September 26, 2023

Caribbean leaders sharpen fisheries focus

Member countries of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) now have a more focused agenda for improving sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, coming out of the 6th Meeting of the CRFM’s Ministerial Council, hosted on Friday, June 15, in Nassau, The Bahamas. Outgoing chairman of the Ministerial Council, Minister Hilston Baptiste of Antigua and Barbuda, urged […]

England 239-2 beat West Indies 238-9 by eight wickets in second one-day international at The Oval

Captain Alastair Cook scored 112 as England cruised to an eight-wicket victory over West Indies to clinch the one-day series with a match to spare. Cook shared an opening stand of 122 with Ian Bell (53) and 81 with Jonathan Trott as the hosts chased down the tourists’ below-par 238-9 in 45 overs. Put in […]

OCG accuses Jamaica’s government of an abuse of judicial progress

We have just received this press release from Jamaica’s OCG and we repost it in its entirety as two of the three projects mentioned involve China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC). CHEC is the company the Cayman Islands government is also negotiating with in the controversial George Town Cruise Ship Berthing project: Ruling Administration Resists OCG’s […]

Regional Prosecutors Train in Cayman

Regional Directors of Public Prosecution (DPPs), crime scene managers and police officers are getting trained in a two-day workshop that began at the Marriott Resort on Thursday, 14 June. The 63 participants represent the British Overseas Territories of Anguilla, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Montserrat and Turks and Caicos and 13 Commonwealth and other […]

Caribbean Week in New York

A spring rite of passage in the Big Apple, Caribbean Week got off to a rousing start in Manhattan in June.   Celebrating the sights, sounds, culture and vacation opportunities of the world’s favourite vacay destination,  Caribbean Week is the largest regional tourism event in New York and attracts a host of tourism officials, hoteliers, celebrity […]

Gayle may be back for West Indies

West Indies star Chris Gayle has declared himself fit for Tuesday’s second one-day international (ODI) against England at The Oval. But the tourists will be without Dwayne Bravo after the batsman was ruled out of the remainder of the tour with a groin injury. Gayle had been due to make his long awaited return to […]

Rajki Delicacies introduce TWO new flavours at Cafe Blue Show

Rajki Delicacies will introduce two new flavours – a delicate taste of coconut  and a hint of cinnamon kurma at Cafe Blue, Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica next Saturday 23 June. The new coconut and cinnamon flavours along with original kurma will be a delicious treat for families heading over to Montego Bay for a fun-filled […]

Jamaica risks discrediting Monarchy, warns Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands

The Anglican Bishop of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands says Jamaica could run the risk of discrediting the British Monarchy in its zeal to become a republic. Addressing congregants during a service to mark the celebration of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee at the St Andrew Parish Church this morning, the Right Reverend Howard Gregory […]

More serious allegations made about CHEC

  We were sent this communication by The Communications Department, Office of the Contractor General of Jamaica. This is printed verbatim: The Office of the Contractor General (OCG) wishes to bring to your attention the following story which appears as the front page lead story in today’s edition of one of Guyana’s two (2) leading […]

Jamaica drug kingpin ‘Dudus’ Coke jailed for 23 years

Notorious Jamaican drug lord Christopher “Dudus” Coke has been sentenced to 23 years in a US prison, the maximum sentenced he faced. Coke, 43, pleaded guilty to drug and gun-trafficking charges in August 2011. A five-week operation to capture him in 2010 saw clashes in Jamaica’s capital, Kingston, in which scores died. His Kingston-based criminal […]