A Grenada immigration official has confirmed that a CARICOM visa will not automatically exempt a visitor from abiding with the necessary immigration procedures at each of the port of entry of the islands hosting the 2007 Cricket World Cup.
Dominica’s Prime Minister, Roosevelt Skerrit has told new United States Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Mary Martin Ourisman, that the United States must keep “closer contact with CARICOM and the OECS”.
If you are planning a Caribbean cruise on the world’s newest and largest cruise liner – Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas – you might not want to travel on January 28 – unless you are gay.
Rudy Gurley, a former Cable & Wireless (C&W) executive, who has just published a book on his life in C&W, has called on the BBC to investigate and report alleged discrimination and corporate bullying against Caribbean nationals by his former employer.
A high-level delegation from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has just returned from an official visit and fact finding mission to Haiti where they met with representatives of key government ministries, the central bank, the private sector and non-governmental organisations.
The bulk of Guyana government’s advertising has been pulled from the private sector Stabroek News newspaper which has been openly critical of the Bharrat Jagdeo administration. However, government said there was no bias, rather the decision was taken because of declining circulation of the newspaper.
The arrest of the owner of Trinidad’s Islamic Broadcasting Network Wednesday night under the Anti-Terrorism Act has come under severe criticism with accusations of persecution by the authorities to silence critics.
Cops here last night continued to search for the culprits behind Wednesday night’s killing in Flower Hill, St James that left five dead.
It could have been a mini-version of the 2004 television series “LOST” but in this case a 32 year old Guyanese man arrived safely to start a new life in New York but soon became confused and wandered around in the winter’s snow for five days unable to find his way back home. His terrified relatives feared the worse.
The Republic of Haiti has become the latest member of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB). Arrangements for accession to full membership in the Bank were completed recently.
The Official Souvenir Guide for ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 is expected to go on sale from next week throughout the Caribbean and the rest of the cricket-playing world – including Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa, the USA and the UK.
All-rounder Chris Gayle is being handed the reins of the West Indies team today as skipper Brian Lara rests a sore knee. The Windies are set to face host’s India in the second of four One-Day Internationals in Cuttack today after suffering a loss in the first ODI Sunday.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest, the controversial movie that was largely criticized by members of the Garifuna tribe and Dominica’s native Indian population, yesterday grabbed four Oscar nominations at the 79th Annual Academy Awards.
Six kilograms of cocaine worth some 300,000 pounds sterling was yesterday found hidden in a consignment of 48 juice boxes from Jamaica. The discovery was made by customs officers at London’s East Midlands Airport.