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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Directors of public prosecutions (DPPs) from the Caribbean came together at a conference to discuss some of the major challenges they face in prosecuting serious organised crime in the region and to explore ways of overcoming the changing manifestations of criminality. Barbados, OECS countries, Jamaica, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Bahamas, Belize and […]

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana — The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is seeking to re-introduce the single security check for direct transit passengers on multi-stop intra-community flights. CARICOM secretary-general, Irwin LaRocque, acknowledged that this will no doubt be “a welcome initiative for regional travellers.” He was at the time speaking at the opening of the International Civil Aviation Organisation […]

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ROSEAU, Dominica — The European Union is releasing to Dominica EC$24 million (€7.7 million), the first tranche of a total of EC$34 million (€11 million), as part of its contribution to the reconstruction of the country following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria last year. With this grant the EU will support the construction of […]

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GENEVA, Switzerland — Nicaragua must respect the rights to free opinion and expression and to peaceful assembly, the United Nations human rights wing said on Friday, amid reports that authorities are continuing to criminalize legitimate actions of social leaders and others associated with protests that erupted in the country earlier this year. Liz Throssell, a […]

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CARICOM Today:-  The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is seeking to re-introduce the single security check for direct transit passengers on multi-stop intra-community flights. CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque acknowledged that this will no doubt be “a welcome initiative for regional travellers.” He was at the time speaking at the opening of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) […]

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NASSAU, Bahamas — The busy holiday travel season commenced at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) in The Bahamas with the Thanksgiving celebrations this week. Officials estimate that at least 44,000 passengers will move through the airport’s facilities over the Thanksgiving weekend and the Christmas holiday season is projected to be a record-breaking season for Nassau […]

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Police Commissioner, Severin Moncherry has said that the time has come when the police will take ‘bold steps’  towards ensuring that they not only get criminals, but bring them to justice as well. Moncherry made the remarks to a news conference Thursday. Just the night before, at least two masked gunmen attacked and robbed the […]

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Press Release:–  The Parliament of Saint Lucia was unanimous in passing legislation that will redefine how the state treats, relates and cares for its children. The making of the Child Care, Protection, and Adoption Bill and the Child Justice Bill began in 1993, with Saint Lucia signing onto the Convention of the Rights of the […]

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By David Jessop In just over a week’s time on December 2, COP24, the 2018 United Nations Climate Change Conference will take place in Katowice in Poland. In the two days before, the G20, the grouping of the world’s most powerful states, will meet in Buenos Aires, Argentina. At both meetings the escalating confrontation between […]

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