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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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By Adrian Loveridge Ahead of us are eight long softer summer months, and every creative fibre throughout our national body should now go into hyperdrive to help maximise our tourism potential until December. We need our food and wine distributors to become more ardent and see how better they can work with our hospitality industry […]

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By Dr Shih-Chung Chen This year marks the 24th anniversary of Taiwan’s implementation of universal health coverage. Taiwan’s National Health Insurance (NHI) covers the full spectrum of essential and high-quality health services, from prevention and treatment to rehabilitation and palliative care. In the 1960s, Taiwan’s progressive health sector began the process of incorporating labourers, farmers, […]

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Press Release:– The Saint Lucia Rugby Football Union (SLRFU), International Female Referee, Ms. Chantel John, left on 16th April to officiate in the 3rd edition of the Tropical 7s or Tropical Rugby International Youth Sevens on 19th & 20th April, 2019 at the Omni Orlando Championsgate Resort, Orlando, Florida. This tournament was open to U […]

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Dear Sir: The era in which we are living will go down politically as one of the most important ones in the history of our Caribbean civilization, a time when many Caribbean governments made genuine attempts to make the necessary constitutional changes, which would ensure the end of decolonization, so that their nations would become […]

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Dear Sir: The Sarstoon River and Island are very important and strategic military points for our Country. Given the present global, regional and local political environments it is imperative that citizens hold their governments to complete transparency and dialogue. Belizeans have a right to know what could be the reasoning behind the GAF position to […]

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Dear Sir: Their unilateral extension of the voting in 2015 was an example of a clear violation of the people’s trust, and I now believe them capable of anything, including issuing voter registrations to foreign nationals under the flimsiest of reasons or excuses to voter pad for the People’s National Movement. It is my view […]

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Dear Sir: Most people would not want their gardener running their hospital unless he or she was qualified to do so. It is different in politics. Under a democratic system, the job for heading the administration of a country, one that affects almost every aspect of the lives of the citizens in that nation, is […]

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ST JOHNS, Antigua – Race day two of Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta was once again blessed with vibrant sailing conditions on the beautiful southern coast of Antigua. The race committee led by Stephen Parry, set the butterfly course, with the common course at 20nm, and the long course at 30nm. The majority of the legs […]

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