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Theresa May asks MPs to back snap election

SKYMewshttp://news.sky.com/story/theresa-may-asks-mps-to-back-snap-election-10842088 12:49, UK, Tuesday 18 April 2017    Video: Theresa May moves to hold 8 June election  By Nick Lester, News Producer Theresa May is seeking to hold a General Election on 8 June arguing it is the only way to secure stability ahead of Brexit. The shock move follows speculation the Prime Minister would […]

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Leeward Islands jolted by strong tremor

By Staff Reporter Olveston, Montserrat: An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 rocked the Leeward Islands to include Montserrat, Antigua and St. Kitts Nevis early Monday, but there are no early reports of injuries or damage. One person out of Antigua reportedly though they felt another tremor later in the morning. The Trinidad-based Seismic Research […]

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The Montserrat Budget!

Another postponement for presentation of Montserrat budget – no date… Following the report of the postponement of the Montserrat budget, which normally comes only after its approval by Her Majesty’s Government in the UK, a statement had said, “The postponement is occasioned by the change in UK Ministerial responsibility, which has caused a delay in […]

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Davy Hill Community Centre opens

By B. Roach The Davy Hill community can now revel in what was called a ‘historic moment’, the reality of a Community Centre, which all say will be a welcome and long in coming one for the area. This was cause for some ceremony on March 26, 2017. In mid-August last year, the Basic Needs […]

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Who Stopped the Lecture?

The week’s warped discussion – didn’t stop or mar the festivities by Bennette Roach It, had become a fixture on the St. Patrick’s Day week of commemorations, celebrations and festivities for several years now, the local UWI campus sponsored St. Patrick’s Day Lecture. There are many visitors and residents alike who have come to look […]

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PM receives reports from Working Groups on the economy

13 April 2017

by STAFF WRITER   BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Apr 12, CMC – Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has received the reports from the two Working Groups which were set up last month to discuss the challenges to Barbados’ foreign reserves and the fiscal deficit, and to make recommendations. Prime Minister Freundel Stuart “The recommendations made are being studied […]

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High Court awards radio talk show more than half million dollar compensation

12 April 2017

by STAFF WRITER April 12, 2017   PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Apr 12, CMC – A High Court judge has awarded a radio talk show host TT$700,000 (One TT dollar =US$0.16 cents) in damages after agreeing that defamatory and derogatory remarks had been made against him by three other competitors. Ricardo “Gladiator” Welch had claimed […]

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President Moise describes attack on presidential motorcade as act of terrorism

12 April 2017

by STAFF WRITER PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti, Apr 10, CMC – The Office of the President of Haiti has described as “a terrorist act” last weekend’s attack on a presidential motorcade returning from the Artibonite department as preparations continue for the launch of the caravan of change scheduled for May 1. Angry demonstrators are reported […]

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French nationals detained for illegal fishing in Antigua and Barbuda waters

11 April 2017

by STAFF WRITER   ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Apr 11, CMC – Five French nationals are likely to face charges and appear in court later this week after they were detained following a joint patrol involving Antigua and Barbuda Defence Force (ABDF) and US Coast Guard. An ABDF statement said that an estimated 1763.7 pounds of conch […]

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PM defends position on Citizenship by Investment Programme

11 April 2017

by STAFF WRITER CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Apr 11, CMC – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says he was “uncomfortable” with the wording of an opposition motion to debate an opposition motion regarding the controversial Citizenship by Investment Programme (CIP). The opposition legislators last week stormed out of the Parliament after the decision of the Speaker, Leonne […]

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ELECTIONS-PM announces date for general election

11 April 2017

by STAFF WRITER NASSAU, Bahamas, Apr 11, CMC – Bahamians go to the p9olls on May 10 to elect a new government in a general election that Prime Minister Perry Christie said he is confident would be “free, fair and peaceful”. In a broadcast soon after Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade read proclamations from Governor General […]

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High Court reserves judgment in motion of no confidence case

11 April 2017

by STAFF WRITER BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, Apr 11, CMC – The High Court has reserved judgment, pending the submission of written statements within 28 days, on the motion of no confidence that dates back to the last administration of then prime minister Dr. Denzil Douglas. Opposition efforts to have the motions tabled in parliament were […]

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Opposition Leader prevented from entering Parliament building

11 April 2017

by STAFF WRITER ROSEAU, Dominica, Apr 11, CMC – Opposition Leader Lennox Linton Tuesday said he had been prevented from entering the compound of the Parliament building and called for the removal of Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit from office. In a posting on his Facebook site, Linton, the leader of the main opposition United Workers […]

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OECS leaders to meet in St. Vincent on Wednesday

11 April 2017

by STAFF WRITER KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Apr 11, CMC – Leaders from the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will meet here on Wednesday. The meeting will be chaired by St. Kitts-Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris and the leaders from the sub-region are to conclude discussions on health insurance; strategic options for diplomatic representation; […]

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US settles discrimination claim against Caribbean green card holders

11 April 2017

by STAFF WRITER MIAMI, Apr. 9, , CMC – The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) says it has reached an agreement with a Miami-based company over claims that the company discriminated against work-authorized Caribbean and other immigrants when verifying their work authorization. The DOJ said the agreement was reached with Brickell Financial Services Motor […]

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