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By Melanius Alphonse Caribbean News Now associate managing editor melanius@caribbeannewsnow.com ROSEAU, Dominica – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has reiterated Dominica’s commitment to contribute to the “sustainability and sustenance” of LIAT. This recognition is also significant to the economic impact on Dominica’s housing revolution, citizenship by investment and the tourism industry, together, the most vital components […]

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BASSETERRE, St Kitts – Scores of supporters of the opposition St Kitts and Nevis Labour Party (SKNLP) converged outside the private lounge at the Robert L Bradshaw International Airport Saturday after word spread that leader of the opposition, Dr Denzil Douglas, would be arrested by police on his return to the Federation. Although the high […]

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By Jermine Abel BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) – One leading regional journalist believes that the media is a vital component in democracy. That view is being expressed by president of the Association of Caribbean Media Workers, Anika Kentish. Kentish in an address that recognised May 3 as World Press Freedom Day suggested that the media […]

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CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has said he is considering asking the US to launch a military intervention in the embattled country. He added that he would “evaluate all options” to oust President Nicolás Maduro. Last week he launched a failed attempt to spark a military rebellion and force Maduro out of […]

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – As Venezuela continues to grapple with its political and socioeconomic crisis, the twin-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago is also struggling to manage the resulting influx of Venezuelan migrants. Trinidad lies just north of Venezuela — at the closest point the distance between the two land masses is only 14km […]

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Castries, May 8, 2019 – The six member St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited (LUCELEC) Apprentice and Experienced Linesman team headed to St Kitts on a clear mission. The Apprentice team, winners in their division for the past two years wanted to complete the 3-peat. For the Experienced Team, it was a shot at redemption after going […]

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By Gerard Best BRIDGETOWN, Barbados —The Caribbean is under virtual siege as incidents of cyber-attacks and cyber-crimes surge across the region. “The sophisticated use of technology by highly incentivised criminal organisations has created unprecedented opportunities for transnational crime elements that no one region, country or entity can fight on its own. More inter-regional cooperation and […]

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Caribbean countries have taken important steps toward upgrading and diversifying their tourism sector. Efforts have also focused on diversification, with the development of new product niches in areas such as eco and nature tourism, health, sports and culinary tourism, while new opportunities have been sought by penetrating markets in Latin […]

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ROAD TOWN, BVI – The premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Andrew A Fahie  attended the United Nations Caribbean regional seminar on decolonization in St George’s, Grenada from May 2-4, 2019. Among other things, participants considered the political status and current conditions of the 17 Territories that remain on the United Nations’ list of […]

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By Caribbean News Now contributor BASSETERRE, St Kitts – The government of St Kitts and Nevis has been given a time frame as of Friday by a High Court judge to amend the drug laws in the twin-island federation after determining at least two provisions of the Drugs Act were unconstitutional concerning possession and cultivation. […]

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