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MIAMI, USA — Improving the resilience of the region’s energy sector, especially when it comes to natural disasters and the impacts of climate change, must be a priority for all countries in the Caribbean. The theme of resilience was brought into focus during the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) presentations at the 2018 Caribbean Renewable Energy […]

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KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — As part of ongoing efforts to mitigate the impact of natural hazards in the region, the United States government has procured US$105,000 worth of climate and marine monitoring equipment for the government and people of St Vincent and the Grenadines. The initiative is part of a US$10 million United States Agency […]

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Dr James Fletcher, the former minister of sustainable development of Saint Lucia and the ministerial chair of the Caribbean’s negotiating team for the Paris Agreement on climate change, told an international conference on the impacts of climate change on food and nutrition security that Caribbean countries “have to stop shooting […]

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GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala — A staff team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by Esther Perez Ruiz visited Guatemala from November 5 to 9, 2018. The visit took place as part of a regular dialogue with the authorities to assess the performance of the Guatemalan economy. Staff reviewed recent economic developments and discussed the […]

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ST CROIX, USVI — In response to strong holiday demand for travel to St Croix in the US Virgin Islands, Delta Air Lines is increasing capacity to the island over the holidays. Commissioner of Tourism, Beverly Nicholson-Doty, confirmed that the Atlanta-based carrier will operate a daily service from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Henry E. […]

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Associated Press:- French President Emmanuel Macron said France and the United States must respect each other, in a response to a flurry of critical tweets by Donald Trump. Macron said in an interview Wednesday with French television TF1 from the Charles-de-Gaulle aircraft carrier off the coast of southern France that “the French don’t expect from me to answer […]

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By Michael L. Jarvis The following is my written submission made to the UK Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee (FAC) inquiry into the future of the Overseas Territories (OTs). Argumentation Representation of the OTs in the UK and in the Commonwealth and other international fora My submission is focused on this aspect of the inquiry as […]

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By Youri A Kemp How has it gotten so bad in Central America to the point where nearly every country is either gripped with a severe crime and murder rate, or has migrants flowing outward towards Mexico to the north, headed to their final destination of America in what has been coined as the “Migrant […]

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Dear Sir: Crime, corruption and waste are the chief disincentives to sustainable development and economic growth. Falling squarely under the ambit of the divisions of the ministry of national security; the defence forces, its arms, divisions and initiatives, and for all intents and purposes, are key mandates of the police service. Employing numerous resource preservation […]

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