Linking the Caribbean to the World! Monday - Nov 20, 2017
  • Puerto Rico, Lufthansa Technik to Build Facility

    Puerto Rico, Lufthansa Technik to Build Facility

    AN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico has signed an agreement with German-based Lufthansa Technik to build a facility for aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul in the island’s northwest region. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla said Thursday that the facility will be based at Aguadilla’s international airport and is expected to serve short- and medium-haul

  • Man Goes Missing From Cruise Ship Off Bahamas

    Man Goes Missing From Cruise Ship Off Bahamas

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard searched the waters between the Bahamas and South Florida on Sunday looking for a man reported missing from a cruise ship. Guard spokeswoman Sabrina Laberdesque said the cruise ship passenger who apparently went overboard early Sunday in waters about 27 miles (43 kilometers) east of Florida’s Delray

  • Jamaican Police Increasingly Facing Murder Charges

    Jamaican Police Increasingly Facing Murder Charges

    MAY PEN, Jamaica (AP) — It’s been nearly a year since Sevina Giderisingh’s 20-year-old son died in a confrontation with a police officer on the dusty outskirts of this struggling Jamaican city where jobs are scarce and crime abounds. The only explanation she’s gotten from detectives in gritty May Pen is that an officer shot

  • Old Duvalier Party Plans to Run in Haiti Election

    Old Duvalier Party Plans to Run in Haiti Election

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The old political party founded under the Duvalier dictatorship says it plans to enter candidates in Haitian elections that are supposed to be held by year’s end, a party member said Thursday. Friteau Marc, a coordinator for the National Unity Party, told The Associated Press Thursday that the candidates will run

  • Raising the Alarm on Domestic Violence in the Caribbean

    Raising the Alarm on Domestic Violence in the Caribbean

    In the first two weeks of 2014, four women were murdered by their partners in Guyana.  In Trinidad & Tobago, two women were murdered.  In Barbados, Cheryl Bourne-Reifer was murdered and just a few weeks later another Guyanese woman, Onicka Gulliver was found dead.  On the night of February 14, Lenus La Cruz set fire

  • An Interview with Richie “Bassie” Daley of Third World

    An Interview with Richie “Bassie” Daley of Third World video

    It’s ridiculously easy to take a band like Third World for granted. After all, they’ve been here forever, almost as long as reggae music itself. With 40 years of recording and performing under their belts, their longevity is matched only by bands like the Rolling Stones and the Wailers. That fact came sharply into focus