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Government to launch probe into postponed Panorama competition

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – The Grenada government Monday said it would launch an investigation into the reasons why the annual Panorama competition did not take place over the last weekend as Grenadians continue to celebrate the annual Carnival activities. Patrons who gathered at the Junior Murray/Rawle Lewis stand of the National Cricket Stadium were told nearly three hours after the ...

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Jamaican MP dies suddenly

ST MARY, Jamaica – The Member of Parliament for St Mary South East Dr Winston Green has died. Green, a long-time member of the People’s National Party died at hospital last night, shortly after complaining about feeling ill. He was a dental surgeon. He was elected for a second term in February last year after winning his seat by five votes ...

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Jamaican MP dies suddenly

ST MARY, Jamaica – The Member of Parliament for St Mary South East Dr Winston Green has died. Green, a long-time member of the People’s National Party died at hospital last night, shortly after complaining about feeling ill. He was a dental surgeon. He was elected for a second term in February last year after winning his seat by five votes ...

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Bermuda is trying to make a tourism comeback

HAMILTON, Bermuda – Bermuda fell off the tourism map for two decades, but ever since the financial crisis hit and dented Bermuda’s brisk reinsurance industry, the tony island — home to Michael Bloomberg — has been trying to get the travel and leisure business back that it lost. “The cruise ships still come, but the banking crisis encouraged Bermuda to ...

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Bermuda is trying to make a tourism comeback

HAMILTON, Bermuda – Bermuda fell off the tourism map for two decades, but ever since the financial crisis hit and dented Bermuda’s brisk reinsurance industry, the tony island — home to Michael Bloomberg — has been trying to get the travel and leisure business back that it lost. “The cruise ships still come, but the banking crisis encouraged Bermuda to ...

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Grenada’s Panorama competition postponed

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Organisers of Grenada’s carnival on Saturday announced the postponement of the annual Panorama competition. It will now be held next Saturday, August 19. The competition was scheduled to start at 7 p.m. (local time) on Saturday, however the event did not get off the ground although the registered pans competitors were lined up outside the stadium waiting ...

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Grenada’s Panorama competition postponed

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Organisers of Grenada’s carnival on Saturday announced the postponement of the annual Panorama competition. It will now be held next Saturday, August 19. The competition was scheduled to start at 7 p.m. (local time) on Saturday, however the event did not get off the ground although the registered pans competitors were lined up outside the stadium waiting ...

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Bolt finale spoiled by injury

LONDON – The glorious finale anticipated for Usain Bolt never materialised as the legendary sprinter pulled up injured in the final of the sprint relay, in his second major disappointment of the IAAF World Championships here Saturday. Bolt, who calls time on his illustrious career at the end of the showpiece, was chasing down the United States and Great Britain ...

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Bolt finale spoiled by injury

LONDON – The glorious finale anticipated for Usain Bolt never materialised as the legendary sprinter pulled up injured in the final of the sprint relay, in his second major disappointment of the IAAF World Championships here Saturday. Bolt, who calls time on his illustrious career at the end of the showpiece, was chasing down the United States and Great Britain ...

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More than 100 Haitian migrants rescued at sea

MIAMI – The United States Coast Guard says it has rescued 151 Haitian migrants and handed them over to the Royal Bahamian Defense Force on Friday. “The transfer is a combination of two separate interdiction cases in which Coast Guard aircrews and cutter crews located and rescued these migrants,” the US Coast Guard said. It said a Coast Guard Air ...

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