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By Edition On Friday, June 22nd, 2018
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Venezuela says US sanctions hurt oil market stability

VIENNA - U.S. sanctions on Venezuela are an attack against the stability of the global oil market, Venezuelan Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo said on Thursday. Venezuela, a member of the Organization of the Petroleum More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Caribbean businesses invited to explore opportunities in Cuba

KINGSTON - Businesses in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean are being encouraged to explore opportunities for trade and investment with Cuba. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Cuba, Rogelio Sierra Diaz, said More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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A new Caribbean Airlift Alliance is in formation in the region

This was announced at last week’s Caribbean Aviation Meetup in the Bahamas. The announcement was made by Rob Ceravolo, CEO of Tropic Ocean Airways and Cdr. Bud Slabbaert, the Chairman of the Caribbean Aviation More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Poverty high on Saba delegation’s agenda

THE HAGUE - Poverty and establishing a social minimum for Saba are high on the agenda of the Saba Island Council delegation visiting The Hague this week. Creating more awareness of Saba’s social ills among Members More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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CDB, PAHO sign agreement to support mental health in aftermath of natural disasters

BRIDGETOWN - The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) have signed an agreement to enhance capacity for mental health and psychosocial support in disaster management in More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Region’s newest PM says Caribbean countries need each other

CASTRIES - Barbados’ Prime Minister Mia Mottley says Caribbean countries cannot confront the realities of climate change without cooperating with one another. She expressed that view last evening as she delivered More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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US expert says there are opportunities for region in ganja trade

NEW YORK - Caribbean governments contemplating the decriminalization of the cannabis industry have been warned by one United States expert not to overtax the sector. Jamaica and Antigua already have decriminalized More...

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By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Near riot in The Bahamas over proposed tax increases

NASSAU - A near riot broke out in the downtown area of Parliament Square in Nassau, the capital of The Bahamas, as hundreds of protestors gathered, tore down steel barricades separating them from security forces More...

Leona-Romeo-Marlin
By Edition On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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New St. Maarten Cabinet to be sworn-in soon, vetting nearing completion

PHILIPSBURG - The current Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin is on her way to becoming the country’s seventh head of state in four month shy of St. Maarten’s eighth year as a country-within-the-Dutch-Kingdom. The More...

Sint Maarten
By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Minister De Weever welcomes Caribbean Multihull Challenge-St. Maarten for February 2019

PHILIPSBURG - Called the Caribbean Multihull Challenge-St. Maarten, next February, the country will add a new sailing event to its annual calendar of events. The St. Maarten Yacht Club (SYC) – founders of the More...