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Four Caribbean countries on new EU tax haven blacklist

BRUSSELS – The European Union (EU) has released a blacklist of 17 countries which it says are tax havens, and four Caribbean countries are included. Barbados, Grenada, St Lucia, and Trinidad and Tobago are on the list of countries not doing enough to deal with offshore avoidance schemes which was made public yesterday after months of […]

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Saint Martin Welcomes First Cruise Ships Since Hurricane Irma – Travel+Leisure


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Saint Martin Welcomes First Cruise Ships Since Hurricane Irma
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Saint Martin, the Dutch and French paradise in the Caribbean, has welcomed its first cruise ships to the island since the devastation of Hurricane Irma. The Viking Sea entered St. Martin's port Dec. 4, followed the next day by the Mariella Discovery ...

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‘Olympic athletes from Russia’– What do we know about the status of Russia’s ‘neutral’ competitors? – RT


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'Olympic athletes from Russia'– What do we know about the status of Russia's 'neutral' competitors?
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In 2012, Nike designed uniforms for four neutral athletes participating at the London Games – three representing the Netherlands Antilles, and one from South Sudan. Following the breakup of the USSR, a 'Unified Team' comprising athletes from former ...

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Ricardo Marcelo Boekhoudt

“Señor ta mi wardador, mi n’tin falta di nada; Den cunucu di yerba berde, E ta ponemi sosega. E ta hibami na awa tranquil, pa mi bolbe hanja forsa. Salmo 23:1,2,3. Cu inmenso dolor na nos curason, pero agradecido pa tur loke ela nifica pa nos den bida nos ta anuncia fayecimento inesperademente di: Ricardo Marcelo Boekhoudt Cariñosamente yama: “Caluchuchi” ...

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Ricardo Marcelo Boekhoudt

“Señor ta mi wardador, mi n’tin falta di nada; Den cunucu di yerba berde, E ta ponemi sosega. E ta hibami na awa tranquil, pa mi bolbe hanja forsa. Salmo 23:1,2,3. Cu inmenso dolor na nos curason, pero agradecido pa tur loke ela nifica pa nos den bida nos ta anuncia fayecimento inesperademente di: Ricardo Marcelo Boekhoudt Cariñosamente yama: “Caluchuchi” ...

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Brain abnormalities found in victims of US embassy attack in Cuba

Doctors treating the victims of mysterious, invisible attacks on the US embassy in Cuba have discovered brain abnormalities as they search for clues to explain the damage to their hearing, vision, balance and memory. The most specific finding to date about physical damage from the attacks shows that whatever it was that harmed the Americans, it led to perceptible changes ...

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India expands payment scheme for Hindus to marry person of Dalit caste

India’s government has expanded a scheme offering payment incentives to Hindus who marry members of the country’s poorest and most oppressed Dalit caste. A scheme introduced in 2013 offered 250,000 rupees (£2,900) to encourage Hindus from higher castes to marry members of the Dalit (“untouchable”) community, in the hope that it would help to remove the stigma of inter-caste marriage ...

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Britse premier May overlegt met opstandige gedoogpartner DUP

De Britse premier Theresa May heeft woensdag gesproken met Arlene Foster, de leider van de Noord-Ierse partij die cruciale gedoogsteun geeft aan de regering. Het gesprek duurde een kwartier, zei de woordvoerder van Foster. De DUP-leider zou nog niet van plan zijn naar Londen te vliegen voor verder overleg. De relatief kleine DUP-partij speelt een hoofdrol in laatste rel rond ...

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Catalaanse politici willen duidelijkheid Spanje en blijven tot die tijd in België

De vijf afgezette Catalaanse oud-bewindslieden die naar België zijn uitgeweken, blijven daar “voor het moment”. Ex-premier Carles Puigdemont zei woensdag in Brussel dat ze eerst duidelijk willen hebben wat er gebeurt als ze naar Spanje terugkeren. Het Spaanse hooggerechtshof zette dinsdag een streep door het Europese arrestatiebevel dat Madrid had uitgevaardigd. Opperrechter Pablo Llarena bepaalde dat het arrestatiebevel niet meer nodig ...

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