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UN mission chief calls for calm amid rising tensions in Haiti

UN mission chief calls for calm amid rising tensions in Haiti

PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti -- Amid rising tensions in Port-au-Prince and other key Haitian cities in the wake of last month’s delayed elections, the top United Nations official in the country has called on all sides to respect the right to free expression while also avoiding any recourse to violence.

Venezuela wants oil price back up to $100 a barrel

Venezuela

Venezuela wants oil price back up to $100 a barrel VIENNA, Austria -- Venezuela wants oil prices to return to $100 a barrel, the country’s foreign minister said on Tuesday, ahead of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Speaking to reporters, Rafael Ramirez, who will represent Venezuela at the gathering on Thursday...

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US hospitals sue Cayman Islands insurance company for $1.4 million in unpaid medical bills

Cayman Islands

US hospitals sue Cayman Islands insurance company for $1.4 million in unpaid medical bills MIAMI, USA -- Two Miami, Florida, area hospitals have filed complaints in US federal court claiming over $1.4 million in unpaid medical bills from the Cayman Islands National Insurance Company (CINICO), which is a government-owned company formed to provide health insurance coverage to...

Loss of visa-free access to Canada threatens St Kitts-Nevis citizenship programme, says opposition candidate

St Kitts & Nevis

Loss of visa-free access to Canada threatens St Kitts-Nevis citizenship programme, says opposition candidate BASSETERRE, St Kitts (WINN) -- Opposition candidate and citizenship by investment (CBI) service provider Jonel Powell is concerned that Canada's decision to impose a visa requirement on St Kitts and Nevis citizens threatens the entire programme. Powell said one of his greatest concerns is if...

OECS citizens no longer need work permits in Antigua-Barbuda

OECS

OECS citizens no longer need work permits in Antigua-Barbuda ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The government of Antigua and Barbuda has announced that citizens of protocol member states of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Economic Union are no longer required to apply for a work permit to be employed in the country.

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Cuba exports drugs and health technology to over 50 countries

Cuba

Cuba exports drugs and health technology to over 50 countries HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- More than 50 nations buy Cuban medicines and technologies, one of the country’s main export items, said Victor Faife Perez, head of the department of pharmaceutical services in the ministry of public health. The products include 30 drugs made only in Cuba.

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Jamaica could host Woodstock Festival

Jamaica

Jamaica could host Woodstock Festival MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica -- Minister of state in the ministry of tourism and entertainment, Damion Crawford, says Jamaica could soon be hosting one of the world’s biggest music festivals. Speaking in Montego Bay recently, Crawford said he has already had discussions with promoters.

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Historic Caribbean-wide Black Friday sales event set to launch

Travel

Historic Caribbean-wide Black Friday sales event set to launch CHARLOTTESVILLE, USA -- Six Caribbean nations are making history by holding the largest, multi-island Black Friday sales event. With nearly 400 participating hotels and resorts, travel enthusiasts have never seen such wide cooperation among the Caribbean's top destinations.

Let's Talk Business: Why most managers hate performance reviews and for good reason

Business

Let's Talk Business: Why most managers hate performance reviews and for good reason This is the time of the year when many companies conduct their annual employee performance reviews. For human resources, this can be a bit of a nightmare. Mainly because many managers struggle with conducting performance reviews or simply just hate doing them. So it becomes a dodge exercise.

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Commentary: Let Guyana live: Stop the horse race-rat race politics

Opinion

Commentary: Let Guyana live: Stop the horse race-rat race politics As one who has been very critical of the APNU for being too ready to enter into dialogue with the PPP, it is only fair that I commend the APNU for refusing to meet with President Ramotar and the PPP while the parliament remains prorogued. As we said a few days ago, any dialogue with the president...

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Commentary: Corruption begins with you

Opinion

Commentary: Corruption begins with you Two Sundays ago, the People’s National Movement (PNM) held its 45th annual convention where we got an insight into their “platform” for the 2015 General Election. The party appears to be building its campaign around the theme of corruption, forgetting they are the ones who invented corruption.

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Commentary: International effort needed to eradicate African poverty

Opinion

Commentary: International effort needed to eradicate African poverty As of November 2, 2014, more than 4,800 persons have died from the latest outbreak of the Ebola virus. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are the worst affected West African countries. A few cases have surfaced elsewhere, including the USA and Spain. Health workers – as first responders...

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Letter: Proper health care in SVG and the Cuban model

Letters

Letter: Proper health care in SVG and the Cuban model No such thing I hear you all say. Every so often the question arises regarding our health care in St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG). Why do we have to suffer a hospital system that is as bad or even worse than in any fourth-world country. Often, in fact, more often than not, no drugs, medication...

Island Journal

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers sets sail to St Lucia

Sports

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers sets sail to St Lucia LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands -- The 29th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) set sail on Monday bound for Saint Lucia following a delayed start due to strong winds locally in the harbour of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Sunday. For only the third time in the rally's history, the decision was made to delay the start.

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