Will the Chief Justice of Trinidad and Tobago, Satnarine Sharma, be placed in handcuffs today and whisked off to police heardquarters to be formally charged for perverting the course of justice?
The two main parties in the Guyana elections have squared off with the ruling party saying the Opposition PNCR can’t run a “cake shop” much less a country and urged re-election based on its record which the Opposition said was characterised by corruption and rising crime.
Will T&T or Nevis advance in the semi-finals of the inaugural Stanford 20/20 competition or will it be Guyana or Grenada? That’s the question on everyone’s lips now that the quarterfinal winners have been declared.
As US sprinter Justin Gatlin’s admission that he tested positive for doping became public this weekend, USA Track & Field officials quickly announced, “it doesn’t matter who you are. If you test positive for a banned substance, you will face substantial consequences.”
Grenada issues a special invitation to all visitors to join the party from August 6th – 15th when Grenada hosts Carnival 2006 as it celebrates its heritage.
A Freeport, Bahamas national was among two men nabbed Friday by U.S. Coast Guards in a huge coke bust that netted US$16.4 million worth of powdered cocaine.
Gastrointestinal illness again struck a Royal Caribbean cruise ship late last week with some 227 passengers falling prey to the virus. Royal Caribbean spokesman Michael Sheehan confirmed the illnesses this weekend.
Canada is among the countries that will be providing strategic and technical assistance to Caribbean officials preparing for cricket World Cup next year. The move follows a visit by a group of CARICOM security personnel here.
The Government of Antigua and Barbuda made history by issuing the first ever US dollar denominated bond on the Regional Government Securities Market (RGSM). In total, the Government sought to raise US$26 million at an interest rate of 8%.
Oil rigs off mayaro in Trinidad and Tobago have evacuated and meteorological offices in the Eastern Caribbean are forecasting thunderstorms today as a vigiorous tropical wave approahces.
A tropical wave approaching the Windward Islands has started to disintegrate removing the threat of an early development into a tropical depression. However forecasters are now watching another in the Caribbean Sea, hinting at possible development.
A strong tropical wave in the mid-Atlantic is this morning showing signs of becoming better organised and the National Hurricane Centre in Miami said that a tropical depression could form during the next day or two as it moves westward at 20 miles per hour.
The ruling PPP/Civic is seeking a fourth straight term in office and political analysts believe they will get it. The real battle seems to be for the Opposition seats and major upsets are expected as 11 political parties contest 65 seats in the national and regional elections.
The Bahamas is embarking on a programme to install solar-powered airfield lighting systems in remote islands. The Government has just placed a US$2.6 million order for 16 wireless-controlled solar LED airfield lighting systems.