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Grenada's Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell

Grenada

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CARIBUPDATE/Dec 9, 2016) – Grenada’s Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Dr Keith Mitchell has just moments ago announced that public servants will get a salary increase in the New Year.

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada (CMC/Dec 6, 2015) — Grenada Social Development Minister, Delma Thomas, Tuesday called for a more radical approach to dealing with matters of sexual abuse and urged religious organisations to speak out against this social scourge which can have long term implications on children.

SANTIAGO, CUBA - (CARIBUPDATE/DEC 4, 2016) -Fidel Castro’s ashes were encased in a large granite boulder on Sunday, in a ceremony that capped nine days of public mourning in Cuba that aimed to literally set in stone the legacy for one of the 20th century’s most influential figures.

ST GEORGE,S’ GRENADA (CARIBUPDATE/Dec 4, 2016) - While  top officials of the opposition National Democratic Congress were at pains before the recent referendum vote to say that they were never advocating and up-and-down “no” vote, they celebrated the outcome as if it is their victory.

PORT-OF-SPAIN Trinidad (CARIBUPDATE/NOV 30, 2016) - Recounts are being done in six electoral areas in north and south Trinidad, according to five requests from the Opposition United National Congress and one from the ruling People’s National Movement yesterday.

ST. GEORGE’S, GRENADA – (CARIBUPDATE/NOV 24, 2016) – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has made an impassioned plea to Grenadians to vote in Thursday’s referendum that will decide whether or not the 1974 Constitution which the island received on attaining political independence from Britain should be changed.

West Indies batsman Darren Bravo

Cricket

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CARIBUPDATE/NOV 30, 2016) - West Indies batsman Darren Bravo, is claiming he was unlawfully dismissed after the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) sent him home for inappropriate and unacceptable behavior.

BULAWAYO, ZIZMBABWE (CARIBUPDATE/NOV 23, 2016) -Sri Lanka took three wickets in the last three overs to snatch a thrilling one-run victory over West Indies in the triangular one-day cricket series on Wednesday.

Andre Russell during his anti-doping hearing at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown, Kingston, yesterday

Cricket

KINGSTON, Jamaica (CARIBUPDATE/NOV 18, 2016) - The fate of West Indies cricketer Andre Russell is to be known in “two to three weeks’ time” when the Independent Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel completes deliberating whether he is guilty of a whereabouts violation.

Emerald Pool Dominica

Travel

ROSEAU, Dominica(CARIBUPDATE/OCT 31, 2016) - Dominica has been featured in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017, a collection of the world’s hottest trends, destinations, and experiences for next year.

LONDON, England (CARIBUPDATE/OCT 20, 2016) - CARICOM nationals and other foreigners would no longer be able to take up jobs in the UK that Britons can do, while the number of migrants coming to Britain to work and study will be significantly reduced.

ST.JOHN'S, Antigua (CARIBUPDATE/OCT 20, 2016) - Regional airline LIAT is expected to record EC$9.2 million (BDS$6.8 million) in losses at the end of this year.

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LOS ANGELES (CARIBUPDATE/Dec 7, 2016) – Ziggy Marley, one of the may prolific recording sons of late legend Bob, is in line for yet another Grammy, and so too is the up- and-coming Jamaican band Raging Fyah.

ST.JOHN'S, Antigua (CARIBUPDATE/NOV 16, 2016) - Three medical professionals have alerted physicians and farmers in Antigua & Barbuda of the need to regulate the use of anti-microbial drugs as part of a global effort to prevent the development of diseases that are resistant to antibiotics.