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By Edition On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Former Bahamas PM loses seat, party loses power as FNM sweeps election

NASSAU – Perry Christie became the first prime minister in the Bahamas to lose his Parliamentary seat, on a day that Bahamians delivered a crushing blow to his Progressive Liberal Party (PLP) and ushered in the More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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Climate change adaptation project under discussion in Jamaica

KINGSTON - Senior officers from the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre (CCCCC) are meeting in Jamaica with counterparts from the German Development Bank (KfW) and the International Union for the Conservation More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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OECS trade mission holds consultations in member states

CASTRIES - Intra-regional and international trade potential has been strengthened following a recent Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) trade mission held in St Lucia, Martinique and Dominica from April More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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Caribbean scientists work to limit climate impact on marine environment

KINGSTON – Caribbean scientists say fishermen are already seeing the effects of climate change, so for a dozen or so years they’ve been designing systems and strategies to reduce the impacts on the industry. While More...

Demonstrators clash with riot police on armored car during rally against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas
By Edition On Monday, May 8th, 2017
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CARICOM urged to send fact-finding mission to Venezuela

In almost daily anti-government protests in the past five weeks, police in riot gear have used tear gas, rubber bullets and fire hoses to drive back protesters armed with stones and petrol bombs. BRIDGETOWN – More...

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By Edition On Saturday, May 6th, 2017
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Venezuela’s crisis and the region

Last week, after months of growing street protests, detentions, escalating violence, at least 36 deaths, and shortages of almost all basic necessities, Venezuela’s President, Nicolas Maduro, announced the creation More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Venezuela government support shaky as all sides have their say

President Nicolas Maduro appears to be losing support. CARACAS – Support for the socialist administration of President Nicolas Maduro appears to be flagging, as former government stalwarts and even some quarters More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Latin American nations denounce Venezuela crackdown

BOGOTA - Eight Latin American nations, including Mexico, Argentina and Brazil, have collectively denounced Venezuela’s “excessive use of force” against civilian protesters after the death toll from anti-government More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017
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New emails show Clinton Foundation-State Dept Haiti links

WASHINGTON - Washington-based watchdog group, Judicial Watch, on Tuesday released 894 pages of new US State Department documents, including previously unreleased email exchanges between former secretary of state More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Alert raised after Kick ’em Jenny erupts: more than 40 tremors recorded

ST GEORGE’S – The University of the West Indies (UWI) Seismic Research Centre (SRC) is monitoring increased activity at underwater volcano Kick ’em Jenny following scores of eruption over the past few days, More...