Venezuela says Colombia’s president shielding Maduro’s attackers

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CARACAS - Venezuela kept up its war of words on neighbor Colombia on Sunday, saying its president Ivan Duque was shielding the authors of an alleged attempt to assassinate its president Nicolas Maduro. Caracas said in a statement that Colombia’s President Ivan Duque “has placed Colombian institutions at the service of obscure and unspeakable interests More...

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By Edition On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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St. Maarten: ‘Adopt a Shark’ program continues due to ‘success’

PHILIPSBURG - Nature Foundation has extended its “Adopt a Shark” programme to yearend, thanks to continued demand. The programme was launched during Shark Week in June. “It is important that we work together More...

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By Edition On Sunday, October 7th, 2018
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Senior US lawmaker on foreign relations to visit Venezuela

WASHINGTON - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee will travel to Venezuela “to assess the current situation,” a spokeswoman said, amid tensions between Caracas and Washington. The spokeswoman More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Cuban president meets with US agricultural leaders

NEW YORK - Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Friday met with businessmen and leaders of various organizations in the US agricultural sector, organized by the US Agricultural Coalition for Cuba (USACC) and the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Jamaica and Russia sign visa waiver agreement

KINGSTON - Jamaica and Russia have signed a reciprocal agreement to waive the visa requirement for travel to their respective countries. The agreement will allow mutual visits of citizens of Jamaica and Russia More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
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Dutch Parliament asks about recovery funds

THE HAGUE - The Permanent Committee for Kingdom Relations of the Second Chamber of the Dutch Parliament has submitted a number of questions regarding St. Maarten’s reconstruction in anticipation of the 2019 budget More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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Cuban President meets with U.S. travel companies, artists

NEW YORK - Down the stretch of his historic visit to the United States, Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met Friday morning with a prominent number of travel entrepreneurs and businesspeople in New York City, including More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 1st, 2018
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St. Maarten to receive NAf. 32.6M in Dutch liquidity support soon

PHILIPSBURG - Government will soon receive NAf. 32.6 million as liquidity support to ensure that it meets its obligations for the remainder of the year, now that Finance Minister Perry Geerlings has signed the national More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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Insurer and Fintech Company Bitt in new cooperation deal

BRIDGETOWN - Insurance Corporation of Barbados Limited (ICBL) has joined forces with financial technology firm Bitt to leverage blockchain technology aimed at making the nation’s largest insurer more efficient More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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CARICOM Heads recommit to combating NCDS with launch of ‘Caribbean Moves’ campaign

BASSETERRE - Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders attending the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York met yesterday to assess the progress made in combating Non-Communicable Diseases More...