Soca Artiste Arrow Dies

Internationally acclaimed soca artiste Alphonsus “Arrow” Cassell has died, two days after returning home from Antigua where he had been flown for medical treatment. Read more of this post


Caribbean Energy Innovator Welectricity In Global Challenge

Welectricity, an innovative, award-winning social network that helps users track and reduce their electricity consumption at home – the brainchild of a Vincentian energy consultant – is Read more of this post

Barbados In Top 50 But C’bbean Globally Uncompetitive

Only one Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country made the top 50 countries in the World Economic Forum’s “Global Competitiveness Report 2010-2011”. Read more of this post

Free Travel On New C’bbean Ferry Service

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Several people will be able to travel free of cost, including the physically challenged, when the Caribbean’s new ferry service is launched by BEDY’s Travel of Grenada next month. Read more of this post

Caribbean Football Star Murdered In Brooklyn

On Sunday, Phillip Tisson scored the winning goal for St. Lucia’s soccer team in its game against St. Kitts-Nevis in the Digicel Caribbean Cup tournament being held in Brooklyn. Hours later, he was shot dead. Read more of this post

‘Cop-killer’ Ammo In T&T

A special type of ammunition, known in the United States as the“cop-killer” and also called the “black talon”, has reached T&T. Read more of this post

Woman Arrested Over Cocaine-filled Buttons

A woman has been arrested at Pearson airport after being caught with thousands of buttons containing cocaine. Read more of this post

Wyclef Jean To Run For President Of Haiti

Haitian-born hip hop artiste  Wyclef Jean is about to officially confirm his decision to run in the November 28th presidential race to lead the country of his birth. Read more of this post

Antigua Visit Create Stir In Kuwait

It was a visit that Antigua and Barbuda government hailed, but the trip made to that twin-island nation earlier this month by the Kuwait Prime Minister, Sheikh Nasser Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, is creating a stir in his country. Read more of this post

Haiti Pranksters Say More Stunts Targeting The French Are On The Horizon

A group of Canadians who pranked the French government expressed satisfaction with their successful Internet stunt — and vowed to deliver additional ones. Read more of this post

Storm Over Caribbean Of Growing Concern In Oil Spill Efforts

A weather system over the Caribbean Sea is being watched closely by US officials hoping to soon permanently close the ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. Read more of this post

Two Percent To Haiti Not Enough

A fake Internet website caused a stir for at least 24 hours when it purported to be a government of France website announcing that the government “is repaying the historic debt of 90 million gold francs Haiti paid to France following the former’s independence at the dawn of the 19th century”. Read more of this post

UN Leading Efforts Rebuilding Haiti’s Telecom System

A global effort led by the United Nations International Telecommunications Union (ITU) is endeavouring to accelerate the reconstruction of Haiti’s information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure, which was destroyed in the devastating January earthquake. Read more of this post

US Probes More People In Jamaica Gun Running

More people, including Jamaicans, could be hauled before the US courts over alleged trafficking of guns to this Caribbean island. Read more of this post

Chavez Accuses US Of Military Moves During World Cup (2010)

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez accused US forces Friday of making nefarious moves in places like Iran and North Korea as the World Cup captures the attention of fans around the globe. Read more of this post

UK Airline Passenger Tax Remains For Now

The Caribbean Tourism Organisation (CTO) is now looking at how else the UK’s Airline Passenger Duty (APD) can be fought, now that the new government in Britain has put off a decision on changing it. Read more of this post

Countdown To CARIPASS

Chiefs of Immigration and Comptrollers of Customs from across the Caribbean yesterday began deliberations in a Joint Standing Committee Meeting which precedes the launch of the Regional Travel Card System (CARIPASS) next month. Read more of this post

FIFA Jack Warner Keeps His Two Jobs

Austin ‘Jack’ Warner will hold on to both his job in the Trinidad and Tobago Cabinet and his position on the executive of world football governing body, FIFA. Read more of this post

How The CIA Created The Jamaican Shower Posse

With the recent violence in Jamaica and the controversy over alleged drug lord, Christopher “Dudus” Coke, many people are talking about the infamous Jamaican Shower Posse and the neighborhood of Tivoli Gardens, where they have their base. Read more of this post

Barbados Likely Home For Airone Ventures Airlines

Airone Ventures Limited (AVL), a start-up airline, which three years ago sought a home in Jamaica, is likely to begin operations in Barbados later this year. Read more of this post

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