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Mature regional response to US-Venezuela dispute praised

Mature regional response to US-Venezuela dispute praised

RANDOLPH, USA -- A town councilor for Randolph in Massachusetts has commended the reasonable approach taken by the newly elected prime minister of St Kitts and Nevis Dr Timothy Harris to the ongoing dispute between the United States and Venezuela.

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Curacao PM 'unhappy' with Venezuelan consul

Curacao

Curacao PM 'unhappy' with Venezuelan consul WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- Curacao Prime Minister Ivar Ajes did not have much to say about his recent conversation with the Venezuelan consul Marisol Gutierrez de Almeida. “It’s delicate. A discussion of this diplomatic level. I cannot say much about it. Except that the government is unhappy with...

Caribbean governments urged to pass proceeds of crime legislation

Features

Caribbean governments urged to pass proceeds of crime legislation BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- Those Caribbean governments that have not yet passed proceeds of crime legislation are being urged to do so. Consul general at the US Embassy, Mark Bysfield, made this call on Friday while addressing the official opening of the Regional Security...

BVI first to launch financing framework for climate change issues

British Virgin Islands

BVI first to launch financing framework for climate change issues ROAD TOWN, BVI -- The British Virgin Islands became the first Caribbean territory and a leader amongst small island states globally in establishing the policy and financing framework needed to address the causes and impacts of climate change. This milestone was achieved with the passage of...

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Prime ministers of Barbados and St Kitts-Nevis discuss crime, economy and LIAT

Barbados

Prime ministers of Barbados and St Kitts-Nevis discuss crime, economy and LIAT BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- Discussions on crime in the region, the economy and regional air carrier LIAT featured prominently when Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart met recently with the new prime minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Timothy Harris. Stuart said it was necessary for...

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Agribusiness and handicraft firms in Haiti and Dominican Republic awarded 700,000 euros

Business

Agribusiness and handicraft firms in Haiti and Dominican Republic awarded 700,000 euros BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) has awarded €700,000 to 31 firms and business support organizations (BSOs) in Haiti and the Dominican Republic via the Binational Grants Programme, as part of the Haiti/Dominican Republic...

Visa waiver agreement between St Kitts-Nevis and Brazil comes into effect

St Kitts & Nevis

Visa waiver agreement between St Kitts-Nevis and Brazil comes into effect BASSETERRE, St Kitts -- Nationals of St Kitts and Nevis holding a valid St Kitts and Nevis passport no longer require visas to travel to Brazil. This agreement was signed on January 20, 2015 and came into effect on March 7, 2015. The agreement states that citizens of St Kitts and Nevis...

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CEO and managing director of Wall St firm sentenced for Venezuela bribery scheme

Venezuela

CEO and managing director of Wall St firm sentenced for Venezuela bribery scheme NEW YORK, USA -- The former chief executive officer and former managing director of a US broker-dealer (the Broker-Dealer), were sentenced to prison on Friday for their roles in a scheme to pay bribes to a senior official in Venezuela’s state economic development bank, Banco de Desarrollo...

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Commentary: I fear for Vanessa Kissoon's life in Guyana

Opinion

Commentary: I fear for Vanessa Kissoon's life in Guyana I write in solidarity with Vanessa Kissoon. This young woman has been bearing too much on her own. I have hesitated in the past to say anything about her travails because I did not want to become embroiled in the affairs of a party to which I do not belong. And I still don’t.  From my estimation, Ms Kissoon...

Villa Isis

Commentary: Point of order! Mr Speaker, the member opposite is misleading the house

Opinion

Commentary: Point of order!  Mr Speaker, the member opposite is misleading the house On Friday, March 20, 2015, in the Senate, OBA Senate leader Michael Fahy took liberty to attack my Royal Gazette column printed on March 20, 2015, making the accusation that my comments were “patently false.” To be more precise, Mr Speaker, “yesterday’s Senate closed with Senator Fahy...

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Commentary: New York City raising fares again while the subways and buses have gotten worse

Opinion

Commentary: New York City raising fares again while the subways and buses have gotten worse When I first came to New York City in 1978, the subway and bus fares were only 50 cents. Since then the fare has increased and is now $2.50 and will be going up to $2.75 cents this coming Sunday. Not only was the fare cheap and affordable then but the services that were provided by the MTA...

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Letter: Is Allen Chastanet's UWP on a journey of primal chaos before Creation?

Letters

Letter: Is Allen Chastanet's UWP on a journey of primal chaos before Creation? Holy Week is a difficult time for Christians. And there goes my logic for not feeling disappointed, disgusted or disbelief in Allen Chastanet’s United Workers Party (UWP), if such is still existence but in name only, is not immunized from the deep and primal chaos his creation has brought to bear.

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Letter: Twilight Zone Rowley

Letters

Letter: Twilight Zone Rowley In the continuing debate of Dr Rowley’s suitability, competence, demeanor and mental state to be a possible prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago, many stories are told. However the unfolding episodes appear to be from the sci-fi Twilight Zone where there is an apparent parallel universe and characters...

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Poets Corner: I am a woman above everything else!

Letters

Poets Corner: I am a woman above everything else! Don't you dare tell me who I am! Or even who you think I should be, Don't you dare try to make me feel cursed! Worthless, Or sorry for God making me, ME, Don't you dare say that I will forever be plagued by what you guys call 'Penis Envy' I hope you don't find this too startling, Here let me share this secret...

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America's Cup Oracle team to move to Bermuda next month

Sports

America's Cup Oracle team to move to Bermuda next month HAMILTON, Bermuda -- The Bermuda Housing Corporation (BHC), in conjunction with the Bermudiana Beach development team have collectively agreed to assist Team Oracle as they transition to Bermuda for the impending America’s Cup sailing event. “Team Oracle is due to be housed in the Dockyard...

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Regional champions confirmed for Barbados rally

Sports

Regional champions confirmed for Barbados rally BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Regional champions Jeffrey Panton, who has won his home event Rally Jamaica a record eight times, John Powell, the four-time winner of Rally Trinidad, and Kyle Gregg, who won Rally Jamaica last year, have confirmed their entries for Sol Rally Barbados 2015.

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