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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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UK stalling on Bermuda same-sex marriage u-turn

HAMILTON - The governor of Bermuda, John Rankin, has still not signed a bill from the territory’s Senate that overturned the islands’ previous and short-lived same-sex marriage legislation, replacing it with More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Press freedom organization protests threats to Cuban journalist

MIAMI - The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) has protested threats made by Cuba’s political police to Luz Escobar, a journalist with the independent digital newspaper 14ymedio, a situation that demonstrates More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Trinidad and Tobago to expand monitoring of returning ISIS fighters

PORT OF SPAIN - Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi said amendments to legislation dealing with terrorism are expected to presented when the Trinidad and Tobago Parliament sits this week. He said the amendments would More...

Le Plaza
By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Le Plaza Hotel welcomes visitors to Carnival in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE - One of Haiti's historic hotels is encouraging travelers to visit the Caribbean destination to celebrate Carnival 2018 next month. Marc Pierre-Louis, General Manager of Le Plaza Hotel, said this More...

Two cargo ships post Irma Port SXM
By Edition On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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Port St. Maarten to discuss rebound and experiences at Caribbean Port Management Workshop

PHILIPSBURG - Port St. Maarten Management and Operations representatives will be attending the three-day Caribbean Port Management Workshop, organized and presented by the Port Management Association of the Caribbean More...

MSC Cruises PR piece
By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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MSC to Return to St. Maarten in March and confirms approximately 115,000 passengers for 2018

PORT ST. MAARTEN - Based on one-on-one meetings that Port St. Maarten Cruise Business Unit has been having with cruise line executives, MSC Cruises has confirmed that it will be returning to the destination on March More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
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St. Maarten gets sixth prime minister in 8 yrs

PHILIPSBURG - St. Maarten now has its sixth prime minister in under eight years as a country-within-the-Dutch-Kingdom. The cabinet of Prime Minister Leona Romeo-Marlin took the oath of office before Governor Eugene More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Grenada to be removed from EU Tax Haven list

ST GEORGE’S - Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell says Grenada is expected to be removed from the European Union Blacklist by the end of January. The decision to remove Grenada, one of 17 countries blacklisted by More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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PAHO Boss: Climate Change could affect health

WASHINGTON - The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has warned of the effects of climate change on health, as she called for building resilient health systems. Dr Carissa Etienne says climate More...

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By Edition On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Volcano in Martinique not erupting, assure officials

FORT-DE-FRANCE - The Volcanic and Seismological Observatory in Martinique has sought to dismiss reports of volcanic activity at Mount Pelée. Images were being circulated via WhatsApp yesterday accompanied by claims More...