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By Jewel Fraser PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (IPS) — Four Caribbean countries have done an inventory of the major sources of mercury contamination in their islands, but a great deal of work still needs to be done to determine where and what impact this mercury is having on the region’s seafood chain. Trinidad and Tobago, St Kitts […]

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Affiliates of the umbrella Trade Union Federation (TUF) are to meet individually to discuss an offer by the government to pay a lump sum to government employees,it has been reported. The lump sum was proposed in a letter to the TUF from the Secretary of the Government Negotiating Team (GNT). According to the October 25, […]

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has ruled that a law in Guyana, which makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in a public place while dressed in clothing of the opposite sex for an “improper purpose”, is unconstitutional. The law, Section 153(1)(xlvii) of […]

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By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor youri@caribbeannewsnow.com BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) chief economist, Justin Ram and The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) policy specialist in development finance, Gail Hurley, have collaborated to share insightful thoughts on the need for financing initiatives to spur growth in the Blue Economy. As […]

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(SNO) –The Saint Lucia Civil Service Association (CSA) is lamenting the situation at health facilities on the island and has called on the Minister of Health and senior officials of the Ministry to take immediate steps to address the matters immediately. In a statement, General Secretary of the organization, Claude A Paul said it is ...

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KINGSTOWN, St Vincent — St Vincent and the Grenadines will host this year’s annual governance meetings of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC). The two major meetings: the meeting of the School Examinations Committee (SEC) and the meeting of Council will be held on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 December 2018 respectively, under the chairmanship of […]

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TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Experts from the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Monday began a second visit to Honduras, in the framework of the agreement between the OAS General Secretariat and the Honduras Congress to work on an electoral reform proposal. During the previous visit from October 24 to 31, the […]

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PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic — The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group and the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC), an international training provider for green energy technologies, today signed a cooperation agreement to support green banking in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) at the Federation of Latin American Banks (FELABAN) […]

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By J. K. Roberts The results of the November 6, 2018, referenda in Antigua-Barbuda and in Grenada seem to be bringing to light the status and the resolve of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), as well as the reasons for the desperate priority, rush and urgency that typified the campaign for taking Grenada in […]

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By Wellington C. Ramos The Bill that Kareem Musa is proposing does not go far enough for natural born Belizean citizens and other citizens who live in the United States and abroad. This is because natural born citizens and all the citizens of Belize are entitled to their constitutional rights whether they live in Belize […]

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