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By Caribbean News Now contributor GLASGOW, Scotland — In September, after a year-long study discovered that Glasgow University benefited from the equivalent of tens of millions of pounds donated from the profits of slavery, the university announced a programme of “reparative justice”, which will now include the University of the West Indies (UWI). The report […]

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HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — Cuba and Spain signed two memorandums of understanding on Thursday in Havana, in the presence of Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, president of Cuba, and Pedro Sánchez Pérez-Castejón, prime minister of Spain. According to press reports, one of the agreements is to establish bilateral consultations within the constitutional framework of both nations, to […]

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CASTRIES, St Lucia — The agricultural cooperation between Saint Lucia and Taiwan entered a new phase when a new action plan to upgrade Saint Lucia’s agricultural supply chain was signed on Wednesday, November 21, 2018. Douglas Shen, Taiwan’s ambassador to Saint Lucia, and Ezechiel Joseph, minister for agriculture, fisheries, physical planning, natural resources and co-operatives, […]

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By Derrick Scott WASHINGTON, USA — Plans are in high gear for the staging of the eighth Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference to be held in Kingston during the period June 16 -20, 2019. According to minister of state in the ministry of foreign affairs and foreign trade, Senator Perneal Charles Jr., his ministry began the […]

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WFAA:–  DALLAS — A grand jury will convene Monday to hear evidence in the case against former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, who shot and killed 26-year-old Botham Jean at his South Side Flats apartment in early September. Guyger was arrested on a manslaughter charge on Sept. 9, three days after the shooting. And after more […]

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Caribbean Export Development Agency, in collaboration with the European Union, GIZ and BCSI, launched a two-day workshop for practitioners in the creative and cultural industries of CARIFORUM. The Agency hosted 40 representatives from across CARIFORUM to support the building of capacity in the areas of music, fashion and craft in particular. […]

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – “How old are you, Dara?” asked one of the youth delegates to the Eastern Caribbean Youth Symposium. She was talking to Dara Jerome, a symposium co-ordinator from the NGO createfuturegood, on the last day of the five-day meeting in Trinidad. “How old do I look?” Jerome teased the delegates. They […]

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Press Release:–  Efforts at developing a framework to strengthen mental health and psychosocial support for persons living with HIV and TB, their partners, families and caregivers are ongoing as a two-day workshop was held recently.   Workshop Facilitator Patricia Isaac-Joseph emphasised that psycho-social support for HIV patients is necessary as it will help them with coping […]

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By Youri A Kemp The European Union’s harassment of smaller financial centres is just what it is: full scale harassment. Never have we seen such a consistent barrage of innuendos, insults, slurs and backhanded comments about how small states manage their international business relationships like how we have been getting with the EU. Not only […]

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