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Concerns mount over Bahamas immigration policy

Concerns mount over Bahamas immigration policy

NASSAU, Bahamas -- The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the Organization of American States (OAS) have both expressed concerns, at the diplomatic level, about the new immigration policy in The Bahamas that has touched such a nerve in some sectors of the international community.

Cocaine in suitcase on Trinidad flight seized at JFK

Trinidad & Tobago

Cocaine in suitcase on Trinidad flight seized at JFK NEW YORK, USA -- An arriving passenger from Trinidad was ‘sniffed’ out by a US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) K-9 at John F. Kennedy International Airport trying to smuggle cocaine into the United States. On November 16, CBP officers conducted a canine examination of luggage arriving from Port of Spain.

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OAS launches reintegration program for young offenders in Jamaica

Jamaica

OAS launches reintegration program for young offenders in Jamaica KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The secretary general of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, highlighted the importance of providing young offenders a path to reintegrate into their communities, in his address at the launch of the project: “A New Path: Promoting a Healthy Environment...

Urgent dialogue called for on developing framework for regional trade in energy

CARICOM

Urgent dialogue called for on developing framework for regional trade in energy LOWLANDS BAY, St Vincent -- There is an urgent need for dialogue that identifies the commitments and the steps that are necessary for developing a framework for regional trade in energy, said Dr Devon Gardner, programme manager, energy, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat.

CARICOM members to discuss CDF replenishment

CARICOM

CARICOM members to discuss CDF replenishment BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The second meeting of the technical working group (TWG) established by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to make recommendations on the replenishment of the capital fund of the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF) is meeting in Barbados.

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New museum of biodiversity debuts in Panama

Panama

New museum of biodiversity debuts in Panama PANAMA CITY, Panama -- After ten years of on-again, off-again construction, the new Museum of Biodiversity has now opened near the Pacific entrance to the Panama Canal. This long awaited cultural tribute, minutes from downtown Panama City, tells the story of the isthmus, from its formation to...

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New flight service to be offered from New York to Cuba

Travel

New flight service to be offered from New York to Cuba CYPRESS, USA -- Cuba Travel Services, an authorized carrier service provider with offices in California and Florida, will now be offering direct flights from New York's JFK Airport to Havana, Cuba. Cuba Travel Services arranges flights operated by American Airlines and Sun Country Airlines.

Business Calendars

Commentary: Bill Cosby's (all too belated) fall from grace

Opinion

Commentary: Bill Cosby's (all too belated) fall from grace I became convinced almost a decade ago that Cosby paid off many women over the years to uphold his wholesome “Dr Huxtable” (or Dr Jeckyll) image. I deduced, however, that, as part of the deal, he required each of them to sign a confidentiality agreement promising to keep their mouths shut.

Commentary: Inadequate response to Ebola should not be repeated with chickungunya

Opinion

Commentary: Inadequate response to Ebola should not be repeated with chickungunya The good news is that a prophylactic vaccine against chikungunya, developed by the Austrian biotech company Themis Bioscience GmbH, is reported to induce a significant neutralizing immune response to the disease and is confirmed as safe. The not so good news is two-fold.

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Letter: Disregard for the truth

Letters

Letter: Disregard for the truth I assumed some level of credibility in your publication, but that was before I came across an article or contribution that claimed that Mr Lennox Linton, the leader of Team Dominica is a high school dropout. That information is incorrect, and I would have expected you to have at least verified the information.

Diaspora Dashboard

Letters from the Campaign Trail: Turnout, predictions and promises

Letters

Letters from the Campaign Trail: Turnout, predictions and promises Thank you Able Mocker. Mockers’ News Desk has been all over Concord and Marigot! This constituency is fast become ground zero of this election cycle. With his new found fame of winning for all-time The Chutzpah Prize for Hypocrisy, Lennox Linton is feeling invisible. At a walk for free and fair elections...

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WICB task force commences work

Sports

WICB task force commences work BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) task force comprising chairman Michael Gordon and members Sir Wes Hall and Sir Richard Cheltenham held its initial meeting in Barbados on Monday, November 17. The task force will continue its work and present its report...

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Basketballer recalls Grenada, Iraq experiences

Sports

Basketballer recalls Grenada, Iraq experiences ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- Nigel Byam, a Grenadian-American, has been deployed to the Middle East – Bahrain and Iraq. And, no, he’s been there not as a member of the US Armed Forces; but as a professional basketball player. Byam, 27, is now pursuing his pro career in Ireland.

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