November 15, 2019

Sir Ronald Sanders: OAS should promote systemic change in Haiti not an external agenda

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Antigua Observer In what is increasingly becoming a pattern of ignoring established procedures and authority in the Organisation of American States (OAS), a delegation went to troubled Haiti on June 19 without any discussion or mandate by the Permanent Council, the organ responsible for making and overseeing policy between General […]

Cayman Islands Under 17 Boys fall short against Nicaragua in qualifier

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CONCACAF Under 17 Boys Championships : IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida March 16th – 24th, 2019 The Cayman Islands Under 17 Boys National Football team suffered their first defeat to Group A favourites Nicaragua 0-3 at the CONCACAF Under 17 Boys Championships qualifying round on Sunday, March 24 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Nicaragua’s […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: The Nicaragua Government has gone too far

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Jamaica Observer The English-speaking Caribbean has just emerged from a season manifesting the spirit, intrinsic to Christmas, of ‘peace on earth and goodwill to all’. Not even the no-confidence vote that was carried against the A Partnership for National Unity-Alliance for Change (APNU-AFC) Coalition Government in Guyana, on Friday, December 21, […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: The Nicaragua Government has gone too far

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By Sir Ronald Sanders From Jamaica Observer The English-speaking Caribbean has just emerged from a season manifesting the spirit, intrinsic to Christmas, of ‘peace on earth and goodwill to all’. Not even the no-confidence vote that was carried against the A Partnership for National Unity-Alliance for Change (APNU-AFC) Coalition Government in Guyana, on Friday, December 21, […]

Strong 6.1-magnitude quake shakes Colombian Caribbean islands

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PTI From Money Control The quake struck 32 kilometres (20 miles) southeast of Mountain, Colombia, at 0340 GMT Sunday, according to the US Geological Service, which monitors quakes worldwide. A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake shook Colombian-owned islands in the Caribbean Sea on November 24, but authorities said there was no need for a tsunami alert. The […]

Tropical Storm* [*HURRICANE] Michael headed into the Gulf of Mexico

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*NOTE: Since this story was written Michael is now a HURRICANE! By Dr. Jeff Masters ·From Weather Underground Tropical Storm* Michael is headed northward over the warm waters of the Western Caribbean, and is expected to make landfall along the U.S. Gulf Coast between Alabama and the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, most likely as a […]

Nations work together to size up Caribbean tsunami hazards

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By A. M. López-Venegas, S. E. Chacón-Barrantes, N. Zamora, and J. Macías From eos.org The Caribbean is known for its tropical beaches and surfing resorts, but it is not exempt from earthquakes and tsunamis. Over the past 500 years, this region may have been exposed to approximately 100 tsunamis, of which 20 have been confirmed […]

Concacaf Women’s Championship Qualifying resumes on Saturday

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Miami (Thursday, August 23, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) reminds media that the regional qualifiers for the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship will resume play on Saturday. Action will begin in Jamaica, with the Concacaf Caribbean Women’s qualifiers, as five teams – Antigua and Barbuda, Bermuda, Cuba, Jamaica […]

UN chief condemns violence against civilian protesters in Nicaragua

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From Caribbean News Now NEW YORK, USA — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday deplored and condemned the ongoing violence against civilians, including against students, in Nicaragua. Speaking on behalf of Guterres at the UN Headquarters, deputy spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters that “the use of lethal force is not only unacceptable but is […]

Alternate venues confirmed for 2018 Scotiabank Concacaf League Round of 16 Matches of CD Walter Ferretti and Diriangen FC

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Home matches moved due to ongoing security concerns in Nicaragua Miami (Friday, June 22, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today the alternate stadiums selected by the Nicaraguan clubs CD Walter Ferretti and Diriangen FC for their first-round matches of the 2018 Scotiabank Concacaf League. On Wednesday, August […]