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By Desmond Brown GEORGETOWN, Guyana (IPS) — For several decades, Guyana has been using mangroves to protect its coasts against natural hazards, and the country believes its mangrove forests should be included in programmes like the REDD+ of United Nations, in order to access financing to continue their restoration and maintenance, as they complement miles […]

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has unveiled its strategic plan 2019-2024, under the theme ‘Unlocking Potential’, which will chart the court’s direction over the next five years. Justice Adrian Saunders, president of the CCJ and chairman of the strategic planning committee, asserted that the implementation of the strategic plan […]

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MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Nicaragua made front-page news in April 2018 as demonstrators protesting social security reforms clashed with police on the streets of Managua, leaving two dozen people dead. Activists have shifted their attention to campaign for the release of political prisoners, who are estimated to number in the hundreds. While the Nicaraguan government announced […]

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WASHINGTON, USA — On February 15, 2019, the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the article IV consultation with St Vincent and the Grenadines. The 2018 article IV consultation focused on policies to achieve stronger and sustainable growth, build fiscal buffers, bolster resilience to natural disasters, and ensure financial stability. Executive directors […]

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By Chester Robards NASSAU, Bahamas — Royal Caribbean and its partners are finalizing a plan and proposal for Grand Bahama that will include the redevelopment of the Grand Lucayan resort complex and the island’s cruise port, the company’s chief executive officer, Michael Bayley, said last week. Bayley said Royal Caribbean has entered into a 90-day […]

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ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Antigua and Barbuda tourism officials have returned to Antigua and Barbuda having participated in the ITB travel trade show, held earlier this month in Berlin, Germany. The trade show is considered the world’s leading travel trade show and the largest exhibition of its kind in Europe, with over 10,000 exhibitors from […]

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By Nickieta Sterling KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Tourism minister Edmund Bartlett says Jamaica has welcomed one million visitors to its shores in the first nine weeks of 2019. He said this has provided foreign exchange earnings of approximately US$800 million. “The industry is now at the peak of its growth, and the beauty about us […]

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NEW YORK, USA — Cannabis is steadily being adopted as a medical alternative for various applications. Primarily, consumers are using cannabis to treat a wide range of conditions such as chronic pain, cancer, epilepsy, AIDS, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Tourette’s. In most cases, patients suffering from medical conditions are normally prescribed a drug that has serious […]

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By Anthony L Hall Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel is the homeland ‘only of the Jewish people,’ in a new jab at the country’s Arab minority ahead of April’s election. … Arabs comprise about 20 percent of Israel’s 9 million residents. They have full citizenship rights but have faced decades of discrimination. (The Associated Press, March […]

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By Sir Ronald Sanders On 12 March, the Council of the 28-nations European Union (EU) placed 15 small territories on a list of what it calls ‘non-cooperative jurisdictions”. What the EC considers these territories to be “non-cooperative” about reveals the raw exercise of power by the strong over the weak. In this case, the firm […]

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