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BARBADOS | Medicinal Marijuana Framework Coming for Barbados

BARBADOS | Medicinal Marijuana Framework…

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, December 10, 2018 - The Barbados Government says it is moving with alacrity to hortly be put in place a framework for the country's  involvement in the medicinal...

11-12-2018 Hits:5 Health

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JAMAICA | Prime Minister orders forensic audit into oil losses at Petrojam

JAMAICA | Prime Minister orders forensic…

KINGSTON, Jamaica December 11, 2018 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness said following a discussion with the Board of the State-run oil refinery Petrojam, he has ordered a forensic audit into...

11-12-2018 Hits:7 local news

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GUYANA | Opposition inists PM vacates Assembly while acting as president

GUYANA | Opposition inists PM vacates As…

GEORGETOWN, December 10, 2018 - Guyana's Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP), in its effort to derail the coalition government while President David Granger is away in Cuba for cancer treatment...

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CARICOM |  CCJ Issues Record Number of Judgments in 2018

CARICOM | CCJ Issues Record Number of J…

During 2018, the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) issued 34 judgments and reasons for decision, its highest number of judgments delivered in a calendar year since it began its operations...

10-12-2018 Hits:15 Justice

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JAMAICA | Development Bank of Jamaica Funds Clinical Trial for New Cannabis-Based Drug

JAMAICA | Development Bank of Jamaica Fu…

The Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) and Medicanja Limited signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) that will see the DBJ provide Medicanja with $7 million in funding for clinical trials...

09-12-2018 Hits:9 Health

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GUYANA | PM Nagamootoo accuses Jagdeo of plotting govt. shutdown

GUYANA | PM Nagamootoo accuses Jagdeo of…

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, December 8, 2018 - Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo has rejected Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo’s position that he has vacated his seat in the House, because he is performing...

09-12-2018 Hits:19 Politics

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Lower profits, stiffer laws force sale of foreign banks in Guyana, Caribbean

Lower profits, stiffer laws force sale o…

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, December 7, 2018 - The Canada-headquartered Scotiabank and India’s Bank of Baroda have decided to sell out their operations in Guyana and other Caribbean countries due to declining...

09-12-2018 Hits:20 Caribbean

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Kipcoge and Ibarguen Named 2018 World Athletes Of The Year

Kipcoge and Ibarguen Named 2018 World At…

MONACO,  IAAF, Dec 5, 2018 - Eliud Kipchoge and Caterine Ibarguen have been named the male and female World Athletes of the Year at the IAAF Athletics Awards 2018, held...

09-12-2018 Hits:11 Sports

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GUYANA | Highly regulated Jamaican betting company expands to Guyana

GUYANA | Highly regulated Jamaican betti…

GEORGETOWN, Denerara Waves, December 8, 2018 - The publicly traded Jamaican betting and gaming company, Supreme Ventures, has expanded its direct operations overseas for the first time, with its first...

09-12-2018 Hits:12 Business & Economy

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GUYANA |  Gov't accelerating investment in oil and gas

GUYANA | Gov't accelerating investment …

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Dec. 7, 2017 -Foreign Affairs Minister Carl Greenidge says his ministry is leading efforts to find international partners to collaborate with Guyana in the development of its oil...

08-12-2018 Hits:18 Business & Economy

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JAMAICA | IMF give thumbs up to Jamaica's economic programme

JAMAICA | IMF give thumbs up to Jamaica…

WASHINGTON, DC, December 8, 2018 -An IMF review of Jamaica's economic programme under the  precautionary Stand-By arrangement, says  “Positive developments continue to sustain Jamaica’s economic reform program. The unemployment rate...

08-12-2018 Hits:13 Business & Economy

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JAMAICA | Grange hails Reggae Grammy nominees

JAMAICA | Grange hails Reggae Grammy nom…

KINGSTON, 7 December 2018 –  Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange, has congratulated nominees for the Best Reggae Album category for the 61st annual Grammy Awards.

07-12-2018 Hits:10 Entertainment

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BARBADOS | IMF Gives B'dos passing grade for Economic Reform Programme

BARBADOS | IMF Gives B'dos passing grade…

WASHINGTON DC, December7, 2018 - The International Monetary Fund, IMF, says “Barbados has made an excellent start in implementing its ambitious, comprehensive economic reform program and the rapid completion of...

07-12-2018 Hits:16 Business & Economy

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Brexit: is it possible to stop it?

Brexit: is it possible to stop it?

Stopping Brexit is possible, but it’s complicated. I’m not arguing here that no Brexit is going to happen, only that it is legally and practically possible, and recent events render...

07-12-2018 Hits:16 World Economy

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Brexit legal advice: what it says, and why the UK now faces key constitutional questions

Brexit legal advice: what it says, and w…

After a bitter battle in which ministers were found to be in contempt of parliament, the UK’s attorney general, Geoffrey Cox, has published his legal advice to the government on...

07-12-2018 Hits:9 World Economy

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Ministers found in contempt of parliament over legal advice – why it matters for Brexit

Ministers found in contempt of parliamen…

After a humiliating defeat in parliament, the British government has agreed to publish the full legal advice it received from the attorney general on the Brexit withdrawal agreement. MPs voted...

07-12-2018 Hits:15 World Economy

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