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Trinidad and Tobago attorney general under police probe

Trinidad and Tobago attorney general under police probe

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Anand Ramlogan’s job as attorney general of Trinidad and Tobago hangs in the balance, as he became the first attorney general to face a criminal investigation. And as Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar flew home on Wednesday night.

Interim injunction granted barring use of new boundaries in St Kitts-Nevis

St Kitts & Nevis

Interim injunction granted barring use of new boundaries in St Kitts-Nevis BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court has granted an interim injunction barring any action from being taken on new constituency boundaries in St Kitts and Nevis, pending an appeal of a High Court ruling on Tuesday. That ruling by High Court Justice Marlene Carter...

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UN Security Council visit sheds important light on situation as elections loom in Haiti

Haiti

UN Security Council visit sheds important light on situation as elections loom in Haiti PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti -- Members of the United Nations Security Council heard briefings on Thursday from the co-leads of a trip taken by the body to Haiti, where they saw first-hand the critical work being done by the UN Mission there in support of a better future for the country’s people.

Bahamas announces new immigration rules for children

Bahamas

Bahamas announces new immigration rules for children NASSAU, Bahamas -- Minister of Immigration Fred Mitchell announced on Thursday that all non-Bahamian students will be required to have a student permit or a passport with a residency stamp when local schools open in fall 2015. The requirement will also apply to children who are born in The Bahamas...

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Social medicine to be considered and discussed at Curacao symposium

Curacao

Social medicine to be considered and discussed at Curacao symposium WILLEMSTAD, Curacao -- The Netherlands-Caribbean Foundation of Clinical Higher Education (NASKHO) is presenting a three day symposium on social medicine in Curacao, commencing on Friday. According to NASKHO, the symposium has two prime learning objectives.

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Government will not tamper with exchange rate, says Barbados PM

Barbados

Government will not tamper with exchange rate, says Barbados PM BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (BGIS) -- The government will not be interfering with the country’s fixed exchange rate, Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has assured, saying that conditions in Barbados today did not justify any tampering with the exchange rate. Addressing the Barbados Chamber of Commerce...

Barbados urges Latin America to support Caribbean lobby

Barbados

Barbados urges Latin America to support Caribbean lobby SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica (BGIS) -- Barbados has called on Latin American countries, especially those who are members of the Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), to “lend their voices more forcefully to support the lobby in the Caribbean for a more enlightened...

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Simultaneous drug trafficking and money laundering arrests in Puerto Rico, Florida and Colombia

Puerto Rico

Simultaneous drug trafficking and money laundering arrests in Puerto Rico, Florida and Colombia SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- On Thursday morning, US federal agents in coordination with Colombian law enforcement authorities simultaneously executed arrest warrants in Puerto Rico, Florida and Colombia, dismantling an international drug trafficking and money laundering organization...

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Malaria case confirmed in St Vincent

St Vincent & the Grenadines

Malaria case confirmed in St Vincent KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- The ministry of health in St Vincent and the Grenadines has stated that the results of both the in-house spot testing and the two blood samples that were sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) have confirmed the diagnosis of malaria for a Nigerian...

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British experts deliver financial investigations training

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British experts deliver financial investigations training BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Investigators from seven jurisdictions, including Saint Lucia, attended a ten-day training course in core skills in financial investigations delivered by UK experts. Twenty-two investigators learnt how to investigate money laundering, so that they can better prosecute...

Motivational speaker fires up Bahamas Yellow Pages agents

Bahamas

Motivational speaker fires up Bahamas Yellow Pages agents NASSAU, Bahamas -- Bahamas based, international motivational speaker, corporate trainer and author of Dare To Be Great: Overcoming Life’s Challenges On Your Way To The Top! Master Motivator Spence Finlayson was the featured presenter at Bahamas Telecommunications Company...

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American Airlines adds six new routes to Mexico, Caribbean and Latin America

Travel

American Airlines adds six new routes to Mexico, Caribbean and Latin America FORT WORTH, USA -- Pending regulatory approval, American Airlines will add six new routes throughout Mexico, the Caribbean and Latin America, further strengthening its position in these key markets. New service to Barranquilla, Colombia (BAQ), will add a new destination to the airline's...

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Travelers can now search for Cuba flight and hotel information

Travel

Travelers can now search for Cuba flight and hotel information STAMFORD, USA -- KAYAK users can now search hotel and flight information for Cuba. KAYAK is the first of the major online travel agencies and travel search engines to show comprehensive flight and hotel search information for Cuba. More than 300 hotels in Cuba will be searchable on the site.

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Getting to Martinique easier thanks to improved service from the US, Canada and Puerto Rico

Travel

Getting to Martinique easier thanks to improved service from the US, Canada and Puerto Rico NEW YORK, USA -- With American Airlines improved direct service from Miami, Martinique is getting now more and more accessible to travelers from the US mainland. This winter, American Airlines operates a midweek flight on Wednesdays from Miami, in addition to pre-existing weekly nonstop service.

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Commentary: The curse of success

Opinion

Commentary: The curse of success I was pondering recently about a Haiti where prosperity would be the lot of most; it then came to mind that prosperity has a cost. Ask any dweller in the rich enclave of Kenscoff-Petionville, where the nooks of the mountains surrounding Port au Prince hide some of the most impressing villas that would put...

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Commentary: The View from Europe: Caribbean energy security

Opinion

Commentary: The View from Europe: Caribbean energy security A few days ago, the vice president of the United States, Joe Biden, met with Caribbean leaders in Washington to discuss the region’s long term approach to energy security. The meeting, displaced from Miami by the Miss Universe pageant, which had made January 26 a no go date for hotel rooms there...

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Commentary: Guyana: The critical Muslim vote: Race and democracy

Opinion

Commentary: Guyana: The critical Muslim vote: Race and democracy The Muslim minority of Sri Lanka’s electoral power was instrumental in the removal of the autocratic government of President Mahinda Rajapaksa who was accused of human rights abuse, intimidation of the press and disregard for minority rights in that country. With the announcement of...

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Letter: The Rock Gutter accident: A tragedy on many fronts - part 1

Letters

Letter: The Rock Gutter accident: A tragedy on many fronts - part 1 Any accident that results in a death is a tragedy; an accident that resulted in the death of seven children is a tragedy that is enough to break the heart of the most callous person. I dare to say that even a person with a heart of stone would be touched by such. The evidence is there to support...

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