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(GUYANA CHRONICLE) — A Guyanese man was reportedly killed by a fellow Guyanese woman and her children, during a fight in neighbouring French Guiana. Dead is 34-year-old Orlando Josiah. Reports are that he was killed by the woman and her two children, ages 15 and 10. According to sources close to the family, the man, ...

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Feb 15, CMC – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has signed a finance agreement with the Agence Française De Développement (AFD) providing three million Euro (One Euro=US$1.29 cents) towards the creation of a more climate-resilient Caribbean region. The financing agreement will provide grant funding to facilitate the preparation and implementation of sustainable, ...

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 15, CMC – A Cuban medical practitioner and his wife were sentenced to 12 months in jail after they were found to be in possession of forged Peruvian passports. Chief Magistrate, Ann McLennan, imposed the sentence on Dr. Alexey Vasquez, 38, and his wife Julia Sanchez, after admitting they had presented the ...

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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Feb 15, CMC – The executive director of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), Dr. C. James Hospedales, says the regional response to the grave threat posed by non-communicable diseases (NCD) must be intensified immediately if the health, well-being and development gains of Caribbean people are to be protected. “The ...

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KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Feb 15, CMC – The former supervisor of elections in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Sylvia Findlay-Scrubb, says she has always considered her role to be one of ensuring that free and fair elections were held in the country. Findlay-Scrubb, who is due to continue her testimony Friday, in the election petitions ...

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NASSAU, Bahamas, Feb 15, CMC – Tourism and Aviation Minister, Dionisio D’Aguilar, says the need for “a national airline today, is greater than it has ever been” and urged the national flag carrier, Bahamasair, to seek full advantage of the various opportunities within the tourism and aviation industries. D’Aguilar, speaking at a ceremony here marking ...

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KINGSTON, Jamaica, Feb 15, CMC – Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke has presented the Estimates of Expenditure for a J$803 billion (One Jamaica dollar=US$0.008 cents) budget to Parliament. The budget is slightly more than the J$802.5 billion that was expended in the current fiscal year, which ends on March 31. The 2019/20 fiscal package shows ...

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ROME, Feb 15, CMC – The Secretary General of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group, Dr. Patrick I. Gomes, says the newly launched Agri-Business Capital (ABC) Fund with an innovative approach for attracting much needed capital for developing countries could have a transformative effect in rural poor communities. “Our African, Caribbean and Pacific members ...

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Feb 15, CMC – President David Granger Friday met with members of his Cabinet in what has been referred to as a “plenary” session as it sought not to contravene a High Court ruling that the motion of no confidence passed by the National Assembly last month had effectively led to the downfall ...

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(SNO) — A person claiming to be one of the passengers who was stranded at the Hewannora International Airport in Vieux Fort recently, is blaming British Airways (BA), and not the shortage of hotel rooms in Saint Lucia, as the reason for the incident. The Sun newspaper reported that dozens of BA passengers were forced ...

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