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More Caribbean countries place ban on corn beef and meat products from Brazil Four killed, several others injured in explosion Opposition calls for Premier to step down or call fresh general election Pastor jailed for having sex with a minor New Power Plant in operation
 
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More Caribbean countries place ban on corn beef and meat products from Brazil

by STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Mar 22, CMC – The number of Caribbean Community (CARICOM)countries placing a temporary ban on the importation of corn beef or meat products from Brazil increased by two with Barbados and the Bahamas joining their CARICOM partners from Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica. The Bahamas government said that it is […]

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Four killed, several others injured in explosion

by STAFF WRITER CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Mar 22, CMC – At least four people were killed, more than 20 injured and at least four others airlifted to the neighbouring French island of Martinique as police launched an investigation into an explosion at a construction site in Cul de Sac, east of here on Tuesday evening. […]

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Opposition calls for Premier to step down or call fresh general election

By Ivan Clifford HAMILTON, Bermuda, Mar 17, CMC  — The opposition Progressive Labour Party (PLP) has demanded Premier Michael Dunkley steps down or calls a snap general election after backbencher Mark Pettingill resigned on Thursday, leaving the ruling One Bermuda Alliance (OBA) as a minority party. Pettingill, a former Attorney-General and legislator for the past […]

Pastor jailed for having sex with a minor

Pastor jailed for having sex with a minor

by STAFF WRITER KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mar 10, CMC – A pastor has been jailed for 20 years after he was found guilty of having sex with a minor two years ago. Justice Lorna Shelly Williams Friday sentenced Pastor Reverend Paul Hanniford of the Pentecostal City Mission Church after he was found guilty by a seven-member […]

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New Power Plant in operation

“Testing carried out with potential short breaks” The report is, “how encouraging it must be for electricity consumers,” when Montserrat Utilities Ltd. (MUL) on Tuesday reported that power has been restored island wide with the introduction of the new power station generator set on to the grid in a testing phase. MUL’s Managing Director David […]

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Premier calls for overseas help in crime fight

19 March 2017

by STAFF WRITER TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands , Mar. 19, CMC – Premier Dr Orlando Smith has vowed to leave no stone unturned as security officials in this British Overseas territory deal with an upsurge in crime. In a recent press release, Smith said that if necessary, overseas help sought be sought and highly trained cops […]

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Hummingbird Air to suspend services next month

19 March 2017

 by STAFF WRITER ROSEAU, Dominica, Mar. 16, CMC – The management of the St. Croix based Hummingbird Air is currently in negotiations with a new management group as the carrier prepares to suspend its services as of April 1. Managing Director of Hummingbird Air, Sam Raphael told Dominica News Online that the “major contributing factor” […]

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Nobel Laureate, Sir Derek Walcott, dies

19 March 2017

By Ernie Seon CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Mar 17, CMC – The St Lucia born poet and playwright, Sir Derek Walcott, who received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1992, and had the distinction of bringing the history and culture of the Caribbean people to the attention of a global community died on Friday. He was […]

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Opposition party warns of mass demonstrations against multi-billion-dollar project

17 March 2017

by STAFF WRITER CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Mar 15, CMC – The main opposition St. Lucia Labour Party (SLP) says it has embarked upon a series of public and town hall meetings to galvanise support for its planned mass demonstrations against the multi-billion-dollar “Pearl of the Caribbean”  project in the southern town of Vieux-Fort. “The St. […]

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ECCB Governor predicts “modest profit” after years of losses

17 March 2017

 by STAFF WRITER BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Mar 16, CMC – The Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), Timothy Antoine, says the financial institution is poised to make a modest profit at the end of this fiscal year, after three years of losses.  “As of now, the bank is making a profit. We expect […]

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Treaty signed to define maritime space with French territories

17 March 2017

 by STAFF WRITER ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Mar. 16, CMC – A treaty to solidify negotiations with the Republic of France to define the maritime space between Antigua and Barbuda and neighbouring French territories, was signed by government officials on Wednesday. The treaty establishes the outer limits of Antigua & Barbuda’s jurisdiction from where the Exclusive […]

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Trinidad PM supports death penalty

17 March 2017

by STAFF WRITER PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Mar 16, CMC – Prime Minister Dr, Keith Rowley Thursday said he supports the death penalty and that his administration is working towards having it implemented as it moves to deal with those citizens bent on committing murder ‘with impunity” in Trinidad and Tobago. Rowley, speaking at the […]

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Government announces national day of mourning and state funeral for former Governor

17 March 2017

by STAFF WRITER BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Mar. 16, CMC – Former Governor Sir Probyn Inniss will be accorded a state funeral with full military honours on March 23. In a release on Thursday, the government said the day will also be one of national mourning. “The body of Sir Probyn will lie in state at […]

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Regional Security Council ministers meeting in St. Kitts

17 March 2017

 by STAFF WRITER  BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Mar 17, CMC – The annual Regional Security System (RSS) Council of Ministers’ meeting is taking place here on Friday with officials underscoring its importance to security in the Caribbean. “There has been a significant increase in drug seizures in collaboration with security forces of the region, as well […]

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Simpson Miller bids farewell and urges government to reverse tax package

17 March 2017

by STAFF WRITER KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mar. 16, CMC – Leader of the main opposition People’s National Party (PNP), Portia Simpson Miller added her voice to others who have called on the Andrew Holness administration to reverse the J$13.5 billion (One Jamaica dollar =US$0.008 cents) tax package announced by Finance Minister Audley Shaw. “This is “tax-perity” […]

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