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climate-change
By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Last year’s weird weather proves man-made climate change is real

Record-breaking droughts and heat waves are among a host of tangible signs in 2016 that earth’s climate has changed, scientists say. LONDON – Even as US President Donald Trump dismantles environmentally-friendly More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Venezuelan President asks UN for help with medical supplies

President Nicolas Maduro has asked the UN to help address severe shortages of medicine and medical supplies. CARACAS – In an unusual acknowledgement of his country’s desperate situation, President Nicolas Maduro More...

transshipment-drugs
By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Eastern Caribbean branded a transit point for drug traffickers by US

The US State Department says the eastern Caribbean hosts abundant transhipment points for illicit narcotics. WASHINGTON – The Eastern Caribbean has been branded a “transit point for drug traffickers going to More...

corned-beef
By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Corned beef ban in Caribbean amid rotten meat scandal

KINGSTON – Several Caribbean countries have ordered the immediate ban on the sale and importation of corned beef from Brazil, following reports that several major meat processors in the South American nation have More...

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By Edition On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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Jobs on the line as Scotiabank restructures

KINGSTON – Close to 100 Jamaicans could lose their jobs as Scotiabank embarks on a restructuring exercise. Bank officials confirmed the staff cuts but declined to announce the number. However, according to President More...

Former president of Haiti Jean-Bertrand
By Edition On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Was there an attempt on a former Haitian president’s life?

PORT-AU-PRINCE – Associates of former Haitian president Jean-Bertrand Aristide say he survived an assassination attempt on Monday evening, but police have rejected the claim that he was any target. According to More...

sea-ice
By Edition On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Sea ice levels lowest on record as earth experiences second hottest February ever

COLORADO – Last month saw the extent of sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctic slip to a record low, scientists from the US National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have reported. The average Arctic sea More...

happy
By Edition On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Trinis are the happiest islanders in the Caribbean, says UN report

NEW YORK – The United Nations annual World Happiness Report was published on Monday (World Happiness Day), but Caribbean people interested in how their country fared were mostly disappointed, with much of the More...

barbados-passport
By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Barbados still has the most powerful passport in the Caribbean

LONDON – Barbados has the most powerful passport in the region and the 25th most powerful on the planet, according to the results of the latest world travel rankings. Barbados’ position in the Henley & Partners More...

orlando-smith
By Edition On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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British Virgin Islands may seek overseas help in crime fight

TORTOLA – Amid a rapid escalation in crime, British Virgin Islands (BVI) Premier Dr D Orlando Smith says that overseas help should be sought and highly trained police officers returned to active service from retirement More...