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By Caribbean News Now contributor LONDON, England — Dominica-born Baroness Patricia Scotland, the current Commonwealth secretary-general, has lost yet another case in the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal, adding yet more controversy to her already embattled tenure. The case – Ojiambo v Commonwealth Secretariat – was brought against the Commonwealth by a former deputy secretary-general, Dr […]

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According to the St. Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority, the conditions at the Deglos land-fill are much improved. However, the challenges of poor garbage disposal practices by both businesses and homes are resulting in garbage pile up in many locations in the north of Saint Lucia. The pile up may also be the result of the delay …
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By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor youri@caribbeannewsnow.com NASSAU, Bahamas — As reports of multiple sexual assaults on visitors at its Caribbean resorts gain increased traction in US media, Sandals Resorts International (SRI) has denied all such allegations and said that claims of attempts to cover up these incidents are untrue. SRI also said […]

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By Youri Kemp Caribbean News Now associate editor youri@caribbeannewsnow.com WASHINGTON, USA — In an attempt to curb migration and keep Central American citizens at home, billions of aid and development dollars are set to make its way to the Central American region through Mexico, US officials said on Tuesday. Mexican president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, […]

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It’s official, the Police Welfare Association (PWA) has severed ties with the Trade Union Federation (TUF). The sign had been on the wall over the past few days, that the police welfare association was not satisfied with its membership of the Trade Union umbrella organization. The leadership of the PWA believes the interest of its …
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ROAD TOWN, BVI — The British Virgin Islands marked the 40th anniversary of the end of grant-in-aid from the united Kingdom at a special dinner on 15th December 2018 to commemorate the territory’s success in becoming financially self-sufficient by 1978 and no longer requiring financial assistance from Britain to fund the government’s budget. Guests gathered […]

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The National Workers Union (NWU) says its new approach of greater engagement is bearing fruit. The new NWU approach, seeks to have the workers through their shop stewards present at its negotiations and tackles issues before they become intractable. In an HTS exclusive interview on the current industrial climate, the NWU, through its Deputy Manager Solace Myers …
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(PRESS RELEASE) — The Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Empowerment, Youth Development, Sports, Culture and Local Government would like to inform clients of the Welfare and Public Assistance programme that payments continue until Friday, 21st December, 2018. Clients who do not receive payments via their bank accounts are asked to visit the Castries City Council ...

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(CMC) – Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris Wednesday welcomed the date given by Speaker Michael Perkins for the debate of the motion of no confidence in his administration. The debate will be held on Monday, December 24. Harris said the date suggests that the matter is being treated “with urgency”. “When we were in opposition, ...

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(CMC) – The Grenada parliament Wednesday began the process of repealing four pieces of legislation that the European Union has described as “harmful tax practices”. “The International Companies Act in its present construct gives incentives to foreign entities that are not domicile in Grenada and Mr Speaker it has been deem to be unfair and ...

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