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BRADES, Montserrat, Mar 17, CMC – A judge with the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court was among six women honoured here on Saturday night for their “selfless contribution and commitment to the development and advancement of Montserrat”. Justice Esco Henry, received the second highest national award – the Order of Excellence – at the 5th National ...

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BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe, Mar 17, CMC – The chairman of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves says he has held talks with Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne regarding the issue involving the Florida-based Carnival Cruise Lines. Gonsalves, who chaired the special two-day OECS summit here last week, told ...

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mar 17, CMC – The University of the West Indies (UWI) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) formalising a partnership towards improved research and training on public health priorities affecting people in the region. UWI said that the MOU was signed by its Vice-Chancellor, ...

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mar 17, CMC – The Jamaica government says it is committed to strengthening border security as part of measures to curb the illicit flow of weapons into the country. National Security Minister Dr. Horace Chang said the trafficking of illegal weapons continues to be a threat to international and domestic peace and security. ...

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The gambling industry has always been the subject of fierce political debate. This is the case in nations throughout the Caribbean, the Americas and around the world. Opinions will differ over which side has the winning argument but, with a predicted yield in 2019 of US$ 495bn, and a projected value of $525bn by 2023, nobody can dispute the colossal financial aspect.

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CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Mar 17, CMC – The St. Lucia government, describing the ongoing strike action by firefighters here as illegal, said “meaningful” negotiations would only begin when the workers immediately report back to work. Labour Minister Stephenson King, in a March 15 letter to the St. Lucia Fire Service Association (SLFSA), said that the ...

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(CNN) — The Australian man charged with murder in connection with terrorist shootings at two New Zealand mosques that left dozens dead was a frequent traveler who spent time in Pakistan, Turkey and Bulgaria, among other countries in recent years. Fifty people were killed and 50 others were wounded in the attack, New Zealand Police ...

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Christchurch, New Zealand (CNN) — Abdul Aziz Wahabzadah was praying with his four children at the Linwood mosque in Christchurch on Friday when the gunfire started. Friday is the busiest day of the week for mosques around the world, when Muslims convene for Friday prayers. Wahabzadah told CNN he ran outside as soon as he ...

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(CNN) — UK Prime Minister Theresa May has called on British lawmakers to “come together” and vote her Brexit deal through, following months of uncertainty and division. “I am convinced that the time to define ourselves by how we voted in 2016 must now end,” May wrote in a Britain’s Sunday Telegraph newspaper, referring to ...

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