Yearly Archives

2013

LICA Offers Retainer Contracts

As teams across the region get set for the annual regional cricket tournament commencing in late January, the newly elected Leeward Islands Cricket Association has released a list of players who have been proposed for retainer contracts.…

Caribbean Talented Teen 2013 Results

-- Winner -- Miss St.Kitts, Pernelle Abraham 745 points. She won best Ambassadorial Appearance, Best Talent, Best Evening Wear and Best Production number. First Runner up --- Miss Barbados, Heidi Barrow with 696.5 points Second Runner…

No show again at AGM

President of the Nevis Cricket Association, Keith Scarborough, appeared calm and composed on Monday 30th December. It was the day when the 2013 AGM for the Nevis Cricket was slated to be held.. The first attempt at the meeting did not…

Mr. Big Pepe ends the year on a high

It was Sunday 29th December and the action was AAT THE Indian castle race track. It was effectively, the final race meet to be hosted by the Nevis Turf and Jockey Club for 2013. It was the penultimate race of the day and there was an…

Police Press Release (December 31, 2013)

-- Arrests: Roosevelt James of Buckley's Site was formally arrested and charged for the offence of Carrying Abroad An Offensive Weapon, which was committed on 27th December 2013 at Bay Road, Basseterre. Travis Lake of East Street was…

Darren Bravo returns home

NAPIER, New Zealand – West Indies batsman Darren Bravo will miss the remainder of the One-day International series against New Zealand. The left-hander flew home to Trinidad from the New Zealand Super City of Auckland on Saturday due to…

Church Ground defeats J Warriors

There was only one match played in the tape ball cricket league over the weekend. On the evening of Saturday 28th December, Church Ground got the better of J Warriors. Church Ground batted first and scored 112 for 6, helped in no small…

Haiti AIDS research clinic wins top global health prize

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (CMC) – A world-renowned clinic in Haiti that has become a leader in global health leading the fight against HIV/AIDS has won a top global health prize. The Haitian Group for the Study of Kaposi’s Sarcoma and…

Volgograd blasts: Second suicide bomb hits Russia city

(BBC)-- At least 14 people have been killed in a suicide bombing on a trolleybus in the Russian city of Volgograd, investigators say. The blast comes a day after 17 people died in another suicide attack at the central station in the city.…

8 people killed in violence in China’s Xinjiang region

(CNN) -- Police shot and killed eight people who attacked a police station in Xinjiang, a restive region in northwestern China, authorities said Monday. Nine people armed with knives threw explosives at the building and set police cars on…

China local government debt hits $3 trillion

HONG KONG (CNNMoney) -- China revealed the results of its national audit Monday, giving the world a rare look at its rapidly expanding local debt levels. China's National Audit Office said that local government obligations hit 17.9…