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(PRESS RELEASE) – Prime Minister of Barbados The Hon. Mia Mottley expects the new Beaches project at Heywoods to play a key role in Government’s plans to turn around the economy. Beaches is the family resort brand of Sandals Resorts International, and Barbados will be home to the first such hotel in the Eastern Caribbean. ...

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(NEW YORK POST) – A principal at a Texas middle school was placed on administrative leave after saying he’s worried that illegal immigration will turn the United States into a “dirty country,” according to a report. William Dugat, the eighth-grade principal at Lufkin Middle School, made the remark in response to a Facebook photo of ...

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(CMC) – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) says it is providing US106.5 million programme of assistance for the Bahamas, over the period 2018-2022. The CDB said that the programme is outlined in a new Country Strategy Paper for the country, which was approved by CDB’s Board of Directors last week. “This strategy has been ...

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(CMC) – The Jamaica Health and Lifestyle Survey has found that one in three Jamaicans is hypertensive; one in two is overweight/obese and and one in eight, suffers from diabetes,’ Health Minister Dr. Christopher Tufton has said. “More than half of those who are suffering in these circumstances don’t even know it until it is ...

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(CMC) – Police Commissioner Gary Griffith Monday confirmed that death threats have been made against the lives of police officers involved in last week shootout that left five people dead, but warned that the police would not back down in the fight against crime in Trinidad and Tobago. In a statement, the Trinidad and Tobago ...

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(CMC) – The Mona campus of the University (UWI) has deregistered nearly 800 students after they failed to pay tuition fees, the Jamaica Gleaner newspaper reported Monday. The newspaper said that the students had failed to pay their tuition fee or arranging a payment scheme to meet the outstanding arrears. Efforts to get a response ...

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(CMC) – The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Monday said no date has yet been set for its ruling in a case challenging the constitutionality of a law that criminalises wearing attire of a different gender in public for an “improper purpose” in Guyana. Over the last weekend, the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination ...

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(CMC) – The leader of the main opposition United Progressive Party (UPP), Harold Lovell, Monday likened the upcoming referendum on whether or not to retain the London-based Privy Council as Antigua and Barbuda’s final court to a political campaign. He said the best approach would have been “a non-partisan approach” to the November 6 referendum ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – The Saint Lucia National Trust (SLNT) has launched an essay competition for Primary (Grades 5 & 6) and Secondary School students as part of its ongoing advocacy campaign to raise awareness about the impacts of the establishment of the proposed dolphinarium on the island. The competition seeks to give students the opportunity ...

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(PRESS RELEASE) – On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at 14:00 hours, Trinidad and Tobago time, Guyana’s final court of appeal, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), will deliver its decision in McEwan and others v Attorney General of Guyana, the case which challenged the constitutionality of a law that criminalizes wearing attire of a different ...

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