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Shooting in Canada evokes memories of Trinidad coup attempt

Shooting in Canada evokes memories of Trinidad coup attempt

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- In a statement on Wednesday, issued following the shootings at the Canadian parliament in Ottawa, Trinidad and Tobago’s prime minister drew a parallel with the 1990 attempted coup that involved a violent assault on the parliament building in Port of Spain.

St Kitts-Nevis opposition pressing for motion of no confidence to be heard

St Kitts & Nevis

St Kitts-Nevis opposition pressing for motion of no confidence to be heard BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- Opposition MPs are calling it déjà vu – the second time since September that a parliamentary session is being called without them being immediately made aware of what's on the Order Paper. They have received notification that the House is due to meet on Friday.

Let foreign lawyers in, says Bahamas minister

Bahamas

Let foreign lawyers in, says Bahamas minister NASSAU, Bahamas -- In a move he acknowledged was likely to ruffle feathers, Minister of Financial Services Ryan Pinder said on Wednesday it is time to allow select foreign law firms to operate within The Bahamas’ financial services industry. Speaking at the 2014 Nassau Conference, Pinder argued that...

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HOVENSA asked to explain why fuel prices are not decreasing in USVI

US Virgin Islands

HOVENSA asked to explain why fuel prices are not decreasing in USVI ST THOMAS, USVI -- Commissioner Wayne Biggs of the US Virgin Islands Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs has requested all information regarding HOVENSA's "pricing mechanism for the sale of fuel in the Virgin Islands" by no later than November 3, expressing concern that...

US Coast Guard repatriates 43 Cuban migrants

Cuba

US Coast Guard repatriates 43 Cuban migrants MIAMI, USA -- The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Charles David Jr. repatriated 43 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabañas, Cuba, on Wednesday. These repatriations are a result of three separate interdictions of people attempting to migrate illegally to the United States.

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Puerto Rico authorities foil heroin smuggling attempt

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico authorities foil heroin smuggling attempt SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers assigned to San Juan Office of Field Operations discovered 2.55 kilograms (5.6 pounds) of heroin concealed within a vehicle arriving from the Dominican Republic on the ferry on Friday. While performing inbound inspections...

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Road safety project in Belize to get additional CDB funding

Belize

Road safety project in Belize to get additional CDB funding BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The government of Belize will receive an additional loan of US$4.584 million from the Caribbean Development Bank for an ongoing road safety project. The original loan of US$7.248 million was approved in 2012, but stakeholder reviews of the project have led to...

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OAS anti-corruption mechanism holds on-site visit to Antigua-Barbuda

Antigua & Barbuda

OAS anti-corruption mechanism holds on-site visit to Antigua-Barbuda ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- A Commission of the Anti-Corruption Mechanism of the Organization of American States (OAS) held an “on-site” visit to Antigua and Barbuda from October 7- 9, with the country´s consent, as part of the review process that the Mechanism carries out in accordance with...

Bahamas to host family law conference

Bahamas

Bahamas to host family law conference NASSAU, Bahamas -- The second International Society of Family Law (ISFL) Caribbean Regional Conference will be held in Nassau, Bahamas, from November 19- 21, 2014. Justice Desiree Bernard, retired judge of the Caribbean Court of Justice, will speak at the opening ceremony on...

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LIAT takes road shows to Guyana ahead of introduction of additional flights

Travel

LIAT takes road shows to Guyana ahead of introduction of additional flights ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- A delegation from LIAT’s Commercial Department will be in the Guyana capital, Georgetown, this week for two road shows to promote the launch of three additional flights per week between Barbados and Ogle, taking the airline's weekly services to ten per week.

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Commentary: Gunman terrorizes Canada. Keep calm and carry on

Opinion

Commentary: Gunman terrorizes Canada. Keep calm and carry on Frankly, reaction in Canada to one lunatic opening fire and killing one soldier is every bit as hysterical as reaction in the United States to one Ebola victim traveling there and infecting two healthcare nurses. I feel obliged to repeat my wonder that such attacks are so relatively rare.

Geneive

Commentary: Economic sentiments and the reality of the market

Opinion

Commentary: Economic sentiments and the reality of the market It is difficult to predict without fail when and, for that matter, how the trends in the market will change. Recent spikes in stock market prices and market volatility suggest that a ‘bear market’ is likely. However, the preference is for the market to remain upwards where confidence and expectation...

Carigate New

Commentary: Looking for a leader in the Caribbean

Opinion

Commentary: Looking for a leader in the Caribbean It takes a strong leader to sit up and take notice when the tides of public opinion are turning. Often the idea of real change can be concerning to politicians. However, in Trinidad and Tobago people are crying out for their rights to be recognised, as a whole section of society suffers continued...

Island Journal

Letter: Was Tamara Gibson-Marks allowed to profit from her felonious actions?

Letters

Letter: Was Tamara Gibson-Marks allowed to profit from her felonious actions? The general rule and idea of the law and the legal system is to make sure that members of the criminal community, especially those who were caught, do not benefit from their crime(s) or the proceeds of their crimes. But more importantly, the punishment that is handed down to the guilty party must...

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