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By Melanius Alphonse Caribbean News Now associate managing editor BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, and chairman of LIAT’s shareholder government, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, said over the weekend, the regional airline closure is imminent. In the meantime, prime minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley in her dual capacity as head […]

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BBC News:-North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in the far east of Russia for a summit with President Vladimir Putin. Mr Kim arrived in the Pacific Coast city of Vladivostok for his first talks with the Russian president by train. He was welcomed by officials with a traditional offering of bread and salt. The […]

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By Melanius Alphonse Caribbean News Now associate managing editor CASTRIES, St Lucia – In response to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet’s budget address, leader of the opposition, Philip J Pierre, pointed to the model of imperial governance and adherence to “economic treason” in the absence of “economic policy, good governance, fairness and equity for all,” […]

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By Melanius Alphonse Caribbean News Now associate managing editor PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Commissioner of police Gary Griffith announced that the issue of a warrant and the subsequent search of Mark Myrie commonly known as Buju Banton and his hotel room Saturday may have been the final act for the Organized Crime and […]

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MIAMI, USA – The crew of the US Coast Guard Cutter Raymond Evans offloaded approximately 970 pounds of cocaine and 550 pounds of marijuana last Thursday at Coast Guard Base Miami Beach worth an estimated total of $13.5 million wholesale seized in international waters. This featured the cutter Raymond Evans’ first-ever stop, interdiction, and seizure […]

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GENEVA, Switzerland — Echoing concerns from the UN’s human rights office, OHCHR, and others about the deteriorating situation in the Central American country, UNHCR said that families with young children are now taking extreme measures to cross the border. “The kinds of reasons that people have been giving for fleeing are the fear of losing […]

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KINGSTON, Jamaica – Thirty-two community-based organisations serving rural communities in Jamaica last week participated in an assessment exercise to help them to enhance their skills and build capacity to serve residents better. The exercise was carried out by the Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund (CDRRF) which is managed by the Caribbean Development Bank. It benefitted […]

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – People in Trinidad and online audiences are invited to participate in “Living good: dignified lives and just communities” Wednesday, April 24, 2019. The community dialogue is jointly hosted by the University of the West Indies Rights Advocacy Project (URAP), the Trinidad and Tobago Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC), CAISO: Sex and […]

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The region’s tourism development agency is to begin the search for a new secretary-general to replace the departing Hugh Riley. Riley, who was appointed to the top post at the Barbados-headquartered Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) in August 2009 after acting for a year, has gone on pre-retirement leave ahead of his departure […]

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NEW YORK, USA – Marking International Earth Day, the UN Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place in September. Billed officially as an interactive dialogue on harmony with […]

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