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(BBC) — “We have to cover our face, we have to cook…like slaves. We don’t want this, we want real life, our life,” says 25-year-old Wafa, the latest woman to flee Saudi Arabia with her sister. Wafa and Maha al-Subaie, 28, are now in the republic of Georgia and are under state protection in a ...

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Three houses were destroyed in a fire at Wilton’s Yard, Castries,  Thursday night, the Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) has confirmed. The fire service reported that it received a call about the incident at 11:13 p.m. A fire service official told St Lucia Times that the blaze started in a structure close to the entrance […]

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(BBC) — At least 13 people have died and many were injured when a wall collapsed in South Africa at the start of an Easter service at a Pentecostal church. Emergency services said that 29 people were rushed to hospital after the collapse in the coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal. Local officials have blamed the tragedy ...

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[HTS News4orce – April 19th 2019]: – The HTS News4orce team has  learnt of a devastating fire which occurred yesterday, April 18th 2019, at approximately 10: 30 PM in the inner Castries community of Wilton’s Yard.           Details are still sketchy, however it has been reported that three structures were destroyed …
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(BBC) — An Indian voter says he chopped off his index finger after realising he had voted for the “wrong” political party. Pawan Kumar says he accidentally ended up voting for the governing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in a video that has gone viral. He wanted to vote for a regional party – but was ...

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By Caribbean News Now contributor WASHINGTON, USA – US president, Donald Trump on Wednesday enforced new sanctions and other punitive measures on Venezuela and Cuba, seeking to intensify US pressure on Havana to cease its backing of Venezuela’s socialist president, Nicolas Maduro. US national security adviser, John Bolton, in Miami, while speaking to a Cuban […]

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By Melanius Alphonse Caribbean News Now associate managing editor melanius@caribbeannewsnow.com CASTRIES, St Lucia – Saint Lucia’s prime minister and minister of finance, Allen Chastanet, delivered his 2019/20 budget address, pivoted on “people-centred growth,” to allow Saint Lucians to change gears and take the next step. However, leader of the opposition, Philip J Pierre, in his […]

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HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — A memorandum of intent for the approval of a financing agreement and cooperation projects between Cuba and the European Union (EU), worth 61.5 million euros, was signed on Tuesday in Havana. Stefano Manservisi, director general of cooperation and development of the European Commission, and Ileana Núñez Mordoche, deputy minister of foreign […]

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By Caribbean News Now contributor LONDON, England – Taxation, says Smith and Williamson, a leading tax advisory firm headquartered in the UK, is generally related to a person’s tax residency, not citizenship: “Although an individual can have citizenship rights or residence rights in a number of different countries, usually only countries where an individual is […]

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Barbados Today:- Barbados is moving to cash in on the growing medical marijuana industry by teaming up with a number of firms in Canada with “great interest” in setting up here, the Prime Minister has revealed. She said she has held meetings with individuals and company officials in Toronto and Montreal where the issue of medical […]

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