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St Kitts and Nevis gets digital independence

BASSETERRE - The government of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis has become the first in the Caribbean to have its own unique identifier on the global Internet. An autonomous system number, called an ASN, was assigned to the Caribbean nation by the American Registry for Internet Numbers, ARIN, on

CURACAOCHRONICLE.COM - 2018-03-20 01:22:04

Feds add a week for comments about Superfund proposal

GRENADA, Miss. (AP) - Federal officials are giving people another week to comment about whether a polluted Mississippi industrial site should go on the national Superfund cleanup list. Listing the Rockwell International Wheel & Trim site in Grenada would make it eligible for long-term cleanup money.

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-19 21:39:20

City vote likely on tourism tax

The push for a one percent increase on restaurant and hotel taxes is likely to come down to the voters in the City of Grenada. According to Rep. Kevin Horan of District 34, the state Senate has passed Senate Bill 3024, which will come back to the House this week. Horan said the law will call for t


Caribbean Religious Leaders Call for Debt Relief in Face of Disasters

WASHINGTON - From Grenada to Saint Lucia, religious leaders are calling for processes to provide debt relief in the face of natural disasters. "As Churches in the Caribbean we have witnessed the grief and despair of our people last September, and we are not prepared to enter the next hurricane seaso


Investors Not Looking Under Their Beds For Monster's Long-Term Potential

Post-earnings selloff triggered by revenues falling short of the near-term expectations. Investors not looking at the long-term potential and failing to realize how long it takes to perfect global distribution and gradual scaling into new markets makes accurate projections difficult. Opportunity for


Mitchell: Grenada's Xi Jinping?

The writer is an international journalist based in Port of Spain Grenada's underwater volcano Kick 'em Jenny played up this week. But on land, a big whoosh has left everything just as it was. Keith Mitchell won Tuesday's election, taking all 15 seats. That's his fifth win, and his third clean sweep.


This is the Ultimate Caribbean Relais & Chateaux Experience

Two islands are always better than one. And that's particularly true with the latest experience from Relais & Chateaux, which combines stays at two of its hotels in the Caribbean for the ultimate gourmet getaway. The "Caribbean Sugar and Spice" package, which runs through Oct. 31, showcases two Rela


Ships in Caribbean Told to Avoid Underwater Volcano 'Kick 'em Jenny' Due to Eruption Risk

Sonar image shows the submarine volcano Kick-'em-Jenny off the coast of Grenada. Image capture 1996. Officials in the Caribbean island of Grenada are warning ships to steer clear of an underwater volcano due to increased seismic activity that could indicate the start of an eruption at any moment. On


15 Of The Most Ridiculously Expensive Things Kim And Kanye Have Purchased

Have you ever thought to yourself what would you spend your money on if you had all the money in the world? What would it be? Maybe a private island, a private jet, or a multimillion dollar vacation home?... While for most of us, these things are just a daydream, for some celebrities such as enterta


Sharp rise in number of EU nationals applying for UK citizenship

The number of German, Italian and French nationals applying for British citizenship has more than trebled in three years as the Brexit referendum is felt, government data has revealed. Almost 30,000 EU nationals applied to become British citizens between June 2016 and June 2017, double the previous


Caribbean ships warned away from underwater volcano

March 14 (UPI) - Ships sailing in the Caribbean have been told to steer clear of an underwater volcano that is showing increased seismic activity. The government of Grenada imposed 3.1 miles exclusion zone around the volcano - called Kick 'em Jenny - after the alert was raised to orange, indicating


Seismic Center: Caribbean Undersea Volcano May Soon Erupt

ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada - A Caribbean seismic research center says an underwater volcano just north of Grenada may be about to erupt but does not pose a tsunami threat to the region. The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Center says the main threat posed by the Kick 'em Jenny submarine vo


Former Revolution star Shalrie Joseph named Grenada national team coach

USA Today Sports Images Former New England Revolution midfield star Shalrie Joseph has signed a 2-year contract to be the coach of the Grenada national team, for whom he made 20 appearances over his career. The contract comes ahead of Grenada's involvement in the CONCACAF League of Nations this fall


The 2018 Coolest Pool of the World Contest

With college basketball's "March Madness" upon us, it's time for Travel Agent's annual "Coolest Pool of the World" contest, which you don't need to know a lick about sports to participate in. But you do need an eye for a "Cool Pool." In this bracket-style competition, we chose 32 pools previously fe


Women charged with reckless homicide in death of "can man" pleads guilty

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - An East Moline woman pleaded guilty to reckless homicide for striking and killing a pedestrian known by many in the Quad Cities as "can man," in Rock Island County Court on Monday, March 12. 26-year-old Kristianna Granada was previously charged with two counts of reckless h


Hope Russia meddling wakes us up

I wish to offer my sincere appreciation to The Register-Guard editors for their historically honest, ethical and gutsy editorial on March 7, "Remember how it feels." The editors did not shy away from listing a number of countries in which the U.S. has interfered in the past century, a fuller list in


Charlie Worsham and Kristen Anne Korzenowski Are Engaged

Charlie Worsham has followed his heart throughout his life, and it led him to his future wife, Kristen Anne Korzenowski. The Grenada, Miss. native and Korzenowski announced their engagement on social media on Sunday (March 11). "The Good Lord has blessed me so much in this life," he writes, "but nev


MS WFO JACKSON Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO JACKSON Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Sunday, March 11, 2018 _____ SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING Severe Weather Statement National Weather Service Jackson MS 110 AM CST SUN MAR 11 2018 ...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR CENTRAL SHARKEY COUNTY IS CANCELLED... The severe thunderstorm whic


5 Tiny Caribbean Islands to Check Out Right now

There's nothing like the feeling of discovery, of coming to a destination far off the beaten path, of finding a place for adventurous travelers. In the Caribbean, that often means the more remote islands, the harder-to-reach spots. But even these wonderful little destinations are easier to reach tha


Caribbean Photo of the Week: Morning Sky in Grenada

The latest Caribbean Photo comes from Caribbean Journal reader Elizabeth Henriques, who sent in this lovely shot of the morning sky on Grand Anse Beach in Grenada. Have you taken a great photo in the Caribbean? Send it to news@caribjournal.com with CPOTW in the subject line, including your first and