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Archives for May 9, 2019

Opinion: Just how stupid are present-day Vincentians?

By Nancy Jo Moses Ever since Ralph Everard Gonsalves was a young man, he was disliked and mistrusted by the Vincentian old folk because of his alleged Marxist-Leninist communist beliefs; the old folk would never have elected him, would never have allowed him to be prime minister. By the old folks I do not mean […]

Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation announces an impressive List of Honorees

From South Florida Caribbean News ATLANTA – The Caribbean American Cultural Arts Foundation Inc., (CACAF) presents the 2nd Annual Captains of Industry Awards & Gala on Saturday, June 29th at the magnificent Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta, 75 14th Street, NE at 6pm. This year’s theme, Immerse Yourself! invites guests to experience an evening of cultural expression, Caribbean elegance and culinary […]

C-SAP “People Managing Oceans” endorsement call

From CANARI Communications The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) is calling on all civil society organisations and small and micro enterprises in the Caribbean and North Brazil Shelf regions to endorse the civil society action programme, “People Managing Oceans”, to show your support for civil society’s role in managing our oceans. Please read the attached flyer to […]

St. Kitts & Nevis: PM Harris addresses the Nation on proposed Cannabis Bill and related circumstances

MAY 9TH, 2019Mr. Speaker, I thank you for the opportunity to address this august National Assembly on yet another crucial matter reflecting our progress in properly putting the necessary elements in place for our people to harness the benefits of a marijuana industry.  Recall, Mr. Speaker, that on the 20th of February 2019, I gave an update […]

Royal Caribbean receives approval for headquarters expansion plan

by Matt Hochberg From Royal Caribbean Blog The Miami-Dade County Commission approved Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd proposal to renovate and expand its corporate headquarters in PortMiami. The South Florida Business Journal reported that approval was given to amend the lease on county land. Last month, Royal Caribbean International’s parent company proposed an expanded and renovated corporate campus on […]

Heavy rains in Northern Costa Rica and the Caribbean

From Presna Latina San Jose, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The National Emergency Commission (CNE) decreed this Wednesday green alert (preventive) for the Caribbean and northern Costa Rica due to heavy rains caused by the presence of an Intertropical Convergence Zone. Since Tuesday we have had reports of landslides and slight overflows in the area of […]

IDB okays grant for Caribbean countries receiving migrants

From Daily Herald WASHINGTON, United States–The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a multi-million-dollar special grant facility to support operations that help countries in Latin America and the Caribbean integrate migrants into local communities and contribute to their development.   It said the initiative is in response to “unprecedented and sudden intraregional migration flows” impacting […]

US seizes large North Korean ship used to transport coal

From Newsmax The Trump administration says it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that U.S. officials say was used to transport coal in violation of international sanctions. The Justice Department announced the seizure Thursday of the Wise Honest. The ship was detained by Indonesia last month with two dozen crew members on board. U.S. […]

Puzzles for w/e May 10-12 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

TODAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE #5 YESTERDAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE # 4 SOLUTION

Cayman Islands: Collision involving police vehicle this Morning, 9 May, in Bodden Town

from RCIPS Just past 9:30AM this morning, 9 May, a collision occurred involving a police vehicle on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of Northward Road in Bodden Town.  Two police vehicles were assisting HMP with the escort of a prisoner in an HMP van; the collision occurred during the escort between a passenger car headed eastbound and […]