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BlackBerry may put itself up for sale

By Euan Rocha TORONTO | Mon Aug 12, 2013 (Reuters) - Struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd is weighing options that could include an outright sale, it said on Monday, and its largest shareholder…

Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago face off in WICB…

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- The two top rated teams in West Indies Women’s cricket – Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago -- will clash in the final of the West Indies Cricket Board Women’s Super50 final at…

Saint Lucia government denies police chief on…

By Caribbean News Now contributor CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The Saint Lucia prime minister’s press secretary and the Royal St Lucia Police Force Commissioner of Police Vernon Francois both denied on…

Notice: Fuel Surcharge for August, 2013

A = Average Fuel Price for JULY $ 10.16 ($/IG) B = Fuel Base Price $ 2.43 ($/IG) C = Fuel Used for JULY 277,301 IG D = Electricity Production for JULY 4,789,450 kWh Surcharge = 277,301 x ($10.16-…

Shelly Ann regains World Champs 100m title

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce reclaimed the 100 metre World Championship title in Russia Monday outclassing the field in a world leading 10.71. The threat from Nigeria’s Blessing…

N.Y. police’s ‘stop-and-frisk’…

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In a stinging rebuke to the Bloomberg administration, a federal judge ruled on Monday that the New York City Police's "stop and frisk" crime-fighting tactics violate the…

Trinidad & Tobago prevail in tense finish

Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel prevailed in a tense last-over victory against Antigua Hawksbills in Port-of-Spain to move to fourth place in the points table after their second successive win.…

Bolt runs away with another World 100m title in…

MOSCOW, Russia (Sporting Alert) — Usain Bolt dominated another world-class 100-metres field to win the final at the IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki Stadium here in Moscow. The Jamaican World…

LIAT to receive US$65 million from CDB for fleet…

By Sharon Austin BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- By the end of January 2014, regional airline LIAT should have seven of its twelve new planes. This disclosure came on Friday during a ceremony at the…

Trinidad and Tobago star sprinter Kelly-Ann…

Caribbean News Now Senior Correspondent Email: marcia@caribbeannewsnow.com Twitter: @mbraveboy PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The Caribbean twin island of Trinidad and Tobago was shocked on Sunday when…

Saint Lucia police chief sent on required leave

By Caribbean News Now contributor CASTRIES, St Lucia -- According to local sources, Commissioner of the Royal St Lucia Police Force, Vernon Francois, has been requested to take accumulated vacation…

Holder to outline new drug offender sentencing…

(Reuters) - The Justice Department plans to change how it prosecutes some non-violent drug offenders, so they would no longer face mandatory minimum prison sentences, in an overhaul of federal prison…

Tesco denies Labour charge that it shuns UK…

(Reuters) - Tesco, Britain's biggest retailer, denied an accusation by Labour that it turns away British workers to exploit cheaper migrant labour. In remarks that could drag British retailers into a…