Caribbean News

  • The chosen nine for 2019 Calypso finals 17 Feb 2019 16:26 Dominica News Online New Comers to the Finals (from left) De Healer and Danyan The final nine have been chosen to challenge King Bobb for the title of Calypso monarch 2019. Among the 9, Danyan and De Healer are first time finalists. The other finalists are Dice, Observer, …
  • Daly Bread: Trinidad and Tobago’s dangerously intertwined worlds 17 Feb 2019 16:15 Wired 868 The Judiciary remains in an unstable state but the Attorney General has stayed in denial and keeps making dangerously short-sighted statements. In its recent decision, the Privy Council expressly reserved its position on whether quorum provisions in …
  • Trump declares national emergency Caribbean Business 17 Feb 2019 14:03 Beijing News SAN JUAN – Despite gaining access to disaster funds following his declaration of a national emergency, money for President Trump’s wall on the southern border with Mexico will not come from federal recovery funds for Puerto Rico and other states after all. …
  • Caribbean sea death family fly to Edinburgh for reunion as killer husband faces eight years 17 Feb 2019 05:11 Galloway News The parents of a woman left to drown in the Caribbean by her husband will travel to Scotland to see their granddaughter for the first time since the tragedy. Eduardo and Elizabeth Rodriguez will fly to Edinburgh next month to be reunited with two-year-old …
  • COMMENTARY: Cold War hawks lead U.S. policy on Venezuela 17 Feb 2019 04:52 Dominica News Online Ambassador Curtis A. Ward Most geopolitical analysts have concluded that there will be regime change in Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro will be out and Juan Guaidó will be in. All indicators so far support their assumptions. One major hurdle remains, and that is …
  • Levern’s 20 X 40 @ 40 — Why not name it after the serene Levern Spencer and just Call that George? 17 Feb 2019 01:26 Voice THE following good news landed on my I-Pad yesterday: As celebrations continue for the observance of Levern Spencer’s 20th Consecutive Year of National Representation and St. Lucia’s 40th Anniversary of Independence, a special event dubbed “Levern Treats …
  • Justice and Peace in Our World — The struggles of People of Colour (Part 3) 17 Feb 2019 01:26 Voice SHAKA Esnard in a recent interview with Radio 100 insisted that: “St. Lucia is a hurting nation”. Indeed, Shaka was echoing what we all know is true of our nation even though we celebrate our 40th Anniversary of Independence. There has been a consistent …
  • Martinique Reports First Death From Flu 16 Feb 2019 21:49 St. Lucia Times - Advertisement - The flu has claimed its first fatality in Martinique, according to local news reports. Martinique 1ere reports that one person died at the country’s University Hospital from the illness. The online publication said the death was announced …
  • Sequel Bits: ‘Kung Fu Hustle’, ‘Ghostbusters 3’, ‘Black Mirror’, ‘Ratatouille’, ‘Halloween’, ‘Avatar’, ‘Alita’, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ 16 Feb 2019 17:25 /FILM In this edition of Sequel Bits: Kung Fu Hustle 2 is currently being developed. Some updates on the mysterious Ghostbusters 3. There’s still a chance we’ll see a “U.S.S. Callister” follow-up, but it won’t be in Black Mirror season 5. Brad Bird and Patton …
  • Pioneer Preparatory students receive BBC Micro:bits 16 Feb 2019 17:18 Dominica News Online Nesty (centre) with Pioneer Prep principal and students The Pioneer Preparatory Primary students have been equipped with BBC Micro:bits through a kind donation from the National Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (NTRC). With funding from the …
  • JCI Dominica embarks on project to raise awareness for United Nations International Days 16 Feb 2019 17:18 Dominica News Online The objectives and mission of JCI (Junior Chamber International) Dominica is to contribute to the advancement of the global community by providing the opportunity for young people to develop the leadership skill, social responsibility, fellowship and …
  • Five Killed By Sacked Employee At Illinois Firm 16 Feb 2019 16:10 St. Lucia Times - Advertisement - BBC News:-  A man who was being fired from his job shot dead five people and injured several others at his workplace in the US state of Illinois, police say. The gunman was also killed during an exchange of fire with police officers. Five …