International Cricket Council President Percy Sonn had a vision for cricket becoming a genuine world sport, Cricket Australia said Monday, following the South African’s death.
As the International Whaling Commission starts its annual meeting today the annual cycle of war of words starts. Caribbean conservationist Atherton Martin has levelled charges of neocolonisation against Japan terming its actions as “undignified and disrespectful”.
Global positioning system satellites are being used this weekend to track cars in the Rally Barbados 2007 and transmit to the computer screen via the Internet for those who prefer to monitor the race in cyberspace.
When Caribbean foreign ministers meet with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Capitol Hill in mid-June, they are likely to urge Washington to deal with the man thought responsible for the 1976 bombing of a Cuban airliner that killed 73 people off Barbados, most of them Caribbean nationals.
As Prime Minister Patrick Manning forges ahead with impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice Satnarine Sharma, one of Trinidad’s newspapers sees it as a test of institutional strength necessary for a young nation.
Following on the heels of Rihanna’s unprecedented catapult to the Number One position of the UK Single Chart this week, one of the largest contributors to the singles market has decided to stop selling CDs.
Security measures put in place for Cricket World Cup helped to avert certain crimes and as a result some of the measures will remain in place, said Prime Minister Patrick Manning of Trinidad and Tobago.
Peter J. July, Group Chairman, RBTT Financial Holdings Limited, has announced that the Group recorded pre-tax earnings of US$192.3 million, an increase of 6 per cent over the prior year’s profit of US$182.0 million.
England captain Michael Vaughan won the toss and elected to bat in the second Test against West Indies at Headingley here.
Rising airfares in the Caribbean is a cause of concern for Prime Minister Baldwin Spencer of Antigua and Barbuda who urged his regional colleagues to address the high cost of intraregional travel.
Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago Limited is this morning reporting a historic lost for the 2006/2007 financial year while its parent company, Cable & Wireless, more than doubled profits as a result of new international business – a large share of which was contributed by the Caribbean led by growth in Jamaica and Barbados.
All the right ingredients have come together for what is expected to be an above normal hurricane season. A forecast released yesterday by American government scientists was consistent with that of other hurricane forecasters in the United States and in Britain which may be good for the environment but bad for the hurricane-weary Caribbean.
The British navy’s largest warship, the HMS Ocean, which was recently involved in a major drug bust in the region is docking in Barbados Friday for essential maintenance before resuming “defence diplomacy tasking” and disaster relief support during the annual hurricane season.
The new Taiwanese counselor Allen Lou has categorically said that Prime Minister Sir John Compton fully supported the re-establishment of diplomatic ties with Taiwan.