Test snubbed Glenn Maxwell eyes county cricket to fuel test bid
Test snubbed Glenn Maxwell eyes county cricket to fuel test bid

Explosive Australia batsman Glenn Maxwell is eyeing a stint in English county cricket to further his test ambitions after missing out on a place in the tour squads for the Caribbean and England.

French customs seize record 2.25 tonnes of cocaine in Caribbean

French customs agents have seized 2.25 tonnes of cocaine, their largest haul ever, from a sailboat in the Caribbean, the government said Saturday.

Antigua declares half holiday for West Indies-England match on Monday
Antigua declares half holiday for West Indies-England match on Monday

An official half holiday has been declared in Antigua and Barbuda for Monday, the first day of the first test match between the West Indies and England.

ICC World Cup: Looking forward to quarterfinal against Kiwis, says Jason Holder
ICC World Cup: Looking forward to quarterfinal against Kiwis, says Jason Holder

Following their cricket World Cup Pool B game win over the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday, West Indies skipper Jason Holder is looking forward to their quarterfinal clash against New Zealand on March 21.

Cricket World Cup: West Indies players in love with Mandela's 'Long Walk to Freedom'
Cricket World Cup: West Indies players in love with Mandela's 'Long Walk to Freedom'

Cricketers and books may not be best buddies but the West Indies team does have a lot of avid readers, including current captain Jason Holder, and their favourite book is Nelson Mandela's autobiography.

ICC World Cup: West Indies won't let defeats get them down
ICC World Cup: West Indies won't let defeats get them down

West Indies skipper Jason Holder is expecting plenty of entertainment against Pakistan when the two most mercurial sides in international cricket face off in the World Cup in Christchurch on Saturday.

ICC World Cup: Zimbabwe target West Indies after UAE win
ICC World Cup: Zimbabwe target West Indies after UAE win

Zimbabwe captain Elton Chigumbura targeted victory over the slumping West Indies on Thursday after a four-wicket triumph against the United Arab Emirates breathed new life into their World Cup campaign.

Teammates need to rally around Jason Holder, advises Darren Sammy
Teammates need to rally around Jason Holder, advises Darren Sammy

All-rounder Darren Sammy believes embattled West Indies captain Jason Holder needs the unbridled support of his teammates to navigate the current turmoil surrounding the team’s poor form.

West Indies arrive for Cricket World Cup campaign
West Indies arrive for Cricket World Cup campaign

A weary but upbeat West Indies side arrived here to begin preparations for the 2015 cricket World Cup.

Cheryl Versini escapes shark attack while snorkeling with hubby in Caribbean
Cheryl Versini escapes shark attack while snorkeling with hubby in Caribbean

 Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, who is a romantic break with her husband Jean-Bernard in the Caribbean, has reportedly escaped a shark attack while the duo was snorkeling.

China pushes for bigger Latin America, Caribbean role

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged to increase cooperation with Latin America and the Caribbean Thursday as he opened a forum in Beijing with leaders from 30 countries in the region.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul backs West Indies to bounce back against Proteas
Shivnarine Chanderpaul backs West Indies to bounce back against Proteas

West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has expressed confidence in his team’s ability to bounce back against South Africa in the second Test match at St. George’s Park starting here Friday.

Haiti awaits new government after prime minister resigns

A caretaker government was running Haiti on Monday after the weekend resignation of Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe plunged the Caribbean nation into uncertainty as political forces jockeyed to fill the void.

18 fishermen missing after Nicaraguan shipwreck

Nicaraguan authorities have said that they had rescued eight more crewmen from a fishing boat that capsized in the Caribbean three days earlier and were still searching for 18 others.

26 missing after Nicaragua lobster boat sinks

 Nicaraguan air and sea rescue teams were searching for 26 people after a lobster boat carrying 50 people sank Thursday in the Caribbean, a military source said.

West Indies leave for Proteas battle
West Indies leave for Proteas battle

For the first time since the controversial tour of India, a West Indies cricket squad left the Caribbean for an international assignment, when the Test team headed to South Africa for a three-match series.

Tiny shrimps hold clue to alien life

 A tiny shrimp residing at one of the world`s deepest undersea hydrothermal vents holds clues about what life could be like on other planets, NASA scientists report.

Russia's long-range bombers to conduct patrol missions near US shores
Russia's long-range bombers to conduct patrol missions near US shores

Russia's long-range bombers will conduct regular patrol missions from the Arctic Ocean to the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, the military said Wednesday, a show of muscle reflecting tensions with the West over Ukraine.

Ronald Reagan apologized to Margaret Thatcher for Grenada invasion

Former US president Ronald Reagan personally apologized to Margaret Thatcher when US troops in 1983 secretly invaded Grenada, a Commonwealth island state in the Caribbean, according to newly-released tapes.

Rains kill 7 in Haiti, cause flooding elsewhere

Port-Au-Prince: Heavy rains caused by a cluster of storms in the northern Caribbean killed at least seven people in Haiti and caused major flooding today in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, authorities said.