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By Edition On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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New Commonwealth secretary-general pledges to promote LGBT agenda

LONDON, England -- The Commonwealth secretary general designate, British Baroness Patricia Scotland, will spend the first two years of her tenure promoting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) agenda, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 9th, 2015
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Ambassador and Vice Consul of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on courtesy visit

THE HAGUE, WILLEMSTAD - Recently, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the Netherlands, Sir Geoffrey Adams and Vice Consul of the United More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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Journey of a lifetime for Curaçao born naval officer trainee

WILLEMSTAD - A British Royal Navy officer trainee, from Curaçao, is on the trip of a lifetime taking part in a round the world yacht race. Midshipman Vincent Pietersz is taking part in Exercise Transglobe 2015/16 More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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British overseas ‘tax havens’ warned ahead of general election

LONDON, England -- A Labour government would push for UK overseas territories to be put on an international blacklist if they refuse to co-operate with a drive against tax avoidance, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 6th, 2015
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British expatriates encouraged to vote in UK election

LONDON, England -- This week the UK Electoral Commission launched a dedicated overseas voter registration campaign. The campaign aims to encourage British citizens living overseas to register to vote ahead of the More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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British ‘two-card trick’ alleged over Commonwealth post

LONDON, England -- In addition to hosting the headquarters of the Commonwealth Secretariat and having Queen Elizabeth II as the organisation’s head, the British government, in defiance of long standing conventions, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 7th, 2014
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Cayman Islands police said to be covering up for British officials

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands - In a decision that has been described by local media as part of an “ongoing cover up”, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) has concluded that allegations that a former More...

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By Edition On Saturday, June 7th, 2014
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British overseas territories citizens get visa-free access to 26 European countries

LONDON, England -- British Overseas Territories citizens (BOTCs), British Overseas citizens (BOCs), British Protected Persons (BPPs), and British Subjects (BS) can travel visa-free across the EU ‘Schengen’ Area More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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Britain to reform air passenger duty

LONDON, England -- Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, said on Wednesday that the controversial air passenger duty (APD) will be reformed from next year. The chancellor announced that, from More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 20th, 2014
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Strong UK-CARICOM relations can find solutions– SG

CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana - Ambassador Irwin LaRocque, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretary-General told the new Ambassador of the United Kingdom (UK) to CARICOM, H.E. Victoria More...