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Billy Strachan’s was a remarkable life

Billy Strachan • THE life of Billy Strachan was exceptional, (Thanks to Caribbeans like Billy, May 16). I never met him but when I interviewed veteran Caribbean Communists Trevor Carter and Cleston Taylor 20 years ago on their political careers, the first person both mentioned as leader, teacher and mentor was Billy Strachan. Many years later […]
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Harris in Washington, D.C. for a two-day conference

Prime Minister Timothy Harris is pictured above at the reopening of the National ICT Centre on Thursday, February 15th, 2018. During the reopening ceremony, Prime Minister Harris thanked the staff of the Department of Technology, the Republic of China (Taiwan) and others for their contributions toward the refurbishment of the National ICT Centre and the […]

FCCA Central America Cruise Summit delves into growth, seafarer jobs

Central American destinations were encouraged to understand the diverse needs of today’s cruise travelers and to differentiate their products in order to compete globally during the FCCA Central America Cruise Summit, taking place in San José, Costa Rica. This is the approach that has made the cruise lines themselves so successful, Michele Paige, president of […]
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BANGLADESH CELEBRATES | Caribbean Life

Nigel French / PA via Associated Press, File West Indies’ Shai Hope plays a shot against England during day five of the the second cricket Test match at Headingley cricket ground, Leeds, England Tuesday Aug. 29, 2017. Share on TwitterTweet Share on Facebook Subscribe Bangladesh scored an upset against the West Indies to capture the […]

Caribbean prepares for storm season; Dominica re-engineers

The commencement of the 2019 hurricane season is less than two weeks away with official predictions that it could be a rough one as usual but some Caribbean Community nations, which endure a battering each year, are not so nervous anymore because of major engineering and other changes at the political level. Island nations like […]
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Premier attending Caribbean hotel summit in US

. in All News / By: on May 23, 2019 at 6:00 AM / Premier Andrew Fahie sits stage-centre at the ongoing Caribbean Hotel & Resort Investment Summit in the United States. Premier Andrew Fahie is currently attending an overseas tourism-related summit that is expected to produce benefits for the territory. The Premier is at […]

Rwanda rebel spokesman pleads guilty to terrorism offences

KIGALI (Reuters) – Rebel official Callixte Nsabimana pleaded guilty in a Rwandan court on Thursday to charges of terrorism, murder and hostage-taking in part of a violent campaign to oust long-ruling President Paul Kagame. Nsabimana, known by his alias Sankara, is spokesman for the Forces for National Liberation (FLN), which has carried out a number […]
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Veteran Zimbabwean nationalist Dabengwa, critic of Mugabe, dies-newspaper

Independent presidential candidate Makoni salute supporters during the launch of his presidential election campaign in Bulawayo HARARE (Reuters) – Veteran Zimbabwean nationalist Dumiso Dabengwa, jailed by Robert Mugabe on treason charges during army massacres that rights groups say killed thousands in his home region in the 1980s, has died aged 79, a state-owned newspaper said […]

Veteran Zimbabwean nationalist Dabengwa, critic of Mugabe, dies-newspaper

HARARE (Reuters) – Veteran Zimbabwean nationalist Dumiso Dabengwa, jailed by Robert Mugabe on treason charges during army massacres that rights groups say killed thousands in his home region in the 1980s, has died aged 79, a state-owned newspaper said on Thursday. Dabengwa was head of intelligence for the armed wing of the ZAPU liberation movement, […]
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President Mutharika takes lead in Malawi election with 75% of votes counted

President Peter Mutharika of Malawi addresses the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo BLANTYRE (Reuters) – Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika has so far taken 40.44% of votes cast in the May 21 presidential election, with 75% of the vote counted, the Electoral Commission […]
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Senegal’s Salt Queen tastes success in a man’s world

Marie Diouf, aka Salt Queen, stands on her harvested salt at her production site in Ndiemou on the outskirts of Fatick, Senegal May 15, 2019. Picture taken May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra FATICK, Senegal (Reuters) – Marie Diouf has built a business gathering salt from marshland she bought in Senegal, succeeding in a trade where […]