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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Feb 11, CMC – The National Investment Fund Holdings Company Limited (NIF) says it has made its first distribution interest payment of TT$122.2 million (One TT dollar=US$0.16 cents), representing the first semi-annual coupon payment on the three series of its four billion dollar bond. NIF was incorporated last May as a ...

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A Ciceron woman who told Hot 7 News that she wrestled with one of two gunmen who attacked her Friday, made it clear that her intention was to ‘put him down.’ “I think right now business people are sick of these thieves – frustrated with them. These young boys need to go and get work […]

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PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Feb 11, CMC – Several Western countries have condemned the “unacceptable acts of violence” in Haiti over the last weekend as opposition parties continue to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise from office. The Core Group, comprising Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, the European Union, the United States of America, ...

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By Adrian Loveridge While there has been enormous negative feedback mostly through the social media by repeat and first time visitors to Barbados concerning the imposition of several new taxes, it may not all be bad news. The decision to ‘blend’ the former Barbados Tourism Product Authority into the ministry of tourism could enable additional […]

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By Jean H Charles I watched the speech of President Donald Trump on the State of the Union last week; I thought it was a great speech, a unifying moment when America was standing as one to push forward the manifest destiny of a great nation. But reading later the comments of pundits and respectable […]

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By Melanius Alphonse In what has been previously described as the “liquidation of the nation”, Sandals Resorts International (SRI) could end up owning nine or ten properties in Saint Lucia, including a new Sandals project on hold, pending the outcome of legal action, filed shortly after the company broke ground on the Pigeon Island site […]

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Castries Mayor, Peterson Francis, has said that he is unaware of the reason for a protest Monday by employees of the Castries Constituencies Council (CCC). Employees of the CCC’s Sanitation and Works Departments downed tools asserting that they were unhappy with plans to implement a shift system and extend their working hours. “I came in […]

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The National Workers Union (NWU) hs accused the Castries Constituencies Council (CCC) of disrespect, as council employees downed tools Monday morning. The workers said they were protesting plans to implement a shift system and extend hours of work. The union’s President General, Tyrone Maynard, told reporters that the bargaining unit understands that CCC management officials […]

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By Rebecca Theodore Since winning one of the most controversial elections Brazil has ever faced, far-right populist Jair Bolsonaro has started a new age of Brazilian diplomacy and foreign policy in Latin America. While many political scientists believe, that, Bolsonaro is a singular phenomenon in Latin America and Caribbean politics, accumulating evidence suggests, that, the […]

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Weapons of mass destruction have wreaked havoc on populations and countries across the globe. This has resulted in the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) taking steps to remove and disrupt the financing of weapons of mass destruction by developing Recommendation 7 which speaks to “Targeted Financial Sanctions Related to Proliferation”. This recommendation requires countries to […]

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