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T&T | MP for Port of Spain South Marlene McDonald granted $2m bail

T&T | MP for Port of Spain South Mar…

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO, August 15, 2019 - Former Public Administration Minister,  Member of Parliament Marlene McDonald and three others have accessed their bail, two days after seven charges were laid...

15-08-2019 Hits:25 Caribbean

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T&T | Rowley names West new Public Administration minister

T&T | Rowley names West new Public A…

PORT OF SPAIN, August 15, 2019 - Trinidad and Tobago's Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley has named Allyson West as the new Public Administration minister after he temporarily assumed responsibility...

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Ross University School of Medicine and Saint Peter’s University Partner to Increase Physician Diversity

Ross University School of Medicine and S…

JERSEY CITY, N.J.- August 15, 2019, (BUSINESS WIRE)--Hispanics comprise 18 percent1 of the U.S. population yet are only 5 percent2 of U.S. physicians. In an effort to drive diversity in...

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JAMAICA | CSEC Math passes down, English Language improves

JAMAICA | CSEC Math passes down, English…

KINGSTON, August 15, 2019 - While there has been an overall improvement in passes for students, who sat the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) this year, when compared to 2018...

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DIASPORA | Kerry Washington invited to Jamaica as guest of the government

DIASPORA | Kerry Washington invited to J…

WASHINGTON DC August 14, 2019 - Minister of Tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has extended an invitation to Emmy and Golden Globe actress Kerry Washington and her family to visit Jamaica as...

14-08-2019 Hits:28 Tourism

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GUYANA | Finance Minister boasts 5 straight years of economic growth

GUYANA | Finance Minister boasts 5 strai…

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, August 13, 2019 - Finance Minister, Winston Jordan on Wednesday projected a 4.5 percent growth in Guyana’s economy for this year-five straight years of continuous growth compared to...

14-08-2019 Hits:25 local news

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JAMAICA | Holness moves to revive National Identification System, NIDS

JAMAICA | Holness moves to revive Nation…

KINGSTON, August 10, 2019 - Four months after the Supreme Court ruled that the National Identification Act (NIDS) intended to enable the government to capture and store identity information for...

11-08-2019 Hits:41 local news

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Jamaica and Cayman Islands want to strengthen relations

Jamaica and Cayman Islands want to stren…

KINGSTON, August 10, 2019- Jamaica's Prime Minister Andrew Holness and Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin, this week held high-level discussions at Jamaica House, aimed at improving trade, maritime and aviation...

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GUYANA | Roger Khan Released but Gov’t said to be frustrating efforts for his return

GUYANA | Roger Khan Released but Gov’t s…

GEORGETOWN, Guyana August 9, 2019 - The Guyana government has signaled that it has taken aim at convicted drug lord, Shaheed Roger Khan, who is yet to be deported from...

09-08-2019 Hits:36 Justice

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Cuban Economy Will Not Enter Recession Despite Blockade: Report

Cuban Economy Will Not Enter Recession D…

Despite the recent tightening of the U.S. economic blockade, Cuba’s economy is showing resilience and will not enter recession, instead will enjoy small growth over the coming year, according to...

09-08-2019 Hits:29 Caribbean

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JAMAICA | Its the Integrity Commission that should release PM's statutory declarations says Phillips

JAMAICA | Its the Integrity Commission t…

KINGSTON, Jamaica, August 8, 2019: The Parliamentary Opposition has expressed concern following the Prime Minister's declaration that he will release his statutory declarations if  the Integrity Commission fails to do...

09-08-2019 Hits:55 local news

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Brazil's PT Warns Lula Prison Transfer Is Political Persecution

Brazil's PT Warns Lula Prison Transfer I…

The substitute judge of the 12th Federal Court of Curitiba Carolina Lebbos decided Wednesday morning to transfer former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from a federal jail in Curitiba...

09-08-2019 Hits:46 Latin America

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Toni Morrison: American literary giant made it her life’s work to ensure that black lives (and voices) matter

Toni Morrison: American literary giant m…

The peerless novelist and cultural commentator Toni Morrison, who has died aged 88, never accepted the received wisdom about anything. In a writing career that spanned half a century –...

09-08-2019 Hits:32 Entertainment

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GUYANA | Granger awaits GECOM’s advice pending High Court ruling on house-to-house registration

GUYANA | Granger awaits GECOM’s advice p…

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, August 9, 2019 - President David Granger on Thursday said he would await the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) advice after next week’s High Court decision on the fate...

09-08-2019 Hits:46 Politics

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JAMAICA | The Cockpit Country: An Environmental, Cultural and Historical Asset says Holness

JAMAICA | The Cockpit Country: An Enviro…

KINGSTON,  August 8, 2019  - Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government of Jamaica is sensitive to the environmental concerns about the Cockpit Country which he describes as an environmental...

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JAMAICA | Government signs MOUs with the Republic of Kenya

JAMAICA | Government signs MOUs with the…

KINGSTON, August 8, 2019 - The Government of Jamaica and the Republic of Kenya together on Monday (August 5) signed agreements to facilitate closer bilateral relations.

09-08-2019 Hits:50 local news

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