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CMC:– The cash-strapped, Antigua-based regional airline, LIAT, says despite pilots and its workers across all its destinations agreeing to a six per cent salary cut, the airline is still facing a severe financial problem and may require additional salary cuts from its employees, the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) has learned. According to an internal document seen by […]

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(NEW YORK POST) — A driver totaled her car in upstate New York this week — after spotting a spider and freaking out, local authorities said. The woman was driving on Silver Spur Road in the town of Cairo on Wednesday when she noticed the unwelcome eight-legged passenger crawling around the driver’s area, the Cairo ...

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(TRINIDAD GUARDIAN) — To­co vil­lagers and sea­soned po­lice of­fi­cers re­coiled in hor­ror on Friday as the bod­ies of an eight-month-old ba­by boy and his sev­en-year-old sis­ter were found in a car with their dead par­ents. Po­lice sus­pect dou­bles ven­dor Har­ry Choon, 35, slit the throats of his wife, Shanille, 30, and his daugh­ter Ak­i­la be­fore ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – A young man who attempted to rob a non-national of her cell phone has been sentenced to six months in prison. The young man, identified as Josiah Antoine aka “Red Ants”, was accused of grabbing a mobile telephone from the visitor last week Tuesday. The incident occurred in the William Peter Boulevard. ...

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The circumstances surrounding news reporter Rehani Isidore’s attempted suicide while in police custody last month remain murky. What is quite clear is that the whole affair has cast dark shadows on the way the police handled that particular matter. Nevertheless, the police insist they treated the case as they would any other similar matter; that they went by the book and remain confident that the outcome of the case will prove there was nothing unusual about the arrest and processing of Rehani Isidore.

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Swimmers off to flying start in the breaststroke. This past weekend the St Lucia Aquatics Federation (SLAF), hosted the 26th Edition of MIAGE for the second time since 2005 at the Rodney Heights Aquatic Center (RHAC). Five clubs from Martinique, three from Guadeloupe and four from St Lucia took to the pool waters with the aim of […]

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ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The new Cricket West Indies interim selection panel has chosen a squad with a mixture of experience and newcomers for the One Day International (ODI) Tri-Series involving Ireland and Bangladesh to be played in Dublin from May 5-17. The West Indies will use the Tri-Series against Ireland and Bangladesh as key preparations …
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The Credit Union sector which, according to a 2017 Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Financial Stability Report, controls some 48% of total loans for the year, was distraught by this week’s Throne Speech. Well-placed sources told the STAR the governor general’s announcement that the government intends to pass the OECS Cooperative Harmonized Bill, came as a total shock to the movement because, since 2017, the sector and the Financial Services Regulatory Authority have been at a deadlock regarding certain provisions of the Bill. Consequently, even the legislative drafting consultant, in a memo of 31 March, 2017, admitted consensus was required on many clauses and reiterated that there were...

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