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KINGSTOWN, ST VINCENT: (CARIBUPDATE/Sept 26, 2016) - A woman’s claim at a New York town hall meeting on the weekend against Vincentian Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves took on a new life at home Monday – being the center of talk shows and on-line chatter.

MIAMI (CARIBUPDATE/Sept 26, 2016) - Forecasters are monitoring an area of low pressure that can bring bad weather to the southern Caribbean this week.

HAVANA, CUBA - (CARIBUPDATE/Sept 24, 2016) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe concluded a visit to Cuba Friday with condemnation of North Korea's nuclear "provocations" and a request for help from Pyongyang's ally Havana to pursue a "world without nuclear weapons."

ST GEORGE’S, GRENADA: (CARIBUPDATE/Sept 23, 1016) – Grenada’s opposition National Democratic Congress is no longer the party of yellow. It is the party of red, green and gold – the colours represented on the national flag.

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley greets supporters on his arrival on Tuesday night at the party's public meeting in Champ Fleurs.

Trinidad and Tobago

PORT OF SPAIN,TRINIDAD (CARIBUPDATE/Sept 22, 2016) - The Government has been bending over backwards to get the Opposition to support the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

Haiti

Politics

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CARIBUPDATE/Sept 19, 2016) - Elections experts from the Organization of American States have began arriving in Haiti for the Oct. 9 presidential rerun.

Lewis Hamilton

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LONDON, England(CARIBUPDATE/SEPT 26, 2016) — Lewis Hamilton says he is confident he can return to the form he needs to reclaim the championship lead and win his fourth world title this year.

ST JOHN’S, ANTIGUA: (CARIBUPDATE/Sept 26, 2016) - West Indies cricket selectors on Monday named a predictable 15-man squad for the three test matches against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates next month.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (CARIUPDATE/Sept 23, 2016) - West Indies, the world champions no less, were brought crashing down to earth at the ‘Ring of Fire,’ as Pakistan won the first of the back-to-back fixtures by 9 wickets.

ROSEAU, Dominica– Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit is urging the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT, to improve its services to passengers saying “there must be a greater sense of humanism” in the way the airline conducts its operations.

ST GEORGE’S, GRENADA (CARIBUPDATE/Sept 21, 2016) - GRENADA says it is willing to consider lowering taxes on air tickets to make travel more affordable in the region. 

ST GEORGE’S, GRENADA (CARIBUPDATE/Sept 21, 2016) – Grenada says regional airline LIAT has backed away from an initial decision to cut four daily flights to Grenada to satisfy among other things, the demands from shareholder St Vincent and the Grenadines.

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Isha Blender

Entertainment

KINGSTON, Jamaica(CARIBUPDATE/SEPT 26, 2016) — Isha Williams was a toddler in the early 1990s, a period of cultural awareness in dancehall led by a phalanx of artistes, including her father, Everton Blender. Strongly influenced by his message, she followed his path into music as Isha Blender. Her first EP, Epiphany, will be released in October 2016.

Mosquitoes

Health

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CARIBUPDATE/Sept 16, 2016) - The head of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Dr James Hosepdales, is predicting “with some degree of certainty” that regional countries will have a dengue type three epidemic to deal with next year.