FOOTBALL-JAMAICA-Reggae Boy Gray poised to join Greek club Aris

Reggae Boy Andre Gray is set to join Greek side Aris Thessaloniki FC on a free transfer, according to well-placed sources. Reggae Boy Andre Gray. The 31-year-old striker, who enjoyed a loan spell at English Championship club Queens Park Rangers (QPR) last season. is available on a free transfer this…

HORSE RACING-BARBADOS-Joseph remains out front with double

Barbadian trainer Saffie Joseph Jr won twice on Friday’s eight-race card to maintain his comfortable lead at Gulfstream Park. Barbadian trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. The 34-year-old, whose star has risen considerably over the last 12 months, won race five with favourite Sonicus and race six with 3-1 choice Boss Lady…

ST. LUCIA-CRIME-Government unveils plan to deal with crime

The St. Lucia government has unveiled a plan to deal with the rising crime situation that would involve use of troops from the Barbados-based Regional Security System (RSS). The RSS was established tin 1982 to ensure the stability and well-being of member states through mutual cooperation, in order to maximise…

GRENADA-ELECTRICITY-Government wants strategic partner for GRENLEC

The new Grenada government has signalled its intention to seek a “strategic partner” to help finance the operations of the lone electricity company, GRENLEC, that continued to operate as a private company even though its majority shares had been re-purchased by the previous administration last year. Prime Minister Dickon Mitchell,…

TRINIDAD-POLITICS-Government dismisses social media posts that US investigating PM Rowley on money laundering charges

Information Minister Symon de Nobriga has dismissed as “fake news” reports being circulated on social media that Prime Minister Dr. keith Rowley, who returned here after a lengthy visit to the United states was being investigated by US authorities on money laundering. In a message posted on his Facebook page,…

BAHAMAS-HEALTH-Bahamas investigating second Monkeypox virus case

The Bahamas government has confirmed that health authorities are investigating a second suspected case of Monkeypox. Health and Wellness Minister, Dr Michael Darville, told a news conference that a Bahamian national is suspected of having the virus. Last month, the Health and Wellness Minister had reported that a foreign national…

CANANEWS AND SPORTS SCHEDULE AT 1200 ECT

The following is the CANANews and SPORTS Schedule for Friday, July 1, 2022. PARAMARIBO – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders meet here for their annual summit starting this weekend with the implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), food security and governance among the key matters for consideration. ST.…

CARIBBEAN-SUMMIT-CARICOM leaders meet in Suriname for annual summit

Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders meet here for their annual summit starting this weekend with the implementation of the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME), food security and governance among the key matters for consideration. “We’re expecting that it will be a very fruitful meeting and we’re working towards that,” said…