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Amber Rudd ‘sorry’ for appalling treatment of Windrush-era citizens

TMR: PM May will redeem trust and decency… The Guaradian Minister criticises Home Office and promises cases will be resolved in two weeks Windrush-era citizens row: timeline of key events Amelia Gentleman @ameliagentleman   First published on Mon 16 Apr 2018 12.47 BST   Amber Rudd said action would be taken to rectify the situation for […]

The docking of two robotic spacecraft, the Tiangong 1 space station and Shenzhou 8 capsule, provided a preview of larger Chinese space complexes planned for the future.

Farewell, Tiangong-1: Chinese Space Station Meets Fiery Doom Over South Pacific Ocean

By Mike Wall, Space.com Senior Writer | April 1, 2018 09:29pm ET   An artist’s concept of China’s Tiangong-1 space station prototype burning up in Earth’s atmosphere during its fiery fall back to Earth overnight on April 1-2, 2018. Credit: Alejandro Miranda/Alamy Tiangong-1 is no more. China’s prototype space station, whose name translates as “Heavenly Palace 1,” met […]

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Sylvester Silcott: Tributes paid to dad-of-two stabbed to death in Homerton outside St Patrick’s Day party

Hackney Gazette, UK PUBLISHED: 21 March 2018 | UPDATED:  22 March 2018 Emma Bartholomew and Sam Gelder Another man told the Gazette: “This is a shock for the whole Montserrat community, not just the young but the old as well.” Sylvester Silcott. Friends of the man stabbed to death at a St Patrick’s Day party […]

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Antigua and Barbuda General Election Results – 21 March 2018 – ABLP returned with 15 seats of 17

General elections were held in Antigua and Barbuda on 21 March 2018. Source: Caribbeanelections.com Click here: Comprehensive report: Electoral System The 17 elected members of the House of Representatives  were elected in single-member constituencies by first-past-the-post. There was no fixed election date in effect in Antigua and Barbuda at this time; hence, the choice of election date is the prerogative of the Prime Minister. […]

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UK newspapers endanger Montserrat, again

by Bennette Roach It wouldn’t be the first time that UK Newspapers have distorted and published information that turned out unfavourable and detrimental to the Island. We can point to the recent not so old publications regarding the development of fibre optic service to Montserrat, touted strongly and convincingly as a ‘game changer’ for economy […]

Former FBI Director James Comey gave a searing interview about his encounters with President Donald Trump to ABC News on Sunday

In Searing Interview, James Comey Unleashes Against ‘Morally Unfit’ Trump

16 April 2018

Nick Visser HuffPost•April 16, 2018     Former FBI Director James Comey gave a searing interview about his encounters with President Donald Trump to ABC News on Sunday More Former FBI Director James Comey gave a no-holds-barred interview on Sunday night in which he called Donald Trump “morally unfit to be president” and a liar who possibly obstructed justice. Comey, […]

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US repatriates 50 Haitian migrants

14 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER   MIAMI, Apr 14, CMC – The United States Coast Guard says it has repatriated 50 Haitian migrants following an exercise at sea earlier this week in which a vessel was intercepted with 127 Haitians. The Coast Guard said it located an overloaded 70-foot sail freighter last Saturday about 20 miles off […]

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Government legislator Thompson bows out of politics

14 April 2018

 by STAFF WRITER BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Apr. 12, CMC – The member of parliament for the constituency of St. John, Mara Thompson has formally announced that she will not be contesting the upcoming general election. Thompson, the widow of David Thompson, the sixth Prime Minister of Barbados, said that after eight years, she has decided to […]

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Premier to represent UK overseas territories at Commonwealth summit

13 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER   GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Apr. 12, CMC – Premier Alden McLaughlin is scheduled to depart the territory for the United Kingdom on Thursday, where he will represent the Overseas Terrotories at the upcoming Commonwealth Summit. Premier Alden McLaughlin Issues  related to Brexit, the global economy and technology, will be addressed during […]

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Jamaica records increase in murders since start of year

13 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER KINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr 13, CMC – Jamaica police say 385 people, including 13 children, have been murdered here since the start of the year, a 4.1 per cent increase over the same period last year. The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) said shootings increased by 0.6 per cent over the period January 1 […]

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Dominica PM defends decision to include former opposition legislator in Cabinet

13 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER ROSEAU, Dominica, Apr 13, CMC – Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Friday defended his decision to include former opposition legislator, Joseph Isaac, into his new look cabinet, insisting that his hurricane battered island “required all skills and talents” going forward. Speaking soon after Isaac, was sworn in by President Charles Savarin as the […]

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Canadian company to begin drilling for oil by year end

13 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER   GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Apr 13, CMC – The Guyana government says the Canadian-based oil and gas exploration company, CGX, will begin drilling on the Corentyne block at the end of this year. CGX Energy is focused on the exploration of oil in the Guyana-Suriname Basin, and it has already appointed a drilling […]

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St Lucia starts process of returning prisoners to BVI and TCI

12 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER   CASTRIES, St Lucia, Apr, 12 CMC – St. Lucia has began the process of returning prisoners to the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) and the British Virgin Islands. The prisoners who were transferred to St Lucia last year following hurricane damage to both British overseas territories. Hermangild Francis On Thursday, National […]

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Businessman sentenced to life for murdering family of six

12 April 2018

by STAFF WRITER   KINGSTON, Jamaica, Apr. 12, CMC –  A 50 year old businessman was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for the murder of a family of six in the eastern parish of St. Thomas, 12 years ago. In handing down the sentence on Thursday, Justice Bertram  Morrison said  McLean must serve 48 […]

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Trinidad blanks support for Dominica at OAS meeting

01 April 2018

    WASHINGTON, Mar 28, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago has blanked support for hurricane ravaged Dominica that was seeking to get a waiver on its assessed quota contribution to the Organization of American States (OAS) for the 2018-2019 period. Trinidad and Tobago’s Ambassador to the OAS, Anthony Phillip Spencer, said despite the “goodwill” expressed […]

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