Thursday, Feb 21, 2019

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St Kitts Opposition leader wins passport case

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Former Prime Minister and opposition leader, Dr. Denzil Douglas on Wednesday scored a major victory in the passport case brought against him by the Attorney…

Minister laments loss of funds used to purchase ID cards

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The Barbados government says it has lost an estimated four million dollars (One Barbados dollar=US$0.50 cents) as a result of having to dump nearly half…

CARICOM again at odds with OAS Secretary General

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The 15-member Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping said it remains “deeply concerned” by the actions and statements of the Secretary-General of the Organisation of American States…

New Electronic Monitoring system to be rolled out

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A new electronic monitoring system to be rolled out aimed at clamping down on drivers who break the traffic laws. Minister of Transport, Works and…

Police probing accident

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Police are probing a two vehicle collision which has left three people seriously injured. Lawmen say police from District 'C' Police Station responded to an…

Child Care Board Investigating Video

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The Child Care Board is carrying out investigations into the circumstances surrounding a video circulating on social media showing a child handcuffed to a pillar.…

Fashion designer Lagerfeld dead at 85

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Superstar fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died, aged 85, in Paris, French media have reported. The German designer, who was the creative director for Chanel…

Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign

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After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders' second consecutive…

Elderly man dies in house fire

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Authorities have recovered the body of an elderly man after his St Michael  home caught fire late Monday night. Valiant efforts by two brave men…

Dominica New DLP candidate withdraws from electoral race

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Just one day after be named as a representative from the ruling Dominica Labour Party, the candidate for the constituency of Marigot , has withdrawn…

Changes In Petroleum Prices For February

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Effective midnight Sunday, February 17, the retail prices of gasoline, diesel and kerosene will decrease, while the price of liquefied petroleum gas remains unchanged. The…

Fire At Mangrove Pond Landfill Under Control

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The fire at Phase 1 of the Mangrove Landfill in St. Thomas that broke out just after 6:00 a.m. today is now under control. Officials…

SPORTS

Clinical execution crucial for Windies against dangerous England

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Captain Jason Holder has stressed the “clinical” execution of bowling plans as his inspired West Indies seek to build on…

South African runner's appeal against IAAF rule begins

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Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya's appeal against a regulation restricting testosterone levels in female runners began on Monday - as…

Centuries from Root and Roy steer England to easy win

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Joe Root and Jason Roy both slammed centuries to lead England to a comprehensive 171-run victory over a UWI Vice…

Gayle set for retirement after World Cup

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Prolific West Indies power hitter Chris Gayle is set to retire from One-Day international cricket following the 2019 World Cup.…

England, India tours set to boost CWI after financially ‘horrible’ 2018

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Cricket West Indies is bracing for a huge financial windfall from the ongoing England tour and the upcoming home series…

CWI backs ICC policy, Gabriel will learn from incident

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Cricket West Indies chief executive, Johnny Grave, says CWI is in firm agreement with the International Cricket Council’s get-tough policy…

Women’s 800m Olympic champion Caster Semenya 'should be forced to take testosterone-suppressing drugs'

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xAthletics chiefs have denied reports they want women's 800m champion Caster Semenya classified as 'biologically male' - but say she…

Chase moves up batting charts, Roach on verge of top 10

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Roston Chase’s fifth Test hundred has seen him make a significant rise in the latest ICC batting rankings. The 26-year-old…

Gabriel hit with ODI ban over Root incident

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West Indies speedster Shannon Gabriel has been controversially slapped with a four-match One-Day International ban by cricket’s world governing body,…

Windies aiming to become world's No 1 team, says Holder

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West Indies captain Jason Holder said on Tuesday that his side's main goal is to become the world's number one…

Chase unbeaten hundred softens heavy defeat for Windies

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Roston Chase struck an entertaining fifth Test hundred to take some of the shine off a clinical England performance, as…

New champs in the Patsy Callender zone

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The champion schools have been reversed this year as the 2019 NAPSAC zonal championships got running on Monday at the…

BUSINESS

Payless to improve Caribbean business

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Days after announcing plans to offload business in the United States and Puerto Rico, Payless Shoe Source is looking to improve its business model in…

Antigua Government raises new concerns regarding the sale of Scotiabank

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The Antigua and Barbuda government has raised new concerns regarding the sale of Scotiabank operations here amid reports that the financial institution may be examining…

Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure laid in parliament

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The 2019-2020 Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure have been laid in Parliament. The Estimates were laid by Minister in the Ministry of Finance Ryan Straughn.…

PM holding talks with IDB, IMF in United States

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Prime Minister Mia Mottley is in the United States for talks with officials of multilateral lending institutions, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on her…

IMF prepares to assist region develop international financial sector

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it is prepared to intercede with European institutions as Caribbean countries continue to be critical of the international community…

CDB pleased with performance to date of BERT programme

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The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has described as “very heartening” the Barbados Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) programme, even as the region’s premier financial institution…

CDB points to positive economic outlook for member countries

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President of the Barbados based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Warren Smith says the regional lending institution is projecting a positive economic outlook with real…

New corporate tax rates effective since January

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The convergence of Barbados' new corporate tax rates officially became effective last month (January). However, the Central Bank of Barbados says it is not anticipated…

Fortress optimistic about investments

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Fortress Fund Managers is cautiously optimistic about the future of its investments, even as economic uncertainty continues to affect markets both in the Caribbean and…

Entrepreneurship Linked To Economic Development

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If the region is to experience a trajectory of sustainable economic growth, urgent attention must be paid to promoting entrepreneurship as a catalyst for regional…

Trinidad and Tobago projecting increase gas production in 2019

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Trinidad and Tobago is projecting gas production to reach 3.9 million cubic feet per day this year, slightly higher than last year. Prime Minister Dr.…

Resort claims it is owed “millions” in overpaid taxes

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The Jamaica-based Sandals Resorts International (SRI) says its Beaches Resort Villages and Spa in the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) has met all its tax…