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New Jamaican police commissioner pledges greater accountability

New Jamaican police commissioner pledges greater accountability

KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- Newly installed Commissioner of Police, Dr Carl Williams, has pledged to ensure greater transparency and accountability on the part of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), as it works to improve its service and ultimately, engender the trust and respect...

Trinidad national security minister dismisses accusations of police force militarisation

Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad national security minister dismisses accusations of police force militarisation PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Minister of national security, Senator Gary Griffith, has denied accusations that he is moving towards militarising the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) and encouraging police officers to operate outside of the law. Griffith stated that those who have made...

Barbados PM gives thumbs up for Caribbean leadership project

Barbados

Barbados PM gives thumbs up for Caribbean leadership project BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has described the Caribbean Leadership Project’s Leadership Development Programme for senior civil servants as being critical to the region’s development. He made the comments recently while hosting...

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OAS releases anti-corruption report on St Vincent and the Grenadines

St Vincent & the Grenadines

OAS releases anti-corruption report on St Vincent and the Grenadines WASHINGTON, USA -- The Committee of Experts of the Follow-up Mechanism for the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (MESICIC) of the Organization of American States (OAS) adopted the St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) report on the implementation...

Puerto Rico customs seize counterfeit iPhone 6 phones and accessories

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico customs seize counterfeit iPhone 6 phones and accessories SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) field operations officers and import specialists seized in late August two fraudulent iPhone 6 cell phones among other counterfeit phones and cell phone accessories, infringing the intellectual property rights of Apple and Samsung.

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Venezuela's long-term ratings lowered on worsening economy; outlook negative

Venezuela

Venezuela's long-term ratings lowered on worsening economy; outlook negative NEW YORK, USA -- On Tuesday, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P) lowered its long-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Venezuela to 'CCC+' from 'B-'. The outlook on both long-term ratings is negative. S&P also lowered its short-term foreign and local currency...

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CARICOM TVET strategy for workforce development and economic competitiveness to be launched

CARICOM

CARICOM TVET strategy for workforce development and economic competitiveness to be launched PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Caribbean Association of National Training Agencies (CANTA) will formally launch the CARICOM regional TVET strategy for workforce development and economic competitiveness on Monday in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

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Belize consulate seeks to identify Belizean-born attorneys, dentists and physicians in Diaspora

Belize

Belize consulate seeks to identify Belizean-born attorneys, dentists and physicians in Diaspora LOS ANGELES, USA -- The consulate of Belize in Los Angeles has sent out an alert asking members of the Belizean Diaspora to assist in identifying Belizean-born medical doctors, dentists and practicing attorneys. It is the intent to present certificates of appreciation to the professionals when...

Lawyers still investigating claims involving Puerto Rico bonds

Puerto Rico

Lawyers still investigating claims involving Puerto Rico bonds SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Lawyers are still investigating claims involving Puerto Rico bonds. A number of brokerage firms in Puerto Rico, including UBS, Banco Popular, and others, sold massive amounts of Puerto Rico bonds. UBS also sold proprietary investment funds that held Puerto Rico bonds.

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Commentary: A new look at violence against women

Opinion

Commentary: A new look at violence against women There are several definitions of domestic violence. Here is the simplest one: “If it feels wrong, it is.”  One legal definition of domestic violence: It consists of acts committed in the context of an adult intimate relationship. It is a continuance of aggressive and controlling behaviours, including physical...

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Commentary: Grenada: The destruction of a revolutionary heritage

Opinion

Commentary: Grenada: The destruction of a revolutionary heritage It is quite normal and prudent for any civilized society to preserve, promote and harness its history for the benefit of its people and future generations despite how painful and surreal it may be. If we lack the ability to do it then who will do it for us? Moreover, preserving and promoting one’s history...

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Letter: Protection warning in wearing treated wrist bands against mosquitoes in the Caribbean

Letters

Letter: Protection warning in wearing treated wrist bands against mosquitoes in the Caribbean The mosquito named Aedes aegypti has been in the Caribbean for hundreds, perhaps thousands of years. This is the little devil that carried yellow fever to the British, Spanish and French settlers, and their armies and troops, killing thousands. This mosquito is one of the major vectors of dengue.

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Letter: Hitler's Germany; Mitchell's Grenada: The making of a dictator

Letters

Letter: Hitler's Germany; Mitchell's Grenada: The making of a dictator There are some striking similarities in the governance of Hitler’s Germany of 1933 and Mitchell's Grenada in 2014. Both leaders rose to political power at a time when their respective countries were facing serious economic and political challenges. Hitler became Chancellor of Germany...

Island Journal

West Indies Chanderpaul climbs to third on batting table

Sports

West Indies Chanderpaul climbs to third on batting table DUBAI, UAE (ICC) -- West Indies’ Shivnarine Chanderpaul has returned to the top three of the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen following a stellar performance against Bangladesh in the second Test in St Lucia, which finished on Tuesday. The West Indies won the Test by 296 runs.

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West Indies Darren Bravo guilty of Level 1 ICC offence

Sports

West Indies Darren Bravo guilty of Level 1 ICC offence GROS ISLET, St Lucia (ICC) -- West Indies player Darren Bravo has been found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct during the fourth and final day’s play in the second Test against Bangladesh in St Lucia on Tuesday.  Bravo was found to have breached Article 2.1.8 of the ICC Code...

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FIFA suspends Cayman Islands businessman pending outcome of corruption probe

Sports

FIFA suspends Cayman Islands businessman pending outcome of corruption probe GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- The head of FIFA’s audit and compliance committee on Monday announced the temporary suspension of Cayman Islands businessman Canover Watson from FIFA’s financial monitoring panel in the North and Central American and Caribbean region...

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Nevis horse race meet marred by false starts

Sports

Nevis horse race meet marred by false starts CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- As the action climaxed at the Indian Castle race track in Nevis on Tuesday -- National Heroes Day in the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis and a public holiday -- jockey of the day, Navid Persaud, sat proudly astride Wild Candy with the prestigious Dan Bartlette Memorial Stakes trophy.

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