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Warner to reveal all about Kamla, "the gloves are off"

PORT OF SPAIN,  Trinidad, May 29, 2015 - Former FIFA Vice President and political leader of the Independent Liberal Party (ILP) in Trinidad and Tobago, Jack Warner says "gloves are off". He intends to go after Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and reveal all about his dealings with her by way of a tape recording which he will give to several lawyers.
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Dudus ran a surrogate government in Tivoli Gardens says Hinds

KINGSTON,  May 26, 2015 - DEPUTY Police Commissioner Glenmore Hinds says he wouldn't doubt that  Christopher 'Dudus' Coke and his cronies were aware of when the police would launch their operation to apprehend him, as Coke could have got information on the operation from the police. 

Desi Bouterse’s NDP wins elections, but who will preside?

PARAMARIBO — Desi Bouterse’s National Democratic Party (NDP) has emerged as the undeniable winner from the general elections of Monday May 25. The party claimed 27 of the 51 seats in Parliament; V7, the coalition of opposition parties that was NDP’s biggest competitor came in as a distant second with 17 seats. Alternatieve Combinatie, the coalition formed by former rebellion leader Ronnie Brunswijk, claimed five seats.
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T&T: Drunken PM skits attract intense debate

The Trinidad Express newspaper is reporting that there is a debate on Facebook over the performance of drunken skits which were performed last Sunday at the People's National Movement (PNM) family and sport day on Sunday.
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Suriname go to the polls today

  PARIMARIBO, Suriname, Dev Sur May 25, 2015 — Political parties in Suriname held their final rallies on Saturday night, ahead of the general elections on Monday May 25. As things were left on the eve of the voting, President Desi Bouterse’s National Democratic Party (NDP) appears dead straight opposite the six opposition parties that formed the V7 coalition.

Britain prepares for EU referendum

LONDON (AP) – Britain’s prime minister outlined who will be allowed to vote in referendum on whether or not the country should remain in the European Union (EU) on Monday, opting for rules that exclude most voters from the 28-nation bloc who live in the United Kingdom.

Kellier lashes Government's critics on IMF agreement

ROSE HALL, St James -- Labour and Social Security Minister Derrick Kellier has blasted critics who are calling on the Government to cease its pursuit of economic growth under the existing International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreement.

EU To Allow Carcinogenic Pesticides After TTIP Pressure from US

The European negotiators of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) allegedly buckled under the pressure of their U.S. counterparts and abandonned legislation restricting the use of various types of pesticides linked to cancer and other diseases, the Guardian reported Friday.

President Granger swears in new Cabinet

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 23, 2015 - President David Arthur Granger, yesterday sworn in members of his new cabinet and urged them to give their full commitment to the people whom they were elected to serve.
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Labour Minister Calls on Jamaicans to Endure a Little Longer

Minister of Agriculture, Labour and Social Security, Hon. Derrick Kellier, is calling on Jamaicans to endure a while longer, the stringencies of the Economic Reform Programme (ERP), as the Government strives to grow the economy under the current International Monetary Fund (IMF) agreement.

PM Hands Over Land Titles in St. Catherine Community

Over 100 residents of the St. Catherine community of Clifton are now proud landowners after Prime Minister,  Portia Simpson Miller, on May 20, presented them with certificates of possession for land, which they have occupied for many years.

Cuba establishes banking relationship in US

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — Cuba has established a banking relationship in the United States, clearing another major obstacle to the countries re-establishing diplomatic relations, a senior State Department official said Tuesday.
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New Guyana Cabinet to be known soon

President David Granger has confirmed that former Finance Minister Carl Greenidge and former Budget Director Winston Jordan have been appointed to the post of Foreign Affairs and Finance Ministry.
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Finance Minister Leads Jamaican Delegation to 45th Annual Meeting of the CDB

Finance and Planning Minister, Dr. the Hon. Peter Phillips leads a Jamaican delegation to attend the 45th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) in Basseterre, St. Kitts. Dr. Phillips will also participate in the ‘handingover’ ceremony as responsibility passes to Jamaica to host the 46th Annual Meeting of the Governors of the CDB in October 2016.

New Passport Fees Effective May 26

KINGSTON, May 18, 2015 - The Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) wishes to announce new passport fees as well and the introduction of expedited services, effective May 26, 2015 as given in Gazette Notice No 25B dated April 20, 2015.

David Arthur Granger is Guyana's new president

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 17, 2015 - The Cooperative Republic of Guyana has a new President. He is David Arthur Granger who was sworn in as Guyana’s eighth Executive President yesterday, in front of a massive crowd at Parliament Building.
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Go to court if you don't like the election result says the EU

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, May 15, 2015 - In the wake of Guyana’s preliminary election result which has the Coalition winning the poll and the refusal of the incumbent PPP/C to concede the elections, the European Union (EU) on Friday called on contesting parties to settle any dispute through the courts.

The APNU+AFC coalition victorious in Guyana elections

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, May 15, 2015 - After twenty three years of Peoples Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) rule, there are strong indications are that arising from Mondays National and Regional elections, Guyana is to get a new government.
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JLP councillor cross floor in St. Elizabeth PC to join PNP

BLACK RIVER, St Elizabeth May 15, 2015—Councillor for the Southfield Division Gregory Myers formally switched sides yesterday after he crossed the floor at a meeting of the St. Elizabeth Parish Council to join the ruling Peoples National Party, (PNP).
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