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VATICAN CITY, Holy See (AFP) — Pope Francis said Saturday that silence on sexual abuse can “no longer be tolerated” as he ordered an investigation into Vatican archives concerning former archbishop of Washington Theodore McCarrick, who resigned in July. “Both abuse and its cover-up can no longer be tolerated,” said Francis in a Vatican statement […]

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Sky News:–  Four sisters are among 20 people dead after a limousine on its way to a 30th birthday party crashed into a parked car in upstate New York. Three of the sisters were with their husbands, according to the siblings’ aunt, Barbara Douglas, who identified the victims as Amy and Axel Steenburg, Abby and Adam […]

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Antigua Observer:–  A month before the electorate will be asked to vote in a referendum to determine whether or not the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) should replace the Privy Council as the nation’s final court of appeal, a new group has been formed to streamline opposition to the process. The CCJ CAN WAIT GROUP is […]

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Press Release:-  The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of LPG 20, 22, and 100 lb cylinders have been changed. The retail price of kerosene, gasoline and diesel remains unchanged. The price changes take effect […]

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(JAMAICA GLEANER) — Sections of the island were rattled by a minor tremor around 9.28 p.m. on Sunday. The exact measurement and other details were not immediately available from the Earthquake Unit. However, the United States Geological Survey reported that it was 3.6 magnitude tremor with its epicentre west north-west of Hope Bay, Portland. On ...

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Press Release:-  The OECS Commission on behalf of all of its Member States congratulates Saint Lucia’s Minister for Tourism The Hon. Dominic Fedee on his appointment to Chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization. Minister Fedee brings a wealth of experience to the role to drive and elevate the Caribbean’s tourism brand and global positioning. OECS Commission […]

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(USA TODAY) — Marijuana use may pose a greater risk to the developing brains of teenagers than alcohol consumption, according to a new study this week. The analysis, published Wednesday in the American Journal of Psychiatry, found that cannabis had greater short and long-term consequences than alcohol on four key components of teens’ memory. The ...

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(AP) — Survivors sifting through the rubble of their earthquake-toppled cinderblock homes in Haiti on Sunday were rattled by a magnitude 5.2 aftershock that caused panic and threatened to raise the death toll even further from 12. The US Geological Survey said the epicentre of the aftershock was located 9.8 miles (15.8 kilometres) north-northwest of ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) — The much-acclaimed one-man theatre production, The Big Wood Man, which had to be cancelled last Saturday because of Tropical Storm Kirk, has been rescheduled. It will be staged in Dennery at the Chateau Heritage on Saturday, October 13th at 8:00 pm. Theatre lovers who had been disappointed last weekend can again look ...

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(SNO) — Training courses in basic engineering and advanced outboard maintenance, offered to the Marine Unit of the Royal St. Lucia Police Force last month, could be likened to a glass of water given to a man, walking across the Sahara Desert, and dying from thirst. The intensity of the gratitude from each recipient could very ...

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