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By E Hartman Reckord KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) — Jamaica is poised to benefit from significant economic and infrastructural development initiatives under a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China. Minister of foreign affairs and foreign trade, Kamina Johnson Smith, and Chinese ambassador to Jamaica, Tian Qi, signed the agreement under the Belt and Road Initiative […]

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By Jermine Abel BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — Prime Minister Timothy Harris has brushed off suggestions that there will be early elections in St Kitts and Nevis. He says there is more work to do for the people of the federation. The talk of early elections was initiated by the representatives of the opposition St […]

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By Ken Richards BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) — Regional airline LIAT has asked its pilots and other employees for additional pay cuts after they recently agreed to take a six percent salary cut. The cash-strapped airline, which is facing severe financial problems, said the six percent pay cut won’t be enough to help keep LIAT […]

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ST GEORGES, Grenada – The crime and security situation in the region demands greater collaboration and co-operation among the member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). This was the view of the 20th meeting of the Caribbean Community’s Ministerial Council for National Security and Law Enforcement (CONSLE) meeting in St Georges on Friday, April 12, […]

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Evidence for a genetic basis of antisocial behavior stems from several different lines of research. First, behavioral genetic studies of twins and adoptees have demonstrated that heredity plays a vital role in antisocial behavior, including various forms of deviance, aggression and criminality, by finding greater concordance for such behavior in genetically-related individuals compared to non-relatives ...

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GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) – The newfound unity in the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly with unanimous support of the premier’s decision to appeal the chief justice’s ruling legalising same-sex marriage began to crack on Friday. The first signs that not all members are equally behind the homophobia that has been dominating proceedings over the […]

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HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — European foreign ministers have again rejected the US embargo against Cuba during a meeting of the foreign affairs council held in Luxembourg, chaired by the head of European diplomacy, Federica Mogherini. Prensa Latina agency cited a press release in which the ministers ratified the European bloc’s opposition to the extraterritorial application […]

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HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — The United States has announced that the British Acteon Group, a provider of submarine services in the oil and gas industry, will have to pay US$227,500 for alleged violations of the blockade on Cuba. Prensa Latina reported that, on Thursday, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the Treasury department […]

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MONTREAL, Canada – Dominica has now become the 193rd member state of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) following its official adherence to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (the Chicago Convention). Dominica deposited its notification of adherence to the convention March 14, 2019, and its ICAO member state status became effective 30 days after […]

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By Shamkoe Pile BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) — The temporary suspension by Barbados on the importation and licensing of remotely piloted aircraft systems, also known as unmanned aircraft systems or drones, has been extended for an additional 12 months, which took effect April 1. According to the ministry of tourism and international transport, the cabinet of […]

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