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Antigua-Barbuda ambassador reports on OAS special mission to Haiti

Antigua-Barbuda ambassador reports on OAS special mission to Haiti

WASHINGTON, USA -- The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) held a special meeting on Friday at OAS headquarters in Washington, DC, to receive a report on the special mission to Haiti, headed by Antigua and Barbuda's...

Cayman football association executives facing shake-up after corruption trial

Cayman Islands

Cayman football association executives facing shake-up after corruption trial GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CNS) -- The vice president of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA), Peter Campbell, will be questioned by the executive regarding his possible involvement in the misuse of money that belonged to CIFA, according to acting president Bruce Blake.

Undercover investigation reveals role of British overseas territories in moving suspect money

Features

Undercover investigation reveals role of British overseas territories in moving suspect money NEW YORK, USA -- A new investigation from advocacy group Global Witness, shown recently on CBS’ 60 Minutes, showed the role that British overseas territories can play in facilitating the movement of suspect funds into the US.  Wearing a hidden camera, a Global Witness investigator...

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Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill in historic meeting in Havana

Cuba

Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill in historic meeting in Havana HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) Francis, Bishop of Rome and Pope of the Catholic Church, and Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, leader of the Russian Orthodox Church, signed an agreement in Cuba on Friday, after two hours of talks, described by Francis as "open and frank".

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Ally of former president directs efforts to unseat Panamanian government from Colombia

Panama

Ally of former president directs efforts to unseat Panamanian government from Colombia MIAMI, USA -- Salomón Shamah, the former Panamanian minister of tourism, under the former government of Ricardo Martinelli, is reportedly directing an operation the goal of which is the resignation of the current Varela administration or, failing that, initiating a coup d'état in Panama.

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Jamaica upgraded to 'B'; outlook revised to stable

Jamaica

Jamaica upgraded to 'B'; outlook revised to stable NEW YORK, USA -- Fitch Ratings has upgraded Jamaica's long-term foreign and local currency IDRs to 'B' from 'B-' and revised the rating outlooks to stable from positive. In addition, Fitch upgraded Jamaica's senior unsecured foreign- and local-currency bonds to 'B' from 'B-'.

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Bahamas telecoms company reaches exclusive agreement with WhatsApp

Bahamas

Bahamas telecoms company reaches exclusive agreement with WhatsApp NASSAU, Bahamas -- Questions abound among Bahamians given the news that WhatsApp has dropped its subscription fees and that Bahamas Telecommunications Company’s (BTC) parent company has entered into a partnership with the social media powerhouse. BTC on Thursday sought to answer....

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US Congress called on to reject Puerto Rico 'backdoor' bailout

Puerto Rico

US Congress called on to reject Puerto Rico 'backdoor' bailout WASHINGTON, USA -- In a letter sent to Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan on Thursday, the Center for Individual Freedom (CFIF) has warned against a "backdoor" bailout of Puerto Rico being considered by the House Natural Resources Committee. The committee is...

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Commentary: The View from Europe: A messy divorce - Brexit, the EU and the Caribbean

Opinion

Commentary: The View from Europe: A messy divorce - Brexit, the EU and the Caribbean Sometime this year, most probably in June or September, the UK electorate will be asked if they want to remain in, or leave the European Union (EU). Although common sense would suggest that there should be no fundamental change in the relationship, the outcome could be a messy...

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Commentary: The revolt of the voters!

Opinion

Commentary: The revolt of the voters! There is a sentiment of malaise amongst the voters worldwide, whether they are Americans in the big old United States or Haitians in tiny Haiti in the Caribbean. This frustration has been encapsulated in an essay in the New York Times written recently by Ross Douthat entitled “Trump...

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Letter: Allen Chastanet betting odds on 'revolution'

Letters

Letter: Allen Chastanet betting odds on 'revolution' News media have confirmed that Sarah Flood-Beaubrun is on board the aristocrat Allen Chastanet's team to perform major roles for the Destructive Workers Party (DWP) ‘revolution’. Yes, man, for lack of real news that was news! She was front and centre at the last political meeting.

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Letter: Vincentian agriculture minister must take radical steps to see initiative through

Letters

Letter: Vincentian agriculture minister must take radical steps to see initiative through A February 3, 2016, press release from St Vincent and the Grenadines Minister of Agriculture Saboto Caesar, pointed to the minister calling on his regional colleagues “to identify a commodity or commodities for consolidated supply to regional and international markets".

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Two West Indies players withdraw from World Twenty20 squad

Sports

Two West Indies players withdraw from World Twenty20 squad ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Two of the 15-member West Indies squad selected to participate in the ICC World Twenty20 in India in March to April have withdrawn. According to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), the players and reasons are: 1) On Tuesday, February 9, Kieron Pollard...

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