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(CMC) – The Bahamas has expressed an interest in becoming part of an initiative that seeks to boost travel within the region. Aviation officials, who participated in the State of the Tourism Industry Conference (SOTIC), say they discussed the initiative during the “Sky Is The Limit” workshop exchanging ideas on how to make travel to ...

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(CMC) – Police have detained the chief executive officer of the Washington University of Barbados, Gopi Venkat Rao, after he was linked to a scheme that swindled hundreds of students of thousands of dollars. Venkat Rao is wanted in India amid allegations that he had promised the students admission to foreign medical universities. Soon after ...

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(CMC) – The Guyana Forestry Commission (GFC) says the country has recorded its lowest ever deforestation rate to date of 0.048 per cent and this augurs well for the Guyana -Norway Forest agreement. In 2009, Norway and Guyana signed a US$250 million agreement to preserve tropical forests with the two governments envisioning a financial mechanism ...

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(T&T GUARDIAN) — The reign of three teenaged ban­dits, whom po­lice said lured their vic­tims to a lone­ly area by false­ly ad­ver­tis­ing a car of sale on Face­book, end­ed on Thurs­day when they were ar­rest­ed. Po­lice said the three men, who ages are 18 and 19, were held by San Fer­nan­do and Mon Re­pos CID ...

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(BBC) — The US Senate has voted to confirm President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, after weeks of rancorous debate. The Senate backed Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination by 50 votes to 48. Mr Kavanaugh had been embroiled in a bitter battle to stave off allegations of sexual assault. But after an 11th-hour investigation by ...

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(CMC) – Guyana marked the 42nd anniversary of the Cubana airline disaster pledging to continue the fight against terrorism. “Guyana has paid a heavy price in the loss of lives for dictating policies and goals. We felt that way because 10 years after being freed from the shackles of three centuries of colonial bondage we ...

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(CMC) – One person was killed and three others injured after gunmen fired upon a group of people outside a bar early on Saturday morning. Police are working on the theory that 38-year-old Mervyn Martin of Morvant, east of here, was shot following an early altercation at the venue involving the gunmen. Police said that ...

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(USA TODAY) — A lawsuit filed against LaCroix’s parent company alleges the sparkling water advertised as “all natural” includes an ingredient used in cockroach insecticide as well as other artificial ingredients. Law firm Beaumont Costales filed the suit on behalf of customer Lenora Rice, CBS Philadelphia reports, and claims testing revealed the synthetic ingredients. LaCroix ...

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(CMC) – Barbados is considering relaxing its decades-old foreign exchange measures in a bid to attract foreign exchange into the island, a senior government advisor has said. However, Government’s Special Economic Advisor, Professor Avinash Persaud, said the Mia Amor Mottley administration, which came into office in May this year and has been struggling to revitalise ...

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(CMC) – Caribbean delegates who met in the United States earlier this week for a special forum that sought to identify specific user needs and functions for the Caribbean Energy Knowledge Hub (CEKH), are very much optimistic about its success in the region. “What the knowledge Hub will allow us to do, is to be ...

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