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Police in the Bahamas today appealed to citizens to provide information “no matter how small or insignificant the tip may seem” as they launched investigations into several murders in the country over the weekend. According to a report by the Jamaica observer, Police said that the information could be provided

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CARICOM Chairman and President of Guyana, David Granger, has said the community is deeply distressed at the violence which broke out in Dominica following a public meeting on Tuesday, February 7. “CARICOM recognizes the right of citizens to engage in peaceful protest. However, the Community condemns the vandalism which resulted

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Research scientists, led by Jamaican Dr. Henry Lowe, say they have discovered properties in Cannabidiol (CBD), one of the major bioactive compounds in the cannabis (ganja) plant, that have the potential to provide affordable treatment as nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals for hepatitis C. “We report here for the first time in

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Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, in a national address on Wednesday night accused the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) and Dominica Freedom Party (DFP) of masterminding an attempt to overthrow the government. One day after the UWP hosted a rally demanding that Skerrit step done, and after subsequent riots wreaked havoc

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Two young Trinidadian parents are anxiously awaiting police investigations into whether they will be held responsible for causing the tragic death of their child. The parents, whose names have not been released, fed the 11-month-old baby girl sleep medication in her tea, despite being advised by a pharmacist that the

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Caribbean tourism broke new ground in 2016, surpassing 29 million arrivals for the first time ever, and once again growing faster than the global average. “Despite political, security and economic uncertainties and challenges in our main source markets, tourist arrivals to the Caribbean increased by 4.2 per cent in 2016,

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Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said yesterday that his ruling Dominica Labour Party (DLP) would not be removed from office unless through the ballot box as he condemned the violence that erupted there on Tuesday night as police used teargas to disperse opposition supporters demanding his resignation. Addressing the 24th annual

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St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Allan Chastanet has refused to be drawn into any controversy regarding investigations involving Minister in the Ministry of Finance Dr. Ubaldus Raymond. Raymond landed in the spotlight after nude photos said to be of him and extracts of a WhatsApp conversation that reportedly took place between

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Representatives of regional health organizations are meeting in Barbados this week to map out a plan to prevent childhood obesity through improved food and nutrition security. The two-day high-level meeting is being hosted by the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) in response to growing concerns among the region’s health officials

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Police in Dominica fired tear gas Tuesday night to disperse protestors who had taken to the streets demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit and members of his government. The action by the police followed a number of fires and the looting of several buildings in the capital, including

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