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St. Lucia tightens cyber security after SVG govt website hacked

CASTRIES, St. Lucia--Concerned about the recent attack on the official website of the St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) government, the administration of Prime Minister Dr. Kenny Anthony is taking steps to strengthen its own cyber security.

In a statement issued Tuesday, the government said the incident in the neighbouring island appeared to be part of a trend of increasing reports of...

St. Lucia govt promises help for fire victims

CASTRIES, St. Lucia--The family of a woman and her two children who died when an early morning fire engulfed their...

Guyanese wanted for US murders held in Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad--A 37-year-old Guyanese who entered Trinidad under a false name is now in custody after being...

Young doctor of Nevisian parentage dies suddenly hiking St. Lucia’s Gros Pitons

ST. LUCIA--Thirty-one-year-old medical doctor Samyka Y. Harris-Edwin died suddenly over the weekend during a climb of...

Suriname military in leadership, hazmat exchange with South Dakota National Guard

RAPID CITY, South Dakota--Three members of the Suriname National Army took part in a series of subject matter expert...

Jamaica policemen in reported murder-suicide were best friends

KINGSTON, Jamaica--The two police constables who died in a murder-suicide in the early hours of yesterday have been...

Female drug mules arrested at airport

PARAMARIBO--Two women were arrested last week at the Johan Adolf Pengel Airport with drugs in their possession.

The...

Jamaican fugitive sent from US to face murder charge

MIAMI, Florida--A Jamaican man wanted for murder is now awaiting prosecution after being sent back home from the...

Jamaican fugitive sent from US to face murder charge

MIAMI, Florida--A Jamaican man wanted for murder is now awaiting prosecution after being sent back home from the...

Caribbean stakes out “Red Line Issues” for Paris climate talks

CASTRIES, St. Lucia--When the international climate change talks ended in Peru last December, the 15-member Caribbean...

Jamaica launches first angel investor network

KINGSTON, Jamaica--First Angels Jamaica, a new Jamaican angel investor network, supported by the Inter-American...

Guyana Health Minister sacked

GEORGETOWN, Guyana--Dr Jennifer Westford is the new Minister of Health following the dismissal of Dr Bheri Ramsaran...

Jamaica launches first angel investor network

angelKINGSTON, Jamaica--First Angels Jamaica, a new Jamaican angel investor network, supported by the Inter-American...

Report: C’bean economies face peril with declining coral reefs

CoralWASHINGTON--The United Nations (UN) and conservation groups have warned the Caribbean that their economies are in...

Blue Bell ice cream recall extended to Caribbean

recallBRENHAM, USA --Blue Bell Creameries of Brenham, Texas, voluntarily expanded its recall to include all of its products...

Banks look forward to resolution of correspondent banking issue

bankCASTRIES, St. Lucia--The Caribbean Association of Banks (CAB) said it fully supports Prime Minister of Antigua and...

Taiwan assisting St. Vincent with sheep, goat production

GoatKINGSTOWN, St. Vincent--Taiwan is providing support to St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ government in its efforts to...

Jamaica just planted its first legal marijuana plant

legalKINGSTON, Jamaica--Jamaica just planted its first-ever legal marijuana plant.

The first legal cannabis plant in the...

Trinidad rattled by second earthquake within six days

quakePORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad--Trinidad and Tobago was jolted by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 on Monday, 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...