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Theresa May Delays Brexit Vote as Negotiations Get Really, Really Messy Appeal Court denies two  major appeals Brandt arrested on New Sex Charges Nevis Premier in search of cash to make geothermal project a reality Judge Orders White House to Restore CNN Reporter Acosta
 
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Theresa May Delays Brexit Vote as Negotiations Get Really, Really Messy

The Slatest By Joshua Keating Dec 10, 2018 British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves No. 10 Downing Street on Dec. 5. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images “Quite frankly a bit of a shambles” was the understated response from one of Theresa May’s coalition partners to the news Monday that the prime minister seeks to delay a vote […]

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Appeal Court denies two major appeals

Dr Perkins and lawyer Brandt lose their appeals Dr. Franklin Perkins was adjudicated guilty by a nine-member panel jury on March 1, 2017, following a trial in the allegation that he indecently assaulted a nineteen-year-old female in his private surgery at Cudjoe Head. Dr Franklin Perkins Justice Ian Morley in the high court on Monday […]

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Brandt arrested on New Sex Charges

By Bennette Roach New charges resulting in the arrest of Attorney-at-Law David S. Brandt on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 were followed by his eventual release on bail in the amount of $90,000. Brandt who was arrested and charged back in 2015 on September 21, with two counts of conspiracy to have sexual intercourse with a […]

Nevis Premier in search of cash to make geothermal project a reality

Nevis Premier in search of cash to make geothermal project a reality

by staff writer CHARLESTOWN, Nevis, Nov 21, CMC –Premier Mark Brantley says an estimated EC$60 million (One EC dollar=US$0.37 cents) is needed to develop the stalled geothermal project on the island. “I think that at this stage all of us know that what we’ve been waiting on is for production of the energy and that […]

Judge Orders White House to Restore CNN Reporter Acosta

Judge Orders White House to Restore CNN Reporter Acosta’s Credentials

CNN White House correspondent Jim Acosta speaks outside U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, on Friday. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images) Friday, 16 November 2018 A federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Friday to immediately return the White House press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, saying Acosta suffered “irreparable harm” from the decision to bar […]

Barbados celebrates 52 years of political independence

Barbados celebrates 52 years of political independence

01 December 2018

by staff writer  BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Nov 30, CMC – Barbados on Friday, November 30 celebrated its 52nd anniversary of political independence from Britain, with Prime Minister Mia Mottley saying the island has regained its ability to “punch above our weight again”. Mottley, the island’s first woman prime minister, told citizens that “Barbados shall forever be […]

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Message from the Director of PANCAP, Mr. Dereck Springer

01 December 2018

on the occasion of World AIDS Day 2018 (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     This year’s World AIDS Day theme “Know your status” encourages us to be tested to know whether we are HIV negative or positive. This theme is very relevant as the world has committed to Fast Track actions towards achieving the 90-90-90 […]

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Scotiabank to exit nine countries in Caribbean shake-up

29 November 2018

Financial Post This issue has caused grave concern particularly among the OECS states as will be seen in future publications Meanwhile, operations in Mexico, Peru, Chile, and Colombia drive international earnings up 17% Scotiabank, which has operated in the Caribbean since 1889, says it plans to refocus its business in the region by selling a […]

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Glasgow university to pay reparations for £200m extracted from region

Glasgow university to pay reparations for £200m extracted from region

27 November 2018

 November 25, 2018 | Contributed Beckles Vice Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Sir Hilary Beckles has reported that The University of Glasgow in the United Kingdom (UK) is planning to pay reparations for £200 million (approximately J$34 billion) taken from the Caribbean. According to Beckles, who recently returned from the UK, […]

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Minister welcomes new renewable energy space technology initiative for Montserrat

23 November 2018

UK-based Institute for Environmental Analytics is to partner with the Government of Montserrat to implement an innovative renewable energy analytics platform – RE-SAT – to support the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. The partnership has been made possible by investment from the UK Space Agency International Partnership Programme (IPP) and reflects Montserrat’s position […]

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There is no such thing as “Governor’s powers”

23 November 2018

November 23, 2018 In our last couple or more editorials we have commented or drawn attention to what we can expect to see or hear what have been submitted in response to the Foreign Affairs Committee Inquiry as to “consider(ing) the resilience of the OTs, how effectively the FCO manages its responsibilities towards them, and […]

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De Ole Dawg – Part 14:The Don Romeo Factor

23 November 2018

Has Premier Romeo single-handedly wrecked Montserrat? BRADES, Montserrat – It is a commonplace talking point in various media and on the streets, that the present government is a failure led by a non-entity who somehow bamboozled his way into the Premier’s Office. Where, he has almost single-handedly managed to wreck Montserrat’s economy. Which, is “dead.”  (Oh, […]

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High number of child sexual abuse cases in Trinidad and Tobago

High number of child sexual abuse cases in Trinidad and Tobago

23 November 2018

by staff writer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Nov 21, CMC – The Children Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (CATT) says it has had to deal with more than 5,000 cases of sexual abuse and sexual offenses against children during the three and a half years of its establishment. CATT director, Safiya Noel said that more […]

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CCJ set to hear matter against Trinidad and Tobago

CCJ set to hear matter against Trinidad and Tobago

23 November 2018

by staff writer ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Nov 21, CMC – The attorney representing a Grenadian national who was denied entry into Trinidad and Tobago in December last year, said that the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has agreed to hear the matter. Attorney Ruggles Fergusson said that David Bain has become the first Grenadian […]

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Guyana accepts CCJ ruling on transgender matter

Guyana accepts CCJ ruling on transgender matter

23 November 2018

by staff writer GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Nov 21, CMC – The Guyana government says it respects the ruling of the Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) that recently ruled as “unconstitutional” a law here that makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in public while dressed in clothing of the […]

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