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Students and teachers protest conditions at St Kitts high school

Students and teachers protest conditions at St Kitts high school

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- Dozens of students at the Basseterre High School in St Kitts joined teachers on Wednesday in a demonstration to protest concerns over the safety of the environment on the campus. They mounted two protests on Wednesday, one in the morning and...

Suriname-Iceland 'Barbershop Conference' will urge men to end violence against women and girls

Suriname

Suriname-Iceland 'Barbershop Conference' will urge men to end violence against women and girls NEW YORK, USA -- Last week, during the 69th session of the UN Third Committee on the Advancement of Women, Suriname urged men worldwide to join the struggle to end violence against women and girls, and, to this effect, Suriname and Iceland have put forward a "Barbershop Conference".

A rainy Divali for Tobago brings floods and landslides

Trinidad & Tobago

A rainy Divali for Tobago brings floods and landslides SCARBOROUGH, Tobago -- A rainy Divali holiday resulted in flooding, landslides and structural damage across Tobago as the island experienced heavy rains from late Wednesday through Thursday when a tropical wave passed through the Lesser Antilles. The rains associated with this system...

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Workshops to strengthen Caribbean's ability to respond to Ebola

Health

Workshops to strengthen Caribbean's ability to respond to Ebola PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad -- The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) will host workshops geared at strengthening the Caribbean’s ability to prepare and respond to outbreak situations such as the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa. From November 17 – 21, CARPHA, in collaboration with...

Dominican Republic reaction to court ruling shows shocking disregard for law, says Amnesty Intl

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic reaction to court ruling shows shocking disregard for law, says Amnesty Intl LONDON, England -- The dismissive reaction of the Dominican Republic to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights’ ruling on human rights abuses suffered by Dominicans of Haitian descent and Haitian migrants demonstrates a shocking disregard for international law and the country’s legal...

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Former Puerto Rico mayor pleads guilty to soliciting and accepting bribes

Puerto Rico

Former Puerto Rico mayor pleads guilty to soliciting and accepting bribes SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The former mayor of the municipality of Río Grande, Puerto Rico, pleaded guilty on Friday to soliciting and receiving approximately $39,000 in cash bribes from a contractor who sought to be awarded three construction inspection contracts with the municipality of Río Grande.

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St Lucia hosts OAS meeting on the role of the judiciary in international commercial arbitration

St Lucia

St Lucia hosts OAS meeting on the role of the judiciary in international commercial arbitration CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The fourth high level meeting on the role of the judiciary in international commercial arbitration, organized by the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Judicial Education Institute (JEI) of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC), gathered on October 23...

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CDB provides grant to Haiti to pay for catastrophe insurance

Haiti

CDB provides grant to Haiti to pay for catastrophe insurance BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) will once again ensure that Haiti has insurance coverage to limit the impact of catastrophic hurricanes and or earthquakes. CDB is providing a grant of US$2.57 million to cover Haiti’s premium to the Caribbean...

IMF forum in Jamaica discusses proposals to raise growth in the Caribbean

Jamaica

IMF forum in Jamaica discusses proposals to raise growth in the Caribbean MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- Caribbean economic officials and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) discussed possible improvements in energy provision, tax regimes, and the financial sector in an effort to boost economic prospects in the region. The proposals were discussed during a high-level forum...

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Dominican Republic takes important steps to promote more inclusive growth

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic takes important steps to promote more inclusive growth SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- The Dominican Republic government, joined by private sector, civil society and donor representatives, on Friday discussed their growth strategies and presented specific advances in improving investment climate, ease of doing business...

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Trinidad and Tobago vice-chairs UNESCO's programmes/external relations commission

Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago vice-chairs UNESCO's programmes/external relations commission PARIS, France -- Dr Kris Rampersad, Trinidad and Tobago’s representative to the UNESCO executive board, was elected unopposed as the vice-chair of UNESCO’s programmes and external services commission (PX) to the board for the second consecutive time. The PX Commission is...

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Commentary: A renewal of patriotic sentiment in Haiti

Opinion

Commentary: A renewal of patriotic sentiment in Haiti I was in Cape Haitian recently and I was surprised to find the magnificent and huge cathedral of the city filled like an egg by school students for the commemoration of the death of King Henry Christophe, who ruled the northern part of Haiti from 1806 to 1820. It was not a national holiday but...

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Commentary: If Americans allow Republicans to win the senate they will suffer serious consequences

Opinion

Commentary: If Americans allow Republicans to win the senate they will suffer serious consequences The United States government is divided into three branches, which are the executive, judicial and legislative. The executive branch is under the control of the Democrats, with their President Barack Obama. The judiciary is under the control of the Republicans, with a five to four majority and...

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Letter: Is Allen Chastanet's 'leadership' about to evaporate?

Letters

Letter: Is Allen Chastanet's 'leadership' about to evaporate? In the English countryside you know something is very wrong when parents come knocking uninvited. My friends and I know the schedule when to cool the heels with some good old boys stuff, setting apart family and the boys visit, defining the two provides a clearer moment to validate the...

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Letter: The Grenada prime minister's attack on farmers

Letters

Letter: The Grenada prime minister's attack on farmers Roland Bhola, the minister of agriculture in Grenada, has called on farmers who had received some kind of financial assistance from government programs that lent them money, to repay their debt or face legal action. The question to be asked is how are the Grenadian farmers going to repay their debt.

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NASCAR champion Kurt Busch joins ROC 2014 field in Barbados

Sports

NASCAR champion Kurt Busch joins ROC 2014 field in Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- American NASCAR superstar Kurt Busch has happily accepted the invitation to participate in the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Busch has been a major force in America’s most popular racing series ever...

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