May, 2007

Blacks must become owners of capital

Saying that too many Black people maintain a mentality from the slavery era, a government minister in St Kitts and Nevis said they must become creators of wealth. He outlined a programme that would help young people in Nevis achieve this goal.

CWC tribute to Sonn

Managing Director & CEO of ICC Cricket World Cup West Indies 2007 Inc., Chris Dehring, has paid tribute to late ICC President, Percy Sonn, calling him a very good friend of the West Indies.

Cuba to build medical school for Caribbean students

Cuba has announced plans to establish a medical training facility specifically for OECS students. The announcement by the foreign minister also included a huge basket of other medical, educational, and energy goodies for the nine-member Caribbean sub-group.

England inflict West Indies’ record Test defeat

England inflicted West Indies’ worst Test defeat of all time, breaking a 50-year-old record, as they won the second Test by an innings and 283 runs to go 1-0 up in the four-match series with more than a day to spare at Headingley here Monday.

West Indies suffer grievous blow

West Indies captain Ramnaresh Sarwan was ruled out on Tuesday of the remainder of his side’s Test and one-day series in England after injuring his shoulder in the second Test at Headingley, tour manager Michael Findlay announced.

Bequia fishermen get greenlight for whale hunt

The subsistence whaling quota for St Vincent and the Grenadines has been renewed for another five years by the International Whaling Commission which also agreed to quotas for other indigenous populations. However a request for an increase for Greenland has been deferred.

Calls for increased security at Kaieteur News

A police manhunt continues to locate gunmen who terrorised staff at the Kaieteur News newspaper on Friday which left them traumatised as it seemed just like yesterday that gunmen massacred five of their colleagues.

Tropical wave train rolling out

With just a few days before the official start of the 2007 Atlantic Hurricane season the tropical wave train over African has been warming up and rolling out. The second wave formed yesterday as well as a low pressure area in the Caribbean Sea.