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More infighting within St Lucia opposition party

More infighting within St Lucia opposition party

CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The latest episodes in ongoing infighting within the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) in Saint Lucia have been revealed in a press release from the UWP’s Castries North Constituency Branch and a letter from a UWP Women's Arm activist.

Dutch ministers to explain relationship between underworld and politics in Curacao, Aruba and St Maarten

Curacao

Dutch ministers to explain relationship between underworld and politics in Curacao, Aruba and St Maarten WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- The Dutch Ministers of Kingdom Relations Ronald Plasterk and of Justice Ivo Opstelten will have to appear before parliament in March to explain the situation with the Secret Service of Curacao (VDC) and the relationship between the underworld and politics in Curacao...

Cuban delegation arrives in Washington for second round of talks

Cuba

Cuban delegation arrives in Washington for second round of talks WASHINGTON, USA (ACN) -- A Cuban delegation, headed by Josefina Vidal, director of the United States division of the Cuban foreign ministry, has arrived in Washington for the second round of talks between Cuba and the US. According to Granma newspaper, this round will give continuity to...

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IMF concludes review mission to Jamaica

Jamaica

IMF concludes review mission to Jamaica KINGSTON, Jamaica -- An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Jamaica during February 16-25, 2015, to conduct discussions on the seventh review of Jamaica’s IMF-supported program under the extended fund facility (EFF). At the conclusion of the mission, IMF mission chief...

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Former mayor of Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, sentenced to 64 months in prison for bribery

Puerto Rico

Former mayor of Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, sentenced to 64 months in prison for bribery SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The former mayor of the municipality of Río Grande, Puerto Rico, was sentenced on Wednesday to 64 months in prison and ordered to forfeit $39,000 for soliciting and receiving cash bribes from a contractor who sought construction inspection contracts with the municipality.

Canada funds equipment for Police Complaints Authority of Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago

Canada funds equipment for Police Complaints Authority of Trinidad and Tobago PORT OF SPAIN – On Tuesday, the Police Complaints Authority (PCA) of Trinidad and Tobago was the recipient of new audio, video, networking and computer equipment at a handover ceremony at the offices of the PCA in downtown Port of Spain. High Commissioner of Canada to Trinidad and Tobago...

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BVI delegation visits Cayman Islands to learn about refugee and asylum laws

British Virgin Islands

BVI delegation visits Cayman Islands to learn about refugee and asylum laws GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- A British Virgin Islands (BVI) delegation recently traveled to the Cayman Islands to gather first-hand knowledge about local laws and procedures that address refugees and the processing of asylum requests. Deputy Secretary (Atg) in the BVI Premier’s Office...

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CXC January results released online

Education

CXC January results released online BASSETERRE, St Kitts (EMU) -- Candidates who wrote the January 2015 sitting of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) can access their results online as of Thursday. This is according to local CXC registrar Solomon Claxton. The results are available on the website ors.cxc.org/studentportal.

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Marijuana reform in Jamaica opens up new commercial opportunities

Jamaica

Marijuana reform in Jamaica opens up new commercial opportunities DENVER, USA -- Legislation to make provisions for ganja (marijuana) reform was approved by the Jamaican Cabinet and tabled in the Senate in January 2015. This Bill, the Dangerous Drugs Act 2015, and popularly called the Ganja Bill, opened the door to the emergence of new financial and...

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Martinique 2014 cruise passenger arrivals up 71.3 percent

Martinique

Martinique 2014 cruise passenger arrivals up 71.3 percent FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique -- Martinique’s cruise sector continued to net strong results in 2014. According to the latest statistics from The Martinique Tourism Authority, cruise passenger arrivals for calendar year 2014 (January–December) were up 71.3% when compared to the same period in 2013.

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Commentary: Netanyahu's call for Jewish exodus more Sharpton than Moses

Opinion

Commentary: Netanyahu's call for Jewish exodus more Sharpton than Moses Frankly, the best way to get my disdain for Netanyahu’s politics is to understand that there’s no event too farcical or solemn for him to exploit for political gain or self-aggrandizement. This exploitation invariably has him playing the Holocaust card, which is why he can be fairly thought of as...

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Commentary: Email from Jamaica

Opinion

Commentary: Email from Jamaica Two days ago, I got an email from a friend of mine who is a well known and highly respected person in Jamaica, both in the conduct of elections and otherwise. In response to the St Kitts and Nevis general elections of Monday, February 16, my friend stated: “I followed the unfolding of the proceedings...

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Commentary: The Blue Economy offers rich rewards to countries that seize the moment

Opinion

Commentary: The Blue Economy offers rich rewards to countries that seize the moment Caribbean countries face a variety of serious economic challenges which act as major impediments to their growth and development. The continued reliance on one major export product with associated vulnerability to economic shocks as well as natural disasters places many in this region in...

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Letter: Keith Mitchell an honest politician

Letters

Letter: Keith Mitchell an honest politician Many people cast their votes based on specific characteristics they look for in the candidates of their choice, so what should the qualities of characteristics be for a good political leader to possess in Grenada? Some believe credibility is important, a credible political leader is one who gains people’s trust.

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RORC Caribbean 600: 43 yachts still racing

Sports

RORC Caribbean 600: 43 yachts still racing ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- By the morning of Day Four of the RORC Caribbean 600, 19 yachts had completed the race and 43 yachts were still racing. The lighter southerly wind had switched back to an easterly direction with substantial cloud activity providing changeable conditions for the competitors.

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