Five injured in Silver Sands clash

BRIDGETOWN – Four people sustained gunshot injuries during an apparent clash of feuding groups early this morning. The incident occurred at Bournes Land, Silver Sands, Christ Church during a promotional…

Drakes replaces Campbell as head coach

Vasbert Drakes is the new head coach of the West Indies’ women’s team. Drakes was named by the West Indies Cricket Board to lead a 14-member squad which will leave…

BVI and Montserrat in local track and field classic

By Vanroy Burnes The Concern, Parents, Teachers Sports Association (CPTSA) is gearing up to host the Seventh Annual Sir Reginald Samuel Track and Field Classic. This comes off on the…

Bumble Bee Foods, 2 managers charged in death of man cooked with tuna

LOS ANGELES — Bumble Bee Foods and two managers were charged by Los Angeles prosecutors Monday with violating safety regulations in the death of a worker who was cooked in…

Baltimore mom smack masked son over riots

BALTIMORE – A mom furious at her son for apparently taking part in the Baltimore riots has become a sensation online.In video captured by CNN affiliate WMAR, the woman is…

Bahamas facing severe electricity disruptions

NASSAU – Engine failures at both the Blue Hills and Clifton Pier power stations caused an island-wide power outage across New Providence yesterday afternoon, according to Bahamas Electricity Corporation Executive…

UN says, 1.4 million people victimized by Nepal earthquake need food assistance

More than 1.4 million people affected by Saturday’s devastating earthquake in Nepal are in need of food assistance, a United Nations spokesman said Monday. Citing Nepalese government figures, U.N. spokesman…

TV presenter accused of racism after congratulating teenage girl for inheriting white skin

An Australian TV presenter has been accused of racism after she congratulated a teenage girl for inheriting her father’s fair skin.Sunrise host Samantha Armytage sparked outrage when she made the…

The Caribbean can ill afford to squander its most valuable asset – young people

By Commonwealth Deputy Secretary-General, Deodat Maharaj The challenges the Caribbean faces are many and multifaceted. The region is too reliant on a handful of industries and export products and remains…

Tensions flare, violence erupts

BALTIMORE — This wounded city assumed a defensive crouch Tuesday, one day after looters and rioters wreaked havoc on West Side neighborhoods. Malls, museums, courts, federal offices, universities, shops and…