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Antigua and Barbuda ruling party wins vote

Saint John's - The prime minister of hurricane-ravaged Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, led his ruling party to a landslide victory in snap elections, claiming 15 out of 17 legislative seats, results showed Thursday.

Antigua and Barbuda voters head to polls after hurricane

Saint John's - Voters in the hurricane-wracked twin island nation of Antigua and Barbuda headed to the polls Wednesday to elect a new government after Prime Minister Gaston Browne called snap elections.

Barbuda devastated after hit by Hurricane Irma

Codrington - Homes, shops and government buildings were destroyed when Hurricane Irma slammed the Caribbean island of Barbuda this week, while a huge stretch of its once glorious 11-mile west coast beach has been wiped out.

'Total devastation' as Irma hits Caribbean island Barbuda

Saint John's - Hurricane Irma killed one person and left behind "total devastation" as the monster storm smashed into the tiny Caribbean island of Barbuda on Wednesday, the prime minister said.

Man travelling to every country in the world, without flying

A man is planning on travelling to every single country in the world in one single journey, with no flying or use of air planes whatsoever.

Divers take a plunge with an ocean giant: the Goliath grouper

Miami - At first glance, an adult goliath grouper can appear intimidating. Equipped with a capacious Edward G. Robinson-esque lower jaw and weighing as much as 360 kg, or 793 pounds, encountering one while you're diving or snorkeling can give you pause.

Chikungunya virus gallops across Caribbean; may hit United States

Oranjestad - Chikungunya virus is spread by mosquitoes and has been galloping across the Caribbean. Experts say that it's likely to hit the U.S.

‘The Golden Age of American Rock’ Special

This three part BBC Four documentary traces American rock from the 1960s to the 1980s. Some of the major players are interviewed along the way.

Cricket: Caribbean Premier League 2013 live

The first edition of the Caribbean Premier League kick-started July 30 seeing six franchises start 21 matches leading to a knockout stage featuring two semi-finals and a final.

Johnny Depp separates from long-time partner Vanessa Paradis

Hollywood actor Johnny Depp is now a single man after ending his 14-year relationship with French singer and actress Vanessa Paradis.

Hurricane Irene batters Caribbean, aims for Florida coast

Tropical Storm Irene was upgraded to a hurricane after she battered Puerto Rico packing 80 mph winds and heavy rains. Hurricane Irene, the first named storm of the season, has her eye on Florida and is expected to impact the Sunshine State by the weekend.

British author jailed for criticizing Singapore judiciary freed

The British author who was convicted last year by a Singapore court for criticizing the country's judiciary was freed after losing his appeal and serving six weeks in jail.

ICC Cricket World Cup Report: England v West Indies

Chennai - Put rather bluntly, this is a must win game for England. Failure to beat Ireland and Bangladesh in their Group B table has left Andrew Strauss' team a mountain to climb if they are to qualify for for the quarter-finals.

Scuba diving gets easier with the HydroBOB

Fort Lauderdale - A British inventor has created a new underwater scooter that allows tourists to explore coral reefs without learning to scuba dive - or even swim. Vacationers can sit on the HydroBOB and dive to depths of 100ft at tourist sites around the world.

Caribbean Games kick off in Puerto Rico after storm delay

Mayaguez - A storm driven twister slammed into the stadium in the western town of Mayaguez hours before the CACSO games were due to begin. It tore down a lighting tower, smashing cars and injuring five people delaying the opening ceremonies of the games by a day.

British Queen to Visit Canada, Address UN General Assembly

Queen Elizabeth II of Britain is to address the UN General Assembly for the first time in 50 years. This will be the second time the Queen has addressed the UN.

Latin American countries to introduce common currency

Countries of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) agreed to introduce regional common currency, the sucre.

Op-Ed: Don't Shoot the Messenger - inside UK's Pre-Budget report

I find myself in the unusual position, for me, of sympathising with UK Chancellor Alistair Darling. There can rarely, if ever, have been a more difficult time to deliver a statement of intent, such as the pre-budget report, to the House of Commons.

Two Arrested in Antigua Murder of Newly Weds

Two men were arrested after the murder of a British couple honeymooning on the tourist island of Antigua in the Caribbean.

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