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Haiti's leader agrees to talks with recalcitrant senators about elections

Haiti's leader agrees to talks with recalcitrant senators about elections

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- Haiti's President Michel Martelly agreed over the weekend to engage in political talks with a handful of recalcitrant senators who have been blocking a vote to pass amendments to an existing electoral law, to facilitate the holding of crucial elections.

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Death threats over Bahamas gay pride event

Bahamas

Death threats over Bahamas gay pride event FREEPORT, Bahamas -- A gay pride event that started on Friday on Grand Bahama and was supposed to continue through Tuesday, was cut short as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community abandoned it “out of fear” of repercussions from irate members of...

Chinese businesses interested in Antigua-Barbuda

Antigua & Barbuda

Chinese businesses interested in Antigua-Barbuda SHANDONG, China -- Over twelve major conglomerates in China have expressed interest in doing business in Antigua and Barbuda. During a meeting on Saturday, Prime Minister Gaston Browne told a group of CEOs and presidents of corporations attached to the Department of Commerce of...

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Grenada and St Lucia in top ten countries where people drink the most booze

Grenada

Grenada and St Lucia in top ten countries where people drink the most booze GENEVA, Switzerland -- The World Health Report has released the results of its 15-year global alcohol consumption survey, and two Caribbean nations – Grenada (#5) and Saint Lucia (#9) – appear in the top ten countries ranked by per capita consumption. The Bahamas is #22.

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Judge to question Haiti police chief over failure to execute arrest warrants

Haiti

Judge to question Haiti police chief over failure to execute arrest warrants PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (HCNN) -- A Haitian judge, conducting an inquiry into acts of corruption blamed on former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide, issued a judicial invitation to Haiti's police chief, Godson Orélus, to appear before him on Thursday to answer questions about the...

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Media development in Curacao is below standard, says UNESCO

Curacao

Media development in Curacao is below standard, says UNESCO WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- During a recent presentation on the media in Curacao, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) indicated that journalists and reporters on the island are generally low skilled and poorly paid. UNESCO also indicated...

Four additional cases of chikungunya confirmed in Jamaica

Jamaica

Four additional cases of chikungunya confirmed in Jamaica KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- The ministry of health in jamaica has confirmed four additional cases of chikungunya, bringing the total number of confirmed cases for the country to 21. Of this number, 18 are from local transmission, two imported and one considered cryptic due the uncertainty of...

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OAS to continue to assist Nevis in geothermal development

St Kitts & Nevis

OAS to continue to assist Nevis in geothermal development CHARLESTOWN, Nevis (NIA) -- Minister responsible for natural resources on Nevis, Alexis Jeffers, expressed appreciation to the Organization of American States (OAS) for its continued efforts in the area of geothermal development. He made the comment at the end of a meeting to discuss...

Turks and Caicos authorities intercept Haitian migrant sloop

Turks & Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos authorities intercept Haitian migrant sloop PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands -- A sloop carrying 82 would be illegal immigrants was intercepted by the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force (RTCIPF) and brought safely to port at Providenciales on Monday morning. The vessel was captured following a report passed...

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Call to scale up climate partnership for small islands

Climate

Call to scale up climate partnership for small islands LONDON, England -- The heads of three regional organisations, together with the Commonwealth, have called for the strengthening of a global partnership to support climate change planning and finance in small island developing states (SIDS). The Climate Resilient Islands Partnership was formed in 2011.

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Commonwealth Youth Awards to recognise passion and excellence

Features

Commonwealth Youth Awards to recognise passion and excellence LONDON, England -- Nominations are now open for the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Youth Work. The annual awards recognise the invaluable contribution of young people to development, in community, national and global contexts. Part of the Commonwealth Youth Programme...

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Commentary: Law and Politics: Now up to the people

Opinion

Commentary: Law and Politics: Now up to the people After 40 years of political independence, granted to our tri-island state by England in February 1974, we are about to tell the same British government that we no longer wish to remain in association with that state and we are going out on our own as a republican state, with our own local president as head of state.

Carigate New

Commentary: The PLP fight to destroy Bermuda

Opinion

Commentary: The PLP fight to destroy Bermuda Caribbean News Now readers will be aware that writers for the opposition Progressive Labour Party (PLP) in Bermuda have written several columns criticizing the government for its policies. I write to caution the Caribbean audience against swallowing whole some of the accusations that have been made.

Island Journal

Letter: Is 'The Silencer' another hoodwinked Boston Terrier?

Letters

Letter: Is 'The Silencer' another hoodwinked Boston Terrier? Reading the Weekend Voice has confirmed my suspicion of their puppet approach and hoodwinked support to Allan Chastanet’s United Workers Party (UWP), including the letter to the editor: King – Frederick: The Facts, by “The Silencer”, which is nothing but utter political amusement.

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Letter: Liars within our leadership in the paradise called the Caribbean

Letters

Letter: Liars within our leadership in the paradise called the Caribbean Some people lie to get attention, some lie because they are mentally ill, some lie for narcissist reasons, some lie because they are pure evil, others lie to make others think that they are worthy, while some lie to mislead, confuse and deceive, while another group lie to avoid the expected punishment.

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Cocoa

Letters

Cocoa September this year Belize will be thirty-three Dah now we weh know if it’s truly free This pending sugar slump threatening wi economy Will reinforce that we got independence symbolically Unless wi start thinking and strategizing early Partnering with countries round we Everybody mi di jump pan Sedi...

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