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Antigua PM leaves Caricom meeting abruptly

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Prime Minister Gaston Brown has prematurely ended his time at the 38th regular meeting of the Conference Heads of Government currently underway in Grenada. Director General of Communications Maurice Merchant says “the Prime Minister is indeed back on the island to address matters of state”. Merchant told Antigua News Room that “the Prime Minister would have ...

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St Vincent PM disagrees with CARICOM Chairman on LIAT

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – St Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves Wednesday publicly disagreed with his Grenadian counterpart Dr Keith Mitchell on the financial problems facing the regional airline, LIAT and again appealed to regional governments to invest in the Antigua-based company. But Gonsalves, who is also the chairman of the shareholder governments, told the Caribbean Media ...

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Canadians know their fate today

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Two Canadian men will know their fates Wednesday after pleading guilty to several drug offences committed at one of this country’s main ports of entry. Austin Clifford Acheson, 22, and Elvis Hermiz, 20, pleaded guilty to possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation of cannabis. The drugs were found in their luggage after they arrived ...

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Canadians know their fate today

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Two Canadian men will know their fates Wednesday after pleading guilty to several drug offences committed at one of this country’s main ports of entry. Austin Clifford Acheson, 22, and Elvis Hermiz, 20, pleaded guilty to possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation of cannabis. The drugs were found in their luggage after they arrived ...

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Canadians know their fate today

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Two Canadian men will know their fates Wednesday after pleading guilty to several drug offences committed at one of this country’s main ports of entry. Austin Clifford Acheson, 22, and Elvis Hermiz, 20, pleaded guilty to possession, possession with intent to supply, trafficking and importation of cannabis. The drugs were found in their luggage after they arrived ...

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Regional leaders open annual summit in Grenada

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders began their 38th annual summit here on Tuesday night underscoring the importance of closer collaboration in a changing global environment and also emphasising the need for a unified position on the political situation in Venezuela. Host Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, who will chair the three-day summit, told the opening ceremony that ...

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Regional leaders open annual summit in Grenada

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders began their 38th annual summit here on Tuesday night underscoring the importance of closer collaboration in a changing global environment and also emphasising the need for a unified position on the political situation in Venezuela. Host Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, who will chair the three-day summit, told the opening ceremony that ...

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Regional leaders open annual summit in Grenada

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders began their 38th annual summit here on Tuesday night underscoring the importance of closer collaboration in a changing global environment and also emphasising the need for a unified position on the political situation in Venezuela. Host Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, who will chair the three-day summit, told the opening ceremony that ...

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Funding Climate Resilience Benefits All Nations – Yes, the U.S. Too

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – A leading climate change mitigation and adaptation activist and former climate negotiator in the Caribbean says that the United States could protect its economic and political interest by helping the region to go green. Further, James Fletcher, a former Minister of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology in St. Lucia, says that US President Donald Trump’s ...

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Funding Climate Resilience Benefits All Nations – Yes, the U.S. Too

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – A leading climate change mitigation and adaptation activist and former climate negotiator in the Caribbean says that the United States could protect its economic and political interest by helping the region to go green. Further, James Fletcher, a former Minister of Sustainable Development, Energy, Science and Technology in St. Lucia, says that US President Donald Trump’s ...

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