lionfish University video documenting a Nassau grouper stalking and ultimately devouring a...

Rising tide of Bahamas crime triggers new UK and Canada travel advisories

bahaNASSAU, Bahamas--Against the backdrop of escalating crime in The Bahamas, the Governments of Britain and Canada have...

“I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy” as Hamilton opens up about Sophia disturbance

unrestGEORGETOWN, Guyana--More than three months after the Sophia Elections Day disturbance, one of the politicians that...

Antigua diplomat calls for urgent international help for Dominica following Tropical Storm Erika

helpWASHINGTON, United States--Antigua and Barbuda diplomat Sir Ronald Sanders has called on the Commonwealth...

US gives Haitian immigrants extension in protected status

immiWASHINGTON, United States--Haitian immigrants in the United States who got Temporary Protected Status (TPS) after the...

Cuban doctors fleeing ‘shortages & mistreatment’ protest for US visas

doctBOGOTA, Colombia--Deteriorating conditions in Venezuela are causing increasing numbers of Cuban medical personnel...

Antigua & Barbuda opens new state-of-the-art airport terminal

airpoST. JOHN’S, Antigua--Antigua and Barbuda has opened one of the most modern international airports in the...

American Airlines to start weekly charter flights between LA & Cuba

chartTEXAS, United States--American Airlines will operate the first charter flights between Los Angeles International...

Consultant calls on Caribbean to tap into ‘voluntourism’

volunNEW YORK, United States--The Caribbean may be missing an important opportunity by not fully tapping into the growing...

Over a dozen candidates disqualified, charged over voting day violence in Haiti

haitiPORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti--Fourteen candidates in Haiti’s legislative elections – including four from President...

Barbados beats Germany to win bid to host leading yachting event

yachtBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Barbados has beat out Germany for the bid to host one of the world’s leading yachting events...

DR resumes deportation of migrants deemed illegal

deporSANTO DOMINGO, DR--The Dominican Republic (DR) deported five people of Haitian descent on Saturday under a...

Jamaica phases out use of ozone-depleting compound in foam-manufacturing industry

foamKINGSTON, Jamaica--Jamaica has successfully phased out the use of a key ozone-depleting substance that was being used...

Caribbean needs debt aid not studies or scorn, Barbados minister tells international community

debtBRIDGETOWN, Barbados--Barbados’ Finance Minister Chris Sinckler sent a strong message Wednesday to the...

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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...