CARICOM Agency and International Atomic Energy Agency enter agreement

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VIENNA - The Caribbean Agricultural Health and Food Safety Agency (CAHFSA) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have signed an agreement to pursue areas of technical cooperation in the use of nuclear science and technology for sustainable agricultural health and food safety in the Caribbean. The agreement was inked at the headquarters More...

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro attend a news conference in Caracas
By Edition On Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Turkey’s Erdogan slams Venezuela sanctions, Maduro defends gold exports

CARACAS - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday criticized sanctions on Venezuela during a visit to Caracas, while President Nicolas Maduro defended the country’s right to export gold after U.S. sanctions More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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ExxonMobil makes 10th oil discovery offshore Guyana

GEORGETOWN - United States oil giant ExxonMobil has made its 10th discovery offshore Guyana at the Pluma-1 well. This latest discovery has increased the estimated recoverable resource for the Stabroek Block to More...

The 169th Organization Of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Conference
By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Qatar is leaving OPEC

Qatar will leave OPEC in January 2019 to focus its efforts on plans to develop and increase its natural gas production, a decision is confirmed today by the country's state oil company (the Qatar Petroleum) just More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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St. Maarten Prosecutor considering appealing Colade case

PHILIPSBURG - The Prosecutor’s Office (OM) said Friday it is considering an appeal in the so-called “Colade” case, because the three suspects in this case were acquitted by the Court of several charges, including More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Sagicor selling all shares to Canadian firm

BRIDGETOWN - Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited is looking to sell all its shares to the Toronto-based Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation, in a US$536 million deal. The insurance company, which is listed on More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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First preliminary hearing in ‘Catfish’ case postponed

PHILIPSBURG - The first preliminary hearing in the “Catfish” investigation, in which Member of Parliament (MP) Theodore Heyliger (48) and co-suspect J.M.S. (70) are the main suspects, which was scheduled to More...

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By Edition On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease in Statia

ORANJESTAD - St. Eustatius is currently experiencing an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease, St. Eustatius Health Department official Gerwin Schobbe said. He said the disease is highly contagious and is usually More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Caribbean Farmers Prepare for Coconut Boom

PORT OF SPAIN - Coconuts are a longtime staple of Caribbean cuisine, and practically an emblem of the region's climate and culture. But a new international initiative is shifting coconut's image to an icon for More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Rosneft chief rebukes Venezuela oil shipments

WASHINGTON, MEXICO CITY - The head of Russian oil company Rosneft, Igor Sechin, flew to Caracas last week to meet Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and complain over delayed oil shipments designed to repay loans, More...