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Saba delegation
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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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...

Havana Cuba
By Edition On Friday, June 15th, 2018
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Cuba to expand internet implementation and access

HAVANA - Cuba plans to develop computerization of Cuban society and access to the internet, said Maimir Mesa, minister of communications. During the inauguration of the sixth Latin American Telecommunication Congress, More...

Diosdado Cabello
By Edition On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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U.S. confiscates $800 million from Venezuelan socialist leader Diosdado Cabello

WASHINGTON - The United States has confiscated $800 million from senior Venezuelan socialist and alleged drug trafficker Diosdado Cabello, according to a Tuesday report from Miami journalist Óscar Haza. Cabello, More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
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APS hosts Round Table Discussion to launch the Sint Maarten Investment Bank

PHILIPSBURG - Algemeen Pensioenfonds Sint Maarten (APS) has identified a need for Sint Maarten’s own Investment Bank (SMIB). On Friday June 8, 2018, APS hosted a Round Table Discussion on the topic, assisted by More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
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Participants demonstrate live fire capabilities during Exercise Tradewinds

BASSETERRE - Forty-five participants comprising military and coast guard from the Dominican Republic, St Kitts and Nevis and the United States got an opportunity to demonstrate their live fire capabilities during More...