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Caribbean heads of government have pledged to support Haiti’s new President Jovenel Moise who attended his first meeting of the regional body in Guyana on Thursday. “Mr. President your clear-cut victory, in the first round of elections, was an indication of the confidence that your people have in your ability

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A man accused of shooting dead two journalists live on air in the Dominican Republic died during a shootout with police, the authorities said on Thursday, in what they called a suicide. Police were chasing Jose Rodriguez because they suspected him of shooting dead 103.5 FM station director Leonidas Martinez

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CARICOM leaders have agreed to employ the services of a lobbyist to help the region deal with the issue of de-risking in the banking sector, Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Gaston Browne has said. Correspondent banks, which are mainly large, international banks domiciled in the United States of America, Europe

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The high rate of violence against women will be among issues discussed when the Forum of CARICOM’s Spouses of Heads of State and Government on the Every Caribbean Woman, Every Caribbean Child (ECWECC) initiative begins in Guyana today. The Guyana-based CARICOM Secretariat said that the two-day meeting will seek to

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The High Court on Wednesday granted embattled Barbados Central Bank Governor Dr. Delisle Worrell an extension of an ex-parte injunction restraining the Barbados government on moving to dismiss their client. His lawyers on Sunday obtained the injunction from the High Court against Finance Minister Chris Sinckler amid mounting speculation that

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At least five primary school students have tested positive for the HIV virus and several others have engaged in sexual activities “willingly” Parliamentarians in Trinidad and Tobago have been told. Appearing before a Joint Select Committee (JSC) of Parliament on Wednesday, officials from the Ministries of Education and Health confirmed

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CARICOM leaders will begin their two-day inter-sessional summit in Guyana on Thursday with crime and security, economic development and international relations high on their agenda. CARICOM Secretary General Irwin LaRocque, speaking ahead of the summit, said that crime continues to pose a threat to the 15-member regional grouping and is

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Jamaica Police have announced the immediate removal of tints from public passenger vehicles (PPV) as the authorities implement measures to deal with the recent incidents of women and children being abducted by perpetrators posing as taxi operators. Last week, Prime Minister Andrew Holness gave instructions for the removal of tints

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Three men have been arrested after two journalists were killed during a live radio broadcast in the Dominican Republic. According to BBC News, one of the journalists was filming his show on Facebook Live when he was shot. The footage showed his broadcast interrupted by gunfire and a panicked woman

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The Trinidad and Tobago government has hinted at introducing legislation to curb the activities of social media users who post gory and irresponsible videos, comments and photographs to create sensation and instill fear and panic. Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi says he is taking to Cabinet on Thursday legislation to amend

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