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Venezuela called on to release opposition leader, politicians

Venezuela called on to release opposition leader, politicians

GENEVA, Switzerland -- Expressing serious concern at the detention of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López, as well as more than 69 other people who were arrested in February during mass public protests that took place across the country, the United Nations human rights chief...

Caribbean travel bans unfair, says Sierra Leone national

Health

Caribbean travel bans unfair, says Sierra Leone national BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- A national of Sierra Leone residing in Britain has criticized the travel ban imposed by St Kitts and Nevis and a number of other Caribbean Community (CARICOM) member states. Communications consultant Desmond Gordon told WINN FM that the ban is unfair.

Trinidad refuses entry to Nigerian woman

Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad refuses entry to Nigerian woman PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- In what can be described as the first person to be banned from Trinidad and Tobago following new rules implemented last week as the country responds to the current Ebola threat, a Nigerian woman was turned away when she landed at Piarco International Airport on Friday.

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Shipments of Russian oil to Curacao may break economic sanctions

Curacao

Shipments of Russian oil to Curacao may break economic sanctions WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- It was recently reported that the Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA has purchased two cargoes of Russian Urals light crude from a unit of Petrochina, which is to be delivered to the Isla oil refinery in Curacao in early November. However, the environmental organization SMOC...

Kuwait-funded mosque opens in Guyana

Guyana

Kuwait-funded mosque opens in Guyana GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- The Central Islamic Organization of Guyana (CIOG) on Sunday formally opened the completed mosque and cultural centre at Meten Meer Zorg, Guyana, which was funded by Zakaat House, a non-profit NGO in Kuwait that has been involved in charitable work in Guyana...

Villa Isis

Islamic Bank-funded school reconstruction in Haiti completed

Haiti

Islamic Bank-funded school reconstruction in Haiti completed PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti -- After the devastating earthquake of 2010, the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) came to the aid of Haiti to help in the reconstruction of five schools in the form of a grant of US$5 million. Last Tuesday, the head of the IsDB, Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali al-Madani, visited Haiti.

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OECS to take harmonised approach to managing chikungunya and Ebola

OECS

OECS to take harmonised approach to managing chikungunya and Ebola KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- The first Council of Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) health ministers meeting held on last Thursday in Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines, identified chikungunya and Ebola as the most urgent public health priorities facing the region at this time.

Business Calendars

USVI governor hosts BVI delegation at annual Friendship Day celebration

US Virgin Islands

USVI governor hosts BVI delegation at annual Friendship Day celebration ST THOMAS, USVI -- US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh and First Lady Cecile de Jongh welcomed a delegation of almost 100 persons from the British Virgin Islands to the annual USVI/BVI celebration, hosted on St Thomas on Saturday. The delegation, led by BVI Governor John Duncan and...

Trinidad minister advances discussions on southern Caribbean cruise initiative

Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad minister advances discussions on southern Caribbean cruise initiative PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Senator Gerald Hadeed, Trinidad and Tobago’s minister of tourism, attended the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Conference and Trade Show in St Maarten from October 6-8, 2014, to hold high level talks with ministers of tourism of Grenada, St Lucia and...

Date

Queen's College Guyana tops CSEC again

Education

Queen's College Guyana tops CSEC again BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CXC) -- A student from Queen’s College in Guyana is once again the Most Outstanding Candidate in the region in the May/June Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations. Elisa Hamilton leads a trio of Queen’s College top performers.

Diaspora Dashboard

Commentary: Law and Politics: More chaos and confusion

Opinion

Commentary: Law and Politics: More chaos and confusion The public gathering that was held by the constitution reformation committee at the Trade Centre in Grand Anse last week Wednesday attracted a very loud and agitated crowd in attendance. The intention of the meeting was for the increase of the number of issues to be placed as guidelines on the...

Geneive

Commentary: High on Ebola, low on chikungunya

Opinion

Commentary: High on Ebola, low on chikungunya Since the recent outbreak of chikungunya in the Caribbean, four individuals with close connections who arrived back to into the US from the Caribbean region were hospitalized immediately and diagnosed with the virus. In addition, a few medical center employees communicated that they have seen...

Carigate New

Letter: SVG's Comedy of Errors - Act II

Letters

Letter: SVG's Comedy of Errors - Act II About a year or so ago, the prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) mentioned at a town hall meeting in New York that SVG has a second-to-none hospital. Why was the PM recently giving a speech from a hospital in Cuba? This was shown in an I-Witness News story.

Island Journal

Letter: Grenadians suffering from 'lazygunya'

Letters

Letter: Grenadians suffering from 'lazygunya' Terry Forrester, public relations officer of the New National Party (NNP) and chairman of the National Water and Sewage Authority (NAWASA) has disrespected the hardworking people of Grenada when he said that they are suffering from 'lazygunya’. His comments were made as a result of the...

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CARICOM chair 'disappointed' at current state of affairs of West Indian cricket

Sports

CARICOM chair 'disappointed' at current state of affairs of West Indian cricket ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Chairman of the Caribbean Community, (CARICOM) and prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Gaston Browne, has expressed “profound disappointment over the current state of affairs of West Indian cricket.” In a statement on Monday, Browne said the abrupt termination...

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Belizean women motivating other women to join their team in domino tournament

Sports

Belizean women motivating other women to join their team in domino tournament BROOKLYN, USA -- Normally when most people hear about a domino tournament they mostly think of teams of men competing against each other. The launching of a new female domino team -- the “Iron Ladies” -- within the Belizean/Brooklyn community came about when Claudette Ramos-McKoy...

HR 2

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