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  Selected articles for your information - Interesting Bits of Information      2/7/99

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Marcus Garvey petition fails for lack of support .....OctNov 2016

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US leaves Antigua holding the bag for 13 years  .....OctNov 2016

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Red Stripe beer re-Jamaicanized  .....OctNov 2016

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Caribbean organisers gotta do better  .....OctNov 2016

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California AG with Jamaican roots elected to US Senate  .....OctNov 2016

bulletSign petition to pardon Marcus Garvey .........Sept 2016
bulletT&T court freezes funds of 80 terrorist individuals and entities .........Sept 2016
bulletInequality in America ................Sept 2016
bulletAttempts to smear carnivals here in the US and abroad .........Sept 2016
bulletTrinidadians held in Turkey as ISIS suspects ........August 2016
bulletZika vaccines effective in  monkey trials  ........August 2016
bulletJamaica in worldwide Zika vaccine trials  ........August 2016
bulletDigital money adopted in Jamaica  ........August 2016
bulletNew study claims no connection between Zika and microcephaly   ........July 2016
bulletBREXIT and the Caribbean ..........July 2016
bulletPatrick Manning, Former Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago dies at 69
bulletBahamas issues US travel advisory over racial tensions ..July 2016
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PROMESA reverts Puerto Rico back to a colony of US ....May/June 2016

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 Birth defects from Zika In Latin America, Caribbean  pass 1,500 Mark ....May/June 2016

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New York City donate 1 million condoms to Puerto Rico ....May/June 2016

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All pregnant women in Jamaica to be tested for Zika....May/June 2016

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Cuban lung cancer vaccine to be tested in US ....May/June 2016

bulletDisaster brews in Jamaica’s Appleton Sugar Estate ..April 2016
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Haiti lawmakers approve second nominee for post of PM ..April 2016

bulletJamaican model sues Trump ..............April 2016
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Protesters force Bermuda’s Govt. to back down ..April 2016

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New drone rules for Caribbean countries .........April 2016

bulletJLP wins general elections in Jamaica ....March 2016
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644 T&T steel workers fired .... ....March 2016

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Puerto Rico bankruptcy goes before US Congress ......March 2016

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Jamaica leads C’bean countries on rights of children ......March 2016

bulletCaribbean crime stats among highest worldwide
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Jamaica leads the world in number of women bosses .......March 2016

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Antigua abolishes personal income tax ................Feb 2016

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Zika Virus causes world concern ................Feb 2016

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Jamaica Stock Exchange ranked #1 in 2015 ................Feb 2016

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Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy gets worse ................Feb 2016

bulletHaitian President Martelly quits ................Feb 2016
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In Jamaica 500 maths and science teachers quit over 2 years ................Feb 2016

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Jamaica’s Labor Party wants to hang on to Privy Council  ....Dec15Jan16

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St. Vincent & The Grenadines PM wins again .............. Dec15Jan16

bulletBelize PM re-elected .............. Dec15Jan16
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St. Kitts-Nevis moves to limit Prime Minister to two terms .............. Dec15Jan16

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CPDC condemns blacklisting of Caribbean countries as tax havens .............. Dec15Jan16

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Duty-free refined sugar imported into Jamaica .............. Dec15Jan16

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Guyana's sugar corporation bankrupt ........OctNov 2016

bulletFormer T&T PM  Kamla Persad-Bissessar challenged for UNC leadership
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Heavy rain relieve drought in Jamaica ........OctNov 2016

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Jamaica PM pays tribute to PetroCaribe   ........OctNov 2016

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Bauxite exports resumes after 6 years in Jamaica ........OctNov 2016

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Rowley leads T&T’ opposition PNM to election victory ........Sept 2015

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Pandemonium ruins Haiti's first election in four years   ........Sept 2015

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Tropical storm Erika ravages Dominica  ........Sept 2015

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Disaster aid transparency  ........Sept 2015

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Jamaica’s RJR, Gleaner announce merger  ........Sept 2015

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Puerto Rico default underway  ........Sept 2015

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Black Lives Matter - Who are the criminals? ..................JulyAug 2015

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Boycott the Dominican Republic   ..................JulyAug 2015

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Puerto Rico bankrupt ..................JulyAug 2015

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Caribbean reeling from drought ..................JulyAug 2015

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EU blacklists tax haven Caribbean countries ..................JulyAug 2015

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Jamaica power utility pulls down thousands of illegal lines  ..................JulyAug 2015

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Marley rocks and heals Baltimore .............................MayJune 2015

bulletGuyana elects new leader as PPP loses .............................MayJune 2015
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Anguilla elects new government .............................MayJune 2015

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T&T Opposition Leader suspended from Parliament .............................MayJune 2015

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Progressive revolutionary Uruguay leader steps down .............................MayJune 2015

bulletNew ganja law passed in Jamaica ...............MarchApril 2015
bulletTrinidad records TT$328m budget surplus  ...............MarchApril 2015
bulletObama stop-over in  Jamaica on the way to Summit of the Americas  ......MarchApril 2015
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Worldwide opposition to Obama’s Executive Order against Venezuela  ......MarchApril 2015

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PetroCaribe is not dead  ...............MarchApril 2015

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Imported Mexican workers replace Jamaicans at Jamaican hotel  ...............MarchApril 2015

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Giuliani’s attack on President Obama’s patriotism ............JanFeb 2015

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T&T Government self-destructing ............JanFeb 2015

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S&P downgrade Barbados ............JanFeb 2015

bulletThousands Haitians demonstrate as Martelly installs de facto Prime Minister .....JanFeb 2015
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CELAC condemns US sanctions against Venezuela ............JanFeb 2015

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Police killing of unarmed blacks – America’s shame ..........Dec 2014

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St Kitts-Nevis nationals now need visa for Canada  ..........Dec 2014

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Marley weed coming ................. ..........Dec 2014

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DLP win Dominica elections again ... ..........Dec 2014

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Thousands of Haiti protesters demand president to step down  ..........Dec 2014

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New  repair-imported-damaged-cars industry for Jamaica  ..........Dec 2014

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Cuban doctors leading the fight against Ebola in Africa .............OctNov 2014

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UN votes against US blockade of Cuba  again .............OctNov 2014

bulletTrinidadian nationals fighting for ISIS in Syria .............OctNov 2014
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Britain owes Caribbean £7.5 trillion for slavery .............OctNov 2014

bulletUS subsidies threaten CARICOM rum industries   ..............AugSept 2014
bulletTablets for e-Learning project begins in Jamaica  ..............AugSept 2014
bulletDozens arrested in T&T .......... ..............AugSept 2014
bulletJamaican gets US patent for anti-cancer formula  ..............AugSept 2014
bulletParrotfish ban resisted in Jamaica ..... ..............AugSept 2014
bulletModern day pirates attack Guyanese coast ...............AugSept 2014
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T&T prosecutor assassinated  ..................July 2014

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T&T journalist flees country after receiving death threats...............July 2014

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Jamaica PriceSmart bans Cubans  ...............July 2014

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Caribbean Airlines pilots fed up ..................July 2014

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Jamaican bananas re-enter British market ..........July 2014

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Barbados downgraded  ..........July 2014

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Water shut-off calamity in Detroit ..........July 2014

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Jamaica to relax ganja possession penalties ..........July 2014

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Govt. workers in St. Lucia asked to take pay cut ..........July 2014

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Rare Guyanese stamp sold for US$9.5 million ..........July 2014

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Haitian sugar cane slaves in the Dominican Republic

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T&T prosecutor assassinated ................ June 2014

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T&T journalist flees country after receiving death threats.... June 2014

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Jamaica PriceSmart bans Cubans................ June 2014

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Caribbean Airlines pilots fed up................ June 2014

bulletMarijuana to the rescue of sick people and sick economy
bulletT&T former president dies
bulletUK abandons unfair travel tax system
bulletCARICOM adopts ten-point slavery reparation plan
bulletSevere health-sector crisis in Jamaica
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Oxfam reports on income equality disgrace ............ Feb/March 2014

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Pope appoints Caribbean cardinals................ Feb/March 2014

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Jamaica’s healthcare card ............... Feb/March 2014

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Cuba hosts the CELAC summit ............ Feb/March 2014

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Jamaica imports workers despite unemployment crisis  .....Jan 2014

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Barbados to dismiss 3,000 gov't workers ........... .....Jan 2014

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Many hungry children depend on school meal in Jamaica  .....Jan 2014

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Uruguay legalizes ganja ............... .....Jan 2014

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Jamaica increase tax on imported vegetables ............... .....Jan 2014

bulletDeath of a heroic icon, Nelson Mandela ........Dec 2013
bulletPope attacks modern capitalism........Dec 2013
bulletMonroe doctrine is dead ........Dec 2013
bulletJamaican company to produce medical marijuana ........Dec 2013
bulletAngry Jamaicans threaten to boycott T&T ........Dec 2013
bulletJamaica’s "Eat what we grow" campaign ........Dec 2013
bulletShake-up in JLP shadow cabinet in Jamaica........Dec 2013
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Keep Whitmore .....not just a game ......Novt 2013

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Andrew Holness holds onto JLP leadership ......Nov 2013

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Antigua reclassified as high income ......Nov 2013

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Citizenship for sale in Antigua ......Nov 2013

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Jamaica’s security companies dispute million $ debt to NHT ......Nov 2013

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Argentina loses to vulture capitalists ......Nov 2013

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Decriminalisation of ganja in Jamaica ......Nov 2013

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Antigua PM Slams US At The UN .................Oct 2013

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Shaw challenges Holness for JLP leadership in Ja.................Oct 2013

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New trial for Marissa Alexander.................Oct 2013

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Ban infant formula ads in Jamaica says UNICEF.................Oct 2013

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Antiguan  now new UN General Assembly President.................Oct 2013

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No jobs for 20,000 high school grads in Jamaica.........Sept 2013

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Ganja, lies and videotape ..............Sept 2013

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Ganja No. 1 cash crop in US ..............Sept 2013

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Haitian President Martelly to be charged with high treason .........Sept 2013

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Canada entices away Jamaica’s skilled port workers .........Sept 2013

If you are black you are Trayvon Martin ....................August 2013

CARICOM calls for reparations....................August 2013

Trinidad senate VP resigns, quits ruling party....................August 2013

Withdraw from CARICOM – Jamaica opposition....................August 2013

US Senate passes Immigration Bill .................July 2013

Free healthcare failing in Jamaica.................July 2013

CELAC join outrage over treatment of Bolivian president.................July 2013

No jobs for thousands of graduating teachers in Jamaica.................July 2013

First bananas, now US threaten our rum industry ...............June 2013

Both Grenada and Ja in trade war with T&T ...............June 2013

Jamaica names first-ever representative to the African Union ...............June 2013

Suriname looks to solar energy for remote areas ...............June 2013

Haiti solar mamas come home - uneducated rural Haitian women trained in India to be solar engineers ................................ April_May 2013

Tablet PC’s free to Jamaican school children .................. April_May 2013

Financial crisis in the Caribbean .................. April_May 2013

Dominica, St Kitts selling citizenship .................. April_May 2013

IMF deal approved for Jamaica .................. April_May 2013

Forced retirement for teachers in Jamaica .................. April_May 2013

Chavez dies, Caribbean ties, US media lies (see Undiluted Vol 19 also)..May 2013

NNP makes clean sweep of Grenada elections .........May 2013

T&T soldiers get police powers.........May 2013

New Jamaican airline, Fly Jamaica.........May 2013

‘Vultures’ circling Argentina.........May 2013

Jamaica leads the western hemisphere in press freedom.....JanFeb 2013

Cayman Premier ousted by no-confidence vote .....JanFeb 2013

Bermuda elects new government .........JanFeb 2013

Jamaica water company owed $billions .....JanFeb 2013

A house for every family by 2019 in Venezuela ..............Dec 2012
T&T Groups demand the recall of NY Consul ..............Dec 2012
Casino gambling draws closer in Jamaica ..............Dec 2012
Antigua PM wins UN Visionary Leadership Award ..............Dec 2012
LIAT Airlines in big financial trouble ..............Dec 2012
Another airline to Guyana goes bust ..............Dec 2012

Sandy left a path of destruction in the Caribbean too ...........Nov 2012

Cruise ships earn billions but peanuts for Caribbean ..........Nov 2012

Unshackle them! Worker exploitation in Jamaica ..........Nov 2012

Narco-trafficking a growing threat in the Caribbean ..........Nov 2012

New strategy to deal with Antigua, US gaming dispute ..........Nov 2012

Haitian women for Barefoot College in India ...........Sept/Oct 2012
If Chavez loses, Jamaica loses ...........Sept/Oct 2012
T&T to cut VAT on groceries ...........Sept/Oct 2012
T&T to raise gas prices by 43.75% ...........Sept/Oct 2012
600 bauxite jobs saved in Jamaica ...........Sept/Oct 2012
Jamaicans to benefit from Cuban anti-cancer drug ...........Sept/Oct 2012

Bolt leads dominance of Olympics by Caribbean athletes .........August 2012

Jamaica bauxite plant shutdown to cost 600 jobs  .........August 2012

St. Lucia says no to IMF assistance .........August 2012

Guyana bans gold, diamond mining in rivers  .........August 2012

Jamaica Broilers lights up chicken houses with solar plan  .........August 2012

More U.S. drones over the Caribbean ............July 2012
Maximum 23 years for Dudus ............July 2012
Stanford gets 110 years ............July 2012
West Indians to benefit from Obama’s Dream Act executive order............July 2012
Delinquent school fees may force many Ja private schools to close............July 2012
Venezuela, Cuba and Argentina sign development assistance agreements with Haiti
EU threatens CARIFORUM over tariffs  ............July 2012
Financial hubbub over Caribbean Airlines ...........June 2012
Russia to write off Guyana debts...........June 2012
Grenada's government in turmoil...........June 2012
Haiti gets new PM again...........June 2012
Hundreds of missing children unaccounted for in Jamaica...........June 2012
Vaccinations begin in cholera-ravaged Haiti .....May 2012
Chinese break sugar marketing monopoly in Jamaica.....May 2012
Jamaican pilots cut from Caribbean Airlines.....May 2012
Haitian president recovering from lethal complication.....May 2012
1 in 2 new US college graduates are jobless or underemployed.....May 2012
Justice for Trayvon Martin .............April 2012
Injustice in America .............April 2012
CARICOM Corps angered by NYPD arrest of ambassador .............April 2012
Sour deal soaks St Lucia with EC$58.725 million debt .............April 2012
Jamaica’s ‘African legend’, Dudley Thompson is dead ......March 2012
US Congress and Senate seek sanctions against Antigua.....March 2012
Haiti PM Garry Conille resigns after months in office.....March 2012
Jamaica resumes banana exports ................March 2012
Grenada vows to keep airport open amid Taiwan loan quarrel.....March 2012
Major oil refinery to close in US Virgin Islands.....March 2012
PNP take Jamaica elections by landslide ...........Jan/Feb 2012
US bars Cuban President from T&T Hilton Hotel...........Jan/Feb 2012
US spy plane over Jamaica monitored Tivoli operation...........Jan/Feb 2012
PPP/C's Ramotar becomes Guyana's new president...........Jan/Feb 2012
Selling off Jamaica but not Dunn’s River Falls...........Jan/Feb 2012
Jamaica’s debt crisis is cause for alarm ..........Dec 2011
PPP/C wins again in Guyana elections ..........Dec 2011
Opposition sweeps St Lucia elections ..........Dec 2011
UN ‘peacekeepers’ worsen things in Haiti  ..........Dec 2011
Calls increase for end to state of emergency in T&T ..........Dec 2011
Barbados tops the Caribbean in quality of life ..........Dec 2011
Cruise ships punish Grenada ..........Dec 2011
Jamaica PM resigns, Holness takes over  ...........Oct/Nov 2011
New Haitian Prime Minister approved ...........Oct/Nov 2011
China’s increasing role in the Caribbean ...........Oct/Nov 2011
Jamaica, China sign agreements on J$280m in funding ...........Oct/Nov 2011
World Bank sanctions US$100m loan for Jamaica ...........Oct/Nov 2011
Jamaica coffee farmers blast privatization of Blue Mountain coffee........Oct/Nov 2011
Antigua PM demands reparations in UN speech
New Caricom Secretary  ................Sept 2011

Trinidad declares and extends State of Emergency ................Sept 2011

‘Dudus’ pleads guilty ................Sept 2011

Beware land-grabbing neocolonialism ................Sept 2011

Chinese company takes over Ja sugar estates................Sept 2011

Fillipino teachers have been cheated too ................Sept 2011

Olint’s David Smith gets 30................Sept 2011

New Secretary General for CARICOM ..............Aug 2011
Freedom of movement begins in OECS  ..............Aug 2011
Jamaica bans scrap metal export ..............Aug 2011
Bahamas bans scrap metal too ..............Aug 2011
Sugar shortage hits Jamaica ..............Aug 2011
Caribbean Airlines plane crashes in Guyana
Redjet takes to the Caribbean skies
Caribbean people worried about crime -UN survey

Wikileaks reveal Jamaica resist US arm-twisting ..............July 2011

WikiLeaks show US role in fraudulent Haiti election ..............July 2011

Officials sued in T&T’s CLICO meltdown ..............July 2011

Haiti parliament rejects prime minister candidate ..............July 2011

African Union calls for end to bombing of Libya ..............July 2011

African land grab ..............July 2011

Jamaica’s Buju Banton gets 10-year prison sentence ..............July 2011

Jamaica to cut 10,000 jobs ...........June 2011
TPS for Haitians ...........June 2011
Brits exclude largest island from Turks and Caicos constitution talks
Student nurses in Jamaica misled in NY ...........June 2011
T&T PM fires govt. Minister ...........June 2011
Libyan Investments in Caribbean Under Threat ....May 2011
Barbados creates problems for CARICOM ....May 2011
T&T govt. Minister fired ....May 2011
Commonwealth risks irrelevance ....May 2011
'Eat Jamaican' campaign ....May 2011
Aristide returns to Haiti ..............April 2011 
"Sweet Micky" wins Haitian bogus run-off election ..............April 2011 - 
NY defraud recruited Caribbean teachers  ..............April 2011 
2nd wind farm in operation in Jamaica..............April 2011  
Barbados bans Black Swan movie..............April 2011  
Separating boys from girls reap success in Ja school..............April 2011  
T&T govt. pays out $33 million to CLICO policyholders
JPS hires foreign company to handle phone calls
Singer Buju Banton found guilty in cocaine case .........March 2011
University of Puerto Rico students spark political crisis ........March 2011
Undersea cable connects Jamaica to Cuba ........March 2011
Millions to be paid out to sugar workers in Guyana ........March 2011
Jamaican schools rocked by student expulsions and suspensions ........March 2011
IMF says economic activity in Trinidad remains weak ........March 2011
Outstanding traffic tickets top J$3b in Jamaica ........March 2011
Banana war again ..............Feb 2011
"Baby Doc" returns to Haiti ..............Feb 2011
Haiti to give Aristide passport ..............Feb 2011
Cuban nurses to the rescue of Jamaica ..............Feb 2011
Jamaican LP nurses for Canada ..............Feb 2011
Guyanese jailed in terror plot ..............Feb 2011
Honduran captain killed by Ja Coast Guard.....Jan 2011
Trinidad's first president is dead ....Jan 2011
Red Stripe might bid Jamaica farewell ....Jan 2011
Political standoff between Anguilla and Britain....Jan 2011
Republicans take away voting rights of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands....Jan 2011
Jamaica PM rebuffs CCJ for Jamaican court ....Jan 2011

Jamaican journalist John Maxwell is dead .........Dec 2010

Haiti racked by cholera and presidential elections .........Dec 2010

PM Gonsalves slim win in St. Vincent .........Dec 2010

Jamaican praised for cancer treatment cure.........Dec 2010

Jamaican scientist makes prostate cancer breakthrough .........Dec 2010

Barbados Prime Minister  dies .......Oct/Nov 2010

Hurricane Tomas clobbers Caribbean isles  .......Oct/Nov 2010

T&T PM strikes sour note  .......Oct/Nov 2010

Jamaica taxman go after prominent tax-dodging entertainers.......Oct/Nov 2010

Another blow for Caribbean tourism  .......Oct/Nov 2010

Nurses end strike in Jamaica  .......Oct/Nov 2010

Health care in crisis in Jamaica  .......Oct/Nov 2010

Legal aid lawyers threaten the Government  .......Oct/Nov 2010

Medicinal ganja drugs legal in UK  .......Oct/Nov 2010

Olint boss indicted ........Sept 2010

Dominica PM and education minister face trial over dual citizenship

Pirate attack in T&T ......Sept 2010

CARICOM Secretary General to call it quits......Sept 2010

St. Lucia to become geothermal energy exporter ......Sept 2010

Wyclef Jean announces candidacy for president of Haiti   ....August 2010

Hundreds rehired as bauxite plant reopens in Jamaica  ....August 2010

T&T gas reserves running low  ....August 2010

UK ‘unfair’ travel tax due in Nov  ....August 2010

The fall of Christopher "Dudus" Coke, Jamaica ‘don’ ........June/July 2010

T&T elects first female PM ................June/July 2010

Haiti receives lees than 10% of aid pledged  ........June/July 2010

Africa lost trillions illegally to west  ........June/July 2010

Boycott Arizona ...................May 2010
Air Jamaica sold ...................May 2010
Former T&T PM and party leader, Basdeo Panday, dumped by UNC.....May 2010
Govt. workers must wait 3 years for J$ 13 b for backpay............May 2010
United States-sponsored military exercises in Port Royal, Jamaica
Jamaica defrauded in ammo deal ...................May 2010
Jamaica and Guyana halt scrap metal export...................May 2010
Grenada turns to Libya for funds...................May 2010
Clinton admits globalization policy killed Haiti rice industry ...April 2010
Nurse shortage imperils healhcare in Caribbean ........April 2010
Nurses in Jamaica stage sick-out .........April 2010
Turks and Caicos march against UK takeover .......April 2010
Showdown: Jamaica says "NO" to US .....March 2010
Haitian president to visit White House ..........March 2010
Impact of Haiti disaster on women .....March 2010
Trinidad oil fields running low .....March 2010
IMF approves US$1.27b loan for Jamaica .....March 2010
Canada set to gobble up Jamaican nursing students .....March 2010
Bolt urged to run 400m ..........March 2010

Jamaica's Rex Nettleford Is Dead ............Feb 2010

Haiti earthquake  ............Feb 2010

OECS signs economic union treaty  ............Feb 2010

French-Caribbean say "No" to more autonomy ............Feb 2010

Caribbean, Latin America lose 2.2m jobs  ............Feb 2010

Public outcry forces Jamaica PM to change tax plan ..........Jan 2010
Jamaica brain drain massive ..........Jan 2010
Scotiabank volunteers make big impact in Jamaica ..........Jan 2010
Expand Scotiabank volunteerism to save Jamaica ..........Jan 2010
EU ends banana war ..........Jan 2010
UK Economist magazine pronounces Jamaica ‘unfixable’......Dec 2009
Haiti gets new Prime Minister ......Dec 2009
Send them all to war ......Dec 2009
Trinidad's LNG exports to US decline ......Dec 2009
Dominoes for Peace and crime reduction ......Dec 2009
Jamaica Central Bank head and top cop quit ........Nov 2009
New IMF policies come under new criticism ........Nov 2009
Barbados makes top 40 list of best nations ........Nov 2009
Barbados and Jamaica government bonds downgraded ........Nov 2009
Jamaica’s Cash Plus boss faces more fraud charges ........Nov 2009
Serious crimes in Guyana fall in 2009 ........Nov 2009
Jamaica turns to garbage for fuel ........Nov 2009
Jamaica Central Bank head and top cop quit ...........Oct 2009
New IMF policies come under new criticism ...........Oct 2009
Barbados makes top 40 list of best nations...........Oct 2009
Barbados and Jamaica government bonds downgraded...........Oct 2009
Jamaica’s Cash Plus boss faces more fraud charges...........Oct 2009
Serious crimes in Guyana fall in 2009...........Oct 2009
Jamaica turns to garbage for fuel...........Oct 2009
Senator Ted Kennedy dies ....Sept 2009
Nurses face subtle racism in Canada....Sept 2009
Jamaican consulate attacked....Sept 2009
T&T GDP falls ....Sept 2009
Mobay hotel closes idling 320 workers ....Sept 2009
Clinton appoints Paul Farmer as Haiti deputy ....Sept 2009
Miracle tree rises in Jamaica community ....Sept 2009
Antigua pays its employees with US$50 mil from ALBA
Jamaica’s Tia Maria sold
Jamaica’s Lady "B" is dead ............August 2009
Remittances fall sharply ............August 2009
Jamaica and St. Lucia turn to IMF  ............August 2009
NY, NJ immigration raids violated rights  ............August 2009
Divestment deal for 2 Jamaican sugar companies  ............August 2009
Reggae Sumfest honors Michael Jackson  ............August 2009
Bob Marley songs – a legacy for peace  ............August 2009
World Bank – an untouchable bastion of racism ...July 2009
Air Jamaica sold – again  ...July 2009
Unfair UK travel tax hurts the Caribbean  ...July 2009
OAS votes to readmit Cuba  ...July 2009
Farmworkers sue for wages due   ...July 2009
Journalist John Maxwell receive honorary degree  ...July 2009
Jamaica’s trade deficit with CARICOM raises ire  ...July 2009
World renown Guyanese-born Author Van Sertima dies .....May/June 2009
Fr. Jean-Juste, spiritual leader of Haitian Americans, dies .....May/June 2009
Debt repayment gobbles up 56% of Jamaica budget .....May/June 2009
T&T bailout of CLICO $1 billion so far .....May/June 2009
PALS, Ja. Gov’t unite to fight school violence .....May/June 2009
Former Guyana President Janet Jagan is dead ......March/April 2009
Turks and Caicos PM to step down ......March/April 2009
Jamaica gets new Governor General ......March/April 2009
Terrorists attack Sri Lankan Test cricketers in Pakistan ......March/April 2009
Jamaica electric company sold ......March/April 2009
Jamaica Aluminum company crumples ......March/April 2009
General strike, murder and mayhem in Guadeloupe ........Jan/Feb 2009
T&T to bailout CL Financial Group ........Jan/Feb 2009
Haiti bars Aristide allies from running for Senate ........Jan/Feb 2009
Economic crisis hit Jamaic bauxite ........Jan/Feb 2009
Even illegal sex biz hit by recession in Jamaica   ........Jan/Feb 2009
Obama wins! The world wins!........Dec 2008
Byron Lee is dead .......Dec 2008
Obama picks Bajan-American for AG .......Dec 2008
Jamaica chooses coal .......Dec 2008 
Buy Caribbean on the cheap .......Dec 2008
Hot Calaloo endorsement of Obama ........Oct/Nov 2008
Republicans smear and demonize Obama ........Oct/Nov 2008
Ja Govt to pay American Airlines J$300 mil not to reduce flights ..Oct/Nov 2008
Caricom members sign EPA ........Oct/Nov 2008
French company fix Bog Walk gorge road for free ........Oct/Nov 2008
OBAMA WATCHDOG - We've got your back, Barack! ....Sept 2008
Exposing Fox News .............Sept 2008
Jamaica Bolts to Olympic glory  ....Sept 2008
Hurricane Gustav leaves a wake of death and destruction ....Sept 2008
Trinidad and Tobago to join OECS ....Sept 2008
12-year-old girl’s passionate challenge of the UN to act ......July/Aug 2008
Finally Haiti ratifies a prime minister – a woman ......July/Aug 2008
Caribbean airlines oil woes plunge tourism into crisis ......July/Aug 2008
"The Harder they Come" is back as hit musical ......July/Aug 2008
Lightning Bolt strikes New York with world record ....June 2008
Banana faces extinction .........June 2008
Chiquita Banana guilty .........June 2008
Displaced Jamaican farm workers seek compensation ....June 2008
Globalization plunder of Haiti rice market typical ....June 2008
World food prices skyrocket causing riots and grave concern ....May 2008
T&T PM sacks Minister ....May 2008
Obama speech at biggest rally yet in Philly ....May 2008
Republican congressman calls Obama ‘boy' ....May 2008
Jamaican arrested at Fla airport with explosives ..........April 2008
Obama supporter bests critical interviewer..........April 2008
Government implements free health care in Jamaica..........April 2008
Cash Plus investment club in receivership..........April 2008
2 brutal massacres shock Guyana .........Feb/March 2008
Caribbean US citizens rally behind Obama. hear Sparrow and Cocoa Tea
JLP and PNP unite in tributes to Fidel Castro.........Feb/March 2008
Antigua won but gets ‘peanuts’ in US compensation.........Feb/March 2008
Morning-after pill hard to get in Jamaica and Barbados.........Feb/March 2008
Michael Manley inducted into Walk of Fame.........Feb/March 2008
Investment clubs in Jamaica promise bonanza but ......Jan 2008
JLP win again in Jamaica ..Jan 2008
Banco del Sur challenges World Bank, IMF ..Jan 2008
UWI opens fourth campus in Montego Bay, Jamaica ..Jan 2008
Gay cruises ok to dock in Grenada ..Jan 2008
Crime Jamaica's worst problem ..Jan 2008
PALS tackles trauma in Jamaican schools ..Jan 2008
Dominica government to ban toy guns ..Jan 2008
Herb McKenley, Jamaica’s greatest athlete dies ...Dec 2007
Malaysian lumber firm agrees to pay fine to Guyana ...Dec 2007
Assistant police commissioner gunned down in Jamaica ...Dec 2007
Poverty decreasing in Latin America and the Caribbean...Dec 2007
Manning wins again in T&T general elections......Nov 2007
Dual citizenship issue plague Caribbean politicians......Nov 2007
Jamaican Practical nurses flock to seek jobs in Canada......Nov 2007
Sri Lankan peacekeepers in Haiti sex scandal......Nov 2007
Jamaican women workers outdo males too......Nov 2007

Banana pesticide cause ‘health disaster’ in French Caribbean ...Oct 2007

Jamaica regains malaria-free status...Oct 2007

US passport law goes into effect...Oct 2007

Barbados least corrupt in WI as Jamaica’s rankings plunge 23 places...Oct 2007

JLP win Jamaica general elections ...Sept 2007
Hurricane Dean carves path of death and destruction ...Sept 2007
St. Lucia’s Sir John Compton dies ...Sept 2007
Bahamas ranked richest country in the Caribbean ...Sept 2007
Lets start reward fund to catch brutal child killers in Jamaica ..Aug 2007
Jamaica to hold elections August 27..Aug 2007
Antigua seeks $3.4 billion in trade sanctions against US..Aug 2007
Both Bob Marley song and album voted best of the century..Aug 2007
Grenada releases 3 leaders of 1983 coup .....July 2007
Another Brit top cop for Jamaica job .....July 2007
T&T’s Chief Justice suspended again .....July 2007
Guyana accuses US of worst forms of human trafficking .....July 2007
Mother and child die when gunmen firebomb home .....July 2007
CARICOM leaders refuse to back down on Cuba, Venezuela .....July 2007

3 Guyanese and Trini arrested in JFK bomb plot .....June 2007

‘Conference on the Caribbean’ seeks to improve US ties ....June 2007

Jamaica’s Petrojam oil deal with Venezuela .....June 2007

Jamaica-Cuba energy project to save billions.....June 2007

Gunmen attack Guyana newspaper office again.....June 2007

Mirant sells off Jamaica and other Caribbean power companies ...May 2007
Bahamas voters oust ruling party...May 2007
Exiled Aristide receives doctorate in South Africa...May 2007
Ecuador and Venezuela say bye to IMF...May 2007
US frees anti-Castro ex-CIA terrorist killer...May 2007
Antigua wins WTO case against the US .....April 2007
Former T&T PM’s conviction overturned on appeal.....April 2007
IMF says shutdown Air Jamaica.....April 2007
Cricket World Cup comes to the West Indies ......Feb/March 2007
BWIA shareholders lose everything ......Feb/March 2007
Bush proposes huge increase in citizenship fees ......Feb/March 2007
New GG for Jamaica ......Feb/March 2007
Shock upset in St. Lucia elections .....Jan 2007
Malaria outbreak hits Jamaica .....Jan 2007
Banana war heating up again .....Jan 2007
Privy Council rules against T&T Chief Justice .....Jan 2007
Save Jamaica’s Cockpit Country .....Jan 2007
Berbick's own nephew charged in former champs death ...Dec 2006
IDB to cancel debt of Guyana and Haiti ...Dec 2006
90% special education graduates leave Jamaica ...Dec 2006
Trinidad and Tobago unveils new airline  bye bye BWIA ...Dec 2006    
Christian Taliban- American style .........Nov 2006
Jamaican ex-world heavy-weight champ killed in Jamaica .........Nov 2006
Former T&T PM loses parliamentary seat .........Nov 2006
Money scandal rocks ruling PNP in Jamaica .........Nov 2006
Yvette Clark wins tough NY primary.........Oct 2006
Vote for the Lesser of two Evils.........Oct 2006
Former St. Lucian PM to switch parties.........Oct 2006
Venezuela money to build eye clinic in Jamaica.........Oct 2006
US bribes journalists to write Anti-Castro news.........Oct 2006
Bye-bye BWIA, hello Caribbean Airlines.........Oct 2006
PPP/C sweeps to victory in Guyana elections .......Sept 2006
Privy Council blocks arrest of T&T’s Chief Justice .......Sept 2006
Brutal murders at Guyana newspaper company .......Sept 2006
Jamaica government owes billions to pension funds .......Sept 2006
T&T to divest BWIA .......Sept 2006
The one and only Miss Lou is dead ...July/Aug 2006
Chief Justice plunges T&T judiciary in turmoil...July/Aug 2006
Former Haitian PM freed...July/Aug 2006
Jamaica electric company up for sale...July/Aug 2006
CARICOM to back Venezuela for UN Security Council...July/Aug 2006
Montserrat volcano erupts violently again....June 2006
Government budget crisis cripples Puerto Rico...June 2006
Jamaica cement crisis worsens economic woes...June 2006
Preval sworn in as president of Haiti...June 2006
UN torture panel tells US to close Guantanamo
T&T opposition leader Panday found guilty ....May 2006
Jamaica turning to ethanol ....May 2006
Popular Jamaican "don" Zekes found guilty ....May 2006
Both Barbados and T&T claim victory in sea dispute ....May 2006
Portia takes over  ....April 2006
History-making gold rush for Jamaica in Commonwealth Games  ....April 2006
T&T opposition party continues to self-destruct  ....April 2006
Massive demonstrations for immigrant rights sweep US  ....April 2006
500 tons of bad cement creates crisis in Jamaica  ....April 2006

Jamaica PM to quit February 25, 2006 .......Feb 2006

 Contenders to succeed PM .......Feb 2006

Rain wreaks havoc on Caribbean .......Feb 2006

Hail Roger Toussaint! union leader extraordinaire ....Jan 2006

Reneto Adams and other cops found “Not Guilty” ...Jan 2006

T&T Soca Warriors head for Germany... Dec 2005
Poverty level plunges 50% in Jamaica ... Dec 2005
T&T slaps terrorism charge on Abu Bakr ... Dec 2005
Open Letter to the Killers of Sasha Kay Brown ....Nov 2005
Caribbean on alert for Bird Flu....Nov 2005
LIAT becomes low cost airlines ....Nov 2005
Bad weather and ‘Wilma’ bring misery to Caribbean ....Nov 2005
Caribbean, home of the worst most vicious cold-blooded killers  ...Oct 2005
Dominica 'Iron Lady' dies at 86...Oct 2005
Severe sugar shortage hits T&T ...Oct 2005
JLP staged protests disrupt Jamaica ...Oct 2005
CCJ opens midst bomb scare .....Sept 2005
Another explosion rocks Port of Spain .....Sept 2005
Jamaica seal oil deal with Hugo Chavez .....Sept 2005
Free health care in Cuba and Venezuela for Jamaica .....Sept 2005
‘Goodwillie’ Iraq Withdrawal Plan ........... Aug 2005
Bomb blast rocks Port-of-Spain ........... Aug 2005
Rumblings for more democratic UN Security Council ........... Aug 2005
St. Kitts End Sugar Production ........... Aug 2005

G8 Group forgives Guyana debt...July 2005

New US ‘passport required’ rule could dampen tourism ..July 2005

Hugo Chavez offers  low priced oil for Caribbean ..July 2005

A crime wave of despair in Jamaica .....June 2005
Former T&T PM arrested for corruption .....June 2005
PPM wins Cayman elections .....June 2005
Skerrit wins Dominican elections .....June 2005
The demolition of Haiti continues .....June 2005
‘Groundings’ tribute to Rodney in Guyana .....June 2005
Air Jamaica forced to suspend flights as debts increase..(April/May 2005)
CCJ finally launched..(April/May 2005)
Drought scorches Caribbean..(April/May 2005)
JLP’s Golding by a landslide..(April/May 2005)
Sir John Compton back in St. Lucian politics..(June 2005)
By-election loss forces NDM head in Ja to quit Golding quits as another 3rd party fails     (April 3, 2001)
Our Political System, the real villain it's not the politicians, its the system (April 3, 2001)
Marc Rich and Jamaica..Clinton pardon ok with Jamaica  (March 7,2001)

Caribbean reactions to mad cow and hoof and mouth diseases  (March 7,2001)

Pest threaten Jamaica’s most beautiful plants (March 7,2001)

Patois gets language status in NY City  "ah wha dem a do?"(March 7,2001)

Chiquita Bananas announces bankruptcy ...blame Caribbean bananas (Feb 8, 2001)
Panday wins T&T general elections but hits bumpy road  (Jan 7, 2001)
US Drug war drags on all over the Caribbean winning or losing?  (Jan 7, 2001)
Caribbean takes precaution against mad cow disease  (Jan 7, 2001)
US Elections – Bogus Bush subverts democracy   (Dec 6,2000)
Police vs citizens confrontations continue in Jamaica slows crimefighting 
Pentecostal church winning over Hindus in T&T battling for souls(Dec 6,2000)
Protest-happy Jamaicans undermining the country  enough already!(Nov5, 2000)
Venezuela oil deal for  CARICOM but not Guyana? (Nov5, 2000)
Wiretap scandal in Jamaica .. even PM phone bugged! (Nov5, 2000)
UN and US elections UN integrity at stake (Nov5, 2000)
Utah man is king of corn maze but no king of sugarcane maze yet   (Nov5, 2000)
A-maze-ing corn, why not cane? seems like a sure profitable venture (Oct 8,2000)
Ja growing genetically modified food but is it safe? (Oct 8,2000)
US elections loom Cheney a disgraceful, insulting choice ... (Sept 7,2000)
Butch Stewart leads cry for foreign help to fight crime calls for resignations(Sept 7,2000)
Venezuela’s claim to 3/5 of Guyana heats up caught in squeeze(Sept 7,2000)
US aid to Jamaica killing Guyana.. sinister aid threatens CARICOM.. 8/5/00
Move over MacDonalds for Island Grill of Jamaica ...fast food goes abroad...8/5/00
Big Crisis in Volunteer Caribbean Overseas Organisations .."whey dem  dey?.."8/5/00
New Crime Plan in Jamaica fight against crime continues ..........8/5/00
How the Caribbean ranks worldwide in healthcare ..some surprises
Guyana-Suriname border dispute. both neighbors want a piece of Guyana
Ominous sign - Jamaica imports bananas could we lose local market too?....6/9/00
WTO rules menace new Jamaican law protecting our own risks sanctions.....6/9/00
Ja. Gov’t gives prostitutes money management help..put it in the bank! ...6/9/00
Bernie Grant, Guyanese –born British activist MP dies.  fighter for justice.......5/7/2000
Clinton advisor hired by T&T’s ruling party Panday hires James Carville......5/7/2000
The Elian Gonzales lesson for West Indians in US   ........2/5/2000
Should Ja adopt the US dollar? Equador causes rexamination of that debate. ........2/5/2000
DWP - essential for reducing crime in Jamaica...8/28/99
Trade Agreements, the WTO & CARICOM...............(6/1/99)V
WI Apathy and Priorities...."Whe dem deh?" (6/1/99)
Introduction to PWP - the real economic solution for the Caribbean (1/17/99)
US Banana War Against the West Indies - Chiquita money to Republican and Democratic Parties fuels US war on West Indies banana trade even though this might lead to the collapse of some of these countries.
The cute Chiquita is ugly United Fruit Co. -instigator of the banana war has a ugly record in the Americas (2/7/99)
Some Startling Stats and Priorities about World Conditions- Hot Calaloo just had to include this information by guess who . (1/17/99)
Caribbean Trade Advantageous for US
Almost Crime Free Bermuda
Free Trade vs Fair Trade...free trade, a noose for the WI  4/4/99
Chernoble Kids Get Medical Treatment in Cuba

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