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By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor youri@caribbeannewsnow.com BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — As a major two-year initiative to train public servants throughout the Caribbean winds down, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is setting its focus on continuing the momentum digitally. Word of this is coming from Dr Darran Newman, division chief of CDB’s Technical Cooperation […]

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Technical experts involved in the production of crime and criminal justice statistics in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), will benefit from capacity building at a regional workshop to be held on 21-23 November 2018, at the Community’s headquarters in Georgetown, Guyana. The workshop is an activity of the crime and violence prevention and […]

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By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor youri@caribbeannewsnow.com NASSAU, Bahamas — The world’s largest cruise ship, Royal Caribbean’s new Symphony of the Seas, sailed into Nassau on November 14 to a chorus of applause, bringing with her a highly anticipated economic boost for the historic city and new technology designed to make the super […]

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A Dallas Morning News Editorial has sounded a word of caution to the county’s incoming district attorney, John Creuzot, that in going for a murder charge in the Botham Jean case he takes a greater risk of a jury returning a not guilty verdict. The newspaper however expressed the view that Creuzot has very good […]

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Press Release:-  The Ministry of Justice, Home Affairs, and National Security, in collaboration with the Royal Saint Lucia Police Force, is currently conducting a nationwide Crime Perception Survey. The survey will measure the fear of crime among the public. The data gathered from the survey will help the government formulate solutions that will help stem crime, […]

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Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet has announced that over the coming weeks and months, the government  will be implementing more strategies to improve  road safety. Writing on his official Facebook page, Chastanet  said the measures include the marking of  roads, increased traffic signage, barriers, traffic patrols and safer sidewalks. “As citizens, we must also play our […]

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By Drexwell Seymour Introduction It is very unfortunate that only the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) government will be going to the UK in December to discuss proposed changes to our constitution. Our current constitution came into effect in 2011 and removed a lot of empowerment from our elected officials. This was evident when our […]

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By Youri A Kemp Since sitting shotgun in Caribbean News Now for nearly a year now after years of hitching a ride in the news and commentary section, I have had a chance to take a look across the board and familiarise myself with issues around the Caribbean and Central American region. I am happy […]

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Dear Sir: No one seriously doubts the evidence that Jamal Kashoggi’s murder was sanctioned or ordered by Mohammed bin Salman, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia. Like Kashoggi’s murder, the evidence is equally compelling that the vast majority of police killings in Jamaica are ordered or approved by senior police officers right up to the […]

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Dear Sir: In yesterday’s issue of the Sunday Guardian, in a story captioned “TSTT’s troubles”, Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (TSTT) CEO Dr Ronald Walcott said the company was “heading down the path of insolvency” and had no choice but to cut staff. “The company served retrenchment notices to 503 employees in the […]

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