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By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor youri@caribbeannewsnow.com PORT AU-PRINCE, Haiti — The upheaval in Haiti never fully subsided after the protests of 2018 created by the government’s failed attempt to remove a fuel price subsidy as recommended by the International Monetary-Fund (IMF), which was extended and subsequently made worse by the loss of […]

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By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor youri@caribbeannewsnow.com NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas — New York based development company, StarPort Resorts, is significantly committed to The Bahamas with its 800-plus acre $1.4 billion eco-engineered Port St George resort project on the island of Long Island. The predominantly residential project with various waterfront town houses and condominium […]

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BRUSSELS, Belgium — The European Union (EU) has signed two agreements with the World Bank’s (WB) Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) to provide funding totaling €30.7 million that will strengthen disaster risk management (DRM) in the Caribbean. The programs will support Caribbean countries to plan for long-term resilience and climate-smart growth strategies, […]

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Caribbean rum producers met in Barbados recently to discuss how best to protect the intellectual property behind regional rums. The attending members of the West Indies Rum & Spirits Producers Association (WIRSPA) heard from several experts, including Francis Fay, head of geographical indications in the European Union Commission and Bernard O’Connor, a […]

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By Anthony L Hall Die-hard Michael Jackson fans have been trolling me for years. This, because I have continually damned him as a serial pedophile. I did so in many commentaries, including “Revealed: Michael Jackson’s Pedophile File,” June 27, 2016, “Xscape! More Pedophile Charges Prove Michael Was Not ‘Gone Too Soon,’” May 13, 2014, and “Michael […]

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By Sir Ronald Sanders The heads of government of the independent member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), who met by video conference on January 24 to consider the fast-moving events surrounding Venezuela, demonstrated an independent and principled stance. Absent from the meeting was any representative of The Bahamas and Haiti. It was clear that, […]

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(SNO) — The Saint Lucia Labour Party has accused Water and Sewerage Company Inc., WASCO, for attempting to mislead the public in relation to the de-silting of the John Compton Dam/Roseau Dam and the condition of the sediment disposal area (SDA) project. In a news interview, opposition Member of Parliament Dr. Ernest Hilaire reportedly questioned ...

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(SNO) — Although a motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Allen Chastanet brought by the Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) was defeated in parliament, the party described it as “historic”. The party also congratulates its members of parliament for participating in the debate, saying their performance was outstanding. “The Saint Lucia Labour Party (SLP) ...

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Jan 31, CMC – Acting Chief Justice, Roxanne George-Wiltshire, Thursday ruled that the motion of no confidence passed in the National Assembly on December 21 last year that brought down the David Granger-led coalition government is valid, paving the way for fresh regional and general elections to be held here later this year. ...

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