Cricket Sports

T20 tournament key but not enough

Newly-installed Cricket West Indies president, Ricky Skerritt, believes it will take more than just the Caribbean Premier League to revive cricket’s popularity in the region. He said while the tournament had gained mass-based support, the challenge before CWI was to return cricket to a place of prominence within the West Indian culture, once again creating […]


$41M Paid Out In Domestic Debt Restructuring

Government recently paid out BDS$41 million to pensioners 60 years and over under the domestic debt restructuring programme. This disclosure has come from Minister in the Ministry of Finance, Ryan Straughn, who said $7 million of that amount was interest. He explained that the pensioners each received a cash payment of up to $30,000. “This […]

Caribbean News

Region urged to brace for “slightly below normal activity” 2019 hurricane season

The continuation of the weakness of the El Nino phenomenon is being given as the main reason for the prediction that the 2019 hurricane season which begins in June to be slightly below normal activity. Colorado State University, regarded as one of the leading seasonal hurricane forecasters, says the hurricane season will have 13 named […]

Caribbean News

PNP denies resignation of its leader Dr. Peter Phillips

The main opposition People’s National Party (PNP) has dismissed as a “blatant act of forgery” reports that leader, Dr Peter Phillips, has resigned. In a statement, the PNP said that the letter, which bears Phillip’s signature, emerged during Thursday’s y-election in the Portland Eastern constituency that was won by Ann-Marie Vaz of the ruling Jamaica […]

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Avengers: Endgame tracking for a massive box office debut

Marvel’s Avengers: Endgame will get the summer movie season off to an early start at the end of April, with the superhero blockbuster already tracking for a massive debut. New box office tracking numbers put Avengers: Endgame’s three-day box office debut between $200 million and $250 million, according to The Hollywood Reporter. While even the […]